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09th December 2018

Kirkliston Nursery Closure Monday 10th December

Dear Parents/Carers, Following on from Friday’s email regarding the works to be done to solve the boiler issue at Kirkliston Nursery, the works were unable to be fully completed on Friday due to the unavailability of parts. This is being ...READ MORE

HT Blog 7th December 2018

07th December 2018

HT Blog 7th December 2018

Prickly Hay Primary 2 treated us to a fantastic Nativity ‘Prickly Hay’ based on a stable boy and a shrew who took out the prickly hay from the manger and replaced it with softer stuff. Their performance involved singing, dancing and act ...READ MORE

HT Blog 30th November 2018

30th November 2018

HT Blog 30th November 2018

Assembly With it being 30th November, P5B delivered an interesting Assembly to parents and P3-7 about St Andrew today. The whole class wore a sash of tartan and talked about all the places St Andrew is the patron saint of; including the UK. ...READ MORE

HT Blog 23rd November 2018

23rd November 2018

HT Blog 23rd November 2018

  Gold School Sport Award At last, the school have received their presentation of their Gold Sport Award. The Sports Council led the way with a report on the sport activities which take place in the school after which we were presented ...READ MORE

HT Blog 16th November 2018

16th November 2018

HT Blog 16th November 2018

Assembly P5C led a very thought-provoking assembly today around the 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development. They shared how and why we should all try to work together to make a difference.   We then had a visit from Michelle from ...READ MORE

HT Blog 12th October 2018

09th November 2018

HT Blog 12th October 2018

P1 Enrolment We had a very good turn out for enrolment of P1 for intake 2019/20 this week and we look forward to welcoming them for their transition events next May. If you have a child eligible for school and you have not yet enrolled, ple ...READ MORE

HT Blog 2.11.18

02nd November 2018

HT Blog 2.11.18

Kirkliston Primary HT Blog 12th October 2018 Christmas Fair Come along to our Xmas Fair on Saturday 24th November from 11:00 – 2:00. Football On Monday our P6 footballers (and 1 P5) made it through two qualifying groups to be one of 4 ...READ MORE

HT Blog 26th October 2018

26th October 2018

HT Blog 26th October 2018

Staffing Update It has been a very strange week without seeing Mrs Fowler in and around the school. I keep having to remind myself not to say things like ‘you could use Mrs Fowler’s office, or print it at Mrs Fowler’s printer! Our new ...READ MORE

HT Blog 12th October 2018

12th October 2018

HT Blog 12th October 2018

Staffing Update It is with a very heavy heart that we waved Mrs Fowler farewell today for the final time. It has been a privilege to work with her over the last few months and I know she will be a great loss to the school. I’m sure you wi ...READ MORE

05th October 2018

HT Blog 4th October 2018

Sharing Pupil Work If you have not yet returned your child’s work issued last Friday, please make sure the sample of work is returned to school on Monday. Swimming P5A enjoyed their swimming lessons at Queensferry High School and had thei ...READ MORE

HT Blog 28th September 2018

28th September 2018

HT Blog 28th September 2018

Gold School Sport Award We are delighted to announce that Kirkliston Primary School has been awarded a sportscotland Gold School Sport Award for 2018-2021. The Gold School Sport Award is recognition of our school’s achievements in putting ...READ MORE

25th September 2018

Computer Explorers – October Holiday Camps 2018

Please click on the link below to access information about upcoming Computer Explorers Holiday camps. https://sescotland.computerxplorers.co.uk/what-we-do/holiday-camps ...READ MORE

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