Severe Weather Forecast


*Severe Weather Forecast*

With severe weather forecast for Thursday 23rd February, we ask parents to please keep an on the Midlothian Council website – Link below:

We will try to keep up to date as much as possible through our Facebook and Twitter pages. Thanks GPS

Childrens University

Today we officially launch the Children’s University Passbook.

36 children from P5-7 have signed up and will receive their passbook today at assembly.  Our six leaders are

Andrew, Ayse and Zayna PG/P and

Cerys, Jacqueline and Sean P6R.

New £1 Coin – Important Information Regarding This

Information regarding the new £1 coin

Please be advised that the UK Treasury have launched business and public communications campaigns and have announced that a new pound coin will be introduced on the 28th March 2017 and the current £1 coin will lose its legal tender status on 15th October 2017.  There are more details about the new coin issue on the website ( and also downloadable educational material for businesses and staff.

The new coin has a number of features that make it much more difficult to counterfeit:-
12-sidedits distinctive shape makes it instantly recognisable, even by touch.
Bimetallicit is made of two metals. The outer ring is gold coloured (nickel-brass) and the inner ring is silver coloured (nickel-plated alloy).
Latent image it has an image like a hologram that changes from a ‘£’ symbol to the number ‘1’ when the coin is seen from different angles.
Micro-lettering  it has very small lettering on the lower inside rim on both sides of the coin. One pound on the obverse “heads” side and the year of production on the reverse “tails” side, for example 2016 or 2017.
Milled edges it has grooves on alternate sides.
Hidden high security feature a high security feature is built into the coin to protect it from counterfeiting in the future.
Click on the following link for further information

The Great Gorebridge Game-a-thon

Great Gorebridge Game-a-thon


Just a reminder to all parents that we will be holding The Great Gorebridge Game-a-thon on Tuesday 7th February from 5:30pm-7:00pm.

You will have the opportunity to have fun with your children whilst experiencing some of the numeracy learning activities they take part in at school.

For more information on this please have a look in your child’s school bag for the leaflet coming home today! If the attached slip could be returned that would be much appreciated as this will help with the organising of catering.

We look forward to welcoming our Gorebridge Pupils and their Parents along next week 🙂

Burns Supper

Just a little reminder that our Burns Supper is next Tuesday – 24th January at 6:30pm.

Tickets can be purchased from the school office, tickets are selling fast so don’t leave it too long 🙂

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