Drop off and collection from school and nursery

Please make sure that you use the lines marked on the ground in the morning and at the end of the day.  This is to keep everyone safe.  Adults from diffferent families must socially distance, 2m apart.  If you see the area is busy please wait until there is a space.

Children who are being collected will not be allowed to leave until the adult is there for them. If you have a child in P6 or P7 please arrange a point away from the gates where you can meet them to minimise the numbers of adults in this area.   They should not be walking to meet you at the front of the school or nursery waiting zones.  We are lucky to have lots of grassy areas to the front and side of the school and be so close to the Levern Walkway.  If your child has to walk to meet you please make sure they know exactly where you will be.


21st June – World Music Day

The best way to celebrate World Music Day is to spend the day listening to all your old favourites, sing along and even make your own music with improvised instruments.

How many things in your house could be turned into an instrument. – https://www.activityvillage.co.uk/musical-instruments

Get outside and share some music or open your windows and share a song.
Create a family song , learn the lyrics and perform it.

8th June – Children’s Art Week and World Oceans Week

In your home learning pack – mindfulness colouring (ocean theme). Create your own mindfulness colouring sheet for someone else in your family to colour in, remember to add in lots of detail.

https://www.dltk-kids.com/animals/m-plate-seahorse.htm – link to a colour changing seahorse activity you can use crayons or pens –not just paints.  fasteners in your pack. You can make any ocean creature using this technique.


Lots of ideas for simple ocean crafts (or create your own ocean creature from recycled cardboard and plastic)
Create a tweet that would encourage people to care for the oceans and not pollute them.
Use an empty box and create your own under the ocean scene (diorama) https://www.3dgeography.co.uk/ocean-diorama

Share your learning on Google classroom or Twitter @CarlibarPS


1st June – Garden Wildlife Week starts

Remember safe distance when you are out on your daily exercise.

Get outside – go on a bug hunt, watch out for butterflies, birds, bees, squirrels, hedgehogs.

Put out food and water for birds.

Learn about the names of the creatures that live around us and identify some of them. Y

ou don’t need to print these – just open up the PDF on your phone or device to help you identify. There are also lots of nature ID apps available – just check that they are for UK wildlife.


29th May – National Biscuit Day

Enjoy your favourite biscuits in the house.

Talk about what makes them so special. Read the ingredients.

Find out about a famous Scottish biscuit factory and its history – http://www.tunnock.co.uk/about-us/

Be a biscuit designer. Can you create a brand new biscuit?

Give it a name, draw it or actually make it.

Design a box or a wrapper for it to be sold in.

Design an advert for the TV or radio to promote your biscuit and get people buying it. Film your advert on your phone.


Find out how biscuits are made in the factory

Support for Parents

We are delighted to share the news that the Scottish Government has announced, that all families in Scotland will have free access to the full Solihull Online resource for parents and carers. This initiative is being delivered in partnership with NES who ERC work in partnership with, Psychology of Parenting Programme. This Solihull Online is a universal resource for parents and carers from the antenatal period to 19 years. It offers a series of modules containing interactive activities, quizzes and video clips. The online resource focuses on developing nurturing and supportive relationships between children and their carers. It aims to help parents understand their child’s behaviour in the context of their child’s development and the parent-child relationship.

The following courses

2a-Scotland-Double Sided-Side 1-Interactive

2b-Scotland-Double Sided-Side 2-Interactive_v3

are available free for parents/carers in Scotland

  • Understanding pregnancy, labour, birth and your baby
  • Understanding your baby
  • Understanding your child
  • Understanding your teenager’s brain


To access these courses for free, families need to use the access code TARTAN.



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