Well dome to you all for taking part in this years Whitburn Cluster Netball Festival. Well deserved 2nd place and to see you all work as a team. Thanks also to Hayley Mulheron for her coaching day. I am sure you will all agree Hayley was amazing and showed you all defence techniques and you [...]
We are delighted to share the first edition of the West Lothian Active Schools e-newsletter with you. Please clink on the link below to view. https://sway.office.com/tSde5kGkjZZf43hY?ref=Link The newsletter showcases some of the many projects and programmes undertaken by the team during 2018-19 as well as highlighting some of our future key areas of work.
As part of our aim to continually improve can we ask all parents and carers to complete a short online survey: https://esurveycreator.co.uk/s/6b30b67 and if you would like a hard copy to fill in then please ask at the office. Thank you.
Primary five were creating scenarios that demonstrated identity, diversity and tolerance. The boys and girls discussed how to show their understanding and decided to do a mixture of freeze frames and acting in role. We created some videos too! Not everyone is the same and each person has different personalities, skin tones and eye colour [...]
As we strive towards better education and learning for our pupils, we will be celebrating Right of the Month, starting this month! Pupils will be learning about duty bearers; the adults who are responsible for protecting and nurturing them, specifically, school staff, parents and family members, and health and social care professionals. In February we [...]
The Netball After School Club had a fantastic training session with Hayley Mulheron. She took time out of her busy Schedule as she plays Netball for Scotland and Strathclyde Sirens and came along to deliver a defence session to the children given that she plays GK/GD the children learned loads from her. Think they enjoyed [...]
Dear Parents/Carers Please see message from West Lothian Foodbank noted below. The message refers to the referral of clients but as Polkemmet Primary School is closed for the Christmas vacation if you require this assistance please contact the Foodbank directly on the number below. L. Baxter, Head Teacher Christmas Eve Kaiam Employees After the [...]
Primary five visited the Scottish Mining Museum last week as part of our topic on Whitburn. We enjoyed learning that there were dinosaur fossils in mines and that coal wasn't all the same. We learned that there was a miner whose job it was to change parts on machinery but that this was a dangerous [...]