PSA Summer Fair 2018

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Our PSA Summer Fair is just around the corner! It will be held on Saturday 2nd June, from 12pm-2.30pm in our school playground. Let’s hope we have a sunny day!

As always, there will be a range of stalls at the fair. Here are a few examples-

  • Home Baking
  • Arts and Crafts
  • BBQ
  • Face Painting
  • Raffle
  • Pocket Money Stalls
  • And much, much more!

Attached below is a promtional poster for this event, and a newsletter, with ways you can help out. If you can help in any way, please email with times you are available.

Summer Fair Poster 2018

Summer Fair Newsletter 2018

This is usually a very busy event, so any help, donations or support you can give will  be gratefully received! Thank you!

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The Big Pedal 2018- Update

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A big thank you to everyone who took part in The Big Pedal at Broughton on the 4th May 2018! Our JRSOs were very busy collating our results and an impressive 183 pupils, parents and carers cycled or sccoted to school on the 4th May. Well done to everyone from Nursery to P7 who took part and made the day such a success.

Broughton Primary School placed 19th out of 66 schools in the Large Primary Schools One Day Challenge Category. 45.95% of our school population cycled or scooted to school on the day. Very impressive!

Here are a couple of photos of some nursery pupils doing their bit on the day. Remember to keep cycling with all of this lovely weather!

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Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2018

Edinburgh Marathon

The annual Edinburgh Marathon Festival is only 2 weeks away! We have 110 children from Broughton Primary running on Saturday 26th May, which is an amazing number. There are also lots of parents taking part, as well as Mrs Rushforth and Mr Horan from school! Attached below is a copy of the latest EMF newsletter, and some quotes and interviews with some of this year’s participants!

EMF 2018- newsletter -May 2018

EMF 2018-Quotes and Interviews

If you’ve not told us that your child is taking part, please make sure we know by emailing us at

T-shirts to wear on race day are being handed out this Friday 18th May, at lunchtime. This will take place in the Boost room (Rm 8b).

We’re raising money to continue our Culture Fund- please do what you can and share with family and friends. You can follow our fundraising link at:

Fundraising Page

Our fanastic Broughton Runners have been meeting regularly to train and prepare for this year’s festival. Every Sunday the sun has shone for their training sessions, and their last fun run is this weekend. Below are some photos and videos of our team, taken during their training sessions- looks like lots of fun!

We’ll update any further news as the festival approaches! Go Team Broughton!


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The Big Pedal and Parent Drop-In

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Today was the Big Pedal-the UK’s largest inter-school cycling and scooting challenge that inspires pupils, staff and parents to choose two wheels for their journey to school. Our Junior Road Safety Officers have been encouraging as many pupils and parents as possible to take part. Whether it was by scooter or bike, we certainly had a lot of traffic in our playground this morning!

Today the JRSOs carried out a survey of how many people took up the Big Pedal challenge, and 183 people took part! That’s a great effort!

We’ll find out soon how our number compares with others around Edinburgh and the UK, so keep a look out for an update!

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Parent Drop-In

Today we also held another Parent Drop-in. A chance for our parents and carers to pop in and spend some time in class to catch up on some of the fantastic learning happening in school. The school was buzzing with activity, and it was lovely to see so many visitors around the school! We hope you enjoyed your visit!

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Online Safety Workshops

Online safety workshops

Free Online Safety Workshop for parents and carers – Friday 11th May, 9am-10am, at Broughton PS

Muddled by Minecraft or rattled by Roblox? NSPCC and O2 are running hour-long interactive workshops with tips, tools and advice on how to keep your child safe online.
Talking about online safety with your child doesn’t need to be difficult – build your confidence to have those important conversations and learn where to go for help and advice.

Come along at 9am on Friday 11th May. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity!

RSVP by responding to by Wednesdsay 9th May. Let us know if you would like a translator for this event, stating for which language.

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This week most of our P6 and P7 pupils have been busy developing their cycling skills through the Bikeability programme.

The children have been developing their understanding of important road safety skills as well as skills in riding and controlling their bikes safely.

We hope you all enjoyed it!

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Bookmark Competition


During Book Week last term, we held a Bookmark competition. Many children created a range of lovely bookmarks to enter, and the Pupil Council had a very hard job when they judged the winners!

After deliberating long and hard, they finally came up with a winner for each of the age categories. They were…

P1-P2- Harrison Hood from P1b

P3-P4- Conor Colhoun from P4b

P5-7- Holly Bartholomew from P5a

Well done to our very talented winners! Harrison received a lovely new book, and both Conor and Holly received a Book Token! Prizes well worth entering for! Thanks also to everyone who entered- the Pupil Council had a tough job!

Here are some photos of our skillful judges, and the winning bookmarks!


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Respect Me!


Through discussion, during Anti-Bullying week, Primary 6a decided that respect for each other was a key element to combat bullying. We discussed and explored what respect for each other looks like and sounds like in our school. Ultimately, we created this video to share what we believe respect for each other is like at Broughton Primary School.

Well done to P6a!

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