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Scots Poem

P3A have been working on alliterations in their writing! We thought you might like to read the class poem that they wrote together ahead of our Scottish Assembly tomorrow.

A Wee Poem by P3A

A haunless hurcheon hingin from a hootlet,

A cauld cuddie chappin on a coo’s door,

Twa tottie tods putting on troosers,

A peerie puggie is pentin a picture,

A broon baudran was booncin on a baffie,

A muckle moose mairried a mingin midgie,

A hummin hurcheon hingin on a hill made of haggis,

A dauncin dug doesnae drap,

A puir peerie papingo pentin a lady and pouin pechs,

A tottie tod is taking a tattie,

A haiverin hoolet howks a hole,

A braw baudran bletherin on a boat,

An eejit earn eating a moose,

A clarty cuddie cowps a coo.

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Belgian Visitors

Belgian visitors

We enjoyed a visit from six Orthopedagogics students from Antwerp in Belgium and one of their professors on Thursday. The students are currently involved in writing up their thesis which has involved them in working with a  with a local primary school in Antwerp looking at inclusive education.

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PTA NEWSLETTER JANUARY 2020

PTA Newsletter January 2020

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from everyone here at Currie Primary School! We would all like to thank you for your continuing support and involvement in our school over 2019! We hope everyone has a restful and enjoyable time over the holidays and we look forward to hearing what everyone has got up to when we are back at school next year!

Remember school starts back for children at 8.45 am on Thursday 9 January 2020!

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Skiing Competition

We had 2 ski Teams representing our school at an event at Hillend recently, one in the Boyd Anderson Team event and one in the Novice Team event. Both teams skied well, taking part in 2 races each. Our Novice Team had a very successful day, finishing second and coming away with the silver medals. Well done Fraser, Murray, Georgia, Grace, Skye and Robyn.

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Staff up-date

Congratulations to Miss Murray, our Nursery Teacher who had a little boy last week, Fraser George, weighing 8lb 5 oz. Mother and baby are doing well. We are looking forward to meeting Fraser and welcoming him to our school family next term.

Mrs Rubatto our Music Teacher will be taking over as Nursery Teacher after the holidays. Unfortunately, we have not been able to find another music teacher but we are looking forward to working with Miss MacPherson who will be in school on a Wednesday.

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Inter House Quiz

A huge thank you to our House Captains who organised our super Inter House Quizzes this week, the P1 – P3 Quiz on Tuesday and the P4 – P7 Quiz this morning. There were a variety of rounds in each quiz, for example Music, TV, Sport, General Knowledge, Science and Nature and Teachers Questions are just a few examples. The scores from both quizzes were added together and the results are as follows:

First – Pine Martins

Second – Golden Eagles

Third – Otters

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Christmas with the Aliens

P2 put on a wonderful Nativity Show for us all this week, ‘Christmas with the Aliens’! The singing and acting were just fantastic, and everyone did a super job. We hope everyone enjoyed it as much as we did!

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Edinburgh and Midlothian Schools Swimming Championships

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Georgia (P7) was a star last Sunday  at the Edinburgh and Midlothian Schools Swimming Championships. Being the only pupil, whose times were fast enough to qualify  she competed in the 50m free style and the 50m butterfly representing CPS.

Unfortunately, Georgia’s goggles came off as she turned in the butterfly, but she showed her resilience and swam on finishing the race. Goggles sorted, her determination showed in the freestyle where she got a PB. 

Georgia represented Currie wonderfully and was very social with the other swimmers she knew and met.

The great news is Georgia can compete for CPS again next year as she is not 12 until next year. Hopefully we can have some other swimmers to join her.

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Christmas Lunch

December is always a busy month in school and no day more so than Christmas lunch day! A huge thank you to all of the ladies in the dinning hall who went to so much trouble and effort creating such a wonderful lunch experience for us all.

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