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Dates for the diary and key information

‘Parents, carers and families are by far the most important influences in a child’s life. Parents who take on a supportive role in their child’s learning make a difference in improving achievement and behaviour.’
(Guidance on the Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement) Act 2006)

Please note key dates for the school year. Attached is also several ways you can keep in contact with what is going on at school.

Key information

Download our school app and follow us on twitter and Facebook.

Apple https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/ssa/id1309728431?mt=8/
Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.appscentral.ssa&hl=en_GB
Twitter @forresterhs

‘When parents and schools work together children do better.’
(Guidance on the Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement) Act 2006)

Free school meals and Clothing Grant

Many families have not yet claimed or renewed their free school meal or clothing grant entitlement for this year.
Please see attached further information to assist with the process.

Free School Meals and Clothing Grant

If you would like to complete the application yourself then forms are available –

If you would like any more information or help completing your form then please contact our Pupil Support Officer, Sarah Ross on
0131 334 9262 or email sarah.ross@forrester.edin.sch.uk

Edinburgh Guarantee Schools Bulletin

Please find attached this week’s Schools Bulletin which is also available on the Parents and Teachers page on the Edinburgh Guarantee website.

Schools Bulletin 30-07-18

Edinburgh Guarantee Opportunities Bulletin

Please find attached this week’s Schools Bulletin which is also available on the Parents and Teachers page on the Edinburgh Guarantee website.

Schools Bulletin 09-07-18

Discover! A new free holiday programme

Discover! A new free holiday programme delivered by Lifelong Learning and partners, aiming to reduce food stress during school holidays, provide fun learning activities for children and experiences for families to share.

Discover ParentCarer Leaflet
Discover Recommendation form Jul18
Draft Recommendation Letter

ASD and Restricted Eating Parent Information Session

Please find attached relevant information about ASD and Restricted Eating Parent Information Session:

ASD and Restricted Eating Flier 2018

The session is appropriate for parents, grandparents or carers. Young people themselves should not attend. There will not be a crèche for younger children. This session is not suitable for professionals.

Interested parents should book a place by contacting the number or email address on the flier attached. The venue will be shared at the point of booking.

Pupil Equity Fund – Update