Block 1 Class Information
Teacher(s) : Mrs McPherson
Mrs Monaghan will be teaching Art on a Wednesday morning and Mrs Mackenzie will be teaching Music and Drama on a Thursday morning.
PE days : Wednesday and Friday
Important Dates :
Meet the teacher: Meet the teacher will take place after school on Thursday 29th August. We look forward to seeing you there!
School photographs: School photographs will be taken on Monday 16th September.
September weekend: We will be on holiday on Friday 27th and Monday 30th September.
Maths Week: Maths Week will take place from Tuesday 1st to Friday 4th October.
Parent’s Night: Parent’s appointments will take place on Wednesday 9th October.
October Holiday: School will be closed from Friday 11th October. Pupils will return to school on Monday 21st October
Remembrance Assembly: Our assembly will be held on Friday 8th November. Time tbc.
Spelling: issued on a Monday due on a Friday. See homework diary for tasks.
Maths: One week Maths homework will be completed in jotter, the following week a challenge will be set on Sumdog. It is important that your child downloads the sumdog app on their device at home to enable them to complete tasks.
Reading: All groups issued pages on a Monday from their reading scheme.
Literacy and Modern Languages:
Many of the pupils in P7 are nearing the end of Oxford Reading Tree and will soon be using Accelerated Reading and novels. We will work cooperatively during Reflective Reading activities based on our class novel ‘Wonder’
Writing will be taught whole class. This block we will be focusing on imaginative writing until October, This allows pupils to work on their VCOP and story writing skills.
We will continue using Jolly Spelling and Grammar.
Numeracy and Mathematics :
In block 1 we will be learning about Place Value, Rounding, the Four operations, Probability and Angles.
Health and Wellbeing :
We will be continuing with our PATHS (Promoting Alternative Thinking Strategies)..
Broad General Education :
Our topic for this block will be WW2, the Holocaust and Remembrance. We will have a Remembrance assembly on Friday 8th November.
We will be looking at animals in Science. IN technologies we will be creating online games using coding.
How Can You Help at Home? :
Check bags for letters and homework diaries for any homework and school events.
Label all clothing/ sand shoes – even in P7!!