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28
JUN

We have had some super achievements this term in P3R. Some have participated in drama or dance shows. We have a Players' Player of the year award for football and a big trophy for dancing. Well done to all of you! We have worked hard and learned a lot in Primary 3. We have ... Continue reading "P3R Happy holidays!"

28
JUN

The Literacy Hub's aim this session was to promote reading and writing in our school. We decided to have a writing competition based on the book 'The Day the Crayons Quit' which also encourages creativity. We asked the classes to listen to the story and write about 'The day the crayons came to East Calder ... Continue reading "Literacy Hub Writing competition"

28
JUN

Thank you to everyone who managed to add some items to our recycling unit for the Rag Bag Collection last week. Your help is much appreciated

27
JUN

Today P7 welcomed Fiona Shaw who is a Development Officer for Education Scotland. Her role is to work with schools to ensure everyone has equality of opportunity, particularly with careers and subject choice. We engaged with a variety of tasks which raised our awareness of stereotypes . There was a lot of thought provoking conversations ... Continue reading "P7 Improving gender balance and equalities"

27
JUN

Yesterday, we did a litter pick around Mansfield Park. We wanted to do this because we have seen East Calder and how much plastic and litter there is, so we wanted to help we also wanted people to see us and think that they should probably stop dropping litter if these primary school children are ... Continue reading "Litter Pick"

26
JUN

We had a fantastic time on our first family trip. We went to Almond Valley Heritage Centre for the day. The wet weather didn't stop the children from having lots of fun with their family and friends, splashing around in the puddles, visiting the animals, jumping on the trampolines, digging in the sand and exploring ... Continue reading "NURSERY TRIP 2019"

25
JUN

House Point Winners 2018-2019 The house points for this school session have been counted and the overall winners are..... CALDERHALL. Well done! If your child is in Calderhall House they will receive their 'house treat' on Thursday afternoon (27th June). The house treat this year is a DVD in the hall with a small snack provided for them. If your child ... Continue reading "House Point Winners 2018-2019"

25
JUN

Primary 3D have been exploring a range of media to create props for a shadow puppet performance. The created storyboards to recreate the story of the Iron Man by Ted Hughes and used different objects and materials to bring the story to life. We all had a great time working together to create these pieces, ... Continue reading "Primary 3D - Shadow Puppets"

25
JUN

Staffing Update

25
JUN

We would like to invite Primary 7 parents and carers to join us for tea and coffee as a final farewell on Friday morning from 11.50, before piping the children out round the quad before they leave. Hope to see you all there. Miss Conner and Mrs Stewart.

21
JUN

Article 31 - Every child has the right to relax, play and take part in a range of cultural and artistic activities. Some children from Primary 3-5 were enjoying early morning races with Miss Brown in the playground from 8.30 this morning. What a great start to the day!

19
JUN

Today Primary 5J had a fantastic day in the sun. Last week, we took our learning about instruction writing and created our own new games as part of our Health learning. Today, every child taught a short lesson about their game. We then evaluated their instructions and provided them with Stars and Wishes. We will ... Continue reading "Creating New Games in P5J"

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