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Summer Fair pic

Our PSA are already planning ahead for our Summer Fair! This will be held in our school playground on Saturday 2nd June from 12pm-2.30pm.

A meeting will be held to kick off the planning process on Friday 23rd March in Rm 2 on the ground floor of the school building, from 11am-12pm. It would be great to get as many ideas and as much support as possible, so all are welcome to this meeting! After the meeting, lost property will also be organised for people to reclaim, from 12pm-1pm.

We hope as many people attend as possible!

While we are putting PSA events in the diary, the next PSA Health Week Cafe will be held on Friday 27th April, in our Dining Room, from 11.30am-1.30pm. Hot Dogs, Healthy home baking, soup and rolls will be on sale.

Please see below a range of flyers created by the PSA to promote these upcoming events. As always, volunteers to help and donations towards these events are gratefully received!

PSA Summer Fair Planning Meeting Flyer- March 2018

PSA Summer Fair Help Flyer 2018

PSA Summer Fair Flyer 2018

PSA Health Week Cafe Help Flyer 2018

PSA Health Week Cafe flyer 2018

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Parent Council and PSA Feedback


Broughton Parent Forum Survey

This is a short survey created on behalf of the Broughton Parent Council and Parent Staff Association to establish how we can improve communication and development as a school community.

We will only take note of your email address in the final question if you want to be added to our email list or removed from the email list.

As a parent of a pupil in Broughton Primary School you are automatically a part of the Parent Forum (see here for more information

The Broughton PSA and Parent Council are run voluntarily by parents of Broughton Primary School and hold joint meetings every 2-3 months in school with the school leadership team to establish ways of fundraising to improve the school environment for our children. Please follow the link below to fill out the survey-

Parent Forum Survey

Broughton PSA also have a quick five question feedback form about the last PSA event you attended so that Broughton PSA can improve the event for next time. Please follow the link below to complete this feedback form-

PSA Events Feedback

Your feedback is very helpful- thanks!

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Euro Quiz 2018

Euro Quiz

Schools from all over the city are invited to send a team of P6 pupils to the Edinburgh heat of this quiz, held at the City Chambers. As it sounds, the quiz is about all things European- including geography, history, culture, sport and much more. The winning school from the Edinburgh heat goes through to a national final.

We sent our team comprising of Louis, Jed, Orrick and Agata, and they did the school proud! They have all been working so hard over the past few months, studying maps, flags, capitals, and much, much more in preparation for the Quiz. They had such a good attitude towards the event. Jed said, ” I’ve learned so much already, so winning will just be a bonus!” There were some really hard questions-some Mr Borthwick couldn’t answer!

Unfortunately, we didn’t win the heat, but we impressed so much with our effort, manners and behaviour- a real credit to the school! 10 well earned house points each!

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Well Done 3

Book Week (and a half!)


We held our book week over the last couple of weeks, (with snow days in between!)

As well as experiencing a range of different book-related tasks in class, some of our classroom doors were decorated to reflect our Book theme.

Can you recognise the books and characters from our doors?

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School Opening Update- Monday 5th March

Thanks so much to all the volunteers who worked hard to clear paths in our playground today!

Broughton Primary plan to be open tomorrow. If the situation should change in the meantime, parents and carers will be notified in the morning.

We’d like to advise you all to take care on the paths on your route to school. The playground still has areas of thick snow so we also ask that parents and carers talk with their children about not throwing snowballs, ¬†unless supervised by the school staff during the school day.

We plan for breakfast club to be open as normal tomorrow.

Also, due to the snow there will be some disruption to lunch menus. All children will receive a hot meal if ordered, but lunch choices will vary so please prepare your child for this.

Lunches ordered for Wednesday – Friday last week will be cancelled so that parents and carers are not charged.

See below the information from the Catering Dept :

Dear Parent/Carer

Due to the severe weather we have been experiencing, the catering department have been unable to receive any deliveries from suppliers. Normal deliveries are not likely to return until Tuesday 6th of March.

School kitchens will be providing a meal service however due to the issues with suppliers this will vary to the advertised menu on ParentPay. Due to the change in menus, allergen information will vary to the website and we will do our upmost to ensure all usual special diets are catered for.

We are working hard to ensure kitchens are back to advertised menus as soon as possible and your support is much appreciated.

Kind regards

Catering Dept.

The staff look forward to welcoming everyone back!

Take care on your way to school tomorrow, and as always, keep an eye on our website and Twitter feeds for any developments.

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Your School Needs You!

Your School Needs You

This is a request for adult volunteers to help us out!

We will be forming a task force to clear some paths through our snowy playground, as we hope to be all returning to school on Monday 5th March.

If you would like to help us with this, please come to the school playground between 10.30am and 12.30pm tomorrow, Sunday 4th March.

Please bring a shovel with you, as we do not have a supply of them. Also, it would be advisable to bring gloves and a flask of something hot to drink, to help keep warm!

Many thanks in advance to those of you who will be able to help with this!

Please keep an eye out on our website and Twitter feeds tomorrow, where we will be able to confirm whether or not we will be open on Monday after an essential risk assessment has been carried out.

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Keep Connected!


Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter- @Broughton_PS

It’s another way to keep connected with all the latest developments, as well as getting some ideas for snow day activities and seeing how some of the staff have been celebrating World Book Day!


World Book Day

World Book Day

Don’t forget today is World Book Day! Although we can’t celebrate in school, whatever the weather there are still lots of different ways to celebrate all things booky!

There are BRAND NEW Biggest Book Show on Earth shows that you can watch online, to activities and downloads, there’s so much to do!

Follow the link below for ideas-

World Book Day ideas

You could also take a photo of yourself in an ‘extreme’ reading situation- reading in an unusual place, or position you wouldn’t normally read in!

You could still get dressed up as your favourite book character- make sure you take a photo so you can share it when you come back to school!

We hope you are having fun during these #snow days. Here are a few ideas to help you to keep busy:

  • read a book/comic
  • bake a cake with an adult
  • write a story
  • make a model
  • draw a picture
  • create a game
  • make a photo collage
  • interview someone who has been out in the snow

We’d love to see/hear what you’ve done during these snow days, so don’t forget to take a photo or keep what you’ve done so you can share it once school returns!

Stay safe everyone!