P6A – Mr Wallace


Celebrating Success in P6

September has been a busy month and P6’s effort has been excellent, so it was a difficult choice to pick just one person to celebrate in a class full of hard workers. But congratulations again to our star above, who stood out for displaying the two school values we’ve been learning about recently: respect and kindness. We’ve talked about how our actions can reflect on others ( if we are kind to others then this kindness can be a mirror to show others), as well as discussing how we can show respect to others (like in a football match). Well done for all your kindness and respectful actions!

It’s also been another successful Sumdog week in Carrick Knowe and the leaders from P6 were Rithvik, Alice and Déjà. Rithvik in particular worked his socks off by answering an astounding 3890 questions between Monday and Friday – congratulations to all of you and have a lovely weekend…

Friday 18th September:


Over the past two weeks P5/6 and P6A have been looking at different STEM challenges! The first one was to create a marble run, there was an aqueduct challenge for P6A and this week we had to make balloon-powered boats!

We’ve been working on the 5 key STEM skills; resilience, critical thinking, communication, creativity and collaboration.

Monday 17th August:

It’s one week until his return but we were blessed with the presence of Mr Wallace today. He ‘popped in’ just before lunch via Microsoft Teams to say hello and see how we were all getting on…

Tuesday 11th August:

Primary 6!

Welcome to a new year, a new class and a new classroom (you are the first year that has been in this special new room!). Sadly I am not going to be in the classroom for the first few days but Mr Morley (who will be taking you whilst I’m away), Miss Inglis and I have been chatting about the year ahead and I am really looking forward to meeting you all when I am back.

In the first week or so, we will be focusing on catching up with your news and finding out how everyone has been doing. In the second week, we will begin some whole class reading, times tables and ‘speedy’ maths challenges, and thinking about our class charter, and the type of classroom environment and rules we will be expecting this year. You might want to think about our school values and how we can connect our charter to those… I’d like you to have your 2 truths and 1 lie ready for when I am back (remember, don’t tell anyone else in the class, to make it more fun), so have a think about what you’re going to say before then.

For the moment, Mr Morley should be able to answer all your questions when you start (either Wednesday or Thursday) but if you are not really not sure about something that is on your mind over the next few days, your parents can access a Parent Guide which is available on the Home Page of the Carrick Knowe website.

I thought you might like a sneak preview of the classroom you’re going to be in this year, so have a look at these photos… Once we all settle down into the classroom we will have the opportunity to change it around a bit and update the empty walls with all of your fantastic work!

A quick reminder that you’ll be entering the building through this door on Wednesday/Thursday and I know Mr Morley is really excited to be welcoming everyone back.

I look forward to seeing you all very soon!

Mr Wallace

Thursday 25th June:

Welcome to P6A!