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.

Thank You



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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