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End of Term Celebration

Christmas Singalong: Bruntsfield Style On our last  morning of the term our Assembly began with classes entering to ‘Frosty the Snowman’ . Our first performance was by our P5 and P6 violinists, and what a treat that was, the best playing … Continue reading

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Talk Things Over

Unit 5 – Talk Things Over This unit explores how at times we all feel worried and the importance of dealing with worries. Through a variety of approaches and activities the children are encouraged to share and talk about what … Continue reading

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Digital Etiquette

Digital etiquette: A parents’ point of view As our children do more and more of their learning at school online and then bring some of this home as homework, I thought it might be useful to understand this from a … Continue reading

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Challenge Your Mindset

Unit 3: Challenge Your Mindset The main focus of this unit is about considering how and why we can hold beliefs about our abilities and intellect which in turn can positively or negatively influence how we learn and behave. The … Continue reading

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Fund Raising for Macmillan Cancer

Guess the number of sweeties in the jar. The Pupil Council organised a charity fund raising event for Macmillan Cancer. They filled seven jars with different types and numbers of sweets, then they asked their year groups to guess how … Continue reading

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Scottish Book Week

Book Week Scotland 2017 Monday 27 November to Sunday 3 December. Book Week Scotland is a week-long celebration of books and reading that takes place every November. During Book Week, we will share and enjoy books and reading. The children … Continue reading

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Respect Yourself

  Unit 2: Respect Yourself The main focus of this unit is on the importance of recognising and valuing ourselves as individuals. Nobody’s perfect but learning to accept ourselves warts and  all, identifying our strengths and looking after ourselves and … Continue reading

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Take a Moment

Unit 4: Take a Moment The main focus of this unit is on helping children to develop the emotional literacy skills they require to navigate their everyday life. The key messages shared are: 1.We all experience a range of emotions … Continue reading

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Community Teams

Session 2017-2018 Global Goal 2: Zero Hunger A focus on food, sustainability and hunger In September 2015 World Leaders committed to the Global Goals for Sustainable Development. 17 goals to achieve 3 extraordinary things by 2030. End extreme poverty. Fight … Continue reading

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Anti-Bullying Week 13-20 November 2017

All Different All Equal This week your child/children will engage in activities on the theme ‘All Different All Equal’ the focus for this year’s anti-bullying week. THE AIMS ARE TO: • empower children and young people to celebrate what makes … Continue reading

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