Session Dates & School Hours 2016/17

Autumn Term
Pupils start Tuesday 16 August 2016
Last day of term Thursday 6 October 2016
Autumn Holidays Friday 7 October to Friday 14 October 2016 inclusive

Winter Term
Start Monday 17 October 2016
In service day Thursday 10 November 2016
In service day Friday 11 November 2016
Holiday Monday 28 November 2016 (St. Andrew’s Day holiday)
Last day of term Thursday 22 December 2016
Christmas Holidays Friday 23 December to Friday 6 January 2017 inclusive

Spring Term
Start Monday 9 January 2017
In service day Friday 10 February 2017
February Holidays Fri 10 February to Wednesday 15 February 2017 inclusive
Start Thursday 16 February 2017
Last day of term Friday 31 March 2017
April Holidays Monday 3 to Monday 17 April 2017 inclusive

Summer Term
Start Tuesday 18 April 2017
In service day Friday 28 April 2017
Holiday Monday 1 May 2017 (May Day holiday)
Last day of term Wednesday 28 June 2017

School Day Times

School – Monday – Thursday
08.45 – 10.25
10.25 – 10.40 – Break
10.40 – 12.20
12.20 – 13.15 – Lunch
13.15 – 15.25

Friday
08.45 – 10.25
10.25 – 10.40 – Break
10.40 – 11.50
11.50 – 12.40 – Lunch
12.40 – 12.50

Nursery – Monday – Friday
Morning Session :- 8.30 – 11.40
Afternoon Session:- 12.30 – 15.40

Home Learning Support Documents

 

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Home Learning

Priorsford Independent Projects – (PIPs) Our home learning tasks aim to promote independence, self-motivation and organisational skills. Our P4-P7 classes will all be set PIP, home learning tasks this term (January – March 2017). We will then seek views, suggestions and feedback from pupils, staff and parents. This page provides links to YouTube videos, guidance …

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School Improvement Plan Document

The 2016 School Improvement Plan and related documents are available here Improvement Plan

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Teaching & Learning

We provide balanced programmes of learning within appropriate curriculum frameworks of A Curriculum for Excellence, which are interrelated, progressive, coherent, relevant and differentiated. We aim for all of our pupils to experience high quality active learning and teaching approaches which are purposeful, engaging, challenging and which encourage creativity. We ensure that, wherever possible, real contexts …

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Policies

  The link below will take you to important policy documents relating to Priorsford Primary.                      

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Curriculum Overviews

Class Teachers will write a curriculum overview for the year ahead that will be published in August, at the start of the new school year. Copies of this overview will be available to download here.  

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Curriculum for Excellence

We aim to provide a broad, balanced and progressive curriculum which is relevant to the needs of our pupils. We will ensure that the principles of A Curriculum for Excellence – challenge and enjoyment; breadth; progression; depth; personalisation and choice; coherence and relevance underpin all of our curriculum developments. The curriculum is made up of …

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Early Learning and Childcare

          Building the Ambition provides national practice guidance to support staff in providing high quality early learning and childcare. It can be found by clicking this link http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/learningandteaching/earlylearningandchildcare/buildingtheambition/index.asp     Useful information from the Education Scotland, Parentzone website can be accessed via this link http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/parentzone/mychild/earlyyears/   Find out about the Scottish Government Play …

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Priorsford Primary School

Priorsford Primary School is a Rights Respecting School...because every child in the world has one thing in common... their rights.

         

june, 2017

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