What’s happening in school this week?

This week’s French vocabulary


Je m’appelle… I’m called…, my name is…
Comment vous appelez-vous? what are you called? (formal)
Comment tu t’appelles? what’s your name? (informal)
The total raised for SCIAF has increased to £770. This has been raised through

donations to the Wee Boxes

money collected on World Book Day

P5’s ‘Dress Up Disney’ Day

P2r’s biscuit decorating

P1r’s ‘Wear something green for St Patrick’s Day’

P1b’s FairTrade Coffee Morning

P2b’s Bake and Make afternoon

P4’s Cake Sale

Mrs McKinlay’s staff Bake Sale.

Many thanks for your generosity. We are aiming to raise £1000 during Lent!! Please click this link to find out how your donations will be used to help children and families in Ethiopia.

Events planned this week are:

Tuesday – P3 blue sell Easter cards and P6 sell ‘nearly new’ books, games and toys

Wednesday – P7 ‘Walk on Wednesday’ and P3 red Sponsored Walk

Thursday – P4/5 sell handmade tie-dyed lavender bags

Miss Healy (P3 blue), Miss McCann (P1 blue) and Mr Macdonald (P3 red) are student teachers working alongside our staff in classes this week.

Monday 21st  March

Popalong Music Day for P5, P6 and P7. Students from Aberdeen University will work with the children during the day and present a concert to the school at 2.30pm.

PE lessons with Mrs Armstrong –  P1 blue, P1 red, P2 blue, P2 red, P4 and P4/5.

9.40 – 10.30 P6 @ ASV – Football    Leave school at 9.20am. Parent helpers welcome.

3.15 – 4.15pm Active Schools run Basketball Club for the children in P5 – P7 who have registered. Final session this term.

5.30 – 6.30pm Football training at St Machar Academy for P5 – P7 pupils who have registered.

Tuesday 22nd March

P7 Bikeability training in school. Please remember your bikes and helmets! If you do not have a helmet, you can buy one from school for £10 or borrow one from school.

P3 b are selling Easter cards.

P6 are selling ‘nearly new’ books, games and toys.

P5 present the Passion Play to the whole school at 2pm. Parents are welcome.

3.15 – 4.15pm Active Schools run the Multi-Activity Club for the children in P1 – P3 who have registered. Final session this term.

3.15 – 4.15pm  Mrs Jadid runs the Science Club for the children in P5 – P7 who have registered.

Wednesday 23rd March

PE lessons with Mrs Armstrong for  P3b, P3r, P5, P6 and P7.

P2 red trip to Tillydrone Library. Parent helpers are very welcome.

SCIAF fundraiser – P7 are organising ‘Walk on Wednesday’ for the whole school.

SCIAF fundraiser – P3 red are having a sponsored walk in the neighbourhood.

Thursday 24th March

Maundy Thursday – Mass at 9.30am for all pupils and staff. All parents and families are welcome.

P4/5 are selling their lovely handmade lavender bags for SCIAF.

3.30 – 4.30pm Active Schools run the Dance Club for the children in P5 – P7 who have registered. Final session this term.

Friday 25th March


We return to school on Monday 28th March when we will have fun activities to celebrate Easter Monday. Parent helpers are very welcome throughout the day and especially in the afternoon (from 1pm) when we will take the whole school out to roll Easter eggs!