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School Improvement Plan

Please find attached a copy of this sessions School Improvement Plan together with a review of our work last session.  The full version of this is also available on the website. Hawthornden Primary School Parents SQIP-24utiqr

Welcome back to term 4!

We have reached our final term of this session. There are lots of exciting things planned. Attached is a copy of our latest newsletter and an updated version of our positive behaviour approach. These will be coming home in school…

School Phone Lines

26.04.17 12.00 We are currently unable to make or receive calls from the school.  This is an issue across Midlothian schools.  Any calls made are currently being redirected to the Council’s contact centre.  We have moblie access at present to…

Education Scotland Inspection

Dear Parents and Carers   HM Inspectors from Education Scotland will be visiting us to conduct an inspection during the week commencing 6 March 2017.  You can find out more about inspection, from the Inspection and review documentation pages of…

School Improvement Plan

Here is a copy of our School Improvement Plan – S.I.P for this session. sip-2016-17 We have also linked our S.I.P to the National Improvement Framework – nif-sip-planning-2016-2017 Staff have been split into Working Groups and collate their evidence from…

Rookie Rock Stars

On Friday we were treated to a full blown Rock Concert from Rookie Rock Stars. It was a great morning with lots of singing and dancing from both staff and pupils!

Visible Learning Conference

Last Monday Miss Dolan, Mrs Strathearn, Mrs Bowen and Miss Cairns attended the first Scottish Visible Learning Conference at Murrayfield. The day itself was hugely inspirational with lots of key messages for us to take back to school. John Hattie…

Perseverance Tour

Last Wednesday we were lucky enough to have the Scottish Cup visit our school. The key messages was Perseverance which really supports the work we have been doing in school on Growth Mindset and our Legendary Learning List.

Caitlin McClatchey Visit

On Thursday 3rd November we were lucky enough to have had a visit from Team GB and Commonwealth Games Swimmer Caitlin McClactchey. We all took part in a sponsored circuit to help raise funds for Sports equipment for our School.…