Block 2 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 :
NSPCC Workshop: Wednesday 29th Jan
STEM trip to West College: Monday 3rd Feb
Holiday: Friday 7th Feb – Wed 12th Feb
Return to school: Thurs 13th Feb
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 linking writing to our Science topic of Space.
We will continue using Jolly Spelling and Grammar.
Numeracy and Mathematics :
In block 2 we will be learning about Algebra, Number Patterns, Negative Numbers and Fractions Decimals and Percentages.
Miss Baines will also be teaching Maths topics when she returns in February.
Health and Wellbeing :
This term we will be focusing on food and health, and in particular how advertising on social media can influence our choices. We will be continuing with our PATHS (Promoting Alternative Thinking Strategies).
Broad General Education :
Our topic for this block will be Life below Water which is a Global Goals topic. We will be looking to take action to reduce the amount of plastic that ends up in our oceans and rivers.
In Science we will be studying our Solar System. Miss Baines will be teaching RME towards the end of the term.
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!!