Broomlands Primary School, Ednam Road, Kelso, TD5 7SW.   Tel:  01573 223 070

Broomlands Primary School

 

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At Broomlands we strive to provide a stimulating, safe and supportive environment with high quality learning and teaching to enable all pupils to become successful learners, responsible citizens, effective contributors and confident individuals. Our school was built in 1980. It is open plan with 9 bases, the nursery is housed in a building next to the school. The current role is 245 children plus another 40 children who attend the Nursery.

 

 

 
 

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SIR  (School Improvement Report)

 

Respectful Relationship Policy (Anti Bullying)

 

School Lunch Menus (Please also see file at the foot of this page)

 

 

 

 

 

Some of the P5s Promoting Road Safety

at the Countryside Day

 

 

Broomlands JRSOs receive the Kelso Walk to School Shield

for the third time in a row!

 


 

 School Improvement Plan

This year we have a particular focus on raising attainment for all our learners and this theme continues this term. Teachers will use collegiate hours (non contact time and Friday afternoons) to look particularly at how they share learning intentions, success criteria and improve the quality of feedback to learners. Staff are also working to develop improved progressive programmes for Spelling, Numeracy and Mathematics.

Last term we asked for feedback through questionnaires on Spelling and Numeracy/Literacy. We were delighted with the quality and amount of feedback we received. This information has been very informative and will support us in creating our new programmes. The collated results from the questionnaires can be seen on the website following the link

 

CLICK HERE TO GET THE FEEDBACK DOCUMENTS

 

 

 

We would like to share with you a leaflet for all parents/carers which has been produced by the Scotland’s National Centre for Languages specifically to explain the new 1+2 approach. Please follow the link for the leaflet and additional information regarding the new languages approach.

http://www.scilt.org.uk/LearnersParents/Parentleaflet/tabid/1875/Default.aspx

 

or click on the document at the foot of the page

 

 

 P7's Residential

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SCHOOL FEEDBACK RESULTS


 

Dear Parents/Carers

 

Thank you for taking the time before the Easter break to complete the questionnaire about strengths and next steps of the school. We have now analysed your responses and will use these to continue to improve our provision.  

 

The following points were listed by many parents as strengths of the school:

    • Positive ethos

    • Recognising achievement  

    • Strong sense of community 

    • Good range of extra curricular activities 

    • Brilliant parent council 

    • Positive and pro-active atmosphere

    • Very informative newsletters 

    • Curriculum plans are very ‘parent friendly’ to understand

    • Inviting parents in for assemblies and open afternoons is great as it’s a lovely opportunity to see classrooms and to be included in what pupils have been learning

    • Trips are relevant to topics

    • Open evenings for P1 parents

    • My child feels like a valued member of school
    • My child has good relationships with support staff as well as teacher
    • Well organised homework – know exactly what to do
    • Encourage school uniform
    • Good communication with partners/agencies
    • Keep parents well informed
    • Good school
    • Helpful, caring staff
    • Sense of belonging/responsibility with children
    • Interesting topics
    • Link with other agencies/providers
    • Teaching current topics
    • School assemblies 
    • Teaching and looking after our children
    • Staff communication
    • Good response and helpful answers
    • Approachable, helpful, informative


  Some parents felt that the following points would further develop the school:  
    • More after school clubs, especially in light of the asymmetric week starting in August

    • Increased opportunities to view pupil work

     

    • More non fundraising activities to support local community

     

    • Opportunities for pupils to engage in public speaking

     

    • Greater time to prepare for World Book Day and dressing up events 

 

We will take on these points when planning for the future.

Once again, thank you for taking the time to complete the questionnaire.

 

23 May 2014

 

Active School Travel Award 

  
Congratulations!  Once again Broomlands Primary School has won the Kelso Area Active School Travel Award. This award is presented to the school with the highest percentage of pupils actively traveling to school.  The information is gathered in September as part of the National School Travel Hands up Survey.  All pupils in nursery, primary and secondary schools are surveyed on their travel mode to school and the results are collated for the Scottish Government.  The Junior Road Safety Officers will attend an award ceremony at Council Headquarters in March.


 

School Newsletters

 

Read The Latest School Newsletter

 

Click Here to find the latest Newsletter (29 June 2015)

 

 

 

School Uniforms On-line

 

School Uniforms should now be ordered direct from Border Embroideries.   A small stock will be kept in school in case you are unsure of which size you require.  

 

    www.border-embroideries.co.uk 

(Click on Broomlands Primary or Nursery)

 

After the Easter holidays we look forward to seeing children in their summer uniforms.

 

Please ensure all uniforms are named.

 

 

Click here for the School Uniform Policy

 

Vouchers For Schools

 

 

Vouchers/Recycling
The school is collecting the following vouchers– collection boxes in school foyer.  Thank you for your continued support.

·        

Klondyke – Gardens for schools   

 

 

 

Sainsbury's - Active Kids

 

Milk carton tops   


Batteries   

Ink Cartridges    

Rag Bag – bin on staff car park

 

Thank You For Your Continued Support!!

 

 

 

GLOW Login

 

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Non Uniform Dates

 

The next non uniform day will be:

[see other dates]

 

New Lunch Menu

 

A new Lunch Menu has been sent home in the School Bags. Ordering will be on a weekly basis and lunches must be paid for when ordering.  School Meals are now £2.00 per meal per pupil

 

Lunch Page

 

Assemblies &

Sharing Achievements

Assemblies will be held every Wednesday from 2.55pm to 3.25pm.  We want to celebrate the success of pupils achievement from outwith the school. 

 

Click here to get your Achievement Form

 

Broomlands Primary School

Travel Plan

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scottish Parent Teacher Council

 

Click here to read their latest edition of the

Backchat Newsletter

 

You'll find lots of useful information here

 

 

Broomlands Primary School

Parent Council

 

General Information ~ Meet The Team

Meeting Dates~ Constitution

Meeting Minutes

 Next Meeting: 17 September 2015

7pm in the School

Annual General Meeting (AGM)


 All General Committee & Parent Forum

Members welcome!

 

Parental Consultations

 

 

 

Healthy Eating Tuck Shop

Every Thursday

Still Only 20p per portion

 

 

 

 

FREE & SIMPLE way to raise money for the School while you shop at over 2, 000 online shops.

 

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Polite Notice

 

The car park to the front of the school is for staff & disabled drivers vehicles ONLY. Drivers parking here who are not staff will be asked to move.

 

Please park safely and considerately on Broomlands Drive (Avoid Parking or Waiting on the Zig Zags) or the overflow car park on the playground. Children may be dropped off at the drop off point outside the infant playground; however, the driver should remain in the vehicle and drive off as soon as the children are safely on the path, cars should never be parked in this area. If others drop off or collect your children, please could you let them know. Thank you for your assistance in this matter.

 

Polite Notice

 

 

 

Please remember that Dogs are not permitted

in the School Grounds

 

http://www.scotborders.gov.uk

 

 

Mobile Phones

Mobile phones should not be brought to school by pupils unless by prior

agreement with the Headteacher. In such cases all phones must be

switched off and left at the school office during the day.

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