P7 Info W/B Monday 6th December 2021

 

Hi all,

❄️❄️❄️Winter is truly here and there’s quite an unsettled week ahead forecast. Pupils should come to school dressed suitably for inclement weather.❄️❄️❄️

🎽 PE  – Monday and Wednesday – please come to school dressed for PE. Remember to bring a water bottle for hydration. 

🚴‍♀️ Bikeability – Group 2 have their next session on Monday 6th December.

🥪Lunches / Parent Pay –  P7 can now select a pre-paid lunch from the school lunch hall. The menu should be posted on the school website very soon. Children are still welcome to bring in a packed lunch from home to be eaten in the classroom. The Xmas Lunch will be on Tuesday 14th December.

❄️P7 Christmas Party & Christmas Jumper Day – Wednesday 15th December.

📚Reading – We have started to read a class novel called ‘Goodnight Mr Tom’ .  WW2  is our new topic. Can every child still have a personal reading text in school for such times when children may read quietly.

1940s Room – Children have begun creating their model of a 1940s living room. This has been issued as a mini STEAM project and pupils have set criteria to follow. Once the project is complete, photos will follow. Watch this space!

School Camp – The most welcome and very wonderful news that School Camp will go ahead next spring was met with loud cheers from the children! Please note that a deposit is required within the next few weeks. Everyone should have received a letter home about it.  Thank you.

👐⛪Our school is one of the donation points for the Church Christmas donations. If you would like to donate a gift (unwrapped) to the school office for this, then please do so by Friday 10th December. Alternatively, your child can bring it into school with them and it can be passed on to the office too.

🎄✉️ Christmas Card Post box – Children can post their cards to fellow pupils and staff in school as of Monday 6th December. Cards must have names and classes on please.

🏠Homework :

📝Spelling –  Please hand in completed work on Friday. Please ensure all writing is neat.

🧮 Maths/Numeracy – A Sumdog challenge will be available from Monday.

***This is the last week of homework until the New Year***

Thanks,

Miss Brunt

 

P7 Info W/B 29.11.21

Hi all,

I hope everyone is safe and well after the terrible weather over the weekend! Winter is truly here.

🎽 PE  – Monday and Wednesday – please come to school dressed for PE outdoors. Remember to bring a water bottle for hydration. 

🚴‍♀️ Bikeability – Group 2 have their next session on Monday 29th November.

🥪Lunches / Parent Pay –  P7 can now select a pre-paid lunch from the school lunch hall. The menu should be posted on the school website very soon. Children are still welcome to bring in a packed lunch from home to be eaten in the classroom. 

📚Reading – We have started to read a class novel called ‘Goodnight Mr Tom’ .  WW2  is our new topic. Can every child still have a personal reading text in school for such times when children may read quietly.

Bud Bus – The children gave very positive feedback about their visit to the Bud Bus from Poppy Scotland  last week. I have put some photos of this and the P7 Remembrance Assembly in a slideshow, in Google Classroom, visible from Monday at 08:50

School Camp – The most welcome and very wonderful news that School Camp will go ahead next spring was met with loud cheers from the children! Please note that a deposit is required within the next few weeks. Everyone should have received a letter home about it.  Thank you.

🏠Homework :

📝Spelling –  Please hand in completed work on Friday. Please ensure all writing is neat.

🧮 Maths/Numeracy –More work on decimals and percentages will be sent home this week.

 

That’s all for now,

Thank you,

Miss Brunt

P7 Info W/B Monday 22nd November 2021

Hi all,

🎽 PE  – Monday and Wednesday – please come to school dressed for PE outdoors. Remember to bring a water bottle for hydration. 

🚴‍♀️ Bikeability – Group 2 have their next session on Monday 22nd November.

🥪Lunches / Parent Pay –  P7 can now select a pre-paid lunch from the school lunch hall. The menu should be posted on the school website very soon. Children are still welcome to bring in a packed lunch from home to be eaten in the classroom. 

📚Reading – We have started to read a class novel called ‘Goodnight Mr Tom’ .  WW2  is our new topic. Can every child still have a personal reading text in school for such times when children may read quietly.

Wednesday  24th–  The Bud Bus  ( rescheduled from two weeks ago)  will come to school for P7 to visit in groups.

Image result for bud bus poppy scotland

🏠Homework :

📝Spelling –  Please hand in completed work on Friday. Please ensure all writing is neat.

🧮 Maths/Numeracy –  I will  post a new  Sumdog challenge- starting 22.11.21.

 

That’s all for now,

Thank you,

Miss Brunt

P7 Info W/B Monday 15th November 2021

Hi all,

🎽 PE  – Monday and Wednesday – please come to school dressed for PE outdoors. Remember to bring a water bottle for hydration. 

🚴‍♀️ BikeabilityGroup 2 have their second session on Monday 15th November.

🥪Lunches / Parent Pay –  P7 can now select a pre-paid lunch from the school lunch hall. The menu should be posted on the school website very soon. Children are still welcome to bring in a packed lunch from home to be eaten in the classroom. 

💓Remembrance Assembly – Last Thursday, P7 led the Remembrance proceedings via Zoom. Every single pupil played an important part in this assembly and I have to say, it was very moving and  poignant. I am very proud of them all.  Thank you P7 and thanks to the parents who allowed their family member’s stories to be told.

📚Reading – We will be starting to read a class novel called ‘Goodnight Mr Tom’ this week.  WW2  is our new topic. Can every child still have a personal reading text in school for such times when children may read quietly.

🏠Homework :

📝Spelling –  Please hand in completed work on Friday. Please ensure all writing is neat.

🧮 Maths/Numeracy – In maths this week, we are still  revising time⏰ – telling the time, using 24 hr clock and working out time durations. In Numeracy, we are revising decimals – place value, rounding, ordering,  + – X ÷ and worded problems.

A homework sheet about decimals will be sent home on Monday (due the following Monday). This is the sheet that was meant to go home last week but unfortunately I had printer problems! I will also post a new  Sumdog challenge starting 15.11.21 for one week.

💬 Modern Languages – There will be no Mandarin with Miss Sun  this week but children will start French lessons with Mrs Lynch on Tuesday afternoon.

My new email address :

s.brunt@midlothian.education

 

That’s all for now,

Thank you,

Miss Brunt

🌟SCHOOL TEA TOWELS – Parent Council Fundraiser 🌟

This information will be sent home in paper form on Wednesday 12th of November.  We appreciate the tight timing but for Christmas orders this is the deadline.

Payment and order forms should be returned to teachers or office by Wednesday 17th November, in a sealed and labelled envelope.

You can always print the form below and hand into the office with payment and in a sealed envelope.

CHRISTMAS TEA TOWELS

____

Dear Parents/Guardians,

As part of the Parent Council’s fundraising this term, the children are designing brilliant tea towels showing a collage of self-portraits. It will make a great present for family and friends or for you to hold on to as a keepsake!  Due to numbers, there will be a choice to order an upper atrium towel (P5-7 children) or a lower atrium one (P1-4).

The product is 45% cotton and 55% linen and is high quality. The cost of each tea towel is £5. As the towels will be printed to order, please complete the order form below and hand it in to the office with your payment in cash (exact change), and in a clearly labelled, sealed envelope, by Wednesday 17th of November to ensure that we beat the Christmas rush!

Thanks very much and we hope you like them!

The Parent Council

P7 Info W/B Monday 8th November 2021

Hi all,

🎽 PE  – Monday and Wednesday – please come to school dressed for PE outdoors. Remember to bring a water bottle for hydration. 

🚴‍♀️ BikeabilityGroup 2 have their first session on Monday 8th November.

Parents Eve/Afternoon: It was lovely to see parents face to face again last week. This week, there are still phone calls to be made. Appointment slips were handed out last week. Please contact me if you haven’t received one.

🏠Homework :

📝Spelling –  Please hand in completed work on Friday. Please ensure all writing is neat.

Research task – A task about purple poppies was issued last week on Google Classroom but children were telling me they had trouble getting onto this at home.

Remember – To access GC from home:

  • Do not go through GLOW anymore.
  • Search up GOOGLE CLASSROOM instead.
  • Type in your whole username eg. smithp37@midlothian.education
  • Put in your new password.

This should take you to our class page. Please let me know if there are any problems.

P7 will lead an assembly of Remembrance via Zoom on Thursday ( in school only).

📚Reading – We will be starting to read novels about WW2 very soon as this is our new topic. Can every child still have a personal reading text in school for such times when children may read quietly.

🧮 Maths/Numeracy – In maths this week, we are revising time⏰ – telling the time, using 24 hr clock and working out time durations. In Numeracy, we are revising decimals – place value, rounding, ordering,  + – X ÷ and worded problems.

A homework sheet about decimals will be sent home on Wednesday ( due the following Wed). I will also post a Sumdog challenge starting 8.11.21 for one week.

💬 Modern Languages – There will be no Mandarin with Miss Sun  this week but children will start French lessons with Mrs Lynch on Tuesday afternoon.

My new email address :

s.brunt@midlothian.education

 

That’s all for now,

Thank you,

Miss Brunt

P7 Info w/b Monday 1st November

 

Hi all,

🎽 PE  – Monday and Wednesday – please come to school dressed for PE outdoors. Remember to bring a water bottle for hydration. 

Bud Bus – Visits Loanhead P7 on Monday 1st November. Children get to learn all about the annual poppy appeal and its history.

🚴‍♀️ Bikeability – Group 1 have their final session on Monday 1st November.  These are: LC , CR, LBar, SW, EvT, AR, IG, JM and CG.

Parents Eve/Afternoon: Children will bring an appointment slip home on Monday 1st Nov. If this appointment is unsuitable, then please get in touch with the school office. Please remember that if you wish to change your appointment to a phone call, this will be on a different day, and not Wednesday or Friday. Please note, if you are attending a face to face appointment, that it should only be yourself and your child at the appointment. We will be using the classroom door as our entrance/exit, keeping a safe distance, wiping down surfaces and wearing masks to keep everyone safe.

👐PEER MEDIATION TRAINING – P7 will be trained to be peer mediators during sessions run by Tara Larkin, every Tuesday. Once trained, children can volunteer to take turns to be peer mediators in the playground – this means they can help to sort out any disputes between younger pupils.

🏠Homework :

📝Spelling –  Please hand in completed work on Friday. Please ensure all writing is neat.

Research task – A task about poppies will be issued on Tuesday  ( paper form or on Google Classroom). P7 will lead an assembly on this soon.

📚Reading – Can every child please have a personal reading text in school for such times when children may read quietly.

My new email address :

s.brunt@midlothian.education

 

That’s all for now,

Thank you,

Miss Brunt

 

 

 

 

P7 Info W/B 11th October

Hi all,

🎽 PE  – Monday and Wednesday – please come to school dressed for PE outdoors. Remember to bring a water bottle for hydration. 

🚴‍♀️ Bikeability – Group 1 have their next session on Monday 11th October.  These are: LC , CR, LBar, SW, EvT, AR, IG, JM and CG.

📷  P7 CLASS PHOTO – Wednesday 13th

🌾 HARVEST COLLECTION – P1 are collecting non perishable items to donate to Women’s Aid – if you are able to donate anything at all, please send these items in ASAP – thank you SO much!

👐PEER MEDIATION TRAINING – P7 will be trained to be peer mediators during sessions run by Tara Larkin, every Tuesday. Once trained, children can volunteer to take turns to be peer mediators in the playground – this means they can help to sort out any disputes between younger pupils.

🏠Homework :

📝Spelling –  Please hand in completed work on Friday. Please ensure all writing is neat.

🧮 Maths – Sumdog maths challenge – Starts Monday

📚Reading – Can every child please have a personal reading text in school for such times when children may read quietly.

Recent News

IT –  Midlothian Council are in the process of migrating our IT systems to Google. In a few months time, we hope that each pupil will get their own device to use ( Chromebook). Children now have an ‘@midlothian.education‘ email address and new log-in details.

We have also successfully migrated into our new Google Classroom and very soon, I’d like to share some photo albums of recent events with you there.

My new email address :

s.brunt@midlothian.education

⛱️HOLIDAY REMINDER – School closes for the October break on Friday 15th at 12:25pm. Pupils resume on Tuesday 26th October and that first week back will be a whole school Health Week ( focus on food/ healthy lifestyles).

That’s all for now,

Thank you,

Miss Brunt