school is developing programmes to match the requirements of the
5-14 programme issued by the Scottish Executive Education Department.
At present this is being done in English Language, Mathematics,
Expressive Arts, Religious Education and will eventually cover
all of the curriculum outlined above.
the early stages children are encouraged to practise reading for
fluency and understanding. Older children may also have written
work, research or design work. In Pr.1 and Pr.2, homework should
take no longer than 15 minutes but by Primary 7 could take up
to 1 hour per evening.
workshop sessions parents are advised how they can help their
children to learn by active listening, talking, reading, writing,
mathematic activities and simple science.
information about this is available from the school.
diaries are used and will provide parents with information on