School Concert 2017

Dear Parent / Carer

As you will be aware, this year’s School Concert will take place on Thursday 15th June 2017; with performances at 2pm and 7pm.

The theme for the performance is ‘A Night at the Movies’.

Each class in P6 and 7 will perform a section based on a famous film and we would appreciate if you could support us by providing a costume for your child.

The classes have discussed the costumes they require with their teacher and the table below should act as a reminder.

N.B – a number of pupils have parts within their class sections which require different costumes– pupils      will have discussed this with their teachers.



P6.21 Retro video game inspired costumes (Mario/Sonic/Pacman etc)

Pupils have discussed roles and costumes with class teacher.

P6.22 Girls: Black and white

Boys: White shirt, black trousers and a black bow tie if possible

P6.23 ·         googles or head torch

·         Belt

·         large backpack(possible with attachment and preferably black)

·         pale coloured clothes/overalls/zip up paint suit

·         Black gloves(leather if possible)

·         Boots or black shoes

·         mucky faces

P6.24 Pupils allocated roles


Teacups- dressed in white

Cutlery – Black – accessory to be made in class

Candlesticks – yellow t-shirt (trousers to if possible)

P7.25 Girls: Colourful t-shirt/top, leggings

High ponytail wrapped around into a bun like a Troll

Hairband with netting pulled up like a Troll’s hairstyle


Boys: Navy/black t-shirt (or coloured t-shirt), coloured trousers

Glitter/coloured hairspray

P7.26 Timone: Beige and Yellow

Pumba: Brown T-Shirts, Black, Grey

Simba: Orange/Reds

P7.27 Gym Kit/Sportswear, Sweatbands, Boxing type accessories
P7.28 ABBA: 70’s style Abba clothes such as bright colours, flares
Choir Boys to wear shorts, not denim or obvious football types, with a self coloured, non logo t-shirt. braces and long socks optional.

Girls could wear flared skirts with a blouse or t-shirt. Could be self- coloured or patterned/flowery with ankle socks.


Could all items for the show be clearly labelled and placed in a labelled carrier bag.

Costumes should be in school by Friday 9th June.


Please note that Mearns Primary PTA are no longer promoting one company for uniforms but purely as a service to parents, we are providing details and links to a number of companies where logo’d uniforms can be purchased. We are also holding a uniform evening in June at the school which some of these companies will be invited along to and parents will be able to see what is available and purchase uniforms for the nursery and school.

The PTA will get a %age from some companies on Mearns Primary Uniform sales as a good will gesture for us promoting them.

Join us on Tuesday 13 June 2017 from 6pm – 8pm for our first Uniform Evening of the year.

More information can be found here: PTA Uniform evening flyer 13 June 17

Come along and purchase logo’d uniforms from local companies all under the one roof and take the stress out of the madness surrounding your children going back to school.

Mile for Malawi

On Thursday 25 May pupils will be taking part in a Mile for Malawi as part of their daily mile.   It is non uniform day and pupils are asked to wear sportswear (no football colours).  In return we would ask for a minimum donation of £1.00. All funds raised will go to the charity Malawi Leaders of Learning. This is a development scheme aimed at sharing resources and expertise between Scotland and Malawi to improve the quality of learning and teaching for Malawian children.

Donations can be made via ParentPay by logging onto your account at There is of course no compulsion for children to take part and any pupil who doesn’t wish to participate should wear full school uniform.

Also from Monday 22 May to Wednesday 24 May, pupils from P4.20 and the Pupil Council will be running a “Guess the Animal’s Birthday”. Pupils can bring in 50p to take part in this event.  The winner will be announced on Thursday 25 May 2017.


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