Monday 1st June

Hello everyone, and a happy Monday to you all!

We hope you all had the chance to enjoy some of the amazing weather at the weekend, and are ready for another week of home learning!

We’ve got something new to share with you, and Mrs Gowans is here to explain it to you!


Attached below is a letter from Mrs Gowans, explaining all the information around Broughton Reads for you all. There’s also a format you may want to use to record any texts you read this month, but your home learning jotter or another way is equally good. We’d love to hear all your recommendations for good reads, so we can all share them with each other!

Broughton Reads Letter- June 2020

Broughton Primary School-My Reading Log


Mr Horan also has the latest information from LivingStreets to share with us- see their message below-

This week’s activity on our updated #walkingfromhome page is encouraging everyone to Share, sometimes it is easier to walk and talk.

You can encourage your school children to walk for 20 minutes every day as part of their daily exercise and see what benefits they experience.  This week encourage your school children to talk about how they are feeling using our activities to make sharing fun and playful.

Please continue to share your thoughts, snaps and videos with us by email or on social media #walkingfromhome. 

Happy Walking,

Living Streets Scotland Schools Team


That’s all for our update today folks. We hope you have a lovely day, and can enjoy some of the sunshine!

As always, stay safe!

Mrs Venn, Mr Borthwick, Miss Bradley and Mrs Gowans

Lagganlia 2021- Tuesday 12th October

Greetings from Lagganlia!

P7 have arrived safely and have settled quickly into the routines of daily life here at school camp.

Today was our first full day of activities, with lovely weather and lots of variety in our experiences today, including canoeing, skiing, mountain biking, archery, gorge walking and bushcraft!

Here are a selection of some photos of our first couple of days here. We’ll keep you posted of our adventures as the week goes on. 

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Show Racism the Red Card- Wear Red Day

Show Racism the Red Card is the UK’s largest anti-racism charity, established in 1996. A footballer called Shaka Hislop helped set up the charity after he suffered racist abuse and wanted to educate people to help challenge racist behaviour.

They have organised a ‘Wear Red Day’ to promote their message and try to raise funds. So next Friday 15th October, you can show your support for Wear Red Day by coming to school wearing something red. It could be socks, a t-shirt, a hair band, or a complete red outfit!

Please take part to show your support for the message that racism is never ok and help us to show racism the red card.

Follow this link to view a clip about ‘Wear Red Day’ and how you can donate to the charity, if you’d like to support in that way.

Below is a copy of the letter our Pupil Equalities Group sent out today. Please note that although the promotional materials say October 22nd, we will be on October break then, so we will be participating a week earlier, on Friday 15th October.

Wear Red Day letter

Have a good weekend everyone!

Drummond High School Virtual Open Evening

Good afternoon everyone,

Please see below a message and link from Drummond High School, for any parent/carer interested in finding out more information about the school-

Dear Parents, Carers and Families

We are sorry that we are unable to open the doors to our school for a traditional Open Evening event this year, as a consequence of ongoing Covid restrictions.  Instead, we are pleased to share with you our Drummond Community High School Virtual Open Evening.  Please follow the link below, at a time that suits you best.  This link is being shared with all current parents and carers of pupils in S1-6, as well as with our associated Primary Schools to send on to prospective DCHS families.  It will also be posted on our School App so that Drummond families can engage with the information whenever they would like.  Please note that the link can be accessed on a smart phone, tablet, laptop or PC.

Drummond Community High School Virtual Open Evening October 2021

For the best experience, please:

  • click on all of the hyperlinks, photo stacks, and ‘play’ icons on the videos
  • ensure that your volume is turned up for the videos
  • ensure that you scroll all the way to the bottom/left/right of your screen to find all relevant information

We hope that you enjoy working your way through the virtual open evening and would be grateful for any feedback about how we can improve this experience for you.

Thank you.

Road Safety at Broughton

Creative ways to teach Road Safety - Uniplay - Playground Markings

Good morning everyone!

Our P4b Road Safety Team created a lovely presentation for Road Safety Week to share at this week’s assembly! The presentation is full of very good advice to help stay safe near the road.

You can view the presentation below. Try to watch the Power Point if you can, because it lets you hear the P4 Team talking. A PDF version is also below if you can’t view the Power Point, and you can still view the great advice from the Team.

Well done to all of P4b, but especially to the presenters- Seren, Fede, Siobhan, Emily, Ria and Amar.

Road Safety Week 2021- Power Point

Road Safety Week 2021-PDF

Have a lovely, safe weekend everyone!

Parent and Carer Survey for Children under 5 Years

The City of Edinburgh Council is seeking the views of parents and carers with children under 5 years of age to ensure we provide a high-quality service that is responsive to the changing needs of our local communities.
The online survey aims to gain the views of parents and carers regarding the following areas:
The current delivery models available to access the funded entitlement to 1140 hours of early learning and childcare.

The quality of the early learning and childcare parents and carers experience.

The criteria for allocating places in local authority early years settings.

The demand for an additional year of funded early learning and childcare.

Experience of accessing additional support for learning for your child.

Parent and carer engagement with our early year’s settings.

Please take the time to respond with your views, all feedback is welcomed.

Thank you!

Happy Birthday Broughton Primary!

It’s our birthday!

125 years ago today, Broughton Primary School opened it’s doors for the first time!

Look out for a range of ‘125’ themed activities in school and home learning over the course of this year to mark our 125th birthday!

We have obtained a loan of some of the original record books that headteachers had to fill in each day back in 1896. Here are the pages for this day in 1896.


We hope to be able to display some artefacts of Broughton Primary School over it’s 125 year history, so if you have any photos or items of interest from Broughton’s history you would be willing to share with us, please let us know!