March 2019 Newsletter (added 04.03.19) New! Please find March 2019 within the 'Newsletters' section of this website.
P.1 Transition for session 2019-20 (added 19.02.19)
Parents/carers of pupils enrolled to start at Burnside Primary in August 2019, should note the following arrangements for transition. Letters will be posted this week:-
Thursday 7th March 2019, 5.00-6.00pm.Parent/carer only.
We will take a look at phonological awareness and early maths which will give you some ideas about how you can prepare your child in these areas. You will also have the opportunity to have a brief informal chat with current P.1 parents.
Tuesday 11th June 2019,1.30-2.30 pm Parent/carer and child.
Your child will have the opportunity to join their classmates for some fun activities with the P1 staff, while parents/carers come along to information sessions in the school hall, where we will provide an overview of starting school at Burnside Primary including what to expect in the early days, school routines, breakfast club, learning approaches and parental involvement.
Wednesday 12th June,11.15-12.15 pm. Parent/carer and child.
Your child will have the opportunity to join their classmates for some fun activities with the P1 staff, while we will provide some additional information in the hall for parents/carers as well as an introduction to your child’s Induction Pack, tour of the school, Big Buddies and a taster lunch for children around 12.00pm.
Friday 21st June,1.45-2.45pm.Parent/carer and child.
Everyone gets together for a fun activity (tbc) ~ a great way for parents/carers to meet each other!
Beat the Street (added 19.02.19) New!
Well done to everyone who has contributed to our 25270 points so far! Currently we are third on the leader board so let's see if we can climb to first place. We will keep pupils and staff up to date with our progress and invite you to send in any photographs of you taking part to firstname.lastname@example.org Have fun everyone!
Also, we now have an incredible 492 downloads of our school app. The app makes it easier for us to ensure you have all the latest information and updates and feedback has been really positive. Remember it's free, so please encourage anyone involved in your child's education to download the app by visiting the Apple/Google Play Store and searching 'PSA primaryschoolapp'. Once the app is opened, just search for 'Burnside Primary'.
Happy New Year! (added 04.01.19)
We hope you have managed to enjoy some time off with your families. We are looking forward to strarting back on Monday 7 January at 9 am. The next newsletter posted will be for February so in the meantime, please refer to our school app for all updated information. The app is free and can be accessed by visiting 'PSA primaryschoolapp' in Apple or Google Play app stores. Once opened, search for 'Burnside Primary School' to download.
We would like to wish all our families a Happy Christmas when it comes and we hope that you will enjoy some time off together over the holidays. We look forward to seeing pupils on onday 7 January for a busy 2019 at Burnside Primary.
P1 enrolment will take place in school at the following times:-
~ Monday 14 January at 9.15am and 2.15pm
~ Tuesday 15 January at 2.15pm
~ Thursday 17 January at 9.15am and 2.15pm
~ Friday 18 January at 2.15pm
Please bring along your child's FULL birth certificate and 2 pieces of identification with your name and address e.g utility bills (except mobile phone bills)
December 2018 Newsletter (added 05.12.18) Please find December newsletter within 'Newsletters' section of this webpage.