Distance Learning is LIVE
Our Distance Learning (Learning at Home) is now live on the school app, website and Microsoft Teams. See the Learning at Home menu tab for more information.
A paper copy of information with some initial ideas for learning at home for P1-3 and P4-7 has been distributed. We have also attached a copy of these learning guides to the news section of the app. We are currently putting in place arrangements for future learning tasks and we will be in touch with ongoing arrangements as soon as we can. Staff are meeting next week to arrange how home learning will look from now on and how we can support all families, including those who do not have…read more
Dumfries and District Music Festival Speech Section Success
A fantastic weekend for performers from Troqueer Primary School!
On the evening of Friday 6th March and all day Saturday 7th March over 30 pupils took to the stage to perform their rehearsed pieces for visiting adjudicators - Brian Marjoribanks and Bruce David Adam at our local speech festival.
Pupils received very promising adjudications from both judges and received Merits, Commendations, Distinctions and Outstanding scores on their performances.
Primary Schools Parental Survey
A link and a QR code for the Primary Schools Parental Survey has been added to the news section of the app and can also be accessed below. It takes approximately 10 minutes to complete. The survey is open until Monday 6th April. Please contact the school if you would prefer a copy of the questions or you can download a paper copy of the questionnaire here.
10th Anniversary of New Building
We had a fantastic week from 4th November 2019 celebrating 10 years in our new building. We started the week with a special assembly to celebrate this birthday. Dr. Steele (daughter of Mr. Steele, the first Head Teacher of Troqueer Primary), Mrs Hill, Mr Cathro and Mr Armstrong were all able to attend and they cut the 10th birthday cake. On Tuesday 5th, we held a 'Big Me' day in support of Action Aid. Children and staff came to school as what they would like to be in 10 or 20 years time! KGR…read more
DDMFA Speech Competition
What an incredible performance from our Pupils at the Speech Section of the music festival. Almost 50% of categories at the event were won by our pupils, not to mention the number of second and third places. A huge well done to everyon who entered, you all did us proud!
Next Friday (15th March) is Red Nose day. On the day, donations to Comic Relief can be brought into school, and pupils can 'wear something funny for money', and a note has been sent out about this in bags today. During all of next week, Red Noses are available to buy from the P5 classroom priced £1.25 (please have correct money of possible). We are limiting sales to one per child, and once stock is sold out we will not be able to replenish stock, so buy early to avoid disappointment. …read more
During next week (week beginning the 11th, we will once again be visited by our partners form the University of Atlanta, Georgia. The students have prepared a number of lessons as part of their visit. we are sure that the visit will be just as successful as it has been in previous years.
Scholastic Book Fair
To coincide with World Book Day, the TPFC have organised the Scholastic Book Fair to be in school from the 7th March for one week. It is a number of years since we have had a book fair in school. In the Fair are a wide range of books to suit all readers. Members of the TPFC and school staff will be on hand daily from 3 - 3.30pm and 8.30 - 9 am in, or just outside the hall if there are clubs on, each day. The Fair opens at 3 pm on Thursday 7th March. School receives excellent rates of…read more
World Book Day
This Thursday (7th March) Is World Book Day. Because we have the opportunity to dress up next Friday (15th) for Comic Relief, we will not be dressing up for World Book Day this year. Classes are planning their own World Book Day activities, and if any specific things are required, your child's class teacher will be in touch. Coinciding with World Book Day is the Scholastic book Fair, open each day from 3 - 3.30 and 8.30 - 9 in the hall (beginning on Friday afternoon)