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HT Blog 21st September 2018

21st September 2018

HT Blog 21st September 2018

Due to the short week, this blog is a bumper double-issue. I hope you all survived storm Ali, we’re certainly glad we kept all the children inside on Wednesday. Unfortunately, the P6 Outdoor Learning Challenge was cancelled as a result of ...READ MORE

18th September 2018

Digital Safety Event / New Parent Resource

We would like to inform you about a new resource and an upcoming digital safety event designed to provide digital guidance and practical tips for parents of 8 to 13-year-olds.  ‘Left To Their Own Devices? – Confident Parenting in a ...READ MORE

07th September 2018

HT Blog 7th September 2018

Bonjour Families, I have included lots of important dates for your diary at the end of the blog so make sure you get them in your diaries. Read on to find out what we have been up to and what is coming up at KPS. KPSA Information Evening Th ...READ MORE

HT Blog 31 Août 2018

31st August 2018

HT Blog 31 Août 2018

Bonjour Families, It’s been another busy week here at Kirkliston Primary, one where I’ve spoken to lots of parents whether it was at the P1 Curriculum Eve or Meet the Teacher. Read on to find out what we have been up to and what’s com ...READ MORE

24th August 2018

Headteacher’s Blog 24th August 2018

HT Blog 24th Août 2018 Dear Families, Being back for a full week feels like quite an achievement and not just for the P1s! There have been a few tired faces in school today as we readjust to the school routine. Read on to find out what we ...READ MORE

17th August 2018

HT Blog 17th August 2018

Welcome Back! ­I would like to take this opportunity to welcome everyone back to Kirkliston for session 2018-19 and I extend a very special welcome to the families and staff who have recently joined us. In addition to the staff I mentioned ...READ MORE

HT Blog 29th June 2018

29th June 2018

HT Blog 29th June 2018

It’s finally here! I hope you all have a fantastic break over the summer. I have really enjoyed my first two terms at Kirkliston and look forward to seeing you all again after the holidays. I would also like to wish the P7s the very best ...READ MORE

15th June 2018

HT Blog 15th June 2018

Dear families, This week’s edition of the blog was written during a fabulous P4 residential trip at Netherurd in West Linton. We took part in lots of exciting activities such as fencing, pond dipping, frolf (Frisbee golf, I had to ask too ...READ MORE

08th June 2018

HT Blog 8th June 2018

Dear families, As I sit in my office typing this blog, there is a bit of a buzz over at Allison Park. I’m really looking forward to seeing my first Kirkliston Gala Parade tomorrow and it looks like this glorious weather is going to contin ...READ MORE

01st June 2018

HT Blog 1st June 2018

Dear families, Well that’s us into the final month before we break for the summer holidays and it is perhaps the busiest month of the school calendar. Please read on to find out what we plan to squeeze in! Sports Day We had a successful s ...READ MORE

HT Blog 18th May 2018

18th May 2018

HT Blog 18th May 2018

Dear families, I can’t believe how fast this term is going. We have another long weekend to enjoy and it looks like the weather is going to be great so make sure you wear plenty of suncream! Read on to find out what we have been up to thi ...READ MORE

HT Blog 11th May 2018

11th May 2018

HT Blog 11th May 2018

Dear families, I hope you all enjoyed the long weekend and the great weather, fingers crossed there is more to come! Read on to find out what we have been up to this week. New Playground I have received nearly 40 pupil applications for the ...READ MORE

04th May 2018

HT Blog 4th May 2018

Dear families, Remember that next week pupils will return to school on Wednesday. I hope you all have a lovely long weekend and I hope that the sun makes an appearance. Read on to find out what we have been up to this week.   Assembly ...READ MORE

HT Blog 27th April 2018

27th April 2018

HT Blog 27th April 2018

Dear families, I thought that summer was arriving last week but it seems to have disappeared as quickly as it arrived! Please read on to find out what’s coming up at Kirkliston PS. Building Resilience Assembly Mrs Fowler and Mrs Taylor le ...READ MORE

HT Blog 20th April 2018

20th April 2018

HT Blog 20th April 2018

Dear families, I hope you all had a restful holiday and I’m sure you are glad the sun has finally made an appearance this week! The summer term is always the busiest in schools so read on to find out what’s planned at Kirkliston. Local ...READ MORE

29th March 2018

HT’s Blog

HT Blog 29th March 2018 Dear families, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for making me feel so welcome in my first term at Kirkliston Primary School. On behalf of the staff team, I would like to wish you all a restful break ...READ MORE

HT Blog 23rd March 2018

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 Activ ...READ MORE

16th March 2018

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 feedb ...READ MORE

07th March 2018

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 ...READ MORE

30th January 2018

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 facin ...READ MORE

09th January 2018

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 ove ...READ MORE

19th December 2017

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. ...READ MORE

13th December 2017

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 ...READ MORE

21st November 2017

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 fo ...READ MORE

07th November 2017

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 ...READ MORE

30th October 2017

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 w ...READ MORE

24th October 2017

Mrs Whitford’s Kirky News

Welcome back to school and I hope you all had a lovely week. We welcome Mrs Kara Mudie who will be the new class teacher for P4A. I am certain she will be a great asset to the KPS team. Angela Watson (PSA) is leaving us to take up post nea ...READ MORE

11th September 2017

Technologies Week

We are very much looking forward to taking part in the School’s Technology week beginning Tuesday 19th September.  Watch this space for updates! ...READ MORE

30th May 2017

Edinburgh Sound Chart

Please click on the link below to see a copy of the Edinburgh Sound Chart. Edinburgh Speed Colour Sounds Poster ...READ MORE

29th May 2017

Information for Parents – Boardmaker

Please click on the link to learn more information about Baordmaker Drop-In sessions for Parents and Carers. Boardmaker in Libraries Drop Ins Central Library Schedule 2017 ...READ MORE