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Playground Pals Update

Whole School Recognition Board: Throughout our break times, children can earn links for our Whole School Recognition Board when they demonstrate positive playground expectations, such as being considerate and cooperative with others, using kind words, sharing space and putting their…

Community Explorers Update

The Community Explorers have been working on 2 themes; To commemorate the centenary of the First World War, the Community Explorers spent some time visiting the local War Memorial and creating Remembrance Stones in memory of all those who died…

Eco Warriors Update

The Eco Group decided in their meeting that they would like to support a local, worthwhile cause. They became involved with the Midlothian initiative ‘Green Santa’ which involves collecting and recycling old toys and donating these to benefit local children.…

Reading Reps

The aim of the Reading Reps is to help create a love for reading across the school. This year the Reading Reps have helped with the design of the new library, hosted the launch and created the Newtongrange Book Fairies…

Learning Council

This year the main task of the Learning Council is to help develop Visible Learning across our whole school community. As part of this we have been thinking about ‘What skills and attributes do we want a Newtongrange Learner to…

Slime Club

Children in P6 and P7 are thoroughly enjoying their lunchtime weekly Slime Club sessions with Dr Curtis. Lots of ideas and discussions are being had!