Primary 7 Homework

The focus for P7 spelling words this week is spelling rules for soft c and soft g words. This week’s words are:

Blue Group

pencil, cement, recipe, medicine, celebrate, sentence, excited, princess, damage, language, emergency, gigantic, religion, allergy, gymnastics

Green Group

ice, voice, office, cycle, circle, face, fence, circus, age, rage, garage, strange, giant, gym, energy

Please remember to bring jotters into school on Friday for the weekly spelling test.

Head Lice – information

For information:


If you require any further guidelines/information, please do not hesitate to contact the school.

Thank you.

November questionnaire

School Value focusDetermination

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 Determination 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.

BBC Children in Need

Primary 7 is raising money for BBC Children in Need and Cash for Kids. On Friday 15th November children are invited to wear bright or spotty clothes and have “crazy hair”. A £1.00 donation can be paid through ParentPay. The raised funds will be halved between Children in Need and Cash for Kids.

Please click on the poster below:


Thank you for your continued support.

Talking & Listening Assessment – Individual Presentations

Please click on the link below to view full details:

talking and listening feedback

Thank you.

Mrs Govans

No Screen Day

Spending too much time on phones, computers, tablets and gaming devices can affect children and young people’s language and communication skills, sleep, and general health. In turn, this can affect their education and general well-being. Please click on the link below for further information.

No Screen Day information

Catrine Primary School No Screen Day 20 November 2019.

Outing to Palace Theatre, Kilmarnock

The whole school will be visiting the Palace Theatre in Kilmarnock to see “Cinderella” on Tuesday 17 December. A contribution of £10.00 can be paid through ParentPay. Payment to be made by Friday 13 December.

Your child will be issued with a permission form shortly.

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

Primary 7 Homework

The focus for Primary 7 spelling homework this week is homophones. All groups have the same words as the focus is on knowing the spelling and meaning of each. This week’s words are:

right/write, ring/wring, road/rode/rowed, route/root, sail/sale, scene/seen, see/sea

Please remember to bring jotters into school on Friday for the weekly spelling test.

Christmas Lunch

The date for this year’s Christmas Lunch is Wednesday 11 December. This can be ordered on ParentPay. However, please do not order yet as the menu is not yet confirmed. I will notify you as soon as I have confirmation.
Thank you.

Primary 7 Spelling Homework

Bonfire Night Themed Spelling

This week P7 are working on Bonfire Night themed words for spelling. As a class they discussed why we celebrate Bonfire Night and brainstormed words that they associate with this annual celebration.

The spelling words for both groups this week are:

colours, Guy Fawkes, fireworks, gunpowder, display, rocket, sparkler, explosion, bonfire, November, flames, fire, Parliament, smoke, loud

Please remember to bring jotters into school on Friday for the weekly spelling test.

Poppy Appeal

Our P7 pupils, in association with Mr W Garven and Poppy Scotland, will be collecting donations for poppies from Monday 4th November.

Poppies will be on sale to pupils each morning from 4th to 8th November.

All donations will be collected in a Poppy Scotland collection tin, and we will receive a certificate from Poppy Scotland highlighting the amount of money that is raised within Catrine PS.

Thank you for your support.

P5/6 and P7 Halloween Party


P5/6 and P7 had a great Halloween party yesterday afternoon. The pupils looked fantastic in their costumes and had fun playing party games, dooking for apples and making Halloween crafts.

Literacy Open Morning

All parents/carers are warmly invited to the school on Thursday 31 October for our Literacy Open Morning from 9.00 a.m. – 10.30 a.m.

All parents/carers should meet in the main hall where Mrs Schendel will give a short presentation on Literacy, GLOW and e-portfolios. You will then be able to walk around the school and visit your child’s class during their Literacy Lesson.

We look forward to seeing you.

Mrs Govans

Primary 3 – 7 Halloween Activities/Party

Primary 3 – 7 will be having a Halloween activity afternoon on Thursday 31 October between 1.00 p.m. – 3.00 p.m. within their classrooms. All children can bring their costumes to school and change independently during lunch time.

Youth Dance & Parkour Company 2020 – P7 pupils

Please find attached the application form for EAC pupils to apply to become part of our exciting Youth Dance & Parkour Company 2020.

This opportunity is open to all EAC pupils P7-S6 and is FREE

Rehearsals will take place on Friday evenings at William McIlvanney Campus, Jan-Mar, and will lead up to a final performance in Dance Fest 2020 in March.

Please share this with any pupils you think would be interested in taking part.  Places are limited Closing date for applications is Monday 2 December 2019.


If you require a paper copy or any further information, please contact the school.


Exceptional School Closures – Robert Burns Academy, Cumnock

Please note that the new Robert Burns Academy and Supported Learning Centre will be closed on Tuesday 18th and Wednesday 19th August 2020 for the new S1 pupils. Please click on the link below for further information: