Community Cafe – World Book Day 2018!

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The Primary 7 classes are leading this year’s World Book Day celebrations. They are raising money for their residential trip in June therefore any money raised on the day will go to them. Please join in to support the P7s in their venture!

The theme is ‘Share a Story’ and what better way to share a story than chilling in your PJs with a hot cup of cocoa! Pupils and staff will be asked to bring a £1 for dressing up in pyjamas (or onesies)!

There will be activities during the school hours for the pupils and staff and we will also be extending an invite to family members to our community World Book Day Cafe! 

Our WBD Cafe will be open on Thursday 1st March from 1:45-2:45pm.  Please come along to relax by having tea, coffee or hot chocolate and a taste of something delicious (at very reasonable prices).  Within the cafe we will have a cosy and comfortable area for you to sit and share a book with your child.

We are really looking forward to this event and hope that you can come to hang out with us. More event details will follow in due course.

CAFE DRESS CODE – Pyjamas (optional) 😀 

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School update

Here are some important dates to remember:

Thursday 15/2 School Disco (Parent Council): N-P3 6.30-7.30pm, P4-7 7.45-8.45pm

Friday 16/2 School closing normal time

Monday 19/2 School closed to all – holiday

Tuesday 20/2 School closed to all – holiday

Wednesday 21/2 School closed to pupils (in service training for staff)

Thursday 22/2 School open to all. Open/Learning Afternoon for all families P1-3 classes, 1.30-2.30pm. (P4-7 classes will have performances in March with families invited.)

Have a great long weekend when it arrives!

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Gymnastics success!

E-mail to Head Teacher from coaches: The TEAM did really well at the gymnastics competition yesterday.  It was a long day and for some it was their first experience of this sort of competition and they all behaved perfectly and you would have been very proud of them.

Out of 33 Primary Level 1 schools (and over 200 pupils) taking part we had the following success:-

A Bronze medal on Vault for Summer, P5

Team bronze for Summer P5, Grace Mackay P6, Caitlin Blyth P6 and Hollie Cheng P5

Out of the 24 Primary Level 2 Schools (and around 180 pupils taking part) –

Overall (both vault and floor scores combined) Bronze medal to Leah P7

And

Team Silver for Sophie P7, Morgan P7, Eilidh P7 and Alix P7 (they are through to the Scottish Finals on 12th May).

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A big thank you to coach Emma from Millburn Academy  – all your input much appreciated! We would also like to thank Mandy Darroch who has been doing all the paperwork and offering support at training session.

 

Safer Internet Digital Mascot Competition!

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The Digital Leaders are proud to present their Digital Mascot Competition!

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Leon and Finlay making the announcement over the tannoy today

Competition details:

What is the mascot for?

The competition is for you to design a Digital Mascot for the school.  The Digital Mascot will be there to remind us that we need to practice E-safety, good digital citizenship and that we need to be kind online.

What do I have to do?

Complete the entry form by designing your mascot and adding details to tell us something about them.

When is the closing date?

The closing date is Tuesday 6th February (Safer Internet Day) and the winner(s) will be announced on the following Friday, 9th February, at assembly.

What will I win?

In addition to winning everyone’s awe and respect as they marvel at your wonderful design your Mascot will…

  • Be featured on letter headings, leaflets, the blog, Twitter and during assemblies when we are talking about Digital Learning. 
  • Pop up around the school 
  • Get you a special feature in our school newsletter
  • A cool prize  – details to follow! 🙂 

Some of you have been given it for homework while others will do it in class.

Be creative! Have fun!

Parent Council minutes

Minutes from last Parent Council meeting can be found here Inshes Parent Council Minutes 23rd January 2018

 

Next Parent Council meeting Tuesday 6th March, 7.30pm. Welcome!

January ’18 Newsletter

Please find January newsletter here January 2018 or under Newsletter page.

Primary 1 and Early Learning enrolment for 2018/19

As you are aware P1 enrolment will take place week beginning 29 January and Early Learning and Childcare enrolment will be during  week beginning 12 February.

We  encourage  parents/carers to use the Council’s website where you can complete the enrolment process online for both Primary 1 and Early Learning and Childcare places, and also access the necessary pupil enrolment guidance information – www.highland.gov.uk/schoolenrolment. You will still have the option of enrolling your child in person at catchment school or nursery. You can do this during office hours Monday to Friday 8.30am – 4pm.

Calendar term 3 and beyond

Please find pupil calendar for term 3 and beyond attached here and under calendar page. As always; dates may change/be added. Any changes will be notified asap!

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Safer Internet Day 2018

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Safer Internet Day 2018 is on Tuesday 6th February and is in the capable hands of our creative Digital Leaders group.They are building a set of activities for the school to be able to connect and share respect within our community. Watch this space for updates!