HT Blog 23rd March 2018

HT Blog 23rd March 2018

Dear families, The count down to the holidays is on but we still have lots to cram in to next week so read on to find out more. Active Schools Awards Evening A number of staff donned their finest attire and attended the very glamorous Active Schools Awards Evening at the Prestonfield House Hotel on […]

HT Blog 16th March 2018

Dear families, It certainly has been another busy week here at Kirkliston so read on to find out what has been happening. Art Fortnight The Art Open Day last Thursday was a huge success and the school was buzzing at both sessions. The feedback that we have received has been overwhelmingly positive. Thank you to […]

HT Blog 7th March 2018

Dear families,   Thank you for taking the time to read my first blog. I’m now on my 3rd draft of it due to ICT issues and snow closures. I hope you find it useful, interesting and at times perhaps even humorous! I have really enjoyed my first few weeks as Head Teacher at Kirkliston […]

Mrs Whitford’s Kirky News

It is a nice change in the weather this week with some of our younger children asking if it is summer now! The weather did not hinder our P7s last week who had a fantastic time at Benmore Outdoor Education Centre, overcoming fears and facing many challenges. A huge well done to them all and […]

Mrs Whitford’s Kirky News

Happy New Year! I trust you have all had a good holiday with your families. Staff here are feeling well rested and are looking forward to the new term ahead. Please be careful in the playground as although it has been salted, it freezes over again quite quickly.   P4 are continuing with swimming this […]

Mrs Whitford’s Kirky News – Monday 18th December

We are busy with parties, Church Service, finishing off the term and getting ready to enjoy the holiday. Remember we finish at the earlier time of 12:00 on Friday. Everyone at KPS wishes you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We look forwrad to seeing you all back at school on […]

Mrs Whitford’s Kirky News – 11th December 2017

A lot has happened over the last couple of weeks. First of all we enrolled our new Nursery intake for January and we are looking forward to them joining the groups after the holidays.  At the end of November classes had the NSPCC in to do a workshop about animal welfare which was enjoyed by all. […]

Mrs Whitford’s Kirky News – 20th November 2017

Another busy fortnight at KPS. We have enrolled our new P1s for 2018/19 and it looks like another large year group but we are looking forward to welcoming them all. My highlight of the last fortnight has been meeting my Bonus Ball pupils for juice and a biscuit and a chance to talk about their […]

Mrs Whitford’s Kirky News – 6th November 2017

Last week we began the second part of our Resilience programme with ‘Keeping Connected’ which teaches the children about their back up team who will help them if they need it. Mrs Fowler tasked some P7s with a puzzle in assembly and it took a good half hour to work it out with the help […]

Mrs Whitford’s Kirky News – 30th October

We’ve had a busy first week back after the October break. Miss Mudie has enjoyed her first week with P4A and the children have been very complimentary about their new teacher. P6A presented a fabulous assembly on Natural Disasters which was well received by parents, visitors and the children. P1 especially enjoyed watching and learning […]