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Children in Need / Type Onesie Day thank you from Mrs Laird and Mrs Tate

Yet again, the compassion and support of the parents and local community at Currie Primary has astounded us. Every time we organise these type of events, we have a slight fear that we will not have enough cakes to sell, but we should have it written in stone that Currie Primary loves a bake sale! At the moment, the total amount raised on Friday is a fantastic £1,035.53, with £500 going to Type One Diabetes and the remainder to Children in Need. The children who get the school bus even had the AAA Coach drivers putting their hands in their pockets and driving the buses in onsies. Thank you to each and every one of you who took the time to bake and/or donate to these two very worthwhile charities.

Mrs Tate and Mrs Laird, P7

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Children in Need and Type Onesie Day 2017

It was a really fun day in school today and we all learned a lot about the 2 charities we were supporting, Children in Need and JDRF! Thank you to everyone for taking part by wearing onesies and pyjamas to school and for donating the delicious home baking that was kindly sent in for P7s Bake Sale. We raised a staggering £1035.53 which we have split between the two charities. In assembly this morning we found out all about the history of Children in Need, Pudsey Bear and a little bit about how the money we raise is spent to make life better for children both here in Edinburgh and across the UK. A huge well done to Lewis and Elissa who spoke to our whole school about diabetes, how our pancreas makes insulin and how they work their pumps to control the insulin in their bodies. A lovely morning – well done everyone at Currie Primary School!

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Christmas Market 29 Nov 6-8 pm

Christmas Market

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Edinburgh P7 Football Select Squad

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We are delighted to let everyone know that Joseph and Mackenzie were selected to play for the Edinburgh P7 Football Select Squad after their recent trials. As part of the squad, the boys will be representing Edinburgh in the Inter-Region select competitions run by the Scottish Schools FA. There will be 3, 7 a-side competition days throughout the academic year 2017/18. The first competition day is Tuesday 28th November in Glasgow. This is a huge achievement and we are all very proud of Joseph and Mackenzie for making the squad. We know they will play really well and represent our school to the highest standards.

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House Captains and Vice-Captains for 2017/18

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We are delighted to introduce this year’s House Captains and Vice-Captains who have been hard at work over the last few weeks counting up our House Points, sharing the weekly totals in assembly and keeping our board up to date. They are Joe (Captain) and Millie (Vice-Captain) for the Golden Eagles, Rowan (Captain) and Finn (Vice-Captain) for the Otters and Morgan (Captain) and Fraser (Vice-Captain) for the Pine Martins.

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Edinburgh District Football Team Trials

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This morning we went to Meggetland for the second round trials for the Edinburgh District Primary Schools football team. When we got there we went to the changing room and changed our boots and then we went out onto the grass pitch and got put into teams with different coloured bibs. The coaches wanted to know our name, school and position. We did a warm of different drills, such as 1 on 1, possession boxes, 4 v 4 small game and then we went into playing games. We got to play 3 games of 15-20 minutes. We played against each other and Jojo’s team won 2-0! Mack’s team lost just 1 game and Jojo’s team won 1 and drew 2 games. After that we got told we would find out on Thursday or Friday if we had made the team. There were 46 P7 pupils taking part in the trails from all across schools in Edinburgh. 20 of us will be picked for the team. We really enjoyed ourselves.

Mackenzie and Joseph P7

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Halloween Discos

School was very busy on Friday afternoon with our Halloween Discos! As always the costumes and pumpkins were amazing and everyone seemed to really enjoy themselves. As well as being great fun the discos raised £284.68 for the PTA funds! Thank you to everyone on the PTA for organising these discos and to all the parents and family members who came along to help supervise on the day.

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TypeOnesie Day and Children in Need – 17.11.17


We will once again be supporting two fantastic charities, Children in Need and JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) on Friday 17 November 2017. Children can wear their onesie or pyjamas to school on Friday 17 November and make a small donation towards theses great causes. Donations are optional – simply  wearing pyjamas or onesie to school will help to raise awareness of the charities. We will also be holding a Bake Sale at break and would appreciate any donations of baking for this – the children can bring in some money and buy a cake or biscuit for break  – cakes will be priced from 10p – 50p. Please send baking into school on Friday 17 November 2017.

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