Please find our end of term arrangements and activities newsletter, we are seeking parent volunteers to support our Picnic in the Park – please contact us if you would be able to support your child’s class. A downloadable copy of this newsletter is available at the end of this post.
Newsletter End of Year 2021
Our Early Learning Centre and P1 team have been working hard to provide a range of transition activities; including virtual tours, a transition library, stories and follow up activities.
Please check it out via the link below
Transition information for P1
Please find our May/June Newsletter under Newsletters and General Information
Please find attached information on our Activ Clacks after school clubs, places are limited so please respond via the expression of interest form here: https://forms.gle/WauWBMjaDyjYLToL9
Cluster Clubs Poster June 2021 – Block 2
Dear Parent/ Carer,
Alloa Academy have updated their Summer Reading list for P7’s. Reading is a vital skill, that opens up creativity and supports analytical thinking skills.
Please take a look and explore some of the recommendations. It can open up brand new worlds and ways of thinking.
Dear Parent Carer,
Class cuisine, our school meals partner has asked that if your child is in receipt of school meals and has any dietary needs please could the attached form be completed and returned to them at the address provided.
Please complete this form via the link below:
a paper copy is also available here:
Special Diet Registration Form – PDF
The £500 Self Isolation Support Grant is available to help those in work who are on a low income and would lose some, or all, of their earnings because they need to self isolate.
You can apply for the £500 Self-Isolation Support Grant if you
- have been told by the Test and Protect Service or the Protect Scotland app that you must self isolate as a result of Covid-19, or are primary parent/carer of children under 16 who are asked to self-isolate, but who are not required to self isolate yourself,
- are employed or self employed, unable to work from home while self isolating and will experience loss of earnings as a result of self-isolating,
- are currently in receipt of, or would ordinarily be entitled to should an application have been made, Universal Credit or one of the other earnings based benefits listed below:
- Universal Credit
- Working Tax Credit
- Income-based Employment and Support Allowance
- Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
- Income Support
- Housing Benefit
- Pension Credit
- Council Tax Reductionor, you are an individual who earns less than the Real Living Wage or your household income is less than 25% above the UC level.
You must meet all three of the above criteria to qualify for a Self Isolation Support Grant.
For further information and instructions on how to apply please visit the Clackmannanshire Council Website here: https://www.clacks.gov.uk/coronavirus/sisgrantcv/
Dear Parents and Carers,
Please find attached a a PDF powerpoint containing information to support transition from P7 to S1 at Alloa Academy.
Transition to P7 information slideshow
If you have any further questions please do not hesistate to contact ourselves or Alloa Academy directly.
Clackmannanshire Council has launched new Mental Wellbeing Services for our pupils and their families. Please find information attached:
- Shout – Available for anyone aged 5-26 by texting ‘Clacks’ to 85258, 24 hours a day. Common issues include feeling sad, lonely, anxious, bullying, relationship problems, self-harm and suicide, but any issue can be dealt with.
- Togetherall – Safe online community that is moderated by trained clinical staff. Available for anyone aged 16-26.
Further information can be found on the attached interactive PDF, or by following Clacks Education Psychology Services on Twitter (@ClacksEPS)
Please find attached an update from Dr Foster, Director of Public Health.