When you are in 1st year you do 14 subjects, which are:

  • Business Studies
  • History
  • PSE
  • Home Economics
  • Music
  • Geography
  • Technological Studies
  • RME
  • Art and Design
  • PE
  • Science
  • Maths
  • French/Gaelic
  • English

Some of these you will already have come across but others will be new to you.  Some of the things that we do in S1 classes are

Business studies – basic computer skills

History – Scottish independence, wars e.g. World War 1 and 2

PSE – Drugs, Friends, Relationships, Bullying

Home – Economics – Cooking, Sewing, Hygiene, Health and Safety in the kitchen, Food and Nutrition

Music – play instruments

Geography – weather and climate, land use, maps, directions

Technological Studies – design, practical – making objects e.g. pencil case, spade hook and a key fob

RME – religion

Art and Design – drawing, painting and decorating

PE – play sports indoors and outdoors

Science – Air, time and movement, growing, doing experiments.

Maths – number work, shape, statistics, algebra, continuing on from the level you achieved in P7

French –vocabulary and grammar

English – critical essays, stories, plays

When you go in to S3 you get to choose your subjects.

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