Week ending 15th September

A mixed bag of weather this week has seen the children running for coats and shelter at some points in the day then skipping across the grass with not a jumper in sight at others! It’s the variety we like about the weather apparently – it always gives us...

Week ending 16th June

It’s been some time since my last blog and now seems that it would be impossible to write about everything which has happened at school over the last four weeks or so. Our Expressive Arts focus, run around the period of Whipman, was a great success – a...

Week Ending 12th May

It’s the end of a glorious week’s weather and I am typing this whilst awaiting the return of our P7 campers. What a super week they have had for their trip and, whilst the weather isn’t everything, it certainly helps! The school has been quieter with...

Week Ending 5th May

Friday already! This term each of our class teachers is visiting Priorsford primary school to take part in observations and dialogue with Priorsford staff about the learning and teaching of reading. During the time they are away I am enjoying covering their classes....

Week ending 21st April

It’s been lovely to catch up with our pupils and hear about their holidays this week. The children look relaxed and rested – lots of them have obviously spent a lot of time outdoors thanks to the dry weather we enjoyed during the Easter break and there was...

Week ending 17th March

Thank you to everyone who supported our children to complete their “My Future Dream” home learning. I will thoroughly enjoy looking through these and displaying them in time for our parental consultations next week. It provided a great topic for...

Week ending 24th February

The learning at West Linton has been as varied as the weather this week! For example, whilst P5/6 and P6 travelled back in time for a school day set during WW2, P5 built catapults in technology to destroy enemy castles. P2/3 were preparing for their class assembly...

Week ending 3rd February

It was great to see so many of our families this week for our third open afternoon of the session. This time the location changed from the classrooms to our main hall. The children went in family groups armed with their PLPs, writing folders and one other piece or...

Week ending 27th January

Our week began and ended with a Scottish theme. On Monday we welcomed the families and friends of our P7 pupils to school for their Burns Supper. It was great to have two of the pupils in class able to pipe and drum for us and the showcase of talent continued...

Week ending 20th January

We have been back at school for a fortnight and already so much learning has taken place. Last week everyone enjoyed the snow and it was super to see the classes continuing to take learning outdoors just adapting to the weather conditions to do so! Of course the...