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Primary School GME Resources

The website for parents and children interested and involved in Gaelic Education

Gaelic4Parents

The website for parents and children interested and involved in Gaelic Education
Gaelic in the home and early years settings in a functional yet fun way

Gàidhlig nan Òg

Gaelic in the home and early years settings in a functional yet fun way
Bi Sunndach

Be Happy & Sing!

Gaelic singing games for children – videos, audio and more!
Bear Hunt

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt is a 1989 children’s picture book
Phonics for primary school - improve vocabulary, language and listening skills

Fios air Fuaimean

Phonics for primary school – improve vocabulary, language and listening skills
Giglets

Giglets ann an Gàidhlig

Giglets stories are forgotten classics that have been re-imagined
An exciting collection of resources for teachers in primary school GME

Lasadh

An exciting collection of resources for teachers in primary school GME
This course is designed for teachers who have little or no knowledge of Gaelic.

Go!Gaelic

This course is designed for teachers who have little or no knowledge of Gaelic.
The world's only Gaelic online comic for children

'Smathsin

The world’s only Gaelic online comic for children
The topic pack accompanying a chest full of a variety of Norse replicas

The Vikings

The topic pack accompanying a chest full of a variety of Norse replicas
An inter-disciplinary resource to support the teaching of WW2 in P4 - 7

World War 2

An inter-disciplinary resource to support the teaching of WW2 in P4 – 7
On January 1, 1919, HMY Iolaire struck rocks and sank near Stornoway Harbour

Loss of HMY Iolaire

On January 1, 1919, HMY Iolaire struck rocks and sank near Stornoway Harbour
A collection of short biographies of famous people

A Life with Impact

A collection of short biographies of famous people
More than 30 texts which can be used in Shared Reading and Shared Writing

The Writer's Craft

More than 30 texts which can be used in Shared Reading and Shared Writing
Table Mats, Sentence Makers, Loop Sentences, Answer Cards, Posters, Mats

Language Resources

Table Mats, Sentence Makers, Loop Sentences, Answer Cards, Posters, Mats
A programme of music activities and training in Gaelic pre-school groups

The Music Box

A programme of music activities and training in Gaelic pre-school groups
A full tutorial with Fran Gray including audio files and downloadable book

Scottish Tin Whistle

A full tutorial with Fran Gray including audio files and downloadable book
A variety of resources available here including maths, robotics and Raspberry Pi

Science Technology Engineering Maths

A variety of resources available here including maths, robotics and Raspberry Pi
A sharing site for teachers - send us your resources to share with others

Seo Sibh!

A sharing site for teachers – send us your resources to share with others
Resources to use when working with children who have difficulties

Speech Therapy and Gaelic

Resources to use when working with children who have difficulties
Notes for teachers on a number of fantastic reads for children

Leugh & Leasaich

Notes for teachers on a number of fantastic reads for children
18 Animated traditional tales for children with Scottish tales too!

Traditional Tales

18 Animated traditional tales for children with Scottish tales too!
illustrated traditional tales from Scotland and Ireland with teachers' notes

How I heard it

illustrated traditional tales from Scotland and Ireland with teachers’ notes
The difference between different types of cells: skin, muscle, blood and bone

Cells at work

The difference between different types of cells: skin, muscle, blood and bone
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Assistance

During the lockdown period our staff such as Jayne and Angela here will be available to help with any Gaelic or homework queries. Please use Messenger to contact us or click on the orange button at the bottom right of your screen.

Useful Words – Literature Support Resource (New!)

Faclan Feumail is a resource to support children with reading, writing and spelling.  This simple word book will help widen the vocabulary of P1-4 pupils and develop core skills while they learn at home.

Attractive images indicate the meaning of each word and separate lists of verbs, opposites, colours, days and numbers to 20 are also included.

Scotland

Luchd-saidheans Albannach

CfE Level 2

This cross-curricular resource gives pupils the opportunity to find out about 8 influential Scottish scientists, both famous and lesser known, male and female. There is a focus on language, particularly reading for information and the link to writing, whereby pupils can use the texts as models, alongside the PowerPoint and word mat, to write their own biographical texts. 

The resource consists of:

  • 8 reading for information texts, at three levels of difficulty with a range of questions.
  • Powerpoint and word mat about how to write a biography
  • Thinking skills questions
  • Card game
Vintage Penicillin Bottle

Home Learning Diary

Volcanoes

A volcano is an opening in the earth where hot magma from the depths of the earth pushes up to the surface. They usually look like mountains.

Mapping

mapping

Maps are made by mapmakers for guiding people.

Find out about different types of maps and how to use coordinates to find a place or object on a map.

Emotions

A set of posters/word mats which can be used in a variety of ways to help children develop their vocabulary and emotional literacy skills.

Europe

CfE Level 2

This is a cross-curricular resource which will help pupils add to their mind-map and find out about the way of life, landscape, important places and culture in European countries. There is a focus on language, especially reading and writing non-fiction texts, and it gives them the opportunity to develop their research skills and their creative skills.
Included in the resource are:

Included in the resource are:

8 reading for information passages, at three levels, with questions and challenges
Guidance on how to write a report and writing support materials for pupils
Worksheets about maps
A Top Trumps card game
Research pages about methods of transport

Roll common words & Snakes and ladders

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Roillig faclan

A pack of games suitable for primary 1-3 pupils to practice common words in a fun way!

Snakes and ladders

Roll a story

Roll a dice and use your imagination to make a story!

Language pack for children in the lower primary. This includes grammar, writing, and opportunities to extend vocabulary.

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wolf
Dèan Stòiridh

Starting with ‘Once upon a time‘ tell a story that links the 9 pictures together…

DICE
Storyworlds

The Storyworlds series of books are available as  audio books on Gaelic4Parents.com and Soundcloud.com. We have now scanned all the books and they are available as PDFs on our Seo Sibh! site.

Girls with dogs
Soundcloud

We have thousands of audio files available including over 300 audio books. These are available directly on various sites but also on Soundcloud.com

  • Read
  • Write
  • Count
  • Games
  • Lots more!
  • Weather
  • Jobs
  • Days of the week
  • School subjects
  • Lots more!
  • Fileanta
  • Ceumannan
  • Gàidhlig nan Òg
  • Bi Sunndach agus Seinn
  • Lots more!

Seo Sibh!

Stòrlann has a facility that allows users to upload self-produced material to a digital content repository.

Once the materials have been uploaded, Stòrlann will evaluate them, tidy up the quality and grammar, and translate if necessary.