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Financial inclusion and Capability Advice Service
If you and your family need financial advice or are having trouble with housing, benefits, debt or just managing your money better please try using the advice service at the school on Fridays 9.00-12.00
For more information please read CHAI’s leaflet on the services they can provide to help you.
posted 24th October 2016 measles-awareness-poster
Measles infection in Lothian
Measles cases have been confirmed in Lothian over the past month in teenagers and young adults.
Please do not send your child to school if they have any symptoms suggestive of measles infection.
The symptoms of measles include fever, lethargy, runny nose, conjunctivitis, cough and a red, blotchy rash which starts at the head spreading over the chest and limbs. The rash generally fades within ten days.
If your child has developed symptoms suggestive of measles, you should keep your child at home and contact your General Practitioner for further advice by phone (or NHS24 if out of hours on tel. 111).
This is very important in order to avoid the spread of measles to other people.
People with measles are infectious from around five days before the rash appears until four days after the rash appears and should self isolate at home during this time.
The best protection against measles is two doses of MMR.
NHS Lothian Health Protection Team October 2016
Posted Friday 23rd September
Gorgie/Dalry Toy Library
Come with us to visit this wonderful local resource which has over 240 toys you and your child can borrow!
Toy Library which will be open from
11.30am – 12.30pm
The Toy Library is in St. Martin’s,
Dalry Road, just along from the school.
Date Posted: Wednesday 21st September
City of Edinburgh Council Consultation on Out of School Care
Do you use or are you interested in using out of school care? Do issues around out of school care affect your family life? Following our consultation with parents, carers, young people and out of school care providers, a report has been compiled to explore thoughts, concerns and aspirations around out of school care. If you are interested in accessing this report, please go to the following link:
https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/ce/EarlyYears/ and search for Out of School Care
Date Posted: Thursday 8th September 2016
We are looking for library volunteers to man the library in the afternoons to support the pupils accessing the wonderful boos on offer. If you have any free time and you would like to help out please contact the Parent Council. firstname.lastname@example.org
A massive thanks to the Parent Council for supporting our Pupil of the Week Tea Party. As you know this takes place every Friday and is something all the pupils enjoy and look forward to.