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Reminder for P4 parents : Free School Meals

All pupils in Primary 1 - 3 receive free school meals.

From Primary 4 onwards parents will need to apply for free school meals. Free school meals are available to all pupils whose parents receive Income Support, Job Seekers Allowance - Income Based, Income Related Employment and Support Allowance, Universal Credit, Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999, Child Tax Credit ONLY with an income of less than £16,105, or BOTH Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit with an income less than £6,420 (as assessed by HMRC).

Application forms can be submitted online:

School Meal Application Form

Or you could request a form to be issued by contacting:

Customer Contact Centre
Dundee House, 50 North Lindsay Street
Dundee DD1 1QE
Tel: 01382 433458

If you need help with this please contact our School and Family Support Worker John Marr at school.

Minecraft and more...

Click HERE to go to our links page to find details of a free Minecraft Education offer along with other coding and computing favourites we use in school.

Dates for your diary

School reopens to all pupils on Tuesday 15th August at 9.00am.

The following is for FOR NEW P1s ONLY: On the first day please drop off and collect your child from school reception.  After this your child will show you the door where they line up to enter and leave school. Here are the times for the first few weeks.

Date: School Begins School Ends
Tuesday 15th August 9.30 12.00
Wednesday 16th August 9.15 12.00
Thursday 17th August 9.00 12.00
Friday 18th August 9.00 12.00
Week 2:    
Monday 21st August 9.00 12.15
Tuesday 22nd August 9.00 12.15
Wednesday 23rd August 9.00 12.15
Thursday 24th August 9.00 12.15
Friday 25th August 9.00 12.15
Week 3:    
Monday 28th August 9.00 12.15
Tuesday 29th August 9.00 12.15
Wednesday 30th August 9.00 12.15
Thursday 31st August 9.00 12.15
Friday 1st September 9.00 12.15
From Week 4 onwards:    
Monday 4th September... 9.00 15.15


Summer activities in Coldside and Maryfield

Free Family Activities
Coldside and Maryfield Summer 2017

Thursday 6th July 12pm – 2pm – Picnic in the Park
Baxter’s Park – More info. 01382 438 856
Tuesday 11th July 11am – 1pm - Free Family Fun Activities Dudhope Park - More info. 01382 433580
Thursday 13th July 12pm – 2pm – Picnic in the Park
Baxter’s Park – More info. 01382 438 856
Tuesday 18th July 11am – 1pm - Free Family Fun Activities Fairmuir Park -  More info. 01382 433580
Thursday 10th July 12pm – 2pm – Picnic in the Park
Baxter’s Park – More info. 01382 438 856
Tuesday 25th July 11am – 1pm - Free Family Fun Activities Hilltown Park - More info. 01382 433580
Thursday 27th July 12pm – 2pm – Picnic in the Park
Baxter’s Park – More info. 01382 438 856
Tuesday 1st August 11am – 1pm - Free Family Fun Activities Hilltown Park - More info. 01382 433580

What is ParkLives?
ParkLives is a free and easy way for you to get the best out of your local park. In fact, it’s much more than just a walk in the park – you’ll find a whole host of activities from tai chi to donkey grooming!
We’ve made it super-easy for you to take part and all of our activities take place in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. This isn’t about breaking world records, we just want you to have fun.
So come with us into the park to raise your spirits, have a laugh and enjoy some brilliant days out with your family and friends. Join us at ParkLives today!
Enter your postcode at: and find your free fun!

Summer bus offer for days out!

Kids travel for 20p during the summer holidays when accompanied by an adult or concession fare.  Up to 3 children can travel for 20p each with an adult.  A great way to get out and about this summer.

Free Course on understanding your child's behaviour.

A free course on understanding your child's behaviour is being offered at Dundee Women's Aid.  From sleeping problems to temper tantrums, this course can help.   It will run for 10 weeks, 10.00-12.00 on Thursdays from 17th August.  A creche is available. See the poster for details and contact Lucie on 01382 220803 for more details.

NASA visit Rosebank!

We were privileged to have a visit from a real life rocket scientist from NASA today.  Kevin Mellett is the Chief of the Moscow Technical Liaison Office between mission Controls in Moscow and Houston. Kevin enthralled the children with his talk on space exploration, the International Space Station and the planned missions to Mars.  Afterwards the children asked many, many amazing questions which Kevin answered. 

Many thanks to John Smith for arranging Kevin's visit to us today.  We are sure when the manned missions go to Mars in 2030, Rosebank children will remember this day!

Active Kids Outing

The whole school set off for Active Kids in Stanley by Perth on Friday 9th June for a day full of outdoor fun and laughter.  You can see more photos from the trip HERE.


You can see some photos from 'Porridge' in the School Show Gallery.  Congratulations to all who took part, the two performances were excellent!  Our thanks to the staff of the Music Centre for accomodating us, and to Mr McGregor for the technical help.

Football season draws to a close.

We celebrated playing our final cup and league matches of the year in style on Thursday, with a special lunch.  Peh and beans were, of course, on the menu as the team players met with Mr Sullivan, Mrs Bruce and Mrs SIm to toast 2016-17's good sportsmanship and team effort.  There were toasts to all and the boys presented Mr Sullivan with a specially signed (rugby) ball.  

Following Mrs Shaw's departure last year, football at Rosebank was in some jeopardy.  Knowing how much it means to the children, Mrs Sim and Mrs Bruce decided to organise things, but they had limited coaching experience!  Therefore, they would like to record their special thanks to Mr Sullivan, who came to us as a brass tutor, but ended up coaching at every single match (even though he prefers rugby)! 

Thanks also to Mrs Bruce, Mrs Stanfield, Mr Sullivan and Mrs SIm for providing all the team transport this year.