Gylemuir “Fun Run” Week

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Our Fun Run Week is now well underway and tomorrow (Thursday 24th May) sees the ‘Gylemuir’s 50 Fun Run’ sponsored run take place.
Each year group will be striving to complete an obstacle course for the total of 50 mins.

Image result for obstacle course clipartParents can come along to the school to watch their children participate in the boot camp-style obstacle course and there will be tea/coffee and a home baking stall – just the thing to to enjoy while you watch the children put in all the effort!

And don’t forget that this Sunday (27th) is the Edinburgh Marathon. We will have an amazing 6 teams competing in the marathon relay – that’s 14 teachers and 10 parents running to raise funds for the school. If you’d like to show your support you can come out to cheer us along the route on the day or you could sponsor us at our Just Giving page:

Happy running!

Corstorphine Festival & Fair

As many of you will know, the Corstorphine Fair takes place on Saturday 2nd June and again the week leading up to the fair will see events happening throughout the area as part of the Corstorphine Festival.

There will be activities for all ages, beginning with a Family Event on the green in front of Corstorphine Old Parish Church, from 1pm on Sunday 27th May. As part of the afternoon there will be a treasure hunt, BBQ, dance workshops, Mr Bubbles and a family ceilidh.

On Wednesday 30th May some of our P4 & P5 pupils will become Corstorphine Festival performers when they sing together as part of a musical evening at St. Thomas’ Church on Glasgow Road. Entry is free and the concert begins at 7pm.

For a full list of events see the Corstorphine Public Hall website.

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School Fair – this Saturday (19th May)

The sun has chosen the right week to make an appearance with our School Summer Fair happening this Saturday (19th May) between 11am and 1.30pm.

As always we’d welcome any volunteers who can help set up for the fair (on Friday afternoon), run a stall on the day or help to tidy up when the fun is over! Any time you can offer is much appreciated, please contact Friends of Gylemuir via their Facebook page if you can help.

Gylemuir Superheroes

As you know, we have countless superheroes at Gylemuir but on Thursday they were even easier to spot than usual as pupils and staff dressed up to participate in a fun-filled Superhero Day!

In addition to various superhero-themed activities going on in classes, there was also a superhero dance-a-thon in the playground. The Evening News came along to enjoy the fun, you can read the newspaper article about the day HERE.

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