At this time of year we would normally be preparing to present to you at our Christmas show, however like many things we are doing just now we have to look to do things slightly differently.
Room 8 Primary 6/7 had great fun preparing a little song for you to get you into the Christmas spirit. We learned some Makaton in order to send you this message.
Our newly elected House Captains hosted their first Virtual Assembly yesterday where they shared lots of important information and news with the whole school at the same time. Due to current restrictions we had to be more creative in how we shared all the good things that are happening in our school.
Its safe to say we have complete natural presenters who have a future life on tv! Well done boys and girls you were fantastic!
Huge thanks to our PTA for organising and preparing a lovely video montage for our Primary 7 pupils. We are sure you will agree they have turned out to be superb young people who have shown outstanding resilience over the last few months. We couldn’t be any more proud.
We are sorry the end of their school year didn’t go as planned but know they will go on and continue to be amazing . Good luck P7 we will miss you!
Due to the Coronavirus crisis the department responsible for preparing Young Scot Cards for P7 pupils were unable to process applications as they normally would. The normal timescales and processes were completely disrupted as you might imagine.
The last communication received has indicated they aim to have cards produced for pupils returning to school in August, and the likely scenario will be that they will arrange for cards to be sent to high schools prior to the start of the new term. This is a change to normal systems where we would issue these to pupils in June.
In the meantime P7 pupils may like to familiarise themselves with excellent resources at www.young.scot including local pages at https://young.scot/north-lanarkshire. Young people aged 12+ can sign up for young scot membership and access additional opportunities, rewards and discounts on the web page. Social media pages also contain lots of great information about events, opportunities and youth issues, so please follow @NLCYouthwork and encourage pupils to do the same.
We will update you further should anything change before August.
Thanks for your patience.
Please share this around all Primary 7 Parents and Carers regarding a socially distanced visit to the school on Tuesday.
St.Ambrose High School have done a fine job over the last few weeks providing a comprehensive transition programme to support our Pr.7 pupils and their move to high school in August. Whilst the video clips don’t replace the experience of actually being in the building they have been highly informative and have given a flavour of what to expect in each department. Mr. McMullen – Depute Head- has been in touch to invite pupils who require an enhanced transition and has provided the opportunity to visit the school. Those visits will take place on Tuesday 16th June.
St.Ambrose have now extended that invitation to all Pr. 7 pupils – as noted on a release on their twitter account. The dates are Wed. 17th and Thurs. 18th June. However, please note our pupils have benefitted from a visit to the school in November and have watched the virtual transition programme online. St.Ambrose is currently being used as a hub so there are staff and children working in the building. The impact of this means the visit will be short and restricted to two departments with only one pupil and one carer permitted to attend. Please check the details on St.Ambrose twitter to determine if you feel this visit necessary to support transition at this time.
We have been asked to share the attached project with our Primary 7 pupils as part of their transition to St Ambrose High School.
A document has been uploaded to the P7 Sharepoint and will be saved under ‘Daily Tasks’ that provides all the information you need to take part in this exciting project. We are sure you will enjoy this and look forward to seeing how you get on.
Attention all parents of Pr. 7 pupils who will be transitioning to St.Ambrose for session 20/21. May is traditionally the time for transition work and induction days to St. Ambrose High School in order that the children become acquainted with their new learning environment. Unfortunately things will looks considerably different this year. To support pupils and to ensure they get a feel for the new building and become familiar with staff St.Ambrose will be posting tweets and videos as part of their Virtual transition to S1. So far Mrs.Douglas, Head Teacher has introduced herself and Mrs. Sullivan from Home Economics has given a tour of her department. There will be daily videos to showcase the work of al deprtments so please make sure your pupils keep updated. Please ensure you have checked our twitter for retweets or have checked on St.Ambrose twitter page or our own PTA twitter account.
Please find attached details on online courses available from Keep Scotland Beautiful.
Using the tried and tested e-Sgoil platform, a timetabled set of classes will start 27 April, and gradually increase over the weeks ahead. The lessons will be provided by Keep Scotland Beautiful, SCILT, the National Languages Centre, and e-Sgoil.
There will be live interactive teaching for learners. All of the lessons have been adapted over the last few weeks for a learning at home basis, some are existing and well known areas of the curriculum, and others are launching for the first time.
If interested please enrol your child following the link on the page.
Our school community of faith and learning gathered on Tuesday night to celebrate the sacrament of Confirmation for Primary 6 and 7 pupils. We had a lovely evening with Bishop Toal, Father Kane and Deacon David.
Congratulations boys and girls we hope the Holy Spirit touches your lives and that you are truly blessed.