Calderwood Primary School
Calderwood Primary School, Buchanan Drive,  Rutherglen  G73 3PQ
t. 0141 647 1277  f. 0141 647 9241 e. office@calderwood-pri.s-lanark.sch.uk 
Our highlights so far this term:

Teacher’s choice
  • I have enjoyed working with the children during their ‘Report-writing’ activities. The children have enjoyed writing both factual and imaginative report-writing related to their topic study of WW2.
Pupil’s choice
  • Learning skills in Volleyball and being able to participate in the Stonelaw Volleyball Festival with other primary schools
  • Using our research skills to find out information about the Second World War
  • Carrying out ‘Yeast Experiments’ in our study of Micro-organisms.
 Mrs Ferguson and Mrs Bloomer, P7
Welcome to Room 15
Our Learning Journey
Literacy/English 

Working collaboratively in class in our novel study ‘Goodnight Mr Tom’
Looking forward to writing imaginative stories using the technique of ‘Flashbacks’
Carrying out presentations about French-speaking countries and geographical features of France



Numeracy/Mathematics 

This term we have been developing our skills in financial education
We have also been working on doing calculations using the 24hr clock e.g. duration of time/converting 12hr/24 hr times and examining international time zones
We will shortly be starting a range of learning experiences based on Measure.



Health and Wellbeing 

We have been discussing the importance of sleep and mental health and wellbeing
We have examined Internet Safety and ways in which to keep ourselves safe while in the wider environment
In P.E. we have been developing our skills in Volleyball in preparation for participating in the Stonelaw High School Inter-schools’ Volleyball Festival.



Interdisciplinary Learning

Learning about Rationing in WW2 and how it affected daily life
Discovering all about the role of ‘Propaganda’ during wartime
Writing our own scripts within Drama for our World War 2 group performances.



Science 

We have been learning all about ‘Micro-organisms’, identifying those that are helpful and harmful to the human body and carrying out related Scientific experiments


Technologies

We are using a variety of programmes to enhance our Mathematical knowledge and skills


Religious and Moral Education

We have been learning about ‘Random Acts of Kindness’ and a future focus will be on developing our critical thinking skills through examination of the ‘Christmas Story’


Expressive Arts

We have been developing skills in using pencil and line using a variety of different contexts
We are looking forward to developing our creative skills in traditional Scottish country dancing using a variety of skip steps and turns
We are also looking forward to developing our musical talents as we prepare for the forthcoming Calderwood Christmas Show.


Our Enterprise Opportunities

We are currently working collaboratively in order to assist in the preparation for the Christmas Show
As members of the Fair Trade Leadership Group, we are visiting Tesco Burnside to examine the range of Fair Trade produce that they sell.



Additional Information 

We will shortly be visiting Stonelaw High School P.E. Department to participate in their Sports Leadership Programme. This will involve taking part in a variety of team games, supervised by senior Stonelaw pupils.



 
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