Happy New Year!
Welcome back and hope everyone has enjoyed a restful holiday. A huge thank you for your generosity to both Mrs Roy and myself for all the Christmas gifts.
We got off to busy start to the term on Tuesday writing our New Year Resolutions for 2019 and hope to make this year another memorable and fun learning experience for all.
As we enjoy a week of celebrating all things Scottish, pupils have chosen a poem to learn and recite in class next week. Two pupils will then be chosen to go forward to represent P5 in the Loanhead PS Scottish Poetry Competition on Friday 25th January 2019. Pupils chose from the following three poems:
- Postie, by JK Annand
- Heron, by JK Annand
- The Sair Finger, by Walter Wingate
P5 will also be learning both ‘O’Flower of Scotland’ and ‘Auld Lang Syne’ during class time and will enjoy singing these with the whole school during our up and coming assemblies.
The only other homework this week will be our normal 10 spelling words and associated activity cards.
Spelling: everyone now seems familiar with the spelling activity cards with pupils enjoying the variety of activities and option to complete as much as schedules permit. All pupils are aware of the homework expectation but I would remind parents to initial or sign homework jotters to prove that red activities have been complete.
Up and coming events:
Tuesday 22nd January to Tuesday 5th March 2019 – Pupil Talks (details to follow)
Wednesday 6th February 2019 – Parent Consultations, 17:30 – 20.30pm
Thursday 7th February 2019 – Parent Consultations, 15:30 – 17.30pm
Monday 11th February – Friday 15th February 2019 – Holiday
PE – Tuesdays and Thursdays
Finally, a reminder that children should have a pair of indoor shoes to change into. This ensures the floors are kept clean, in particular classroom carpets where children sit when sharing news etc.
Many thanks for your support,
Mrs Watts & Mrs Roy