Future Heroes Day

Primary 4 had a brilliant time dressing up as their future hero.


A Good Time Was Had By All.

Sports Day – Round 2

Monday – Sports Day Round 2. Do your sun-dance on Sunday evening, as we’re hoping for sunshine!

Come with a bottle of water, and wear the colour of top which represents your house (if you have).

Ashie – Yellow

Broom – Blue

Duntelchaig – Green

Ruthven – Red

P1 – P3 Sports @ 10am

P4 – P7 Sports @ 1pm

Future Heroes Day


Just a reminder that tomorrow is Future Heroes Day. Come dressed up as what you want to be when you’re older and make a donation to the Guide Dog Society.

We look forward to seeing your outfits . . . 

Profile and Report 2014

Lochardil Logo

Your child’s profile and report should have made its way home to you today. We hope you enjoy reading a comprehensive overview of your child’s year at Lochardil.

Find the Lochardil Primary School profile and report guidance for parents/carers below:

We’re interested in your feedback – particularly regarding our Learning Journey trial. Download the form below and hand to your child’s teacher.

New Cereals!

Would you like to try any of these new cereals we designed?

Week beginning 9th June

This week we are working on-

Using to,too and two correctly

Writing about what the school might be like in 50 years time.

Roman Numerals


Making symmetrical pictures

Healthy Eating

Sports Day – CANCELLED

Unfortunately, due to heavy rain over night we have had to cancel Sports Day today.

We have rescheduled for Monday 16th June 2014. Due to work scheduled to begin on our pitch next week, our Sports Day will take place on the grassed area between Morven Road and Dornie Place (behind our school field).

We thank the local residents for agreeing the use of this space to support a vital opportunity for our children.

Sports Day

Tomorrow is our Sports Day. We’re hoping you all do the weather dance tonight – fingers crossed for sunshine tomorrow.

Come with a bottle of water, and wear the colour of top which represents your house (if you have).

Ashie – Yellow

Broom – Blue

Duntelchaig – Green

Ruthven – Red

P1 – P3 Sports @ 10am

P4 – P7 Sports @ 1pm

Week beginning 2nd June

This week p4 will be working on-

Using its and it’s correctly

Revision of tables

Multiplying 2 digit numbers by a single digit

Designing posters to advertise ‘Sports Day’

Personal Hygiene

P4 artwork

 P4 have been enjoying     creating artwork related to their topic on the human body. Hope you like our pictures!

Week beginning 26th May

This week P4 are working on-

Multiplying and dividing by 10 and 100

Multiplying multiples of 10 by a single digit

Gender- male and female partners


Finding out about our lungs

Designing new types of cereals

Week beginning 19th May

This week P4 are working on

  • Volume (litres and half litres)
  • Diminitives
  • Persuasive Writing
  • S.H.A.R.E
  • designing cereal boxes

We Need YOU!!!


Our 50th Anniversary plans are well under way.

Could you assist by – helping organise one of the events, sponsoring one of our events or assisting with the set-up of the events during the week beginning 25th August 2014?

We’d love to hear from you. Email lochardilparentcouncil@gmail.com for more details!

Week beginning 12th May

This week we are working on-

Contiuing a story in the same style as the writer (The Demon Dentist)

4 digit numbers

Learning about the brain

Drawing eyes from observation

P4 – Week beginning 6th May

This week P4 will be working on:-

  • drawing bar graphs
  • Carroll and Venn diagram
  • Prepositions
  • Silhouette Body Pictures
  • discovering more about our skeletons and our brains.

Jacobite Songs and Snacks

On Thursday 3rd April mums, dads, grannies, grandads, siblings, aunties,  and uncles came to our classroom to hear us sing Jacobite songs and to look at work we have done on our Jacobite/Inverness topic.

We also sang some of our favourite funny Scots songs and everyone had some Scottish snacks to nibble on afterwards.

We all had a very enjoyable time.

We’d like to say a big “thank you” to Mrs. MacDonald for all of her help!

Jacobite Showing!

Thank you for coming along to our Jacobite Showing yesterday. We hope you enjoyed it.

Click the picture above to watch the video of our different performances. The password came home with your child today.

Easter Bonnet Competition


P3FS have entered Hobbycraft’s Easter Bonnet Competition on behalf of Lochardil. They’ve done a fantastic job.

It’s YOUR turn to take part now. Get down to Hobbycraft and vote Lochardil as your winner. Voting takes place over the next two weeks!

Primary 4 Enjoying World Book Day

Primary 4 had lots of fun on World Book Day at the amazing different activities.  Here are some pictures of the activities provided by Mrs. Skelton in the Primary 4 classroom.

What’s Happening in P4?

Week beginning 17th March

This week we will be working on-

2D shape


Tiling Patterns

Using different sentence openers

Writing an imaginative story

Painting dolphins

What’s happening in P4?

 Week beginning 1st March

 We are working on-

Multiplying by 9

Problem Solving in maths

Writing an imaginative story

Making a timeline of the history of Inverness

World Book Day activities

What’s happening in P4 week beginning 24th February

This week we are working on:-

  • grid references and co-ordinates
  • pronouns
  • using an atlas to locate the main towns and cities in Scotland
  • making Jacobite weapons
  • The battle of Sherriffmuir.

Whats happening in P4 week beginning 10/2/24

This week we will be working on:-

  • Fractions – tenths, sixths, eighths and thirds
  • Compound Words
  • Designing Posters
  • Identifying the main towns and cities in Scotland
  • Making blackhouses

Pupil Progress Update – February 2014

Following our Pupil Progress Updates this week, click the link below to answer a few questions about the experience.

CLICK HERE for Online Survey

The anonymous survey will be open for comment until Monday 10th February 2014

Thank you for taking time to complete to provide us with your valued feedback.

Primary 4’s Topic this term is Inverness and the Jacobites

This term we are going to be finding out all about Inverness and the Jacobites.

These are some of the things we will be trying to find out :-

  • What Inverness was like long ago?
  • Why tourists come to Inverness?
  • Who were the Jacobites?
  • What happened at the Battle of Culloden?
  • What were Jacobite soldiers like?

If you have any information to share then please let us know.

We are planning to visit Fort George and Culloden Battle Field later in the term.

Primary 4 up-date

What we’ll be up to nextweek.

The main activities will be:-

  • working on using calendars
  • learning about making opposites using prefixes like un and dis
  • Looking at Europe and naming  of the main countries
  • working on igh words for spelling.

Busy Bees in Primary 4 and Our Wonderful Christmas Party

P4  have had another busy term.

This term we have enjoyed:

  • making the models for their project.
  • learning some Scottish dances with Mrs. Campbell.
  • reading a variety of non-fiction books.
  • learning to divide with remainders.
  • acting out plays.
  • measuring with rulers and metre sticks.
  • producing a variety of Autumn art work.

Primary 4’s Christmas Party

We hope you all have a lovely holiday and look forward to 2014.

Primary 4’s Designs using Magnets and Electrical Circuits

Primary 4 were asked to design a model or game using either magnets or an electrical circuit.  Look at the amazing model’s they made in their groups.

Primary 4’s Pupil of the Month for December is Lewis Stephens

Primary 4 dress up for Children in Need Day

Primary 4 had fun dressing up in their pyjamas to raise money for Children in Need.

Primary 4's Pupil of the Month for October is Jessica Guthrie. Well done Jessie!

Children in Need

What a fantastic day it was today in Lochardil. We loved having boys, girls and staff dressed in their pyjamas. The Junior Leaders did a fantastic job with the Pudsey themed games, and Mr Cook was tired out after playing goal-keeper at lunchtime.

With the support of you all, we raised a massive £404.88 – a fantastic total!

Our competition winners were announced at assembly and are on the Pupil Council blog.

P4 Term 2 Update

Primary 4 have had a busy start to term 3.

We have been learning to:-

  •  multiply and divide by 6
  • use money up to £20
  • create and use similes in our writing
  •  use commas.

Primary 4 made some lovely Spooky Houses in Art.

We hope you like them!

Last Month’s Pupil of the Month was Eva Wight – Well done Eva!

Lochardil Parent Council Blog

The Parent Council blog can be accessed by clicking the image above. Check it out for Parent Council Minutes and updates.

Children in Need – Friday 15th November 2013

Have a clearout . . .

Hallowe’en Disco!

Come to our Hallowe’en Disco – organised by the P6/7 pupils. Return your slip along with £2 by Friday

Term 1 Highlights

This term P4 enjoyed:-

  • Taking part in the tennis sessions with Murray and Mrs. Burke.
  • Learning about 4 digit numbers.
  • The electricity project.
  • Playing tag rugby.
  • Painting elephants using different tints of red and orange.


Lochardil Tea Towel!

The Parent Council have prepared a tea towel for Lochardil Primary School. The school opened for it’s first session in August 1964. So, after all the hard work from the children, teachers and staff at the school we are delighted to offer for sale two different Lochardil Primary School Tea Towels. One towel is for P1 – P3 and the second is for P4 – P7.

Whilst the towels will be available to buy later in the year, you can pre-order your towels now to ensure that you are able to get one (or 2 or 3!) which will make great Christmas presents.

Order forms will be available from the school from Monday 30th September.

Please follow the links to view the towels and access the order form.

Lochardil Primary P1-3
Lochardil Primary P4-7
Tea Towel Order Form

Coffee Afternoon Success!

macmillan coffee morning

Everyone in P6/7 just want to say a massive thank you to all that contributed to our Coffee Afternoon to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. We were overwhelmed by the number of cakes brought in by pupils and parents – so thank you all very much. We now have to count all the money we raised which will go towards helping people who are fighting cancer.

We made a whopping £822!! It’s fantastic, so well done!

Here are some pictures from the afternoon . . . thank you again,

From all the pupils in P6/7, Mrs Macleod, Mrs Prentice and Miss Shaw.

Macmillan Coffee Afternoon – Tomorrow

macmillan coffee morning

A reminder that the Macmillan Coffee Afternoon, organised by the P6/7s, is tomorrow, Friday 27th September 1.45pm – 2.45pm. There are 3 ways in which you can support the event:

1. Provide baking for the Coffee Afternoon – to be handed in Friday morning
2. Attend the Coffee Afternoon – Friday 27th September – 1.45pm – 2.45pm
3. Allow your child to purchase a cake by providing them with a donation of £1

Thank you for your support with the event!

Meet The Teacher – FEEDBACK

We’d love to hear some feedback about Meet The Teacher today. Click on the link below to leave a comment about your visit to Lochardil.

Meet the Teacher Feedback – CLICK HERE!

Primary 4 – “Switched On Kids”

P4’s topic this term is all about electricity and sound.

Yesterday they had lots of fun making a switch to turn a bulb on and off.

Lochardil School Fete

Lochardil Primary School Fete is on:

Saturday 14th September 11.30am – 1.30pm



We’re looking for your help in the way of donations:

Filled Jam Jars for the Tombola & Home Baking

tom1 homebaking tom2

We look forward to seeing you there –
The Parent Council

P4 Homework – Routine


8 spelling words and a task related to the words.  This is to be handed in on Wednesday.


Maths Task


Project or Writing Task.

PE Days

  • Tuesday
  • Thursday



Could the children please cover their homework jotters.  Thank you.

Welcome to Primary 4

Take a look around Primary 4’s new classroom.

Our Wonderful Wanted! Dead or alive Posters.

Pictures of our recipes for yummy ice cream sundaes!

We had good fun making our A3/A5 Book Cover Posters.

Welcome 2013/2014

Bear with us whilst the NEW blogs are being updated for next session.

We look forward to seeing everyone back on:

Tuesday 20th August 2013

P4 – P7 – 8.50am – 3.00pm
P1 – P3 – 9.00am – 2.45pm
AM nursery – 9.00am – 11.30am
PM nursery – 12.25pm – 2.55pm

Have a great holiday!

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