Pirie Park Primary School

Respect, Learning, Kindness, Friendship, Trust


Welcome to P6b  and Mrs Tumelty.



Summary of Learning

This term, we will be developing our Literacy skills through our topic which focuses on Afghanistan and Scotland.  As a context for our topic, we will read the novel, ‘The Breadwinner’ which is set in Afghanistan and follows the life of Parvana, a child of war.   This term we will continue to develop our writing skills through the imaginative and biographical genres.

In Maths we are focussng initially on developing our ‘Time’ skills, and will later work on fractions, decimals and percentages.

We will continue to enjoy a reading café with P6a, where we can read together and share our thoughts on the books we have chosen.

P.E. Days

P.E. days are Tuesday and Wednesday.

PE is an important part of the curriculum and pupils should endeavour to bring in their kit and remove all jewellery.

Homework Days

Homework is issued on a Monday and is due on Thursday.

Homework Help/Websites


Dates to Remember

Burns Assembly:  Friday 24th January 2020


Achievements and Celebrations



During this term we will be developing our Spanish skills. We will be learning about Spanish culture by researching typical sports and famous sports people in Spanish speaking countries.  We will be learning Spanish vocabulary to describe our hobbies and what we enjoy doing in our free time.



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