Southwood Primary School and Nursery

Southwood Primary School and Nursery

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Important information regarding nursery applications for 2022/23.
Tomorrow I am going into my last (half) term with this wonderful woman as my depute. I genuinely can’t imagine my working life without her. A decade of love, tears and laughter together, a wonderful lifelong friend. Ms Cobbett 🥺❤️
A very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of us at Southwood Primary! Ho ho ho!!
As every Southwooder knows, there is no mention of Christmas until December by decree of Ms Cobbett! This is what I came into this morning-what a team! Watch out for all our latest Christmas news on the school SWAY!
Ho, ho...here we go!
A very happy special birthday to our own superhero Mr Rab. We appreciate everything you do for us. Ms Cobbett ❤️
Hello, A huge thank you to all who came along to the activities in the big field yesterday afternoon. 2 jackets were left behind a George teal one age 9-10 and grey converse hoodie age 12-13. Also a pair of ladies sunglasses were left behind too.
I am finishing up at Southwood today and wanted to say a big thank you and goodbye to everyone for making my time here so very special. Southwood is a great school with super staff, the children are amazing and so very lucky to have such fabulous families around them.
I will miss you all, take good care of yourselves and look after each other.
Tracy, Family Worker
Good morning hope the weather holds for this afternoon, hope to see you in the field behind the school between 1 and 3pm.
There are lots of good links and ideas in this post to fill some time over the holidays.
Tracy, Family Worker
Hello, every Thursday afternoon 1-3pm there are going to be a range of different activities each session including sports, art and craft, circus skills. This will take place in the big field behind the school. A few people signed up for last week but no one went along. Let's try and support it this week, hopefully weather improves. It is great to see things being offered in our local community . Please complete the following form. I am trying to post the QR code but my technical skills are letting me down.
https://forms.office.com/r/BeP1EfP9Um
Thank you Tracy, Family Worker
Good morning. I have week 2 Activity packs available for collection this morning. I have arranged that packs will be dropped off each week at the school. They will be available for collection every Tuesday between 10 and 12.30 . Just go to main entrance and someone will be able to give you a pack.
Many thanks Tracy Family Worker 🙂
Good Morning, delighted to say I am back in school for one more week. I have a number of activity packs available to be collected before 12 o'clock. There will be packs each week of the holidays and I will post details of when these can be picked up. Not as many packs as normal so will let people know when they run out so no wasted trips to the school. Looking forward to seeing some of you this morning. Tracy, Family Worker 🙂
***Best Start Grants and the Scottish Child Payment***

If you have children under the age of 6, you may want to have a look at this Sway for more information about these grants and to find out if you may be eligible to apply.

Evelyn, EYLO Nursery

https://sway.office.com/lSnoKZBFcENw4BtE?ref=Link&loc=play
Good Morning, this is a great programme so please contact if you would like a place. Tracy, Family Worker

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06/01/2022

Important information regarding nursery applications for 2022/23.

05/01/2022

Tomorrow I am going into my last (half) term with this wonderful woman as my depute. I genuinely can’t imagine my working life without her. A decade of love, tears and laughter together, a wonderful lifelong friend. Ms Cobbett 🥺❤️

22/12/2021

A very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of us at Southwood Primary! Ho ho ho!!

01/12/2021

As every Southwooder knows, there is no mention of Christmas until December by decree of Ms Cobbett! This is what I came into this morning-what a team! Watch out for all our latest Christmas news on the school SWAY!
Ho, ho...here we go!

31/08/2021

A very happy special birthday to our own superhero Mr Rab. We appreciate everything you do for us. Ms Cobbett ❤️

09/07/2021

Hello, A huge thank you to all who came along to the activities in the big field yesterday afternoon. 2 jackets were left behind a George teal one age 9-10 and grey converse hoodie age 12-13. Also a pair of ladies sunglasses were left behind too.
I am finishing up at Southwood today and wanted to say a big thank you and goodbye to everyone for making my time here so very special. Southwood is a great school with super staff, the children are amazing and so very lucky to have such fabulous families around them.
I will miss you all, take good care of yourselves and look after each other.
Tracy, Family Worker

Timeline Photos 08/07/2021

Good morning hope the weather holds for this afternoon, hope to see you in the field behind the school between 1 and 3pm.
There are lots of good links and ideas in this post to fill some time over the holidays.
Tracy, Family Worker

#goBeCreative in Fife this Summer!
Being creative is a great way to learn a new skill and connect with others. There’s lots on offer throughout Fife this Summer. Visit go.fife.scot to see what gets your creative juices flowing. #goFife
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Photo: Ekaterina Novitskaya

06/07/2021

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Hello, every Thursday afternoon 1-3pm there are going to be a range of different activities each session including sports, art and craft, circus skills. This will take place in the big field behind the school. A few people signed up for last week but no one went along. Let's try and support it this week, hopefully weather improves. It is great to see things being offered in our local community . Please complete the following form. I am trying to post the QR code but my technical skills are letting me down.
https://forms.office.com/r/BeP1EfP9Um
Thank you Tracy, Family Worker

Microsoft Forms

06/07/2021

Good morning. I have week 2 Activity packs available for collection this morning. I have arranged that packs will be dropped off each week at the school. They will be available for collection every Tuesday between 10 and 12.30 . Just go to main entrance and someone will be able to give you a pack.
Many thanks Tracy Family Worker 🙂

02/07/2021

Good Morning, delighted to say I am back in school for one more week. I have a number of activity packs available to be collected before 12 o'clock. There will be packs each week of the holidays and I will post details of when these can be picked up. Not as many packs as normal so will let people know when they run out so no wasted trips to the school. Looking forward to seeing some of you this morning. Tracy, Family Worker 🙂

Best Start Grants, Best Start Foods and the Scottish Child Payment 05/06/2021

Best Start Grants, Best Start Foods and the Scottish Child Payment

***Best Start Grants and the Scottish Child Payment***

If you have children under the age of 6, you may want to have a look at this Sway for more information about these grants and to find out if you may be eligible to apply.

Evelyn, EYLO Nursery

https://sway.office.com/lSnoKZBFcENw4BtE?ref=Link&loc=play

Best Start Grants, Best Start Foods and the Scottish Child Payment You may be eligible for the five family payments including the Scottish Child Payment.

05/05/2021

Good Morning, this is a great programme so please contact if you would like a place. Tracy, Family Worker

Drop us a pm or email us to sign up 📲😁

#adultlearningtutor #Glenrothes #CLD #communitybasedadultlearning #adultlearningglenrothes #7habitsofhighlyeffectivepeople #lifelonglearning #7habitsofhighlysuccessfulfamilies

Southwood Primary School | Belong, believe and be happy! 29/04/2021

Southwood Primary School | Belong, believe and be happy!

Good Afternoon Southwooders.
We were delighted to launch our new and improved website last week! On it you can find everything you need to know about our school as well as links to our live class SWAYS. It also has a live feed to our Twitter and this page and so it really is a "one stop shop". Below you can find a link to a Youtube video that will show you around, as well as a link to the website itself.
Please let us know what you think!
https://youtu.be/p5t5JQo1TDg

https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/fi/southwoodps

Southwood Primary School | Belong, believe and be happy! Home Welcome to Southwood Primary School Southwood Primary School serves the Macedonia precinct and part of Tanshall area located in the West of Glenrothes. Our School Vision is for all our learners to: Our School Values are: Our School Rules are for our learners to be: The school roll in the presen...

20/04/2021

Hello
I received this information yesterday and wanted to share with everyone. This was what we had in our activity pack the first week of the holidays. Sorry for any inconvenience but please dispose of any you have left.
Thank you Tracy, Family Worker

15/04/2021

Good Morning
We had a fabulous response to the activity packs during the Easter holidays. Thank you to everyone who completed the feedback form. We still have time if people want to hand one in. The prize draw for a £30 Asda voucher will be made soon. If you do not have or do not want to complete a form could I ask you to write a comment below that can be given to the Community Learning and Development Team. This will all help towards further funding bids.
Thank you Tracy, Family Support Worker

06/04/2021

Thank you Leslie Community Pantry sure that will be great news for our families. Thank you Tracy, Family Worker.

05/04/2021

Sorry that was the activity pack from last week, here is the one from this week. Tracy

05/04/2021

Good Morning sorry I am a bit later with the post this today. If anyone wants to collect an activity pack I will be available between 10.30 and 1pm today, please come to the main door at the office. A wee reminder for people to bring along their feedback form, although I will have some blank ones at the school if anyone needs one. Thank you, look forward to seeing you soon. Tracy, Family Worker

Sharing Our Learning 29th - 2nd April 2021 02/04/2021

Sharing Our Learning 29th - 2nd April 2021

***NURSERY CHILDREN AND FAMILIES***

The children have all been very busy in the nursery this week. Have a look at our weekly Sway to see what they have been doing.

https://sway.office.com/miuxRJGRycCuMPF3?ref=Link

Evelyn EYLO Nursery

Sharing Our Learning 29th - 2nd April 2021 Hello everyone. Every week we will be sharing with your what the children have been learning in Nursery each week. We hope you enjoy looking at all the fun activities the children have been participat

31/03/2021

Hello, I thought you would like this. Tracy, Family Worker

29/03/2021

Good Morning, I will be in school today. There are some activity packs from our friends at Community Learning and Development available to collect today between 10 and 2. Sorry about the weather, hope to see some of you soon. Please contact me if there is anything you may need help or advice with ( 07946176656 ) Tracy, Family Worker

15/03/2021

Good Afternoon Southwooders!
It's fantastic to have the children back in school, there are a lot of happy faces today!
After the Easter break we will be launching our new website, this will replace the old style Fife Council one and will have direct links to all of the class SWAYS as well as our Twitter feed and this page.
We hope it will be a one stop shop where you can go to find out everything.
You will still be able to go directly to all of the SWAYS and social media separately but we hope you'll enjoy the new website, it will be live and responsive and much less "clunky".
We'll send you the web address when it is launched.
Ms Cobbett

04/03/2021

Hello, think this is worth checking out. Tracy, Family Worker

11/02/2021

***NURSERY FAMILIES***

All NURSERY families should now have received an email with the link to our 'SOUTHWOOD NURSERY REMOTE LEARNING QUESTIONNAIRE FOR PARENTS'. This link is also on our weekly learning Sway. Your feedback is important to us and will help us to ensure that we can continue to provide the right support for you and your child at this difficult time. We would like to thank all those who have already responded to the survey, your feedback is much appreciated.

Please note that this questionnaire is only related to the remote learning experiences of the NURSERY CHILDREN.

Evelyn, EYLO Nursery.

09/02/2021

Good afternoon, I thought this might be of interest. Tracy, Family Support Worker

This week on Family Connect we will be joined by Melanie Morris - who will talk to us about Positive Behaviour Support and be able to answer your questions.

When? This Thursday, Feb 11th at 7 PM

Where: Family Connect Zoom Room

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/94075440179?pwd=OVZmSUQyNE95M0M3dFczWVQ1T2d1UT09

Meeting ID: 940 7544 0179

Feel free to share!

Message us or email [email protected] for passcode

💜

Timeline Photos 08/02/2021

Good morning there is still time to apply for this. Any questions please contact me to discuss. 07946176656 Tracy, Family Support Worker

For children born between 1 March 2015 and 29 February 2016, applications for Best Start Grant School Age Payments close 3 weeks from today.

Apply now: mygov.scot/beststart

05/02/2021

It’s National Story Telling week, so we thought it would be useful to share some great tips about ways you can use books to support your child’s speech, language and communication skills. Books are a fun way to boost your child’s word knowledge. #banter4bairns #words4wed

Developing Pre-writing Skills At Home 05/02/2021

Developing Pre-writing Skills At Home

***NURSERY FAMILIES***

Some parents have been asking about how best to support their child to develop writing skills. Children need to develop a variety of skills before they are able to hold a pencil for writing. This Sway will give you lots of advice and ideas to try. We hope you find it useful.

Evelyn, EYLO Nursery

https://sway.office.com/cbz44RBfuB9uWyjE?ref=Link

Developing Pre-writing Skills At Home Children learn to develop many new skills through their play and when they are excited to try a variety of different activities.

Photos from NHS Fife Speech & Language Therapy Service's post 27/01/2021

Some good tips for interacting with children to develop their communication and language skills.

#banter4bairns

Evelyn EYLO Nursery

27/01/2021

***NURSERY FAMILIES***

Some of the children who are in nursery have been learning about feeding the birds in winter. We have put together a pack so that all nursery children can make a bird feeder at home. You can collect your child's pack from the front entrance of the school.

PLEASE ADHERE TO SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES AND WEAR A FACE COVERING WHILST YOU ARE IN THE SCHOOL GROUNDS.

This weekend is the #BigGardenBirdWatch. We have included some information about this in the pack. You can use the link below if you want to find out more. Please let us know if you take part and tell us how many birds you counted.



https://fb.watch/3h07tRbIAz/

21/01/2021

For any of our Nursery Families who are looking for ways to support their child's early writing development.

Evelyn, EYLO Nursery

✍️ Learning to read and write happens in the real world, starting with family and friends - at home, and out and about.

✍️ Children learn about reading and writing from watching others. When they see adults reading and writing, and they talk together about it, children realise that spoken words can be written down, and then read by someone.

✍️ It helps children to understand this if they see reading and writing being used for a 'real' purpose, such as writing a shopping list.

✍️ Your child might like to help you write a note for a friend or neighbour, especially during lockdown. And if they're lucky, they might even get a note back in return

✍️ Children don't need to be able to write "properly" to do this (using correctly-formed letters or spelling) - it's about them making marks, as they learn to communicate in writing. There will be plenty of opportunities to learn the 'technical' side of writing - but wanting to communicate and to know that writing is meaningful, is just as important for children to learn. 🌞

21/01/2021

Hiya awbody! 👋
It's nearly the end of January, which means only one thing...it's nearly Burns Night!

Bookbug and his auntie Sharron, our braw Fife Bookbug Co-ordinator, will be here this Friday with a session packed full of Scots songs and rhymes, to help us celebrate! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

📆Friday 22 January 2021
⏰10am

We hope that you can come!

Rhythm and rhyme: now’s the time 20/01/2021

Rhythm and rhyme: now’s the time

Rhythm and rhyme: now’s the time Sharing rhymes can be a lovely alternative to singing, while still being beneficial to babies' development.

19/01/2021

***NURSERY FAMILIES***

If you haven't picked up your child's Home Learning pack yet, you can do so during school hours and you will find it outside the front door of the school.

Please remember to wear a face covering and adhere to social distancing guidelines whilst in the school grounds.

Evelyn EYLO Nursery

Videos (show all)

Christmas 2020
Congratulations to all of our families and children we could not be prouder of all you have achieved over Lockdown. We d...
A very wet and sad goodbye to some of our staff who are moving on to pastures new as well as retiring. A sad farewell to...
***NURSERY CHILDREN AND PARENTS***Pop a look at our Sway if you want to take part in a Virtual Bookbug session with Mrs ...
***NURSERY CHILDREN AND FAMILIES***The Nursery Staff have put together this little video to say "goodbye" to the childre...
***NURSERY CHILDREN AND FAMILIES***Good afternoon everyone.  We have updated our Southwood Nursery Home Learning 2 Sway....
Southwood Lockdown Sports Day
***NURSERY CHILDREN AND FAMILIES***Please check our Southwood Nursery Home Learning Sway for our latest Family Learning ...
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