Lower 5


With the introduction of new technology, languages and residential trips, our Lower 5 pupils are given a little more independence and choice.


The curriculum includes:

  • Novel reading with Q&A sessions
  • Independent writing
  • Advanced spelling tests
  • Fractions, decimals, multiplication and division
  • Science, Geography, History and RME taught through the IPC
  • Introduction of Mandarin and Spanish
  • Music, PE, Art, French, Mandarin and Spanish with specialist teachers
  • Lower 5 pupils are equipped with their own tablet device. They will all be making use of Office 365 and virtual classrooms to both store their own files and access learning materials.
  • The Oxford ICT scheme used to teach ICT – these lessons take place in the school ICT suites


Topics covered:

  • ‘The Holiday Show’
  • ‘Extreme Survivors’
  • ‘The Great, the Bold and the Brave’
  • ‘Fit for Life’
  • ‘Living and Growing’


Trips and activities:

  • St Andrews
  • Knockburn Loch
  • Loch Muick
  • Residential trip at the SU Centre at Alltnacriche near Aviemore where they take part in a range of outdoor activities including crate climbing, orienteering and archery

*The topics, trips and activities may change from time to time

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"More than anything else, we want our pupils to be happy and enjoy learning at Albyn.”

- Admissions