Catriona’s Archive

Week 8

Thank you for joining us for the Transition from Nursery to Primary 1 over the last few weeks and bearing with us whilst dates changed. We look forward to seeing you all in August.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions over the Summer. Meanwhile, have a great holiday!

Week 6 and 7

It has been such an amazing week welcoming the new P1s in to school to meet the teachers and also having a great time playing with the P6 ‘Buddies’. We played games, drew pictures, built models and completed assault courses. We hope you enjoy the pictures :

This week we also held our final parents presentation. This can be found below:

We also announced the new P1 teachers and we are delighted to share a video from them:

Mrs MacLennan – Primary 1A

Mrs Hunter – Primary 1B

Week 3, 4 and 5

Over the last few weeks we have been really busy with our Transition activities. These have included:

  • Making a Mind Map of ‘What we want to know about school?’
  • Making Dens with our friends, using our teamwork skills
  • Doing activities using our senses to observe change and transition
  • Making a graph of the pets we would like
  • Creating our own junk model pets
  • Designing our own picnic plate


Week 2

Bookworm Transition Activities

This week the Nursery have enjoyed making a wormery and going on a walk to look for different pets. Unfortunately they only saw a dog and a crow but loved looking at all the ornaments in peoples gardens

Transition Meeting Recording:

Please find a recording of the Transition recording from our Day in The Life At Carrick Knowe event:

Week 1

This week the children in Carrick Knowe Nursery have enjoyed reading the Edinburgh Transition book , The Bookworm. See below for a video of the author reading the story

We have also enjoyed some activities in Nursery. This included making our own pets out of junk . There were lots of really creative and interesting pets……

Making Our Own Pets

Day In The Life Of Carrick Knowe’ Link

Please find the TEAMs link for the ‘Day In The Life Of Carrick Knowe’ meeting which will take place on Thursday 26th May at 9:30am. A recording of the meeting will be added to this page for those of you who cannot make the live time.

Information and Letters


Borders Embroidery – School Uniform