Free Literacy Toolbar – Read and Write

You may be aware of the Literacy toolbar Read&Write. We We use this toolbar to support learning in school. It is installed on all pupil iPads and Chromebooks. Midlothian Council was part of a video case study on the positive impact of this resource on our young people.
Midlothian has negotiated a world-first deal which means that you can now download the toolbar at home, on up to 5 devices, completely free.

Please use this link to download Read&Write Free for Families | Texthelp. You will be asked for the school’s postcode (EH19 2NZ) and then be given instructions on what to do next.


New P1 Drop In Session

Is your child due to start school in August 2024?

You are very welcome to come and visit the school, look round our P1 classrooms and meet the current P1 team on Thursday 16th November between 3.30 and 4.30pm.

Activity Week at Hawthornden

In the final week of the school year we had activity week. It was a lot of fun for everyone at Hawthornden, including staff! We would like to thank the PTG for sponsoring this. Watch the video to see what happened at Hawthornden!