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Welcome to Donacloney Primary School. School starts back on Tuesday, 28 August 2018. First day back is a half day. Children go home at 12.30pm before lunch.

Primary 6 Information

Primary 6 Information

 

  1. Punctuality

  1. School doors will open at 8.45 am each morning.

  2. Children should be in the classroom when the 9 am bell rings. Work is explained and started at this time.

  3. Assembly starts at 9.15 am every morning except Thursday.

 

2. Uniform

  1. All items of clothing should be labelled.

  2. Pupils must have a change of shoes if they wish to use the all weather pitch.

 

3. Homework

  1. Monday (Maths)

  2. Tuesday (Literacy)

  3. Wednesday (Maths)

  4. Children will also have spellings (Monday- Wednesday) and Reading (Monday- Thursday).

  5. Please sign all written homework

  6. Children should complete a self-evaluation traffic light for written homework each night.

  7. Stress presentation and neatness of work

  8. Reading activities will be completed twice a week: on Tuesdays for homework and on Fridays in class. It is vitally important that pupils complete their reading homeworks every night.

 

4. Handwriting

  1. Children are expected to be using a fluent and legible style of joined writing. Children will complete the majority of Literacy activities in pen but should use pencil to complete maths activities.  Homework may be completed in pencil or pen, whichever is most comfortable for the child.

 

5. Assessment

  1. There will be continuous assessment throughout the year with tests given in: English, Maths, Science, Spellings and Mental Maths. Parents will have the opportunity to see and sign these tests.

  2. One written report of child’s progress will be issued in June.

  3. There will be two parent consultations during the course of the year to discuss your child’s progress.

 

6. Items needed

The following items are needed before the start of the term:

  • 1 Ring Binder
  • 1 Ruler
  • 2 x 2H or 4H Pencils
  • 1 Berol Handwriting Pen - Blue
  • 1 Rubber
  • Colouring Pencils
  • 1 x Pritt Stick (Large)
  • 2 Red Pens
  • Felt Tip Pens
  • 1 Sharpener
  • A small dictionary suitable for school bag use

 

(NB This is the same list which was sent out at the end of June.)

 

 

7. Swimming

(a) P6 swimming lessons will commence on Wed 12th September. Children will leave school each Wednesday at 11.15am and return for lunch time.

 

8. PE

(a) PE will be on Tuesday (Group A)  and Thursday (Group B) afternoons. Children are required to bring a change of clothes.

 

 

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