Sumdog Parent Workshop

Date for the Diary Tuesday 31st October 2017 2-3pm This session your child will be using Sumdog to enhance their learning experiences in Maths. Sumdog is used in thousands of schools worldwide. As the children play, they answer questions. Sumdog personalises these questions for each pupil, and tracks their progress through the school curriculum. And the best bit? Lots of Sumdog is completely free. We would like to invite you

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Internet Safety – Play Like Share

Your child’s online safety education this term This term your child’s class will be studying a unit of work based on Play Like Share, an animated series about online safety produced by Thinkuknow. Thinkuknow is an award-winning education programme from the National Crime Agency’s child protection command, CEOP. It aims to keep children safe from abuse, both online and off. Thinkuknow education resources are age-appropriate, non-scaremongering, and give children the

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Balornock Uniform Bank- Multi Jacket Swap Shop

BALORNOCK UNIFORM BANK Multi Jacket Swap Shop Bring in a child’s jacket and swap it for another Tuesday 26th to Friday 29th September 2017 2.30-3.00pm in Balornock Primary or Wednesday 27th September 2017 1.30-4.00pm at the Community Fellowship Northgate Road   Supporting Zero Waste Scotland’s Recycle Week Helping Balornock Primary School maintain their Eco Schools Scotland Green Flag Status  

Balornock Primary Rag Bag Appeal

Balornock Primary Rag Bag Appeal The ‘Rag Bag’ recycling scheme has been developed to provide regular fundraising for schools in Scotland. The scheme increases awareness about textile recycling and by increasing recycling rates we can help the environment by ensuring less material goes to landfill. We will be collecting in school from Tuesday the 26th of September 2017. Please fill the bag provided with any wearable clothing, paired shoes, handbags

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Internet Safety

At Balornock Primary we want to ensure that all of our pupils are safe. As part of our Health and Wellbeing Curriculum we explore ways in which children can keep themselves safe online. As a school community we also want to ensure our parents and carers understand more about how to keep their children safe online. Please click on the red links below to access factsheets created by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Command (CEOP)

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Our Christmas Fair

Last Friday we held our annual Christmas Fair. What a fantastic success it was. We even had a special visit from Santa! Thank you for everyone who came along and made it such a fabulous day. Thank you also to all of the pupils, parents and staff who donated their time and effort to help us prepare and set up. A special thank you to Mrs Coyle our Christmas Coordinator. She put

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Meet the Teacher & Family Learning

We would like to say a big thank you to all the parents and carers who attended our ‘Meet the Teacher’ event last week. We had a good turn out and we are delighted that so many of you want to help us by working in partnership to deliver the best learning experiences for our young people. There is still time to sign up to help at our many clubs

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