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Donation Station

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Dear Parents and Carers

We would just like to update you on the Donation Station.  In the past week we have raised £305.83 which means we can already buy 14 meals and overnight stays for 14 homeless people.  We also have collected 93 pieces of Christmas chocolate.  Thank you very much for all the donations so far.  Our reverse advent calendar Donation Station will be open until the end of term.   We have set ourselves a target of 25 beds and 200 pieces of chocolate.  Please help us reach our target.

Jessica Ness and Natty Tarapata

Trinity Talks representatives

Stay Safe This Christmas

Dear Parents and Carers

Please see below from Police Scotland

Police Scotland – Edinburgh Division – Festive Period Security Advice

As we experience darker nights and approach the busy festive period it’s a good time of year to review the security of your home and outbuildings such as sheds and garages. For crime prevention advice and further information that will help secure your homes and sheds from intruders please visit our website on the link below.   

 https://www.scotland.police.uk/keep-safe/home-and-personal-property/secure-your-home

 Keep Safe This Christmas

Benmore 2019

The P7 pupils are all having a great time at Benmore! They are thoroughly enjoying all the activities and getting wet and muddy! The teachers are all so impressed with the fantastic teamwork that is going on. Pupils are currently having a movie night before their last full day of activities tomorrow.IMG_0391

Christmas at Trinity

Dear Parents and Carers

Please find below the plans for the festive season at Trinity. The recent Winter Fair was a great success and we are very grateful to the TPSA who have donated £1000 towards costs of Star Time, parties, refreshments etc. As a result of this the cost to parents for the various activities is only £2.00. This can be paid either through parentpay or by sending in cash to the school office. Having been to Matilda in the theatre in April, this Christmas we have decided not to go out of school for a theatre visit but to hire in Silent Disco equipment! Many of you will have ‘witnessed’ a silent disco group around the streets of Edinburgh or may have taken part yourself! We are hoping that all the children will find it great fun.

The following is a letter from our Trinity Talks team (a group of pupils who represent the views of children)
Dear Parents / Carers
As usual we are setting up a reverse advent calendar with the aim of giving rather than receiving. This year we will have a ‘donation station’ where your child / children is asked to bring a small cash donation or some sort of ‘Christmas’ chocolate / sweets (tube of Smarties, chocolate tree decoration, chocolate Santa etc). The donations will all go to Bethany’s Edinburgh Winter Care Shelter who provide homeless people with a bed for the night, dinner and breakfast. The donation station will be open from Monday 2nd of December until the Christmas break.
We hope you are able to donate (every little bit counts!)
Many thanks
Sincerely
The Trinity Talks Team

Many thanks to the Trinity Talks Team for organising this. Our Christmas Art morning took place on Thursday and the hall is now looking fabulous with banners depicting the 1950s song ‘Christmas Alphabet’. Christmas ‘jumpers’ were out in force – check below for the next date to wear them!
I hope that the final weeks of this term go well for everyone. Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any queries or concerns.

Jacqueline Scott
HeadTeacher

DECEMBER DATES

Mon 2nd –

  • Reverse advent calendar begins – money or Christmas chocolate donation

Thurs 5th –

  • Christmas ‘jumpers’ encouraged
  • Silent disco for some classes

Fri 6th

  • Christmas ‘jumpers’ encouraged
  • 9.00 Christmas Star Time – all help appreciated
  • Silent disco for some classes

Mon 9th

  • 9.30 : P1P & P1B Nativity to parents and carers
    2.00 : P1P & P1B Nativity to parents and carers

Tues 10th

  • 9.30 : P1S & P1G Nativity to parents and carers
  • 2.00 : P1S & P1G Nativity to parents and carers

Wed 11th

  • Flu vaccination – main hall (still to be confirmed due to shortage of vaccinations)

Thurs 12th

  • Election day – School closed to pupils

Fri 13th

  • Christmas jumpers encouraged
  • 11.30 : Santa Fun Run – Victoria Park

Mon 16th

  • P3 – P7 children welcome to wear what they want
  • P3 – P7 Christmas activity day : Refreshments will be provided

Tues 17th

  • P1 and P2 children welcome to wear what they want
    pm : P1 and P2 Christmas party – refreshments will be provided

Wed 18th

  • Christmas jumpers encouraged
  • 9.30 Christmas service at North Leith Parish Church : all very welcome
  • Christmas lunch
  • Evening : TA Christmas Concert

Thurs 19th

  • Pyjamas and film day

Fri 20th

  • Children welcome to wear what they want
  • Christmas karaoke
  • 12.00 School closes for Christmas holidays
  • Have a fabulous Festive Season

Tues 7th Jan

  • INSET day – school closed to pupils

Wed 8th Jan

  • INSET day – school closed to pupils

Thurs 9th Jan

  • Pupils return to school