Bangholm Fun Day

Trinity Academicals and Trinity Academy are holding their annual Fun Day on Saturday 1st September. There will be rugby and hockey coaching sessions in the morning and surprise sporting stars will be attending to coach, meet and greet.

This is always a great local event. Come along and support the school, the rugby club and local community groups. Donations of prizes for the Tombola are very welcome. They can be handed in to the school office or brought along on the day. Looking forward to seeing you there.

Poster for the fun day

Celebration

Trinity Academy is 125 Years old on 4th September 2018. We are planning a year-long celebration and this is the first event. We are showing an outdoor screening of The Greatest Showman (singalong version, in case you want to join in).

An old fashioned looking poster advertising the events and showing a cinema in the playground.

For an extra £2 you can also join in our silent disco too!

This is a community event, so former pupils and members of our local community are welcome to come along. We will have the La Favorita pizza chariot, Barney’s Beer, plus JAC’s coffee van from Victoria Park and food and wine on sale.

The doors will open at 6:00pm and the film will start at 7.30pm, so there’s plenty of time to have some food before the show starts. Book through Brown Paper Tickets.

Brown Paper Tickets 'buy now'

Come along to our party! A great way to start our year of celebrating 125 years of Trinity Academy and looking forward to its future.

Rugby & Hockey Fun Day

Rugby fun day poster

This year’s Rugby & Hockey Fun Day will take place on Saturday 26th August at the Bangholm sports centre. This is an event organised by the Trinity Accies Rugby Club, Parent Council, rugby and hockey clubs and local community groups.

Boy about to hit a rugby ball with a hockey stick

There are coaching sessions for children at 10.30, 12.30 there will be live music played by Trinity pupils. There will be a barbecue, craft stalls and community group Stalls. PGL who supply the School sports kit will also be there so you can buy any kit that you need for the new school year.

At 3:00pm Accies are playing against Earlston and there are will be hockey matches too.

If you are new to the school or not sure where Bangholm is, the map below shows it in relation to the school.

Map showing Bangholm in relation to school

Council Election Hustings

There are two hustings this week which may be of interest to local parents and carers:

Monday 24th April at  Newhaven Church : 7:00-9:00pm.

Colin MacKay (the Chief Executive at the Mental Health Commission) will chair the discussion. He will give each candidate two minutes for their introduction prior to the main Q&A session.

This first session will focus on the relocation of Victoria Primary School, plans for the new school, school community engagement with these plans and interim arrangements. After the first hour the convenor will open the discussion to more general questions on the use of the old school building and wider community issues.

There are plans to livestream the event on Facebook for parents and community members who can’t make it along on the night.

Secondly, a hustings event hosted by Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) jointly with UNISON on Thursday 27th April 7pm start – Augustine United Church, George IV Bridge.

The provision of Education Services in Edinburgh will be key topic for discussion.

This is a ticketed event (free) – contact Alison Thornton, Local Association Secretary (EIS) on 0131 225 3474 or edinburghla@eis.org.uk.

These meetings provide an opportunity to quiz prospective councillors on matters that affect our children, such as the impact of increasing school rolls and the need for continued investment in schools.

Alcohol in Our Community Survey

The Edinburgh charity People Know How, the City of Edinburgh Council and NHS Lothian have partnered to create a community survey seeking views on the availability of alcohol in the city and in local areas.

The findings of the survey will be presented to the new Licensing Board after the May Council elections.

The survey is available via Survey Monkey, ends on 24 April and participants are offered the opportunity to take part in small focus groups.