Castlehill Primary School

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November 2013 Newsletter

Happy Retirement

We are saying good luck to Mrs Halliday who will be retiring on Friday.  We wish her a happy retirement and thank her for her thirty years of work in the school!  She has been a very highly valued member of the school community.


On Tuesday 12th P2 and P3 will learn about beavers from an Education Ranger involved in the Scottish Beaver Trial initiative.

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Tag Rugby

P5 will be taking part in an Active Schools Tag Rugby Festival at the All Weather Pitch on Wednesday 13th.  Parents / Carers of P5 children will receive more details shortly.


P6 and P7 will have a lesson on Tuesday 12th from a visiting IT specialist on Kodu, a visual programming language.


Children in Need activities will take place on Thursday 14th.  More information will follow.  Thursday will be a non-uniform day.


School Assembly

On Friday 15th P7 will be presenting a class Topic Assembly to the school.  More information will follow for parents / carers of P7 children.

Tuck Shop

Unfortunately, we will not be able to run the break time tuck shop trolley any more from Monday. Children are allowed to bring in healthy snacks for break time.

Some dates for the term

Friday 22nd November - Non-pupil day

Monday 25th November - Holiday

Tuesday 3rd December - P1 Health Screening

Thursday 5th December - Christmas Craft Fayre and Concert

Wednesday 11th December - School Christmas Lunch

Thursday 12th December - P1/2 Christmas Performance

Week beginning Monday 16th December - Class Christmas parties

Friday 20th December - Church Service and last day of term

Monday 6th January - First day of the Spring term

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Open Evenings

Tuesday 19th November

7.00 - 9.00pm


Wednesday 20th November

3.30 - 5.30pm


Please visit your child's classroom during either of these times to see your child's work and to meet his/her teacher.  There will be Parent/Carer appointments in February, but in the meantime, if you need information about your child's progress or have any concerns, please do not hesitate to talk to your child's teacher or the Head Teacher.