Ditch the Dark Day - Friday 23rd November
This has always been a very successful day in school. Please encourage your child to dress up brightly and travel actively to school. In assembly on Wednesday Mrs Robinson spoke to the Years 4-7 children. Year 7 pupils will be visiting Years 1-3 on Monday to talk to them about Ditch the Dark Day and to remember to “Be Bright, Be Seen.”
On Wednesday 21st November Victoria McGregor from Outdoor Life is coming to school to talk to the classes about various road safety issues e.g. safety on a bicycle and fluorescent clothing. She will be addressing the following classes at the following times in the assembly hall.
10.45am - Years 1 & 2
11.15am - Year 3 & 4
11.45am - Years 5 – 7
We were delighted to hear from Cathy Gorman, Eco-Schools Officer that our school had successfully renewed our Green Flag Award.
Thank you to each and every member of the Eco Schools Committee, Mrs Murphy (Eco Schools Leader), school staff, involved parents and to the wider community in all your help and support in securing the successful completion of all our Eco-Schools projects and activities during the 2015-2018 period.
A big thank you to all those parents and adults that came in to speak to the pupils during Using Mathematics Week.
Thank you to Colin our caretaker, Declan Donnelly, John Robb, Andrea Caldwell, Keith Douthart, Billy Clarke and
Mr Clarke visited the Year 7 classrooms to talk to the pupils about how he uses mathematics in his job.
It was great to have a number of parents and adults connected to the school come in and talk to the pupils about how they use mathematics in their jobs.
Major Tom told Miss Hemphill's class what they needed to have to be a good astronaut: a rocket ship, good eyes, good bones and a good liver. They played an action game to remember these things and thought it would be exciting to go into space.