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Hong Kong Day 6 update

Our Learning Ambassadors enjoyed their final day of their placement at Yaumati Catholic Primary School on Wednesday. The day started with an outdoor assembly and flag raising ceremony – an interesting experience for our staff and pupils. Our young people … Continue reading

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Cross Country Week 4

The autumn series of races in the Lothian Schools’ Cross Country League came to an end this week in the glorious autumn sunshine at Inverleith Park. Conditions were perfect for running – it felt more like June than October, with … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Day 5 Update

Here are pictures from Day 5 of our Learning Ambassadors’ visit to Yau Ma Tei Catholic Primary School. Our young people have continued to immerse themselves in the life and culture of their new school environment. We look forward to … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Day 4 Update

It was a first day at school for our Learning Ambassadors today as they joined their new classes at Yau Ma Tei Catholic PS. Our children looked super smart in their new uniforms and received a very warm welcome at … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Update Day 3

Our Learning Ambassadors enjoyed their first full day in Hong Kong today. The eight P7 pupils and four staff members participated in a tour of some of Hong Kong’s most iconic sights, in the company of six fellow Learning Ambassadors … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Update, Day 1 and 2

Our eight Learning Ambassadors and four staff members arrived safely in Hong Kong on Saturday afternoon for the start of their week long learning and cultural exchange with Yaumati PS. There was a surprise welcome as they were met at … Continue reading

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Cycling on the Meadows

Two groups of P6 pupils participated in their first Bikeability session of the school year at the Meadows on Monday and Wednesday afternoon. Bikeability is a programme which aims to equip children with the skills and confidence they need to … Continue reading

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Weekend football

It was another busy weekend of football for our various teams last Saturday. Our P3-4 group once again took part in the Fun Fours event at Forrester High School, participating in six short 4 v 4 matches with teams from … Continue reading

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Maths Circles

P6, P6/7 and P7 participated in our first Maths Circle of the session this morning. During a Maths Circle, pupils are given free time to rotate round a range of mathematical games, puzzles and challenges. They can either work on … Continue reading

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Cross Country Week 3

Following the cancellation of last week’s Cross Country League meeting due to Storm Ali, conditions were much calmer for this week’s event at Silverknowes promenade. This is a new venue for the 2018-19 season and we were fortunate to be … Continue reading

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