Parent and Carer Update: 27th May

Dear Parents/Carers,

Please see update for Wednesday 27th  May below.

New P1 Parent/Carer Letters

If you have applied on behalf of your child and been successful in securing a place for them in our in P1 for session (2020-21), an information letter has been posted to you this week and should either have arrived or will be arriving shortly. If you have any questions about the content of this letter please do not hesitate to get in touch with me via the admin mailbox: admin@st-cuthberts.edin.sch.uk .

Covid 19 Information for Families with English as an Additional Language

Please see relevant information and links below.

People whose first or preferred language is not English can get information about coronavirus (COVID-19) in Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, Polish, Romanian, Slovak and Urdu on NHS inform. Spanish and Punjabi translations will be added shortly. All the translations are published here: www.nhsinform.scot/coronavirus – please keep checking for updates.

People living in Scotland who don’t have any symptoms but are looking for general information can call the coronavirus helpline. If you’re a non-English speaker you can still use this service. Phone: 0800 028 2816, tell the call handler that you need an interpreter, give the name of your preferred language and you will be connected to Language Line interpreter. You will not have to pay for this service.

Stationery Provision for Families

Our next offer of jotters, pencils etc will take place on Monday 1st June from 9.30am-10.30am. I’ll share further details next week. Thanks again for the high level of up-take with this offer on Monday.

May Devotions – St Cuthbert’s RC Church and Our Lady, Mother of the Church

Fr Duffy has posted May Devotions on the St Cuthbert’s Catholic Church website as well as that of Our Lady’s Currie. The quality of both content and presentation is excellent and well worth viewing.

Thanks to those who took part in the online Mass to celebrate Ascension Day via the link posted yesterday. Fr Duffy passes on his best wishes to you all.

Kind regards

Pat Brack, Acting HT and all at St Cuthbert’s Primary.

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