School News Monday 17th November 2014
We have many exciting events happening over the next couple of weeks. On Thursday 20th November we will be having a special assembly to celebrate the UNCRC Anniversary. Our Rights Respecting Group will be hosting this and the whole school will have more awareness raising sessions about how we move forward with our Rights respecting School agenda.
As you are aware we are promoting reading throughout our Nursery and School this year. Scottish Book Week will take place between 24th and 30th November and we will be having some of the personnel from Council Offices joining us in school to read favourite books to classes. It will be good to have these sessions and share with others our excitement in reading.
Thirty four of our pupils worked with Children’s Parliament workers earlier this year to look at promoting reading and looking at ways to ensure that by age 11 our pupils are proficient at reading. Five of those pupils have now been chosen to represent our school in Edinburgh on 25th November. During their time in our capital city they will launch the Read On Get On project and they will work with Educationalists and Scottish Ministers to discuss how reading can improve our chances of success.