Here's a summary of our slightly shorter week than usual... Literacy and English This week in our shared reading of Holes, Stanley Yelnats has made his escape from Camp Green Lake. He stole the water truck before ironically crashing it into one of the holes he had dug. As he struggled through the desert he ... Continue reading "P5 Weekly Blog"
As this week was "Scotland Loves Languages" week Mrs Gordon was very excited (and so were we). We did lots of little language activities through the week including : stories in French and Spanish, a poem in Polish by a child in P1b, "poissons pêcheurs" game with the language ambassadors, writing our favourite word in ... Continue reading "P1a Love Languages!"
Our confidence and understanding of decimals is growing each day! This week we have focussed on using our mental arithmetic strategies to add and subtract decimals with one decimal place. We have answered questions, created questions for each other and played loop card games to help consolidate our understanding. When we were doing our written ... Continue reading "Primary 5/6 week ending 7th February"
As it was Scotland Loves Languages week we have had a few language lessons. P6 Language Ambassadors came into our class on Tuesday and we played some French counting games. Mrs Gordon set a challenge for every person in the school to choose their favourite word in another language, P3A had a great variation - ... Continue reading "P3A Love Languages...and Time"
The children have been amazing this week and coped so well with the changes of classrooms, where they line up etc. We are now back in our own classroom with a lovely, new green carpet and woe betide anyone who messes it up! The highlight of the week was the visit from the Vikings Cathbad ... Continue reading "Vikings for a Day in P4B"
It has been another busy week in P4a. In Numeracy we have continued our work on multiplication with Mrs Donald and Mrs Doyle. We have been multiplying up to 3 digit numbers by 10 or 100. We are trying hard to remember to think about the digits moving the correct number of steps to the ... Continue reading "P4A Weekly Blog"
This week we have been celebrating "Scotland Loves Languages" with our P7 Language Ambassadors who came to teach us a French lesson involving our numbers. We practiced counting forward and backwards up to thirty and then played a variety of games to improve our counting and pronunciation skills. We then chose our favourite foreign language ... Continue reading "P3B Week commencing 3rd February 2020"
Here's what P5 have been up to this week... Literacy and English We have continued reading our shared texts Holes, exploring the theme of discrimination within the text. We were told of the life and crimes of Kissin' Kate Barlow, an old western outlaw in the story. After analysing her transformation from well-to-do school teacher ... Continue reading "P5 Weekly Blog"
In writing this week we have been working on imaginative writing using a story starter. The story starter was based around a small door that we found in a large oak tree in the middle of the woods. We listened to a soundtrack of the door opening. The door was very creaky as it began ... Continue reading "P3B Week commencing 27th January 2020"
This week in Primary 6 we have continued to explore time, looking at time durations, am/pm time and solving problems related to time and reading timetables. Our writing task this week was to create a diary entry. We chose to be Via or Auggie from the novel Wonder and created a diary entry as if ... Continue reading "Primary 6 - w/e 7th February 2020"
On Tuesday we had our second skiing session. The weather was lovely and we all had great time. Kieran came with us, but we think we are way better than him On Wednesday we visited Linlithgow Academy, this was interesting as we managed to visit some of the classes we will be attending and ... Continue reading "Skiing, Singing and School Stuff in P7a"
We have written more poems but this week our subject was the senses. Again we have done a brilliant job. They didn't have to rhyme and we got to choose which sense we wrote our poem on. Some of us even chose to copy our poems out and take them home to show our parents ... Continue reading "The Poets in P4B"