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New Technologies Es and Os

The Technologies Experiences and Outcomes have been refreshed to ensure learners between 3-18 have the knowledge, understanding and skills in the technologies required to succeed in today’s world. This refresh will ensure the Technologies area of the Curriculum is...

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Antarctic comes to Roslin

A little piece of the Antarctic came to the P2’s in Roslin Primary this week! Long-standing school volunteer Jean Bassingdale made these splendid penguin outfits and an igloo for the P2s who are investigating the Coldlands topic this term. Staff and learners have been...

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Kenny Logan visits Saint Luke’s

Saint Luke’s enjoyed a visit from Kenny Logan last week as part of their involvement in the Physical Literacy Programme.

Click on the image to find out what Kenny had to say about his visit.

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Midlothian Pupils Win UK Robotics Award

Two Midlothian primary schools – Loanhead and St David’s – traveled to the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham this week to take part in the VEX Robotics UK Challenge. Children worked together to design and build a robot, solve problems, write code and compete with other teams across the UK. St David’s achieved one of the highest scores of any UK primary school and Loanhead won the ‘Think’ award for Programming. Click on the image to find out more.

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National Digital Learning Week 2017

Today Education Scotland announced that National Digital Learning Week 2017 (NDLW 17) will take place from 15-19 May 2017. This year the theme of the week will be ‘Digital Difference’ and throughout the week we’ll be asking you to share and celebrate the digital...

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Play Like Share

Play Like Share is a brand new three-episode animated series which aims to help 8-10 year olds learn how to stay safe from abuse, exploitation and other risks they might encounter online. The series follows the adventures of Sam, Ellie and Alfie as they form a band...

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Taking Learning Outdoors Course

The Introduction to Taking Learning Outdoors  (Primary) course will take place at Hawthornden Primary school on INSET day May 22nd 2017. This course is a fantastic opportunity for primary staff who are looking to take their learning outdoors. Staff, with little or no...

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An Hour of Code

Join millions of teachers and pupils worldwide taking part in an Hour of Code between 5-11 December. As part of Computer Science Education Week, The Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify "code", to show that anybody can...

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