Welcome to Primary 1

Welcoming all new P1s to Netherlee Primary.

As this years journey from Nursery to P1 is a little different, some of the staff have created a video for you all to watch and get to know your new school. Click on the link below to visit Netherlee.

Welcome Video

Internet Safety

During this time of distance learning we continue to be aware of  Internet and Cyber safety and keeping our children safe online.

Please find attached a support leaflet with links to support Online Safety in relation to setting parental filters, Google Safe Search and several more helpful links.

We hope this is helpful.

Keeping safe online at home

Helpful Websites for pupils

Some Useful Websites for Home Use

 

BBC Learning

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/coursesearch/

This site is no longer updated but there’s so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision. No TV licence required except for content on BBC iPlayer.

 

Blockly

https://blockly.games

Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.

 

Scratch

https://scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games/

Creative computer programming

 

National Geographic Kids

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/

Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

 

Duolingo

https://www.duolingo.com

Learn languages for free. Web or app.

 

Nature Detectives

https://naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetectives/

A lot of these can be done in a garden or Park

 

Oxford Owl for Home

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/

Lots of free resources for Primary age

 

DK Find Out

https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/?fbclid=IwAR2wJdpSJSeITf4do6aPhff8A3tAktnmpaxqZbkgudD49l71ep8-sjXmrac

Activities and quizzes

 

Twinkl

https://www.twinkl.co.uk

This is more for printouts, and usually at a fee, but they are offering a month of free access to parents in the event of school closures.

 

 

Friday Bundle 31.01.2020

Dear Parents/Carers

Please find below our weekly email with information for parents.

Our pupils have been using their presenting and digital technology skills to produce short films detailing the exciting learning that will be happening in each stage from P1 to P7 this term. We hope you enjoy this new method of sharing your child’s learning with you – https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/er/Netherlee/2020/01/30/sharing-our-learning/

For information – Our school offers a Halal choice each day to pupils who require this. The Halal option is offered alongside our meat dish of the day, so for example, if there is steak pie available, there will also be Halal steak pie for the pupils who have registered to have this option. When the children order their meals – they still select their choice in the same way on the class whiteboard and their option is filtered to the kitchen where this is checked and ordered on their behalf. If the child has ordered a Halal option, they receive a different coloured band to the rest of the children, allowing the Kitchen to easily identify what they have ordered.

Have a lovely weekend.

Netherlee Primary

Friday Bundle 24.01.20

Dear Parents/ Carers

Please find information below relating to the uniform consultation and attached the STEAM Newsletter.

Has your child received a P2 or P3 Read Write Count bag this autumn/winter? Please let Read Write Count know what you thought by filling out the Parent survey: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/ZT92MZC. Their prize draw for parents is a personal Read Write Count GOODIE BAG filled with books, games and activities for all the family to enjoy. The deadline to complete this is Monday 9 March 2020. Thank you!

UNIFORM CONSULTATION

Thank you for the comments, feedback and suggestions received so far in response to the ongoing Uniform Consultation. I am very grateful to get this response and I continue to be very interested in all constructive and helpful comments which I am taking time to consider carefully. I would like to remind you that I will be available at the PTA Uniform Sale on Wednesday (29th) if anyone would like to come along to discuss anything with me either about the ongoing consultation or any other matter.

I will of course keep you updated on any developments prior to the last PTA Uniform Sale at the end of May. However, I would again like to stress that there will be no deadline for children to wear existing uniform items and that these can continue to be passed to younger siblings for the lifetime of each uniform item. Thank you for your support with the ongoing consultation. Yvonne Donaldson

Have a lovely weekend.

Netherlee Primary School

 

Festive Season Wishes

I would like to wish you all a very joyful festive season and to all our families a happy holiday with family and friends and a healthy, happy 2020.

From Mrs Donaldson and all the staff at Netherlee Primary School and Nursery class

More about our Learning

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The wait is over our P5,6 and P7 News videos are ready. Hurrah

Please have a listen to what the children are currently learning and what their future learning will be this term.

Thank you to all the pupils who have been involved in this project – it has been a journey….

P5

P6

P7

 

A Note About Our Learning

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P1 to 4 are talking about the Learning that has been going on in their stages from August and what is still to come for the next few months.  Click on the links to see what they have to say.

Look out for P5,6 and 7 on Friday.

And watch out for more from our pupils about further Learning in January…..

P1

P2

P3

P4

 

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