In the current climate we understand how difficult it is for parents to navigate the demands of home schooling. We want to do everything we can to help schools to support parents and children at this challenging time. The importance of subject knowledge is key in ensuring that grammar learning at home is successful. With ... Continue reading "Free Online Training for Parents"
We have just completed two evenings of Parent/Teacher Interviews conducted online using Skype for Business. Both evenings were highly successful and we now need to give some consideration to how Parent/Teacher Interviews should be conducted in future. To help us decide and plan for the future, we would be indebted if you could complete the ... Continue reading "Parent /Teacher Interviews Stakeholder Consultation"
Your child received a Book Bug Bag from the Scottish Book Trust at the end of last term. To continue to improve this initiative, the Scottish Book Trust would appreciate your feedback on the resources supplied. Please click the link below to complete a short survey. Thanks for your cooperation. https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/WBKNWHQ
Thanks so much to everyone who participated in our January Active Fun Challenge. The number of active minutes logged across West Lothian Primary Schools was phenomenal and 32 primary schools in West Lothian took part. Carmondean Primary logged 33 days, 2 hrs and 9 minutes of active minutes in January- AMAZING! Take a look at ... Continue reading "January Active Fun Challenge results"
Despite school closure due to the pandemic, Parents who have been consulted would like our Parent/Teacher Interviews to go ahead as scheduled for this month. The interviews will be online through Skype for Business, same as last time. You shoud have received an email and/or text inviting you to sign up for an intreview on ... Continue reading "Parent/Teacher Interviews"
Parents of children who atttend Carmondean Nursery are invited to complete this questionnaire about their experiences during Lockdown. https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=oyzTzM4Wj0KVQTctawUZKZrs4PcouytMv6A2R0y6TENUNVRDWUJJNUJJQVRTOVA0OEhHWEpaVzJRMi4u
Remote learning - we want to hear from parents, carers and learners Education Scotland wants to hear from parents, carers and learners about their experiences of remote learning. We want to learn about what is working well and the challenges that you face. These views will help inform the national overview of how remote learning is being delivered ... Continue reading "Education Scotland Surveys"
Sustrans Outside In provides fun ideas and inspiration for parents to bring education, health and wellbeing activities into their home. Parents can access resources by registering for our free parent newsletter. Over four weeks, they'll receive weekly videos, themed activities, games and challenges designed by our experienced school officers. www.sustrans.org.uk/OutsideIn
For parents/carers seeking support & advice to improve their family's wellbeing and educational outcomes at this difficult time, please click the link below: Sources of Support - Primary and EY
This week the Primary 4/5 Bubble had lots of fun trying out Lego WeDo kits. The group worked hard building two different models and using the computer software to programme their Lego creations to move. They created a pair of free-standing Lego legs which when programmed correctly a motor triggered the leg to kick a ... Continue reading "Lego WeDo Fun!"
Although we have had connectivity and bandwidth problems a-plenty today, the vast majority of children have managed to log in to their assignments and on-line live learning activities. A big 'Thank you' to children and parents/carers for your perseverance and commitment while these teething problems are sorted out. As we go forward, we should see ... Continue reading "Remote Learning Day 1"
Happy New Year everyone. I'm hoping that you all made your New Year Resolution to be as active as possible in 2021 because I have entered the school into a competition to find the most active school in West Lothian and in true Carmondean spirit we are in it to win it! How can you ... Continue reading "January 2021 Active Fun Challenge"