Round up!

There are a few things to highlight from the week and looking ahead into next week and the rest of term!

First a huge thank you from us all at MOL for continuing to support your children with their learning at home in so many different ways. We appreciate the challenge juggling normal day-to-day life with supporting with learning at home, and have been so awed by the creativity and commitment we see in the many pictures/drawing/videos/writing/meet chats over the course of the week.

Next week we continue with our MOL World Tour with teachers presenting the country of the week for a final time. The week after that children will be able to choose the country they would like to travel to – you’ll hear more about this next week. I’d like to thank all the staff involved in creating these amazing world tour slideshows and videos – I certainly feel like I have learnt a lot and had lots of fun over the past weeks on tour!

Please remember to complete the transition surveys issued on Tuesday. We will keep these open until Monday June 8th at 10am to give everyone time to complete theirs. We do really appreciate you giving the time to complete these questionnaires, but value your views and thoughts as we plan and move into transition at this time.

Here are the links again:

Nursery-P1 Transition Survey

P1-P6 Transition Survey

P7-S1 Transition Survey

It’s not too late to sign up to the 30 Days Wild if you haven’t already done so as a family – this provides another amazing reason to get outdoors together as a family – with your Random Acts of Wildness!

Planning and prep for schools re-opening

The next Parent Council will be on Thursday 18th June at 6.30pm. Hopefully at this point we will have more to share with you about what school provision with the blended model will look like at Milton of Leys. We know you will be keen to know what this will look like for your child and we will continue to update as soon as we can.

Highland Council guidance so far issued about June is that next week the HT, DHT and one member of the clerical team are allowed into the school building, in the mornings only. During the week, we will use Highland Council risk assessments to risk assess and begin planning for the phased return to schools on August 11th in our own setting.

Please see this letter below from Paul Senior, Executive Chief Officer, Education and Learning, Highland Council. Parental Engagement will begin next week meeting with the Highland Council Parent Partnership.

20 06 04 Return to School – parents carers

Please note Highland Council confirmed this week that schools will not issue reports for ELC or Primary pupils this term.  More information about the curriculum and planning for the next phase will be provided by the authority soon. Meantime, please rest assured that we will continue to plan and provide for your children following guidance and informed by your feedback in the best possible way as we continue through this period of school closure and into the blended phase planned for August. Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any queries or concerns that you want to raise.

Meantime we have exciting dates/events to celebrate our end of session together.

End of Term Dates

Week beginning June 8th

MOL World Tour continues – where will we travel to this week?

Week beginning June 15th

MOL World Tour your country choice!

P7 MOL adventure week

Thursday 18th June @ 6.30pm Parent Council meeting

Week beginning June 22nd

  • Virtual ‘Class Trips’ – a class trip like no other! More information to follow
  • Tuesday 23rd June @ 6.00pm P1 Q&A Session for Parents
  • Thursday June 25th @ 11.00am Nursery Graduation

Week beginning June 29th

  • Monday 29th June @ 12.00pm P7 Leavers’ Assembly
  • Tuesday 30th June @ 6.00pm Nursery Q&A Session for Parents
  • Wednesday July 1st @ 2.00pm End of Session Whole School Assembly
  • Thursday July 2nd @ 12.00pm end of term and summer holidays begin

Talent Show – watch out for details next week of how to get involved!

Have a wonderful weekend – please remember to complete the google form with your km count for any non strava users getting out and about for our MOL challenge to walk the globe before the end of term. A form will be uploaded on Sunday again for completion by Monday at 10.00am. We will reveal weekly totals on Mondays! How far will you go this weekend?

happy weekend

More pictures from the week’s learning to follow…



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Over the current school closure, please contact your child’s class teacher by email if you have any queries about online learning. If you have any other concerns, please contact Meg Snedden, Acting Head Teacher, using the following email:

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