Primary 6 took part in a touch rugby tournament at Malleny Park on Wednesday 20.11.19. It was organised by Currie Chieftains. 7 schools were invited: Juniper Green, Nether Currie, Currie, Dean park, Kirknewton , Kirkliston , and Ratho . We came third overall. Nether Currie came second. Juniper Green won. There were two teams per school which were separated into 2 pools pool A and B. Each team played 6 games.
We received a Glasgow warriors bottle in a Glasgow Warriors bag.
It was a great afternoon and we really enjoyed ourselves!
By Rohan and Finlay P6a
Friday 22 November 2019 is Miss Murray’s last day in school as she goes on maternity leave. We are interviewing at the beginning of next week for a replacement teacher for the Nursery and will let everyone know who the successful person is then. We all hope Miss Murray gets lots of opportunities to put her feet up and rest and relax before baby is born!
Congratulations to Mrs Jack and Mrs Strange who will both be acting Principal Teachers during Miss Murray’s maternity leave. Mrs Jack will take over responsibility for our literacy curriculum and Mrs Strange will be developing our STEM programmes and also the skills of Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) across the curriculum. Mrs Jack will be out of class on a Monday and Mrs Strange on a Tuesday to give them time to carry out these additional duties. Mrs Laird will be covering these days with P6A and P7A.
Dear CPS Parent/Carer,
Our next Parent Council meeting will be held on 20th November 2019 in the staff room from 7-9 pm. The meeting program is enclosed. We look forward to seeing you.
Currie Primary PC Agenda – 20th November 2019
7:00 – Introduction / Approval of last minutes
7:10 – Head Teachers update
7:30 – Chairs Update – including High School update
7:50 – Parent Council Reps
8:15 – Accounts Update
8:20 – AOB
8:45 – Close
Your Parent Council
Thank you to everyone for supporting our Children in Need and Type-Onesie Day at school today by wearing Onesie’s or pyjamas and making a donation. We raised an amazing £583.80 which we will split between the two charities! We all took part in the Joe Wicks Children in Need workout first thing this morning, then in assembly we learned a little about the history of Children in Need and about some of the ways the money raised is spent. We also learned a little about Type One Diabetes and how this condition is manged by Lewis, Elissa and Neve who did a fantastic job of telling us all their pumps and checks they must do. Well done Lewis, Elissa and Neve for explaining this to us so well.
On Wednesday 13th of November 2019 I got to turn on the lights for the Castle of Lights at Edinburgh Castle. I was asked to do it by Audrey Jones who is the Castle of Light Project Manager with Historic Environment Scotland. It was so much fun because Nick King of the castle introduced me to everyone and then the crowd counted down from 3. When I pressed the button, nothing happened and everyone laughed but then the music and the light show started.
For more information and to get tickets, visit www.CastleofLight.scot
Remember tomorrow is Children in Need and Type Onsie day – everyone can wear their Onsie or pyjamas to school and, if you can, make a small donation to these two great charities.
We have just received the following email for Easy Fundraising:
“We’ve paid you £94.87! This is all the donations your supporters have raised for Currie Primary School PTA between 1st July and 30th September 2019.”
Thank you to everyone who has signed up for this very easy way to raise some extra funds for our school at no extra cost to you as a shopper! If you do your shopping on line please remember to use this website before going to the shop you use – click on the link below our school dates on this web page which will take you to our page. You can also down load the app for your phone. From there you will be able to access almost every shop you can think of!
Congratulations to our newly appointed House Captains for this school year. P7 prepared and recorded their election manifestos ahead of our House Meetings on Friday. After listening to everyone’s speeches everyone from P3 – P7 cast their vote on who they wanted for House Captains. The results were as follows:
Golden Eagles: Captain – Louis, Vice Captain – Kavi
Otters : Captain – Salim, Vice Captain – Caitlin
Pine Martins: Captain – Skye, Vice Captain – Finlay
The Halloween disco’s were lots of fun on Friday afternoon! Thank you to Mrs Donnachie and everyone on the PTA for organising these and to all the parents who came along to hep supervise. The costumes were as amazing as always as was the dancing!