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Thursday 30th November 2017


P.1 to P.3 Christmas Nativity – ‘A King Is Born’

Our classes in P.1 to P.3 are very busy rehearsing for the traditional Christmas Nativity performance. This group will perform the nativity story and musical, ‘A King Is Born’.

Many of you will be aware that the nativity is one of the highlights of the school calendar.

Our children will perform ‘A King Is Born’ on the following dates:

  • Thursday 14th December 2017 at 1.30 p.m.
  • Friday 15th December 2017 at 10.00 a.m.

In addition, there will be a ‘dress rehearsal’ performance on Thursday 14th December 2017 at 10.00 a.m. Our P.4 to P.7 classes will provide the audience for the ‘dress rehearsal’ performance.

All parents, family members, friends, neighbours and members of the community are invited to join us at these performances.

All parents in the wider school community are invited to join us; the performances are not exclusive to parents of children in P.1, P.2 and P.3.

To enable us to plan the seating arrangements on these dates, please complete and return the reply slip contained in the download below. This should be returned to your child’s class teacher. Please return the reply slip NO LATER THAN TUESDAY 12th DECEMBER 2017.

Thank you for your help and support. I look forward to seeing many of at the nativity performance.

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SCHOOL CHRISTMAS FAIR

2nd December, 10-1pm. All Welcome!

Children free, adults £2.50 (this includes tea/coffee & a mince pie)

We are looking for donations of home baking and boxes of biscuits (no nuts please) to be handed in by Friday 1st December.
Donations of new and old books, CDs, DVDs, gift bags, old keys, new and old toys and soft toys.

OUR NEW BOTTLE STALL

Bottles of plonk, juice, fruit shoots, ketchup, brown sauce, shampoo, cooking oil………… You know what we mean anything in a bottle please.

FILL A JAM JAR FOR OUR CHRISTMAS GOODIE STALL

The idea is to fill a jam jar with goodies, how about sweets, lego, marbles or cars, the choice is yours! (you could decorate the jar too). We are also collecting empty jars for the Nations Day.

TOMBOLA

Please help us make our adult, children’s and chocolate tombolas even better this year. These stalls need new unused goods that will encourage ticket sales.
Remember nothing is too big or small. Everything you give will fundraise towards something your school and children will enjoy. All donations for the school fair can be left at the school office.

We are always looking for volunteers. Can you help run a stall, help set up on Friday 1st December (at any point between 3-6pm) or on Saturday 2nd December? We need you! Honest it is great fun!!!


Wednesday 1st November 2017


Calendar/Diary – Term 2

Welcome back to everyone in the school community following the October mid-term holiday. Last term closed with an excellent celebration of harvest and autumn. The North East Edinburgh Foodbank thank us for the outstanding and generous donation from our school community. I also take the opportunity to thank the many parents and families who attended in support of our harvest assembly. This was confirmation of our strong school community ethos. Thank you.

I am pleased to detail some of the significant dates and events for this forthcoming term. The calendar is not exhaustive, as other events will be organised at short notice. Further details of some events will be shared closer to the event.

December 2017

  • Saturday 2nd December 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. – Parent Council Christmas Fair.
  • Monday 11th December full day – P.5 year group in Stirling.
  • Tuesday 12th December at 7.30 p.m. – Parent Council Meeting.
  • Thursday 14th December at 1.30 p.m. – Nativity Performance 1 – ‘A King Is Born’.
  • Friday 15th December at 10.00 a.m. – Nativity Performance 2 – ‘A King Is Born’.
  • Week beginning Monday 18th December – Class/Stage Christmas Parties.
  • Monday 18th December a.m. – M & M Production Pantomime ‘Cinderella’.
  • Friday 22nd December at 10.00 a.m. – P.4 to P.7 Christmas Assembly.
  • Friday 22nd December at midday – school closes for Christmas Holiday

Pupils resume for Spring Term, Term 3 on Tuesday 9th January 2018.

Thanks to everyone for the continued help and support.

Willie French
Head Teacher



About The Royal High Primary

The Royal High Primary School buildings were completed during 1931. We are all extremely proud of our listed building set within its beautiful grounds. The grounds and buildings, enjoyed by pupils, parents and staff, help to convey our heritage and enthusiasm for learning.

As an ECO school we are delighted to have gained five Green Flags and you can see one flying proudly in front of the school. We have a strong commitment to our environment and are currently working on achieving our sixth Green Flag.

Read more about the history of The Royal High