Primary 3

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 Welcome to Primary 3

Class Teacher

Ms L Short

Support Staff

Mrs L Methven [Mon, Tues, Thurs & Friday]

Mrs E Cowan [Wednesday]


  This is what we are learning this term:-

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Term 1 August - December 2017



Read and spell the common words with increasing acuracy.

Writing persuasive texts and narrative texts.



Add and subtract quickly to 20.  Time, shape and information handling.


 Topic - People in Society

People in Society - Rules, Rights and Values.

People in Place - Weather


Outdoor Learning

 Weather - Observing and recording the signs of the changing seasons - link to weather.




 General Information

All Primary 3 are entitled to a free school dinner as from January 2015.


P.E. is on a Thursday and a Friday. Children are required to wear full P.E. kit on these days. In accordance with Health and Safety Guidelines a no jewellery to be worn and long hair to be tied back.



  • Children should bring their homework folders, reading books and reading markers to school everyday.
  • Reading - work set in class. Children are also encouraged to read outwith the reading scheme.
  • Spelling - common words to be learned using active spelling techniques taught in class.
  • Topic homework will be set relating to tasks in class.
  • Maths - will be given to reinforce learning in class.

 Water - children are allowed to have a bottle of water [with a sports cap] on their tables during class time. Only water is allowed no juice or fizzy drinks please.

Children are encouraged to bring two sharp pencils and a rubber every day to school.

As we are planning to take part in outdoor learning activities please ensure children have appropriate clothing incase of inclement weather.











Our Address

Maxwellton Primary & Greenburn School
Calderwood Road
East Kilbride
G74 3DP

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Maxwellton Primary Hours

Mon-Fri: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Lunch: 12:15pm - 1:00pm

We also operate a inclusive breakfast club 5 days a week and an inclusive after school club on Tuesday & Wednesday evenings.

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