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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!

Our Community Explorers

The Newtongrange Community Explorers have been busy taking part in the Community Masterplan consultation. This involved everyone looking at what facilities we use in the town and what we think should be changed. We then went back to our own…

Home Activities P4 – P7

P4 Find sticks/branches in the garden and lay them out in the shape of your spelling/common words. Write about your day stuck at home, tell us about all the different things you have done. Try to use your senses when…