Welcome to Primary 7A and Primary 7B Website
P7A Class photograph
Primary 7A at the Burns Supper
Our class teachers are Mr Armstrong DHT (Tues-Thurs) and Mr Kilpatrick (Mon & Fri).
P7B Class photograph
Primary P7B at the Burns Supper
Our class teacher is Mrs Duignan (Mon, Wed-Fri). Mr Kilpatrick is our teacher on a Tuesday.
Mrs Glass is our General Learning Assistant and in boths classes during the week.
Assembly – On a Monday we celebrate everyone’s achievement in the school through certificates, wider achievements and other awards. We have a range of speakers who come into the school and annually classes perform an assembly.
Physical Education – P7 have physical education on a Wednesday afternoon with Mrs Mannall. P7A have hall time on a Thursday where they participant in either drama or physical education. P7B have physical education with Mrs Duignan on a Thursday. Children are reminded to come prepared for PE, by bringing the correct clothing. On some occasions children will be asked to bring outdoor clothes when PE will take place outside.
ICT – All of P7 has access to the school’s computer suite during the week where they are able to improve ICT skills through our planned programme of work. Mr Schoolar takes both classes every two weeks to help develop their ICt skills further.
Both P7 classes are given homework on a Monday to be returned on a Thursday when it will be corrected and discussed. Weekly homework consists of a Quiz and maths homework. Children may be given additional homework throughout the year such as presentations, or other class work.
Both classes have a homework surgery between 8.30 – 9am where children are able to use this time to complete homework, use the class computers, time for additional support in maths and to complete class work if needed.
Curriculum Term 3
Health–Term 3 the children will look at drugs and the effects of drugs on the human body. They have had a drugs input at Small World sessions in Term 1.
Religious Education –Term 3 the children will be researching the Holy Bible and the books that are within the Bible. They will also look at the Qu'ran and how its similar and different to the Holy Bible. The main focus this term will be the Christian Festival of Easter and the resurrection and Crucifixion.
French– Term 3 - Children will be recapping the basic greetings of French and will move on to Numbers 31-100. There will also be a focus on shops and shopping.
Social Studies – Term 3 – This term children will be learning about the Life of Robert Burns and will take part in the school's Burns' Supper. They will then have a look at the land of China and its differences between Scotland, Democracy and Communism. Then finally later in the term they will focus on London before their residential trip to London in March 2019 (some pupils).
Curriculum Term 4
Health–Term 4 the children will look at the sexual health programme for P7 and will have a sexual health talk looking at relationships and parenthood. (Letters to follow)
Religious Education –Term 4 the children will be researching the religion of Islam and it connections to the modern day world. They will compare and contrast the religion to that of Christianity. They will also look at the festival of Ramadan and the sacrifices given to this festival by Muslims.
French– Term 4 - Children will be looking at School life in French and then complete their wiritng project before heading to Secondary in the Summer.
Social Studies – Term 4 – This term children will be learning about World War 2 and Britain during the War. They will carrying out research projects and undertake presentations to their peers.
Hoddom Trips 4th & 6th September 2018
Literacy Day and Ceilidh - January 2019
On Wednesday 30th January 2019 - both P7 classes went to Annan Academy for a Literacy transition day where they took part in two large tasks. One being a team building exercise and the second was a listening and talking task - where they had to find out who the murderer of a fictional murder through questioning. In the afternoon all pupils took part in a ceilidh where they danced with other pupils from the cluster schools.
Dates for your Diary
20/2/19 - P7A CURLING AT LOCKERBIE ICE RINK
21 & 22/2/19 - INSET DAYS (NON PUPIL DAYS)
25/2/19 - ANNAN ACADEMY JUNIOR SHOW FOR P7S PM
27/2/19 - P7B CURLING AT LOCKERBIE ICE RINK
MON 18/3/19 - LONDON WEEK (RESIDENTIAL) FOR SOME P7 PUPILS
5/4/19 -SCHOOL CLOSES FOR EASTER HOLIDAYS
Extra Curricular Clubs
In P7 the pupils are offered a number of extra curricular activities throughout the year and have the opportunity to try out something new.
See the school App for further details.
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