Primary 1

Block 5  Class Information


 Teacher(s) : Mrs Hunter

PE days :

Monday morning and a Thursday afternoon

 Important Dates :

Our school trip to Finlaystone Country Park is on Thursday 16th May. Remember to bring comfy shoes, a waterproof jacket and a packed lunch.  We will be taking part in a Minibeast Safari.

Homework :

Please check your child’s red folder every day for homework activities and letters.

 Literacy :

The children continue to learn to blend 3 and 4 letter words. Please continue to use your phonics pack at home to encourage your child to make and spell words. The children are being encouraged to ‘have a go’ at writing stories and words independently.

Right now we are learning how to write letters and postcards in our class Post Office.

Numeracy and Mathematics :

Children are enjoying learning about numeracy through active play.

We have all been learning about telling the time. We are continuing to read, write and use numbers up to 20 and beyond. We are getting more confident at adding and subtracting within 10.


Health and Wellbeing :

We will be completing our health and wellbeing lessons using the PATHS programme.  During PE lessons we will be concentrating on gymnastic skills including rolling, jumping and balancing.

Broad General Education :


The children have  been learning their basic french greetings, colours, pets and numbers up to 10. We enjoyed learning how to sing Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes in French!

This term we are focusing on learning about Scotland.

How Can You Help at Home? :

Please make sure you name all your child’s belongings and check their red folder daily for homework or letters. Read with / to your child each day, whether its a school reading book, a library book, a bedtime story or simply let your child use their imagination and retell the story from a picture book. Thanks 🙂

Book Week Scotland:

Outdoor Learning:

Christmas Jumper Day:

Barrhill Road, Erskine, Renfrewshire PA8 6BX Tel: 0300 300 1447

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