Letter from Headteacher

Dear Parent / Carer

All the children have settled well into new school routines.  We are constantly reviewing and adapting our procedures as we learn the best ways to keep children and staff safe.

To relieve congestion at the front entrance of the school at the end of the day, children will exit the school as follows:

  • Supported pupils in Rooms 10 and 13 will be brought out through the gym hall doors and handed over to escorts / parents at the main pupil gate at 2.50 pm. 

  • Supported pupils in Rooms 3, 4 and 5 will leave through the main entrance. 

  • Primary 1 pupils with no sibling(s) leave by the far side gate at 2.55 pm.

  • All siblings leave by the gym hall doors and through the main gate at 2.55 pm.

  • All remaining children will leave at the main pupil gate at 3.00 pm.

Currently all Glow logins and passwords are being updated for the new session.  As classes are completed, we will send details home.

We are trying to get children accustomed to using Glow and Google Classroom at home in case of any further school / class closures.  Homework for each class will be placed in the Google Classroom.  Currently we are not sending homework to and from school.  Accessing Google Classroom or Glow initially can be tricky – if you have any issues please let us know.

Our class teachers in Primary 1 have started calling parents to introduce themselves and provide a settling in report to parents verbally.  We will continue with the phone calls over the next few weeks so that all parents have had a chance to chat with the teacher.  Our supported class teachers are emailing parents at the end of each week with a weekly update on children’s progress.

We are following Government guidelines on ventilation and all classroom windows are open.  Children may wish to bring an extra jumper to keep them warm.

PE is outdoors – on children’s PE day they can wear joggers / leggings / shorts to be comfortable.

To limit /….

To limit the number of people staff and children are working with, our Rainbow Room will operate in a different manner for this term.  The room will open on a Wednesday and Thursday.  Children from Primary 2 in Room 6 will be able to attend in small groups on a Wednesday and children from Primary 2 in Room 7 will be able to attend on Thursday.  The Primary 2 children will all get the chance to join different activities in the Rainbow Room from week beginning 31 August for 3 weeks and then we will continue with this pattern until all children from Primary 2 to Primary 6 have had the opportunity to visit the Rainbow Room before Christmas.

Yours faithfully


Head Teacher