Halkirk Primary School – Newsletter 10 – June 2017
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Dental Inspections – Pupils in P1 and P7 had their routine dental inspections earlier this month and the vast majority required no treatment and were classed at ‘low risk’ so very well done – keep those brushes busy!! These are our best results yet.
Walk to School Week – Thank you to the Junior Road Safety Officers, Vivian and Miss Waddell for doing the Walking Bus and arranging class competitions.
Football Tournament – On Friday 26th May we hosted football teams from Holm School, Orkney. It was a really super day and the warm sunshine added to the event. Sincere thanks to Andrew Taylor and Terry Johnson for all their help.
Inter-School Netball and Football Tournament – This takes place on Tuesday 6th June (change of date) with the football at Naver Pitch and the Netball at Mount Pleasant. Parents are welcome to come along from about 10am.
Fertiliser for Sale – We are selling small bags of fertiliser which is the ash from the bio-mass boiler at £1 per bag. First come first served! Please contact Vivian if you would like a bag.
Parent Afternoon/Evening – This takes place on Wednesday 7th June.
Caithness to Moray Transmission Project – Pupils from P3 to P7 had a very informative presentation from an SSE engineer earlier this month.
Dance Classes – All classes had a dance session from Hi-Life Highland this month.
Junior Dragon’s Den – P7 took part in the inter-school ‘Totally Awesome Schoolbag’ event at the Weigh Inn and won the award for the most creative design.
General Election – The school will be closed to pupils on Thursday 8th June as it’s being used as a Polling Station.
Friday 30th June – All families are invited to our End of Term Prize Giving in school at 11am. School will close at noon. Lunch will be a pack lunch to take home and Dorothy must know by Monday 26th June if your child requires a lunch.
Edith Coghill, Head Teacher – May 2017