‘The Curriculum for Excellence aims to achieve a transformation in education in Scotland by providing a coherent, more flexible and enriched curriculum from 3 to 18’ – Education Scotland ( 2014)
Term 1 – Country Study – Brazil
Term 2 – ‘Wonder’ – Novel Study – Mini-topic -The Jacobite’s.
Term 3 – The Twentieth Century and World War Two – mini-topic– Enterprise Topic.
Term 4 – The Structure of the Earth and Natural Disasters – mini-topic – Change , Moving On – End of Year Assembly & Show.
The focus of each project will ensure that a balance of skills is taught with Science, Social Subjects and Technology using the experiences and outcomes from the Curriculum for Excellence.
The topics studied will enable children to use their skills developed in other areas of the curriculum.
Literacy – Taught as a separate subject and as part of topics studied.
Maths – Taught as a separate subject and part of topics studied.
Health & Well being
- Rights Respecting Schools – (ongoing).
- Healthy Respect.
- Keeping Myself Safe – (ongoing).
- Drug & Alcohol Awareness (Term 4)
- Transition – ongoing
- Growing Up! (Term 4)
Learning Across the Curriculum
We cover a range of outcomes over the year ensuring breadth, depth and progression in line with the seven principles of the Curriculum for Excellence.
- German on a Tuesday with Mrs Aftyka.
- Art on a Wednesday with Mrs Aitken.
P.E. on a Monday and Thursday – P.E. kits, No jewelry, Earrings should be taken out or taped up.
Please note water bottles should be filled with water only.
We encourage school uniform and would appreciate your support with this . P.7 have the opportunity to buy a leavers fleece in Term 1.
We actively promote positive behaviour and set high expectations for all children throughout the school.
The positive approach benefits all learners and we constantly encourage good manners, politeness and a good attitude. The children are put in ‘Houses’ as they enter school and can ‘earn’ House points for their Houses – St Macher, Powis, Burnett and Clifton.