Category Archives: Parent Information: News

Empowering Seperated Parents Course

One Parent Families Scotland and Family Journeys will be co-delivering EMPOWERING SEPARATED PARENTS – Understanding How Children Experience Separation and Divorce. This is an opportunity for both resident and non-resident parents to support the mental and emotional health of their children following separation. Learning together, parents will look at child development at different ages, think about how transitions and traumas affect children and what they most need from their parents to successfully navigate this period of their lives.  

This 6 session course will start via Zoom on Wednesday, May 19th (10:00 – 11:30) and will continue for the following 5 Wednesdays. More courses will follow. If you would like to get more information or to be refered to the course ask Mrs Mason either at the school gate or via the admin email address.

COVID Vaccination, COVID Self Isolation and supprt, and Flu Vaccination Information Videos in Multiple Languages

Below you will find links to 3 videos in a range of languages.

These videos cover information on the COVID vaccine, self isolation due to COVID and the support available for that and also the flu vaccination.

This information of of high importance to keep our school community running safely and to help you to make and understand the choices for your health.

Please click the links to view the videos in a language which suits.

COVID VACCINATION VIDEOS

  1. https://vimeo.com/530751443     English
  2. https://vimeo.com/530755530     Arabic
  3. https://vimeo.com/530767346     Mandarin
  4. https://vimeo.com/530767549     Cantonese
  5. https://vimeo.com/530768290     Romanian
  6. https://vimeo.com/530747880     English
  7. https://vimeo.com/530744945     BSL
  8. https://vimeo.com/530744121     Polish
  9. https://vimeo.com/533458662     Bengali
  10. https://vimeo.com/534515281     Urdu
  11. https://vimeo.com/531693262     Swahili

UNDERSTANDING SELF ISOLATION AND SUPPORT

  1. ARABIC   https://vimeo.com/499658055
  2. URDU      https://vimeo.com/499709523
  3. CANTONESE https://vimeo.com/499707761
  4. BENGALI https://vimeo.com/499659376
  5. MANDARIN https://vimeo.com/499661871
  6. POLISH  https://vimeo.com/499705668
  7. KURDISH https://vimeo.com/499655706
  8. ENGLISH https://vimeo.com/499653519
  9. BSL        https://vimeo.com/499649701

FLU VACCINE

1.      Arabic    https://vimeo.com/460216037/d0aaa6afe3

2.      Bengali   https://vimeo.com/460216589/9629f15828

3.      BSL        https://vimeo.com/460217130/b156db27c1

4.      Cantonese https://vimeo.com/460217706/f91745f127

5.      English   https://vimeo.com/460218170/feb7cd9d80

6.      Mandarin https://vimeo.com/460218651/ba242144b3

7.      Polish      https://vimeo.com/460219098/47755b2c07

8.      Polish      https://vimeo.com/460503668/3fd628487d

9.      Punjabi   https://vimeo.com/460219665/19008d0132

10.  Urdu       https://vimeo.com/460220115/df820b9cf4

COVID 19 Reporting during Easter Break

Dear Parents and Carers,

If you or your child receives a positive test for Covid 19 during the holiday period you should call the City of Edinburgh contact centre on 0131 200 2000 to make them aware. The management of all positive tests will be handled by a central team over the holiday period.

Kind regards

Mrs Honeyman

School Menus

If you need up to date info on upcoming school menus these are always available at https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/food-clothing/lunch-menus-schools

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If you need support to read this webpage or online letter via translation into an additional language please contact the translation service using this link https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/languages

NHS Lothian letter regarding COVID-19 in April

Please read the attached information about COVID-19 safe practice during April and the relaxing of lockdown.

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If you need support to read this webpage or online letter via translation into an additional language please contact the translation service using this link https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/languages

Adult English Classes on Teams

ESOL: Adults who live in Edinburgh and for whom English is not a first language can apply to join one of our English (ESOL) classes. These classes are currently online using Microsoft Teams. Learners can improve their everyday communication skills, for exam­ple for their personal lives; for work and study; to help children with homework and to com­municate with teachers, doctors, shopkeepers, neighbours and others. The classes also help learners understand more about life in Scotland and feel more included in their communities.

Weekly online English classes at different levels are available to adults for whom English is not a first language. New learners are invited to a language assessment meeting and then placed in an appropriate class or on a waiting list. New learners can be accepted into classes at the start of each term, provided there are spaces.

For general enquiries please email: ESOL@ea.edin.sch.uk | Tel: 0800 085 7672

For more details contact Karen – Karen.buist@edinburgh.gov.uk

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If you need support to read this webpage or online letter via translation into an additional language please contact the translation service using this link https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/languages

Coronavirus Self Isolation and Support in Multiple Languages

NHS Lothian have produced these videos in multiple community languages.

ARABIC https://vimeo.com/499658055

URDU https://vimeo.com/499709523

CANTONESE https://vimeo.com/499707761

BENGALI https://vimeo.com/499659376

MANDARIN https://vimeo.com/499661871

POLISH https://vimeo.com/499705668

KURDISH https://vimeo.com/499655706

ENGLISH https://vimeo.com/499653519

BSL    https://vimeo.com/499649701

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If you need support to read this webpage or online letter via translation into an additional language please contact the translation service using this link https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/languages