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Head Teacher – Daily Update for families

During the Covid19 outbreak, the Head Teacher will be sending updates to parents to keep them abreast of latest developments. PDF copies of these documents will also be posted here for download.

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02.10.2020 Head Teacher’s End of Week Update

Good evening families.

I hope you are well and have had a good week. It’s been another busy week at the Royal High Primary School, with the introduction of our Homework model, classes sharing Tweets about their learning, a Parent Council TEAMs meeting and Miss Stephanie Wallace joining Primary 2 for a 3-week block as a ‘Closing the Gap’ teacher, along with all of the other learning and teaching taking place in this new way of being at school.

PARENT COUNCIL HEAD TEACHER’S UPDATE
On that note, I have attached my Head Teacher’s update from the Parent Council Meeting, which contains an overview of what it is like for us being back at school. My hope is that it gives you a greater insight into what happens on a day-to-day basis in school.

TEST AND PROTECT INFORMATION
I have been asked by the Council to share this link for Test and Protect leaflets. These leaflets have been translated into numerous world languages and are available on NHS inform here: https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-test-and-protect-coronavirus-service/

PARENT ZONES AND SAFE ROUTES IN THE PLAYGROUND
To support us maintain the 2-metre distancing guidelines, I’ve asked Mr Scott to paint some lines to indicate our safe parent zones for adults to wait in at drop off and pick up time. This is because our older pupils use the playground for their PE lessons which have to take place outdoors just now.

When you are in these zones, please remember to keep 2-metres from other adults not in your household.
Mr Scott will also be marking Safe Routes round the playground to help children and adults avoid crossing through class groups.

We are all about minimising risk and keeping everyone safe.
Thank you for your support in keeping within these zones.

CONSIDERATE PARKING – South Mellis Park
Please can you not park in South Mellis Park at drop off and pick up time ?

We have plenty of other roads around the school where you can park. We would encourage a ‘Park and Stride’ approach where possible.

We are keen to keep a good relationship with our local residents and this would really help show our support.
Thank you.

NICK BERRY, PROJECT MANAGER, LEAVING – 12TH OCTOBER
I am really sad to share that Nick, our amazing project manager, is leaving us to head up another project. He has become a real part of our school community since the works started and is very well liked by the children and staff alike.

We will really miss him and wish him all the best in his new job.
I will let you know who will be replacing him as soon as I hear.

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My Head Teacher’s End of Week Update can be found at this link:

As ever, please keep in touch and let us know if you have any questions or suggestions.

Take care, keep well and have a lovely weekend.

See you next week.

Anna

Anna Hazel-Dunn
Head Teacher
The Royal High Primary School


Update attachments

Parent Council Update 30.09.2020 Keworker Hub Provision Blended learning letter Carers week activity ideas Tree-mendous-Trees Connet online Q&A Holding online meetings Coping with loss and bereavement Being at home during school closure Letter about transition to school Transition information booklet Seesaw Privacy Policy Supporting home learning – children Supporting home learning – adults Daily live activities  Supporting children with learning disability / ASD


Update Archive

October

Update 02.10.2020

September

Update 28.09.2020 Update 25.09.2020 Update 22.09.2020 Update 15.09.2020 Update 02.09.2020 

August

Update 26.08.2020 Update 10.08.2020

June

Update 18.06.2020 Update 17.06.2020 Update 15.06.2020 

Class Teachers update 12.06.2020 Health week Update 12.06.2020 Blended learning update 12.06.2020 Update 11.06.2020 Update 10.06.2020 Update 09.06.2020 Update 08.06.2020 Update 03.06.2020 Update 02.06.2020 Update 01.06.2020

May

Update 29.05.2020 Update 28.05.2020 Update 27.05.2020 Update 26.05.2020 Update 25.05.2020 Update 21.05.2020 Update 20.05.2020 Update 19.05.2020 Bear Hunt 19.05.20 Update 13.05.2020 Update 12.05.2020  Added  12.05.2020 Update 11.05.2020 Update 07.05.2020 Update 06.05.2020 Update 05.05.2020 Update 04.05.2020 Update 01.05.2020

April

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March

Update 31.03.2020 Update 30.03.2020 Update 27.03.2020 Update 26.03.2020 Update 25.03.2020 Update 24.03.2020 Update 23.03.2020