Basketball festival

we were off again to the January festival. We had two games tonight. We lost our first game to St Joseph’s but we did did score some baskets! Our second game went better against Gilcomstoun. We went into a quick lead by 14 goals but they fought back well. We ended up winning the game though. All of our players displayed very good sportsmanship and were a credit to the school. Well done Ryan, Eden, Leigha, Jamie and Reem.


Source: Primary 7

Book Fair

booksThe Book Fair will be visiting Abbotswell from Wednesday 28th – Monday 2nd February. This Friday at 1.20pm, the children will get a chance to look at the books.  You are very welcome to come along and help your child to choose a book, or simply pop in at a time that suits you.  If you require any further information, please take a look at the letter sent home in your child’s book bag or contact the school office. It’s also good to know that for every book bought the school receives a commission to buy books for the new library. We look forward to another successful Book Fair Week and thank you for your support.

Source: Primary 1


We have our Anne Frank report to hand in on Wednesday 28th. On Friday our spelling and maths is due in.

Spelling – write each word 3 times each then use our words in 9 sentences.

Maths – subtraction of 1st place decimals – to be written in our homework jotters.

Source: Primary 7

World War II

We have just begun our new topic for this term.

We will be learning all about World War II.

If you have anything at home that you could share with us, books, pictures, artefacts, about any aspect of the war, we would be most grateful.  The children are all very excited to be learning about this really interesting new topic.

Source: Primary 6/7

26th January – P2/3 Class notes

Every week Mrs Forbes and Mrs Fyfe will try to post what is happening in our class. It’s been a busy start to the term and the pupils have really enjoyed learning about Scotland. It was fantastic to see so many visitors to our classroom at the Open Afternoon on Wednesday and we hope you enjoyed the opportunity to see the pupils in action!

This week on Tuesday afternoon the class are going to sing their Scottish songs at the Sue Ryder Centre. It’s great for the pupils to get the chance to go to other places in our community.

We are going to move on from our Scotland topic and begin our new class project on Castles. If anyone has any books, photos, pictures or souvenirs which are related to Castles we would love them to take them into class.

In our Numeracy work we will continue to focus on money. The pupils are now confidently making amounts with 20p, 10p, 5p, 2p and 1p coins. This week we will add the 50p coin and work on making amounts up to £1. We have also been asked to share our Big Maths CLIC targets with you. This week we will be:-

C – Counting in 100s from 0 to 1000. We will also practise counting in 2s, 5s and 10s and link this with our money work

L – Learn Its – our list of learn its remain the same for the session. This week we will again focus on the Learn  its which add on 2. The Learn its are tested in our Beat That tests on a Friday.

I – It’s Nothing New – we are still aiming for a quick recall of doubling single digit numbers

C – Calculations – we are adding and subtracting using a number line

Finally, we have the Book Fayre coming to Abbotswell this week. Our class will have the chance to look at this on Thursday afternoon.

As always, please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions, worries or concerns,

Mrs Forbes and Mrs Fyfe


Source: Primary 2/3