News and events

Eco Schools Green Flag

A warm welcome back to school after the April holiday, we hope you are all rested and ready for the summer term. We start off this term with some excellent news: Jeanette has led St. Crispin’s to another Green Flag award! The whole school has been working hard at recycling and using less energy. We have been rewarded with a Green Flag and have put in an order for a flag pole to show it off. Well done, everyone, keep up the good work!

New Uniforms!

As part of our drive to enhance objects of reference around the school and provide visual clues for our learners, we used part of our pupil equity fund to issue all pupils with new jumpers and polo shirts. These contain the St. Crispin’s logo and are a great point of reference for children coming to school. Pupils have been wearing their new uniforms and everyone looks great!

Santa Barge

Our broad and general classes visited the Santa Barge in the run up to the end of term. All pupils who attended had a lovely experience, travelling on the barge up and down the canal. There was even a surprise visitor – Santa found our pupils and had a present for everyone! Many thanks to our friends at the Seagull Trust for this fantastic opportunity. Pupils (and staff) had a wonderful time. See you next year!

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Christmas card competition winners!

Classes across school have been gearing up for Christmas. This year, we got busy with our crafting skills and entered Edinburgh Schools Christmas card competitions. We are delighted to announce that 2 of our pupils have won prizes!

Kirsten Mackenzie was chosen as the school winner for the office of Daniel Johnson MSP with her fabulous, glittery Christmas tree.

Pawel Wielachowski was chosen as the school winner for the office of Iain Murray MSP with his entry of Christmas trees at night.

Here are photos of the winning entries. Well done to everyone who took part and congratulations, Kirsten and Pawel!

Happy Hallowe’en!

Ghosts, ghouls and witches all made their way to St. Crispin’s yesterday for a fabulous,  fun filled day. Classes have been busy with Hallowe’en themed group work and cooking sessions, as well as making spooky sounds in Music and creating bone-jittering journey sticks in P.E. Our fabulous staff got in the scary spirit with a “Wake Up, Shake Up” to Thriller first thing in the morning, many thanks to Mairi for coordinating and organising. Happy Hallowe’en, everyone!

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