Welcome to the website for Glencorse Primary School in Milton Bridge, Penicuik. We are a unique, small school with a role of twelve pupils in a P3-7 class. Our focus is on providing our pupils with skills for life and work and ensuring they learn in a supportive and encouraging environment.
‘A small school building big dreams’
- 25th June 2020
Please see updated letter below for Parents regarding return to school.
- 24th June 2020
Please see below Response to Depute First Minister’s Statement – Tuesday 23rd June 2020.
- 19th June 2020
Urgent Action: Parental Survey Required by Tuesday 23 June at 5pm
Please see link for survey below
- 15th June 2020
Please find attached Midlothian Promise
- 2nd June 2020
Please find attached letter to all Parents from Midlothian Council
- 29th May 2020
Please find below information for Parents and Carers regarding phased opening of schools.
- 25th May 2020
Please see below information from Scottish Government regarding the reopening of schools
- 21st May 2020
Please see below link.
- Please find below a link to ‘It’s ok to worry about coronavirus’ for under 12’s produced by CAMHS. There is also a COVID-19 Resource pack for Parents.
- POLICE SCOTLAND INFORMATION
Please find below information poster from Police Scotland regarding stopping the spread of COVID-19
- GUIDE TO RESOURCES DURING COVID-19
Midlothian has compiled a guide for residents to sources of support during the COVID-19 crisis; from feeling isolated to running out of food or help with transport to get to a funeral or a GP appointment. Information is at www.midlothian.gov.uk, on the COVID-19 page.
- WELLBEING GUIDANCES
Please find below wellbeing guidances for children and adults that have been produced by educational psychology, children’s services and our community health partners.
P7-S1 TRANSITION STATEMENT
Please find below Midlothian Council’s P7-S1 Transition Statement
- MIDLOTHIAN EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY SERVICE
Please find below information regarding a weekly telephone helpline for parents/carers.
- REPORTING TO PARENTS
Scottish Government guidance states that ‘ local authorities and schools will be planning how they communicate with parents and families about their child’s progress during Term 4 and many early learning practitioners will wish to share information on children’s development. This will require a different format to those that may have been taken before’.
If you have not already received a progress report for your child this session, you should expect by the end of this term to receive a revised, simplified version of the school’s usual format.
The report will focus on:
- The child’s strengths and achievements
- Their progress to date
- Their next steps in literacy and numeracy
If you have any questions about your child’s progress, please contact the school direct.
- COVID-19 letter for Parents and Carers issued 17th April 2020
- Coronavirus update information 20th March 2020
- Coronavirus update 19th March 2020
Please find updated information. www.midlothian.gov.uk/coronavirus
- Coronavirus 17th March 2020
Please see letter sent home to pupils regarding Glencorse Staff being sent home due to them being in the vulnerable category.
- Coronavirus 16th March 2020
Please see link to letter sent home to parents regarding cancellation of events within the school and any meetings being held throughout the Beeslack ASG Cluster.
- Coronavirus Update from the Scottish Government
Please find below a link to the updated information from the Scottish Government regarding the Coronavirus. The guidance will be uploaded on the Midlothian app so parents who are looking for information can find it there also.
Many thanks to all who contributed to and attended the Christmas Fayre. We made the magnificent sum of £582.05.
Children in Need
Many thanks to children and parents for raising £46.40 for Children in Need.
Thank you to all parents and grandparents who attend our ‘Harry Potter’ Open Evening.
We hope that you enjoyed seeing the ICT skills that the children achieved along with their literacy work and portraits!
P1 Enrolment for August 2020
If you have not enrolled your child for P1 in August 2020 please contact the school to arrange an appointment. Thank you.
Fantastic news. We have just received our 3rd Green Flag. Well done to Mrs Beveridge and all the children for their hard work. Look out for our lovely new flag on our flagpole.
ParentPay – Our New Online School Payment Service
ParentPay is an online payment system for schools. It allows parents to pay quickly and securely for school meals, milk, trips and much more.
I’m delighted to inform you that our school will go-live with ParentPay on 19th March 2018.
The system is easy-to-use and offers parents and carers the freedom to make online payments by credit or debit card, whenever and wherever they like, 24/7.
What parents and carers can do now
- If you haven’t already, please create an account with our Midlothian Council website where you can also find out more about ParentPay
Parents and carers will be sent individual letters detailing the account activation procedure nearer the time and user guides will be available online.
We will of course continue to accept cash and cheque payments as necessary but we do hope that parents will use the new online facility. Less time spent in school on cash handling means more time is available to support the smooth running of the school.