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Primary 1 – w/b 20.9.21

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Good evening everyone! We hope you have had a lovely weekend and have managed to enjoy some of the sunshine.

Now that Teams is up and running, we will be using this as our main form of communication. If you have yet to access Teams, we ask that you do so over the next few days. If you are having any issues accessing Teams, please let us know as soon as possible.  Details of our homework tasks for the coming week, and our reminders, can be found below.

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Sounds: We have learned another 3 sounds c, k and e. Sound cards for these will be added to your sounds bag. For ideas on how to practice the sounds, please have a look at the revision grid in the Phonics folder on Teams. This can be found in the Files tab. Your sound card bags should be returned to school on Thursday.

Reading: A Reading for Enjoyment book will be issued on Monday.  Please read this with someone at home. You should then use the Three Sharings to discuss the story. This is when you discuss the following:

  • something you liked about the story
  • something you didn’t like about the story
  • any connections you may have had with what happened in the story or anything you may have been confused about.

Please return your book on Thursday. If you have still to return your book from last week, please bring it to school tomorrow (Monday).

SEAL: Please complete one of the dotted tasks on your homework grid. Once completed, please ask your grown-up to initial and date the task you worked on. You should return your SEAL grid on Thursday.

P.E.: P.E. will be on Monday and Wednesday. Please come to school in your relaxed uniform on these days. There is a high chance of rain this week so please ensure you are coming to school in appropriate clothing as we will be outside. A wee reminder that you may keep a pair of wellies in class. These should be clearly labelled with your name and class.

Co-op Visit: On Wednesday 29th September we will be visiting the Co-op as part of Maths Week Scotland. Due to restrictions within the Co-op the classes will be visiting the shop separately. P1P will be leaving at 10.55am and returning at 11.40am. P1S will be leaving at 11.40am and returning at 12.25pm. Both classes will require 2 parent helpers each. A message will be put on our class Teams page and if your grown-up is able to help, please leave a comment on the post. We will then contact them on Thursday if we require their help.

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Reminders

  • We are on week 2 of our lunch menu. Details of this can be found here.
  • A number of forms have been issued over the last couple of weeks. If you have still to return any of these, please do so as soon as possible. Appointment letters for our upcoming Parents Evening will be issued this week, therefore if you have still to return the request form for this, we ask that this is returned by Tuesday.
  • As we are a nut free school, we ask that you are mindful of this when organising snacks and lunches.
  • School will be closed on Friday 24th and Monday 27th for our September weekend break.

Mrs O’Neill and Mrs McAvoy

 

Primary 1 – W/B 6.9.21

Good afternoon! 😊

We hope you have had a lovely weekend.

All homework (including reading for enjoyment books) will be issued on Monday this week. Homework should be returned on Friday.

Details of the tasks for this coming week can be found below.

Sounds: Last week we learned the sounds iand n. Sound cards for these will be issued. Please practice these sounds and their actions. All of this information can be found on the cards. Please also play the songs for each sound. The links can be found below, Your sound card bags should be returned to school each Friday as this will allow us to add the cards for the following week.

Jolly Phonics “i” song

Jolly Phonics “p” song

Jolly Phonics “n” song

Reading: Another Reading for Enjoyment book will be issued tomorrow. Please read this with someone at home. You should then use the Three Sharings to discuss the story. This is when you discuss the following:

  • something you liked about the story
  • something you didn’t like about the story
  • any connections you may have had with what happened in the story or anything you may have been confused about.

Please return your book on Friday. If you have not already returned your book from last week, please bring this to school tomorrow (Monday).  😊

SEAL: Please complete one of the dotted tasks on your homework grid. Once completed, please ask your grown-up to initial and date the task you worked on. You should return your SEAL grid on Friday.

Microsoft Teams: Our class Teams pages are now up and running. Everyone has chosen their own personal password and we will remind you of these this week in class. Please log onto Glow and find the Microsoft Teams tile. Your task this week is to comment on our first class Teams post. If you have any problems with this, please let us know.

Watch the video below to remind you how to access Glow and Microsoft Teams.

P.E.: P.E. will be on Monday and Wednesday. Please come to school in your relaxed uniform on these days. Remember we will be outside so you should be dressed appropriately. There is a chance it will rain tomorrow so please bear this in mind.

Reminders

  • A few letters have been issued recently, including NHS and Data letters. If you have not already done so, please return these to school ASAP.
  • We are on week 2 of our lunch menu. Details of this can be found here.
  • Read and Munch will be on Friday. Please bring in a book from home and a healthy snack (fruit or vegetable).
  • Another wee reminder to ensure all of your belongings have been clearly marked with your name.

We hope you enjoy the remainder of your Sunday.

Mrs McAvoy and Mrs O’Neill

Primary 1 – w/b 30.8.2021

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Good evening everyone! We hope you have had a wonderful weekend and have managed to enjoy the sunshine.

This week we have our first homework tasks to be completed. Our homework letter will be sent home tomorrow which will let you know about the types of tasks we will be completing each week. Normally the majority of the homework will be issued on a Monday, however for this week only, we will be issuing your tasks on Tuesday. All homework should be returned on Friday. If you have a book bag, please bring it to school on these days. Details of the tasks for this coming week can be found below.

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Sounds: Last week we learned the sounds s, a and t. Sound cards for these will be issued. Please practice these sounds and their actions. All of this information can be found on the cards. Please also play the songs for each sound. The links can be found below, Your sound card bags should be returned to school each Friday as this will allow us to add the cards for the following week.

Jolly Phonics “s” song

Jolly Phonics “a” song

Jolly Phonics “t” song

Reading: A Reading for Enjoyment book will be issued on Tuesday.  Please read this with someone at home. You should then use the Three Sharings to discuss the story. This is when you discuss the following:

  • something you liked about the story
  • something you didn’t like about the story
  • any connections you may have had with what happened in the story or anything you may have been confused about.

Please return your book on Friday.

SEAL: Please complete one of the dotted tasks on your homework grid. Once completed, please ask your grown-up to initial and date the task you worked on. You should return your SEAL grid on Friday.

P.E.: P.E. will be on Monday and Wednesday. Please come to school in your relaxed uniform on these days. Remember we will be outside so you should be dressed appropriately. The weather is looking a little cloudy for tomorrow so it may be a little cooler than it has been recently.

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Reminders

  • NHS letters were issued last week. If you have yet to return your form, please do so as soon as possible.
  • We are on week 1 of our lunch menu. Details of this can be found here.
  • Mrs McAvoy will be out of class tomorrow (Monday) as it is her NCCT day. Miss Grant will be covering P1P.
  • A wee reminder to ensure all of your belongings have been clearly marked with your name.

Enjoy the remainder of the weekend.

Mrs O’Neill and Mrs McAvoy

 

P1P/P1S – Homework and Reminders w/b 7.12.2020

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Good evening! We hope you are having a lovely weekend. It has certainly been a cold one.

As always, homework for the coming week will be set as assignments on Teams and will go live tomorrow morning. Reminders can be found below.

Sounds: In class we have learned two new sounds: “z” and “w“. Please practice these and any other sounds you are unsure of over the course of the week.

SIGHT WORDS: We have learned another 2 sight words (one and had) and these will be added to our flashcards folder on Teams.

READING: There will be no reading books issued this month. A wee reminder that, if you haven’t already done so, please return any reading books to school. This will allow us to quarantine them.

MATHS: Our tasks for this week will be set as an assignment on Teams.

H&WB: Please continue to work on your chosen targets for this term.

Nativity: Please practice your lines at home to ensure you are word perfect for our performance. Information regarding costumes can be found on Teams. Any items being brought from home should be put in a carrier bag clearly marked with your name. This should be brought to school no later than Tuesday as our dress rehearsal is on Wednesday. If you are having any issues regarding this, please contact us as soon as possible.

  1.  Details of our lunch menu can be found here.
  2. A wee reminder to let us know about any wider achievements which deserve recognition at our weekly assembly which is held on a Wednesday. Further details can be found here.
  3. Our Nativity live performance is on Thursday at 10.30am. Further information relating to this will be issued later this week.
  4. Our Christmas lunch will be on Thursday.
  5. There will be no Read & Munch this week.
  6. Christmas Jumper Day is on Friday. Further information on this can be found here.

As always, any questions, just ask. See you all in the morning.

Mrs O’Neill and Mrs McAvoy

P1P/P1S – Homework & Reminders w/b 30.11.2020

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Good morning! We hope you are having a lovely long weekend . The weather has been kind to us.  These crisp Winter days have been just lovely. Oscar and I have been enjoying our walks.

As always, homework for the coming week will be set as assignments on Teams and will go live tomorrow morning. Reminders can be found below.

Sounds: This is a revision week for our sounds. We ask that you practice the sounds that you are unsure of.

SIGHT WORDS: We have learned another 2 sight words (from and or) and these will be added to our flashcards folder on Teams.

READING: There will be no reading books issued this month. A wee reminder that, if you haven’t already done so, please return any reading books from last week to school.

MATHS: Our tasks for this week will be set as an assignment on Teams.

H&WB: Please continue to work on your chosen targets for this term.

Nativity: Please practice your lines at home to ensure you are word perfect for our performance. Information regarding costumes will be issued this week.

  1.  Details of our lunch menu can be found here.
  2. Christmas lunch letters should be returned by Tuesday. If you haven’t already done so, please bring this to school tomorrow.
  3. A wee reminder to let us know about any wider achievements which deserve recognition at our weekly assembly which is held on a Wednesday. Further details can be found here.
  4. Mrs Kane and Mrs Hughes will be in class on Wednesday as we will be out of school for our NCCT.
  5. Our base has been asked to supply fluffy socks for the Christmas hampers.These should be handed in by Friday. All information relating to this can be found on our Christmas Events letter.

As always, any questions, just ask. See you all in the morning.

Mrs O’Neill and Mrs McAvoy

 

P1P/P1S – Homework w/b 23.11.2020

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Good morning! We hope you are having a relaxing weekend after a busy week. As always, homework for the coming week will be set as assignments on Teams and will go live on Monday morning. Reminders can be found below.

Sounds: We have introduced two new sounds this week: ee and or. These will be added to our Jolly Phonics PowerPoint on Teams for you to practice at home. We ask that you also continue to practice the sounds that you are unsure of.

SIGHT WORDS: We have learned another 2 sight words (this and have) and these will be added to our flashcards folder on Teams.

READING: Reading books will be issued on Tuesday. These should be read with someone at home. Please return the books to school on Friday as this will allow us to quarantine them ready for the following week.

A wee reminder that, if you haven’t already done so, please return any reading books from last week to school as these need to be quarantined for future use.

MATHS: Our tasks for this week will be set as an assignment on Teams.

H&WB: Please continue to work on your chosen targets for this term.

  1.  Details of our lunch menu can be found here.
  2. Our outdoor sessions for this week will be on Tuesday-Thursday (inclusive). Please ensure you have suitable outdoor clothing with you each day.
  3. A wee reminder to let us know about any wider achievements which deserve recognition at our weekly assembly which is held on a Wednesday. Further details can be found here.
  4. Our annual Christmas Art Day is on Friday. As this day can get a little messy, please wear old clothes to school.
  5. Information regarding our upcoming Nativity will be issued over the next few days. The date of our Nativity can be found on our Christmas Events letter. The link to the letter can be found below.
  6. Our base has been asked to supply fluffy socks for the Christmas hampers. All information relating to this can be found on our Christmas Events letter.

As always, any questions, just ask. See you all in the morning.

Mrs O’Neill and Mrs McAvoy

 

P1P/P1S – Homework and Reminders w/b 16.11.2020

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Good afternoon! We hope you are having a lovely weekend. As always, homework for the coming week will be set as assignments on Teams and will go live on Monday morning. Reminders can be found below.

Sounds: We have introduced two new sounds this week: oa and ie. These will be added to our Jolly Phonics PowerPoint on Teams for you to practice at home. We ask that you also continue to practice the sounds that you are unsure of.

SIGHT WORDS: We have learned another 2 sight words (at and be) and these will be added to our flashcards folder on Teams.

READING: Reading books will be issued on Tuesday. These should be read with someone at home. Please return the books to school on Friday as this will allow us to quarantine them ready for the following week.

A wee reminder that, if you haven’t already done so, please return any reading books from last week to school as these need to be quarantined for future use.

MATHS: Our tasks for this week will be set as an assignment on Teams.

H&WB: Our Target Wheel for this term has been added to the File in Teams. Please be working on your chosen targets.

  1.  Details of our lunch menu can be found here. If you are having a having a school lunch, please remember to discuss the options with someone at home so you are aware of what you are having before coming to school.
  2. Our outdoor sessions will be on Tuesday-Friday (inclusive). Please ensure you have suitable outdoor clothing with you each day.
  3. As this week coming is Scottish Book Week there is a slight change to our Read & Munch session. For this week only it will be on Tuesday as we will be having it with our P7 buddies. You may bring in a book from home to read. Please remember your snack should be a healthy one: fruit or vegetables.
  4. Mrs McAvoy and I will be out of school on Wednesday. Mrs Kane and Mrs Hughes will be in as normal.
  5. A wee reminder to let us know about any wider achievements which deserve recognition at our weekly assembly which is held on a Wednesday. Further details can be found here.
  6. The flu vaccinations will be taking place on Wednesday. If your child is receiving this, we ask that you please discuss it with them before coming to school so they are aware of it.
  7. Book Bug bags will be issued to each of the children on Wednesday.

As always, any questions, just ask. See you all in the morning.

Mrs O’Neill and Mrs McAvoy

 

P1P/P1S – Homework and Reminders w/b 9.11.2020

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Good evening! We hope you have had a relaxing weekend with your families. As always, homework for the coming week will be set as assignments on Teams and will go live on Monday morning. Reminders can be found below.

Sounds: We have introduced two new sounds this week: ai and j. These will be added to our Jolly Phonics PowerPoint on Teams for you to practice at home. We ask that you also continue to practice the sounds that you are unsure of.

SIGHT WORDS: We have learned another 2 sight words (they and I) and these will be added to our flashcards folder on Teams.

READING: Reading books will be issued on Tuesday. These should be read with someone at home. Please return the books to school on Friday as this will allow us to quarantine them ready for the following week.

A wee reminder that, if you haven’t already done so, please return any reading books from last week to school as these need to be quarantined for future use.

MATHS: Our tasks for this week will be set as an assignment on Teams.

H&WB: Our new Target Wheel has been added to the File in Teams. Please be working on your chosen targets.

  1.  Details of our lunch menu can be found here. If you are having a having a school lunch, please remember to discuss the options with someone at home so you are aware of what you are having before coming to school.
  2. Our outdoor sessions will be on Tuesday-Friday (inclusive). As the weather is rather unpredictable, please ensure you have suitable outdoor clothing with you each day.
  3. A wee reminder to let us know about any wider achievements which deserve recognition at our weekly assembly. Further details can be found here.
  4. Read & Munch will be on Friday. You may bring in a book from home to read in class. Please remember any snack you bring for our Read & Munch session should be a healthy one: fruit or vegetables.
  5. Please remember to be practicing zipping up your jackets by yourself at home.

As always, any questions, just ask. See you all in the morning.

Mrs O’Neill and Mrs McAvoy

 

P1P/P1S – Homework & Reminders w/b 2.11.2020

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Good afternoon! We hope you are having a great weekend despite the awful weather. Homework for the coming week will be set as assignments on Teams and will go live on Monday morning. Reminders can be found below.

Sounds: This is a revision week for sounds. We ask that you please continue to practice all of the sounds as much as possible.

SIGHT WORDS: We have learned another 2 sight words (with and his) and these will be added to our flashcards folder on Teams.

READING: Wordless reading books will be issued on Tuesday. These should be read with someone at home. For further information on our wordless books, please access the information in the Files tab on Teams. Please return the books to school on Friday as this will allow us to quarantine them ready for the following week.

A wee reminder that, if you haven’t already done so, please return any reading books from last week to school as these need to be quarantined for future use.

MATHS: Our task for this week will be set as an assignment on Teams.

 

  1.  Details of our lunch menu can be found here. If you are having a having a school lunch, please remember to discuss the options with someone at home so you are aware of what you are having before coming to school.
  2. Our outdoor sessions will be on Tuesday-Friday (inclusive). As the weather is rather unpredictable, please ensure you have suitable outdoor clothing with you each day.
  3. Mrs McAvoy and I will be out of school on Wednesday for our NCCT day. Mrs Kane and Mrs Hughes will be in class.
  4. A wee reminder to let us know about any wider achievements which deserve recognition at our weekly assembly. Further details can be found here.
  5. Read & Munch will be on Friday. You may bring in a book from home to read in class. Please remember any snack you bring for our Read & Munch session should be a healthy one: fruit or vegetables.
  6. Please remember to be practicing zipping up your jackets by yourself at home.

As always, any questions, just ask. Enjoy the remainder of the weekend.

Mrs O’Neill and Mrs McAvoy

P1P/P1S – Homework & Reminders w/b 26.10.2020

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Good afternoon! We hope you are all having a lovely, restful weekend. We have another busy week ahead of us. Homework for the coming week will be set as assignments on Teams and will go live on Monday morning. Reminders can be found below.

Sounds: In class we have learned another 3 sounds: lb and f. These will be added to our Jolly Phonics PowerPoint on Teams for you to practice at home. We ask that you continue to practice all of the sounds as much as possible.

SIGHT WORDS: We have learned another 2 sight words (are and as) and these have been added to our flashcards folder on Teams.

READING: Wordless reading books will be issued on Tuesday. These should be read with someone at home. For further information on our wordless books, please access the information in the Files tab on Teams. Please return the books to school on Friday as this will allow us to quarantine them ready for the following week.

A wee reminder that, if you haven’t already done so, please return any reading books from last week to school as these need to be quarantined for future use.

MATHS: Our task for this week will be set as an assignment on Teams.

 

  1.  Details of our lunch menu can be found here. If you are having a having a school lunch, please remember to discuss the options with someone at home so you are aware of what you are having before coming to school.
  2. Our outdoor sessions will be on Tuesday-Friday (inclusive). As the weather is rather unpredictable, please ensure you have suitable outdoor clothing with you each day.
  3. A wee reminder to let us know about any wider achievements which deserve recognition at our weekly assembly. Further details can be found here.
  4. Read & Munch will be on Friday. You may bring in a book from home to read in class. Please remember any snack you bring for our Read & Munch session should be a healthy one: fruit or vegetables.

As always, any questions, just ask. Enjoy the remainder of the weekend.

Mrs O’Neill and Mrs McAvoy