Reading Celebration

Ready, steady, read….

Our celebration of all things reading kicked off today with a lovely buzz of activities going on in school. Today we have enjoyed reading outside, making a start to decorating our classroom doors in the theme of a book, dropping everything to read (DEAR) when the special bell rings and sharing our favourite bedtime stories! We can’t wait for our World Book Day Snuggle Day!

World Book Day 2nd March 2017


Is there a better feeling in the world than snuggling up with your favourite book?

We don’t think so, so this year we are going to celebrate World Book Day by having a whole school snuggle day. Next Thursday 2nd March we invite all pupils who wish to, to come to school dressed in their cosiest pyjamas, bring their favourite soft toy reading companion and, if they have a copy, their favourite bed time story. Throughout the day we have planned a variety of activities that will help nurture and celebrate our pupils love of reading. We will read under torch light, share our favourite stories, hear the favourite bedtime stories from our teachers, drop everything and read when a special bell rings, create a whole school display, act out our favourite parts, make our own pop up books and so much more…

If any parents would like to come in and share their favourite bedtime story, please let the class teacher know or contact the school office Alternatively, we would love for you to help us spread the reading magic by sharing a picture of yourself with your favourite bedtime story on our Twitter @FoxCovertPS.


On this day each child will receive a £1 book token that they can redeemed at participating bookshops.

When you get your book token, all you need to do is to take it to your local bookseller (there’s lots of them out there – find your local participating bookshop here and swap it for one of the TEN (exclusive, new and completely free) World Book Day books!

carousel2-2Or, if you’d prefer, you can use your book token to get £1 off any full price book instead! . And if you’d rather get an audio book, that’s fine too! It’s your choice, just as long as the book or audio book costs at least £2.99

Then all YOU have to do is take your book home and enjoy it.

The World Book Day book tokens are valid from Monday 27 February–Sunday 26 March 2017.

Edinburgh Highland Reel and Strathspey Society


We are absolutely thrilled that our joint choir have been invited to perform with the Edinburgh Highland Reel and Strathspey Society at The Queen’s Hall on Saturday 11th March at 7.30 pm.  Tickets are available to buy from

Tickets are priced as follows: Adult £14, Concession £12, Child (accompanied by an adult) £8

Please come along and support our fantastic choir on what promises to be a great evening.  Further details can be found on the flyer below.


Casting Opportunity


We have been contacted by RDF TV, the television company who make The Secret Life of 4 and 5 Years Olds and Eat Well for Less and asked to share the following flyer which may be of interest to you.

 RDF TV are currently working on a new television programme about Brexit and are looking for families with children still living at home to appear. They are particularly looking for an Edinburgh family who voted to ‘remain’ in the EU referendum and who had strong reasons for doing so.

 Contact details can be found on the flyer below.