Monday Bundle 01.11.2021

Hello everyone

Attachments this week are:
NPC Meeting Highlights

I hope you had a really lovely weekend, including many of you who may have taken part in some Halloween fun at home and in the community.  Some of our wonderful P7 House Councillors teamed up with the PTA over the weekend to help at the Linn Park Equestrian Centre Halloween Event.  A great deal of fun was had by all, including a brilliant pumpkin competition and a very successful tuck shop.  House Councillors were applauded and complimented greatly for their helpfulness, manners, politeness, “excellent customer service” and enthusiasm- fantastic!  Well done to Oisin, Charlie and Hashim- I am extremely proud of each of you and thank you also for giving of your time so readily over the weekend to help and support the PTA.

Poppy Donations
From tomorrow, Tuesday, our P7 pupils will be organising and running the annual Poppy Donation Appeal ahead of their Remembrance Assembly on the 11th November.   If your child would like to make a small donation then P7 pupils will go round classes from tomorrow, and in return your child will receive a poppy.  Thank you.

COP26 ECO House
There has been, and will continue to be, lots of interesting and extremely important learning taking place in school in relation to COP26.  Please continue to look at our Twitter Feed link to keep in touch with all the interesting learning that takes place every day in school and nursery. We are delighted that some of our pupils will also have the opportunity to take part in a live video call with one of our dads, who is an architect, and has been greatly involved in the COP26 ECO House.   The pupils will be able to take a virtual tour of the house and also take part in a Question and Answer session.  Thank you very much for getting in touch with us Mr Smith, and for offering this unique experience to our pupils, we are very grateful and I know the children will both enjoy the opportunity and will also benefit greatly from it too.  If you would like to know more about the ECO COP26 House, feel free to click on this link.

Pavilion Parking
We respectfully request that everyone is mindful of parking in the disabled parking bays at Netherlee Pavilion. Blue Badge holders only are eligible to park in these spaces.  Thank you for your cooperation and support to the community with this.

Parent Council (PC) Highlights Newsletter
Please find attached the next edition of Netherlee’s PC Newsletter which we hope you will find useful and informative.  Please remember that there is also a PC Section, under the Parent Tab, on our website where you will find further related information.

Pupil Parliament
We have been working very hard in school to establish our Netherlee Pupil Parliament as outlined as one of the actions in our School and Nursery Improvement Plan link.    Please read our flyer which will provide a little more information to you about this but please do ask your child to let you know what their “class mission” is and which strand of the Pupil Parliament they belong to.

A Day in the Life of ….. Videos
Please look out for these in my next update on Friday.  We really hope you enjoy being able to see a snapshot of what goes on in school as we continue to hope that, one day soon, we can welcome you back inside Netherlee in person.

I hope all families have a good week, I’ll be back in touch again on Friday.  As always, please continue to get in touch with myself, or any member of staff, at any time if we can be of help to either your child or yourself.

Mrs Yvonne Donaldson
Head Teacher