Reminder – Rag Bag Collection Tuesday 22nd June.

The next Rag Bag collection will be on Tuesday 22nd June.

Please support this activity. Only send bags on Tuesday as we are not able to bring them into the building. There will be additional “baskets” beside the Rag Bag container in the car park.

This is a great opportunity to clear out our wardrobes for the summer.

If you want to know more about Rag Bag look here.

Rag Bag – Change of Collection Day

The next Rag Bag collection will be on Monday 21st June Tuesday 22nd June

Please support this activity. Only send bags on Tuesday as we are not able to bring them into the building. There will be additional “baskets” beside the Rag Bag container in the car park.

This is a great opportunity to clear out our wardrobes for the summer.

If you want to know more about Rag Bag look here.

Active Schools and Community Sport

Active Schools and Community Sport are delighted to announce that we will now be using Facebook and Instagram as an additional communication tool from Tuesday 1st June

Their new accounts are under the name of Active West Lothian on Facebook and activewestlothian on Instagram.

After having Twitter for a number of years, we are all excited at having the opportunity to use Facebook and Instagram to promote our projects, programmes, extra-curricular & sports club opportunities, and much more to a wider audience.

The Facebook and Instagram accounts will be posting regular content and is going to be the best way for parents to engage with Active Schools Coordinators across West Lothian and to find out about opportunities for their child/children.

🚨#ActiveWestLothian is now LIVE🚨

💬Would you like to👀&👂more about #ActiveSchools & #CommunitySport Projects & Programmes in @LoveWestLothian ?

❓If so then please follow us via the links below

🤳#Instagram https://tinyurl.com/3m82mbbx

📱#Facebook https://tinyurl.com/mx9rsk7j

Rag Bag – Monday 8th of March 2021

Please do not send bags into school. Place them in or beside the RAGBAG collection container in the Staff Car Park. Please only bring them on Monday 8th March  in the morning.

There will be no bags sent home this time.

What they will take or won’t take.

Through Rag Bag your are able to help recycle textiles and clothing that may have ended up going to landfill. It is estimated that approximately 1.75 million tonnes of clothing waste is produced in the UK every year.

Out of this vast tonnage around 1.2 million tonnes is sent unnecessarily to landfill.

If we can divert some of this tonnage away from landfill we will directly help the environment and help provide good quality clothing to some of the poorest developing nations in the world.

Whether you participate in the Rag Bag collections or have an external or internal recycling bank you are able to recycle the following items.

We can accept the following items:

  •  Wearable Clothing
  •  Paired Shoes
  •  Handbags
  •  Belts

We cannot accept the following items:

  • Workwear
  • Wet/Soiled Clothes
  • Curtains
  • Towels
  • Duvets or Duvet Covers
  • Pillows or Pillow Cases
  • Blankets
  • Table Cloths
  • Linens
  • Cushions
  • Carpets
  • Suitcases
  • Books
  • Bric a Brac
  • Clothes Hangers
  • Electricals

More information at https://www.rag-bag.co.uk/

School Transport Survey

“The Passenger Transport Service is very keen to hear your views regarding both the transport provided and any contacts with the team.  There are two surveys to be completed depending on the type of transport your child(ren) use.

We appreciate that you may not have used this transport so much lately but your views are very important to us.  The links to the surveys are as follows;

School Bus Survey for Pupils and Parents 2020/21

School Taxi and Minibus Transport Survey 2020/21 .

Thank you for taking the time to complete the relevant survey.”

Keith Smith

Passenger Transport Services System Administrator