Category Archives: Primary 1C

Primary 1C W/B 02.03.20

Good afternoon! I hope you are all having a lovely weekend. Thank you for coming to Primary 1’s open afternoon on Friday. I hope you enjoyed spending time with your child and getting to see what they enjoy the most about Free Flow Play.

Homework

Sounds: Sound cards for “oi” and “ue” have been added to the book bags. Please continue to practise all of the sounds.

Word Walls:  Please continue to practise the words highlighted pink  with your child as often as possible.

Reading: New reading books have been issued. Please read them with your child, discussing the story/words. The children should sound out the words and, where necessary, use the picture clues to help them “read” the words.

Your child has chosen a new book to read for enjoyment. These are changed every 2 weeks.

Maths: Please choose one of the dotted activities on the maths sheet. Once completed, please sign and date the sheet beside the chosen task.

H&WB: I will be checking to see if  February targets have been met later this week. If you feel your child has achieved their February home target, please leave a comment on their sheet.

Reminders

  • P.E. will be on Monday and Wednesday. Please remember long hair should be tied back and earrings removed or covered.
  • Please remember to add any books your child has read to their Reading Challenge Passport.
  • Book bags should be checked each evening for homework and any letters which may have been issued. These letters should be removed from the book bag.
  • World Book Day is on Thursday. We will be taking part in lots of activities to celebrate literacy. Further details can be found here.
  • Read & Munch will be on Thursday.
  • Details of a change to the lunch menu on Thursday can be found here.
  • The voting forms for naming the new school should be returned by Friday. Further details can be found here.

As always, if you have any questions regarding homework, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Thanks,

Miss Cuthill

P1C W/B 24.02.20

Good afternoon! I hope everyone had a lovely weekend.

Homework

Sounds: Sound cards for “qu” and “ou” have been added to the book bags. Please continue to practise all of the sounds.

Word Walls: Please continue to practise the words highlighted pink.

Reading: New reading books have been issued. Please read them with your child, discussing the story/words. The children should sound out the words and, where necessary, use the picture clues to help them “read” the words.

Maths: Please choose one of the dotted activities on the maths sheet. Once completed, please sign and date the sheet beside the chosen task.

H&WB: All of the children have now chosen a new school target to work on for the remainder of this month. Please continue to work on your child’s chosen home target for February. If you have not yet done so, please add your child’s target to the sheet. Please keep these in the book bags. If  your child’s target sheet is at home, could this be put into their book bag as soon as possible so I can write their new target on it.

Reading Passports

Thank you to those who have already started to fill these out. Please remember to add any books your child has read to their Reading Challenge Passport.

Reminders

  1. P.E. will be on Monday and Wednesday. Please remember long hair should be tied back and earrings removed or covered.
  2. Due to our Open Afternoon on Friday, there will be no Read and Munch this week.
  3. Details of our Open Afternoon can be found here.

As always, if you have any questions regarding homework, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Miss Cuthill

First Minister’s Reading Challenge

Good afternoon,

Today all children were issued with a Reading Passport to allow them to take part in the First Minister’s Reading Challenge.  Children are being encouraged to read as many books as possible throughout the term and record this in their passport. This is a national initiative – more information can be found at www.readingchallenge.scot

We appreciate your support and encouragement in this.

Many thanks,

Miss Cuthill

P1C – Week Beginning 17/02/20

Good morning!

I hope you’re all having a lovely weekend.

Homework

Sounds: Sound cards for “th” have been added to the book bags. Please continue to practise all of the sounds.

Word Walls: Please continue to check over these with your child as often as possible as this will build their confidence in reading the words independently. Only the words highlighted in pink should be practised. Your child should also be able to use these words correctly in a sentence.

Reading: New reading books have been issued. Please read them with your child, discussing the story/words. The children should sound out the words and, where necessary, use the picture clues to help them “read” the words.

Your child has chosen a new picture book to read for enjoyment. Please enjoy reading this with them using the 3 sharings.

Maths:  A new maths sheet has been added to the book bags. Please choose one of the dotted activities to complete this week. Once completed, please sign and date the sheet beside the chosen task.

H&WB: New targets for February will be added to your child’s target sheet this week. If you feel your child has achieved their January home target, please complete the relevant comment box. A new home target for February should also be set.  Please click here for further details.

Reminders

  1. P.E. will be on Monday and Wednesday. Please remember long hair should be tied back and earrings removed or covered.
  2. Book bags should be checked each evening for homework and any letters which may have been issued. These letters should be removed from the book bag.
  3. As a school, we are aiming to increase our outdoor learning experiences for the children.  Some of the children already have wellies in class, however if your child does not and has wellies at home, could these be brought into class please.
  4. Read and Munch will be on Friday this week.
  5. Details of our Open Afternoon can be found here.

As always, if you have any questions regarding homework, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Miss Cuthill

Open Afternoon

Image result for school playing

On Friday 28th February we will be having our Open Afternoon. This will be taking place between 2.00pm-3.00pm.  We would like to invite one guest per child to join us. During this time you will have the opportunity to play some of the activities the children enjoy using in our Free Flow sessions.

Our afternoon will begin in the gym hall where the children will perform a few songs, therefore you should enter the school via the school office. After this we will return to the classrooms and open area to participate in a few of the children’s chosen activities.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Primary 1 Teachers

P1C – W/B 03.02.2020

Good evening! I hope everyone had a lovely weekend.

Homework

Sounds: Sound cards for “ch” and “sh” have been added to the book bags. Please continue to practise all of the sounds learned and please keep them in book bags.

Word Walls: Please continue to practise the words highlighted in pink.

Reading: New reading books were issued today. Please read them with your child, discussing the story/words. The children should sound out the words and, where necessary, use the picture clues to help them “read” the words.

We are currently using the pictures books in class to create a book review. These will be back in the book bags tomorrow or Wednesday.

Scottish Poems: The children have now recited their poems in class and I was very impressed with everyone! Some children even chose to go to P3 to recite their poems as well.

A finalist from the class has been chosen by Senior Management and they will be performing at our Scottish Assembly on Thursday.

Maths: Please complete the final activity on the Bingo sheet. Once completed, please sign and date the sheet beside the chosen task.

H&WB: Please continue to practise your chosen home target.

Reminders

P.E. will be on Monday and Wednesday. Please remember long hair should be tied back and earrings removed or covered

  1. Book bags should be checked each evening for homework and any letters which may have been issued. These letters should be removed from the book bag.
  2. There will be no Read and Munch this week.
  3. Our Scottish Assembly is on Thursday. To celebrate this, the children may wear something tartan, or checked, to school, otherwise school uniform should be worn as normal.
  4. Friday and Wednesday (12th) are In-service days. School re-opens on Thursday 13th.

As always, if you have any questions regarding homework, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Miss Cuthill

P1C – Homework W/B 27.01.20

Good afternoon. I hope you all had a lovely weekend.

Homework

Sounds: Sound cards for “y” and “x” have been added to the book bags. Please continue to practise all of the sounds. These should be looked over as often as possible at home. To challenge your child, please ask them to think of/find something that begins with or contains that specific sound. Please keep sound cards in book bags.

Word Walls: Please continue to practise the words highlighted in pink. When your child can confidently read a word and can use it in a sentence I will highlight it green.

Reading: New reading books have been issued today. Please read them with your child, discussing the story/words. The children should sound out the words and, where necessary, use the picture clues to help them.

Your child chose a new picture book to read for enjoyment. Please make sure these are kept in book bags.

Listening & Talking: The children will be performing their Scottish poems to the class this week. I heard a few today and I am looking forward to hearing the rest.

Maths: Please complete another activity on the Bingo sheet. Once completed, please sign and date the sheet beside the chosen task.

H&WB: Your child’s target sheet can be found in their book bag. They decided on a school target to work on. Please discuss and choose a home target – there is a box for you to write their home target in.  Please click here for further details.

Reminders

  1. Active Schools clubs start up again this week. Please remember that your child may still have a school dinner on club days if they wish. They will just eat once the club has finished.
  2. P.E. will be on Monday and Wednesday. Please remember long hair should be tied back and earrings removed or covered
  3. Book bags should be checked each evening for homework and any letters which may have been issued. These letters should be removed from the book bag.
  4. Read and Munch will be on Friday.

As always, if you have any questions regarding homework, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Thanks,

Miss Cuthill

Food Tasting Session

Image result for scotland flag

As part of our “All About Scotland” mini topic, we will be having a food tasting session on Friday. The food samples will consist of haggis, neeps, tatties and shortbread. There will be a vegetarian option available. If your child has any allergies that may prevent them from participating in this activity, please let us know as soon as possible. You may catch us at the end of the day today or leave a message on this post.

Thanking you

Primary 1 Teachers

Scottish/Burns Themed Lunch: Friday

Image result for scotland flag

Please find below a note of the options for our Scottish/Burns themed lunch on Friday. If your child is having a school lunch, please discuss the options with them so they know what to choose on the day.

Option 1:  Haggis, turnip and mashed potatoes  / Veggie haggis,                                    turnip and mashed potatoes

 

Option 2:  Stewed lorne sausage, turnip and mashed potatoes  /                                    Veggie sausage, turnip and mashed potatoes

Thanking you.

Primary 1 Teachers

P1C – W/B 20.01.20

Good afternoon, I hope you all had a lovely weekend.

Homework

Sounds: Please continue to practise all of the sounds in the book bags. These should be looked over as often as possible at home. To challenge your child, please ask them to think of/find something that begins with or contains that specific sound.

Word Walls: Please continue to check over these with your child as often as possible as this will build their confidence in reading the words independently. Only the words highlighted in pink should be practised. Your child should also be able to use these words correctly in a sentence.

Reading: New reading books will be sent home today. Please read over them with your child, discussing the story/words. The children should sound out the words and, where necessary, use the picture cues to help them.

Listening & Talking: The children will have hopefully now chosen a poem to learn as part of our “All About Scotland” topic. Please highlight the poem they have chosen on the sheet sent home last week so I am aware of which one they will be reciting.

Maths: Please complete 1 activity on the Bingo sheet. Once completed, please sign and date the sheet beside the chosen task. I have taken in the number formation booklets as the children will be completing these in class.

H&WB: I will be discussing individual school targets with the children this week. They will help  to choose the target they will be focusing on for the next couple of weeks. Target sheets will be sent home later on this week.

Reminders

* Read and Munch will be on Friday.
* Primary 1C and Primary 7C will be working together over the next few weeks on a STEM challenge designed by P7. If you have any junk materials (cardboard boxes, kitchen roll tubes, plastic bottles etc) Miss Cauley and I  would appreciate it if you could please send them in with your child this week to help support this.

As always, if you have any questions regarding homework, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Miss Cuthill