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Eco Warriors Update October 2019

The Eco Warriors this year will: Reduce the amount of litter in the playground. Implement a litter picking rota. Promote ‘zero waste’ snacks. Reward those who go above and beyond to make our playground beautiful. Reduce the amount of waste…

Reading Reps Update Oct 2019

This year the Reading Reps aim to: Set up a library club during lunchtimes. Advertise library club around the school. Set up a library timetable with class teachers. Set up a Reading Rep rota to help with library club responsibilities.…

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…