Primary 1

Welcome

Hello Primary 1 😊

Hi boys and girls!

This week we have an exciting learning grid for you as we have a couple of special messages from your new teachers and also some messages from us at the end. This is the final week of term and we are so incredibly proud of all that you have achieved this year under a very difficult set of circumstances. We can not wait to see you all after the summer. Follow the link below to enjoy this week’s activities  😊

Love, Mrs Walker, Mrs Gray and Miss Smith x

Contact Us

P1a: Charlie.Gray@duddingston.edin.sch.uk

P1a: Helena.Russell@duddingston.edin.sch.uk

P1b: Sophie.Smith@duddingston.edin.sch.uk

P1a Twitter – Click here

P1b Twitter – Click here


Home Learning Grids

Please click link below to see your FINAL learning gird for week beginning Monday 22nd June:

FINAL Sway Document: Week beginning 22.06.2020

Please click link below to see your learning grid for week beginning Monday 15th June:

P1 Learning grid week beginning 15th June 2020
Literacy : 0-01C/ LIT 0-01b/0-11b/ LIT 0-21b
Go to this Sway

Please click here to find your home learning for week beginning 8th June 2020.

STEM Week: The Gruffalo
This week we are celebrating STEM week. STEM is a celebration of all things Science, Technologies, Engineering and Mathematics. We hope you enjoy all of our suggested activities around the …
Go to this Sway

Free Resources – Thinking Outside the Box

  • Action for Happiness – Meaningful May
  • How to NOT go to School – a free story written by a teacher about staying home.
  • Out of the Ark Music @Home – Out of the Ark are releasing seven songs, one for each day, all with challenges and activities related to each song. Every week for the next few weeks we will continue to add songs and resources. Find all the resources here.
  • Scotland’s National Orchestra – Every week we will bring you a fun, family-friendly challenge to help keep you entertained while we all stay at home! Join our musical community every Wednesday at 10.30am on Facebook or on YouTube. Find out more here.
  • Wild Geese Theatre Company – Designed for primary school kids and their families, Wild Geese Theatre company have taken their years of experience developing young people’s emotional intelligence and creativity skills through live performance, and created a brand new project online. Learn more here.
  • Teach Your Monster to Read – a selection of online games to support literacy learning, including letter and sounds recognitions games, and segmenting and blending games. Click here.
  • The Book of Hopes – Completely free for all children and families, the extraordinary collection of short stories, poems, essays and pictures has contributions from more than 110 children’s writers and illustrators, including Lauren Child, Anthony Horowitz, Greg James and Chris Smith, Michael Morpurgo, Liz Pichon, Axel Scheffler, Francesca Simon and Jacqueline Wilson. Find it here.
  • National Mining Museum Scotland – Learn at home with the Mining Museum – click here.
  • Mr Craighead’s Blog – Our music specialist, Mr Craighead, has set up a website to support music learning at home. Please click here.
  • Play in Crisis (Support Booklet for Parents) – Each page provides parents and carers with information and ideas so they can support their child’s play. It includes topics such as the importance of playing in crisis, and how to respond to children’s play needs, through to issues that parents may be concerned about, like children playing with difficult themes of loss, death and loneliness.
  • Scottish Book Trust – find resources for your home classroom, entertaining author events to watch online, and stories to share together. Click here.
  • #ReadingLunch – The Scottish Book Trust is hosting a reading lunch TODAY (Thursday 23rd April). All you have to do is grab a book, make some lunch and sit and read for a while. Take a photo and share it on your class’ Twitter using #ReadingLunch.
  • Pie Corbett Talk for Writing – Story booklets designed to inspire and support your child to develop skills and confidence in English – speaking, listening, reading and writing.
  • PE with Mrs Leggatt – Our amazing PE teacher, Mrs Leggatt, is sharing brilliant ideas over on her Twitter page. Please give her a follow!
  • Make a time capsule – Download the template below.
  • Physical Activity Log – Use the template below or make your own physical activity log to record what you get up to.

Past Home Learning Grids

Please find your home learning grid for week beginning 1st June 2020:

Please find your home learning grid for week beginning 25th May 2020:

Please find your home learning grid for week beginning 18th May 2020:

Please find your home learning grid for the week beginning 11th May 2020:

Please find your home learning grid for week beginning 05.05.2020:

Please find your home learning grid for week beginning 27.04.2020:

French Resources

Please find your home learning grid for the week beginning 21st of April 2020:

Please find your home learning grid for the week beginning 30th of March 2020:

Please find your home learning grid for the week beginning 23rd of March 2020:

Play Resources

Please take a look at the following play resources! The Play Scotland website offers a wide variety of information and resources to support learning through play at home.

Child Support Tools