Schools are officially closed from the 20th March until futher notice due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. This means much of your child’s learning will continue at home with the support of their family. Teachers will be available online via Seesaw in the weeks to come to support you with ideas and acitivities to maintain a semblence of normality, in what are decidedly not normal times, unless they are busy in school looking after vulnerable children and key worker’s children.
Here are some top tips to help you in the coming weeks:
At Bowmore Primary School, it is important to use that our children have the knowledge and skills required to be good digital citizens.
The internet and digital devices offer a huge range of positive experiences for children and digital devices surround children from a very young age. It is important that we build positive and open relationships with our children and that we take an active interest in what they are doing online. Below are some online safety guides which will offer you some support.
The following website have a huge range of resources to support parents and carers:
• Parentzone: Digital parenting magazine (free copies for schools and some organisations working with children, young people and families):
• Childnet screentime guidance
• Parent reviews of apps, games, films, books etc
• Internet Matters website – Helping parents keep their children safe online
• CEOP resources for parents:
• Mencap guide for parents about learning disability, autism and internet safety:
• UK Safer Internet Centre (UKSIC) leaflets for foster carers and adoptive parents:
At the weekend some people in Bowmore Primary School took part in Islay and Jura Dolphins swimming gala. Lots of children won ,medals. trophies and other awards. We are very proud of our pupils as they have been training very hard. Well Done!
Written by Ava, Primary 4
Primary 3/4/5 class have been very busy with Harry potter, but that topic has come to an end. Our new topic is Space and even getting to learn a bit about Robotics. Everyone in P/3/4/5 is very excited to start our new topic. We have written down what we know and what we would like to find out. Watch this space…..
It’s February and Endeavour has come. This year as always, P5’s will be doing a Mini Endeavour Project and P6/7 will be doing a FULL Endeavour Project. For Endeavour our school uses a strategy within our Endeavour called ‘Plan, Do, Review’. Every week during Endeavour we Plan what we need to achieve, then we do it … Continue reading Endeavour! →
Bowmore Primary for 2019 are celebrating for World Book Day. They have lots of fun and exiting ideas such as a booky breakfast, dressing up as your favourite character from your favourite book, book swap, the pupils reading to the nursery , Book bug, and World Book Day quiz. This was organized by all the … Continue reading World Book Day →
A few weeks ago P6/7 went to the American Monument to carry on their learning about WW1. We looked down where the Tuscania sunk and most of the locals helped rescue most of the survivors. The Tuscania had 2’235 people on board but only 267 went missing. The next couple of days was a horrific … Continue reading P6/7 American monument and Tuscania trip! →
On Tuesday 27th and Wednesday the 28th of February the P6/7 and G5/7 went to the Islay museum and found out a lot for our WW1 topic. We found out that in world war one there was two ships crashed of the coast of Islay. One was The Tuscania and The Otranto. Emily told us”Looking … Continue reading P6/7 Museum Trip →
Miss Campbell has left the school after ten and a half years of working in Bowmore Primary school with all the children over the years and all of us all sad to see her leave the school. She is now moving on to a new job and we all wish her good luck for all … Continue reading Miss Campbell’s Leaving Assembly →
On Monday 5th March a professional artist named Elaine came over to our school to teach us art. We did art on a canvas and we used acrylic paints. we all made different paintings based on ww1. Everyone’s paintings were good. Here are some thoughts on how it went: Megan said ”it was really cool, … Continue reading The Art Visit →