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Autism and Other Conditions Aberdeen – Parent Support Group

Dear Parents and Carers,


Autism and Other Conditions Aberdeen – Parent  Support Group


We know that provision for families with children with additional needs can vary.  Our children are very unique, and it can be difficult when other people don’t understand them.  Parents who have children with additional needs often feel isolated.  We hope that in setting up Autism and Other Conditions Aberdeen we can build a supportive environment for parents to meet, listen and talk through concerns or issues and of course eat cake.


Whatever your concerns, whether you have a diagnosis, or are in the process of getting a diagnosis or just have concerns about your child you are welcome.  Peer support can be an invaluable resource and lifeline.


We hope you can join us for an initial meeting on the 12th June 10.00am -11.30am at Rosemount Community Centre, Belgrave Terrace, Aberdeen, AB25 2NS to plan our way forward.  We will look at different venues across the city for future meetings.  If you are interested in coming along please let us know.


Alternatively, if you can’t make it this time, but want to connect please get in touch.  Let us know how we can make this support group work for you and your family.


We look forward to hearing from you,


Lyn and Marion


Parent Council Summer Disco

Our Summer Disco this year is on Tuesday 13th June and back by popular demand is the Hawiian Theme so dust down those flip flops and come along for a fun evening!

P1-3. Doors open at 6pm for a start time of 6.15pm and ends at 7pm. Parents please ensure you child has their pennies ready as we discourage you from coming into the hall. You are welcome to sit in the Community Lounge. Parent helpers will be on hand to assist with jackets.

Entry is via the Main Door and is £1.50.
On collection, please enter via the Main Door, collect your child from the hall and exit via the Red Unit. No child will be allowed to leave without an adult.

P4-7. Time Starts at 7.15pm and ends at 8.15pm. Please note, if your child is permitted to walk home themselves, you must provide a letter stating so.

As usual there will be a tuck shop and glow stall selling Hawiian garlands, bracelets and rings with prices ranging from 20p – £1.

All profits from these discos will be donated to Olivia’s Journey.

Many Thanks

Your Parent Council.

Inter-house Sporting Event

Just a reminder that tomorrow afternoon we will be hosting an Inter-house sporting event to raise money to donate to Olivia’s fund. All children are encouraged to come wearing something in the colour of their house and all donations will be gratefully accepted. Some P4-7 children have volunteered to take part in some sporting activities and the rest of the children in the school will be cheering on their house in the hope of winning house points.

The colours are as follows:

Broadcraigs Blue

Burnbanks Yellow

Red Rocks Red

Bunstane Green

Black Cove Orange

Souterhead Purple

Cookies and muffins

A number of children have said they forgot to bring their order forms in today so P7 have extended the deadline until tomorrow morning. All orders for cookies and muffins needs to be handed into class teachers first thing Tuesday morning to enable P7 to place their order in enough time for Thursday.

Loirston School Bulletin

Tel: 01224 897686 http://loirstonconnect.edublogs.org/ May 2017
We are now

Loirston School Bulletin – May 2017
We are now more than half way through the last term and are looking forward to all the events still to come and hoping that the weather of the last few days will stay with us!!

Sports Day Times
Our sports day will be on the 5th of June this session (weather permitting). Should the weather not be suitable we will Groupcall as early as possible to let you know. If Monday does not go ahead we will aim for Tuesday. Times are below for your information:
9.30am – Sports Activities on the field for P1-3
11.00am Flat races on the field for all pupils
1.30pm – Sports activities on the field for P4-7
Further information will follow nearer the time.

Session 17-18
We are in the process of compiling the classes for next session and matching staff to the classes. We will let you know this information as soon as we are in a position to.

Primary 7 Visits to Kincorth Academy
The 2 day visit will not be on consecutive days this year. The 2 days for visits are Tuesday 13th and Thursday 15th June. On both days P7 pupils will be expected to make their own way to school which starts at 8.30. Any further information we receive will be passed on asap.

Leavers’ Assembly
The Primary 7 Leavers‘ Assembly will be at 10am on Thursday 29th June. All parents and carers are invited to attend.

Car Parking at the front of the school
We would like to remind parents and carers that the staff car park is only for staff and that drivers must not use that area or the area at the front door for dropping off or turning their vehicles. This is highly dangerous as pupils who come by taxi are dropped off at the front door and these vehicles need access and also because of the number of vehicles that need to use the area.
Pupils should access the school by the appropriate unit door at the start and end of the day unless there are special circumstances which have been communicated to the school. The safety of a pupil who is using the front door cannot be guaranteed because of the number of vehicles that need to access it.

• Tuesday 30th May P1 Parent Transition Meeting 7pm
• Thursday 1st June P7 Enterprise –Cookie & Muffin sale
• Saturday 3rd June Cove Gala 1-5pm
• Monday 5th June Sports Day
• Tuesday 6th June Nursery Parent Transition Meeting 7pm
• Tuesday 13th/Thursday 15th June P7 at Kincorth Academy
• Wednesday 14th June Kids Day Out for Yellow 8 pupils
• Thursday 15th June P4 Visit to Satrosphere
• Thursday 15th June New P1 Visits
• Tuesday 20th/Thursday 22nd June Nursery Trips to Drum Castle
• Thursday 22nd June P4/5 Visit to Satrosphere
• Thursday 22nd June P2 Trip to Aden Country Park
• Friday 23rd June P7 Prom
• Tuesday 27th June Nursery Sports Day
• Thursday 29th June Leavers Assembly 9.30am
• Friday 30th June Last Day of Term

Session 2017-18
• In-Service Day – Monday 21 August 2017
• Term Starts – Tuesday 22 August 2017

Lisa Mitchell
Acting Head Teacher