This will make you smile………

Click the link and see Catrine PS staff like you’ve never seen them before. And all just to make you smile!

Stayed tuned until the end as we need your help with music video number 2.

Missing you  all.

Team Catrine

Good morning P3/4

Good morning,

Just to let you know that I have set up a Spelling Challenge using this weeks words on Sumdog for you to try.  Good luck!  I already see that a lot of you have been busy logging on Active Learn, Sumdog and Reading Wise.  Well done!

I’m loving my emails that some of you have sent.  It’s lovely to hear about what you have been doing.  Remember you can also update your Glow Blog and Miss McLean has posted a fantastic video reminding you how to do this.  I’d love to see photos of what you have been doing.

Today we are planning to go out into the garden to do a bit of tidying, ready for summer. So why don’t you go outside safely and see what you can do?

Mrs Ferguson


How to post on your glow blog.

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I hope everyone has had a lovely day learning from home. I have made a step by step guide below that will help you share your learning on your blog!  I would love to see what you have been up to.

If you have any questions, then just email me. My email address is 😊🌈




P3/4 – Good Morning (23.3.20)

Good Morning everyone,

I hope you are all well.  I’m going to be using GLOW to share some ideas and activities with you so please keep checking for updates.

This weeks spelling words are:

Red: ow

  1. owl
  2. brown
  3. growl
  4. now
  5. crown
  6. allow

Green:  c (soft c)

  1. city
  2.  icy
  3. central
  4. circle
  5. cinema
  6. celebrate
  7. December
  8. recite

Common Words:  hand, head, home

Active Learn

I have updated all of your Active Maths games so there is loads of new Addition, Subtraction and Fraction games for you to play.


I have set up some challenges for you all to play on Sumdog.  This week they are focusing on Times Tables and Fractions.  Challenge yourself and have fun!

Stay Active

If you fancy staying fit and active you could join Jo Wicks for some online PE fun.  I have copied the link below:

Remember that I’m only an email away and would love to hear about how you are getting on with your work.

My email is

Mrs Ferguson



School/ECC to Home Communication

With regards to the ongoing COVID-19 situation this is a reminder that all communications from school and ECC will be done via:

  • school APP – ECC/primary school
  • GLOW – ECC/primary school
  • ParentPay email (primary school only)

It is important that parent/carers check these communication channels on a daily basis to ensure that you are kept up to date with East Ayrshire Council’s latest updates.

If you currently don’t have access to any of the above, please contact Catrine Primary School office who will help you.

Thank you.

Mrs Govans




P3/4 Homework (Wk bg 9th March)

Reading Books

Please remember that reading books should be returned on a Monday in order for pupils to change their home reading books.


Red:  qu, ie, oi, ou

  1. quick
  2. queen
  3. lie
  4. cried
  5. boil
  6. join
  7. sound
  8. mouse

Green:  ch (k)

  1. school
  2. chorus
  3. chemist
  4. Christmas
  5. chord
  6. headache
  7. choral

Common Words:  four, gave, girl

Eggciting times at The Brown Institute

We had a lovely visit to The Brown Institute, we made Quiche and some of us tried things we never knew we liked. We worked together to prepare our ingredients .





Some of us even want to try the new recipes at home, look out for the recipe in our school bags.

P3/4 Homework (Wk bg 17.2.20)


Children have been given their new home reader books this week.  Remember that these books have been picked by your child and should be read for enjoyment throughout the week.  These should be brought to school every Monday when the children will have the opportunity to swap their books.  Happy reading!

Spelling:  All groups ‘ie’

  1. tie
  2. lie
  3. tried
  4. cried
  5. fried
  6. died
  7. dried
  8. lied
  9. supplied
  10. replied

Common Words – every, fast

Tempest Photography – reminder

Tempest Photography will be in school on Wednesday 19 February to take individual, family, Primary 1 class and Primary 7 class photographs.

Please complete:

Please note this is for primary school children only.

If you wish any further information, please do not hesitate to contact the school.

Thank you.

February – questionnaire

Every month in our Home Circles at Catrine Primary School, and in the Welcome Groups at Catrine ECC, we will be focussing on one of our Catrine Values to ensure that our pupils have a solid understanding of them.

Our Values are – Ambition, Determination, Fairness, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Teamwork.

We would appreciate your views on what Respect means to you and your family.

Responses will be collated and displayed around our school and ECC to show a shared understanding of our Catrine Values from all stakeholders – pupils, parents and staff.

Thank you.

P3/4 STEM Homework (Wk bg 3rd Feb)

As part of our STEM week in school, we will be focusing our homework on our Leaders Award challenge.  This challenge allows children to be creative and become inventors! At home please discuss with your child a problem that could be solved with a creative invention eg a melting lollipop, running goggles, trollies that help you lift heavy shopping.  In school, the children will then design their invention and write a pitch letter.  These will then be entered into the Scottish Engineering Leaders Award 2020.

Good luck and have fun!


Catrine PS and ECC – Vision, Values and Aims

We regularly highlight our Vision, Values and Aims with our pupils in both our school and ECC through a variety of activities, and our pupils have a good understanding of what they mean and how we apply them at Catrine PS and ECC.  Through monthly GLOW questionnaires, we ask parents/carers for their opinions and comments about our school and ECC, and their responses are always very much appreciated. As a staff, we annually review our Vision, Values and Aims and have collaborated to produce a poster detailing them, which will be a reference point for future discussions with our pupils, and for our priorities moving forward.  Our Vision, Values and Aims poster highlight our priorities and give examples of how we put them into action in our establishments.

I’m proud to present you with our new Vision, Values and Aims poster which will be proudly displayed in both our school and ECC.

Coming soon – our new Curriculum Rationale.

Mrs Govans

vision, values, aims


Nut Allergy

As we have pupils with severe nut allergies, can all parents/carers ensure that pupils DO NOT bring in food for snacks/packed lunches that contain nuts or traces of nuts. The health and well-being of our pupils is a main priority, and we much appreciate your support in keeping our children safe.

Please contact the school office for any further information.

Thank you.

Mrs Govans