Meadowpark

Charli Prime (Depute) writes a weekly update on events at Meadowpark. These can be viewed in the news stories displayed below.

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Meadowpark's School Improvement Plan for 2018-2019 has now been published.

Meadowpark News

Published: Fri 25 Sep 2020

Our long weekend was very much welcomed and with it the warm weather most of us enjoyed. There has been a definitive shift in temperature as the week has progressed however but this has not deterred us from getting out and about as much as possible. As yet we are unable to participate in PE indoors and will be making the most of our generous outdoor space. Today teachers worked collaboratively to devise plans for physical activities: Yoga, Circuits and a Sensory Activity Story. Read more here...25.09.2020

Published: Thu 17 Sep 2020

A visual treat today – we have some talented pupils in Meadowpark who are producing some beautiful work and developing skillsets: concentration, cooperation, planning, organisation, creativity. read more here...Newsletter 17.09.2020

Published: Fri 11 Sep 2020

We are all feeling grateful for decent weather this week and pupils have been enjoying outdoor activities including painting, gardening and mindfulness walks. All classes participate in a daily walk and have been encouraged to extend this walk, or go twice a day and pick up the pace as indoor PE is still not possible in the current climate.

Esk class have been using a tracker to count up their daily and weekly miles to indicate improvements in time and distance. Esk class are gathering this information for the John Muir Award...read more here Newsletter 11.09.2020

Published: Fri 4 Sep 2020

Pupils and staff are getting into their stride this week as a sense of the new normal starts to embed itself: routines, safety measures, timetables and trust are being established to offer reassurance and connection.

A number of young people are still navigating their way which is to be expected and so we are listening and being sensitive to their needs while trying to reassure and instill the sense that Meadowpark is a safe and comfortable place to be where young people can connect with each other and the wider community. Read more here...Newsletter 04.09.2020

Published: Fri 28 Aug 2020

Another week has flown during which a number of our younger pupils increased their time in school having enjoyed a soft start to their transition. Some were increasing their time with us and others continuing with full days, with some seniors finding their feet back in Knox Academy, and all our pupils have continued to amaze and impress me with their #WhatWeCanDo #WeCanDoIt attitude.

This week has felt like autumn coping with Storm Francis: high winds and heavy rain can deter the hardiest of souls but once again Meadowpark staff and pupils have excelled themselves with limited resources during wet breaks, using their creativity and knowledge of pupils to ensure safety, motivation and stimulation. This has contributed to reassuring pupils that they can rely on routine and consistency from our experienced and dedicated staff. Read more here...Newsletter 28.08.2020