This was our first week of learning from home. Monday was a bit confusing with lots of tech issues and many questions, however we all managed to complete the work and helped each other where we could. Tuesday was better as we were able to access the work more easily. We still had questions but ... Continue reading "Home Learning in P7a"
This week we have continued to work on division strategies as well as some revision on addition and subtraction. We have enjoyed listening to lots of class talks on the Vikings and have been impressed with the effort everyone has put into their presentations so far and how confidently they have been delivered! We have ... Continue reading "Vikings galore!"
We have had a lovely week in Primary 1. We were so busy making and playing in our new role play area. As our current topic is transport we talked all about different ideas and had a vote in each class as to what we wanted to make. Both classes ended up picking airports. We ... Continue reading "Airports, digraph revision and finding the difference in P1"
Please have a look at what we have been doing in our play based learning this week... In our Relationships topic we looked at food chains. We discussed what we already knew about them. We then watched Dr Binocs who was great to watch to introduce us to food chains. We learned that the animals ... Continue reading "P2A's Weekly News"
This week, as part of our 'Relationships' focus, we have been learning about food chains. We have been exploring different food chains and learning about how animals and plants depend on each other for food. On Tuesday, we learned that each food chain starts with a producer and that the arrows show the flow of ... Continue reading "Food Chains and Months of the Year (P2B)"
This week we have been learning all about the oo and ew digraphs as in good and new. We learnt that oo is mainly found in the middle of words and ew at the end (but not always...). Look how many words we managed to write independently! We also learnt 2 new common words her ... Continue reading "P1a's weekly news"
This week we have been working really hard on our division skills. We have explored different strategies and used concrete materials to help us see when there is a remainder and some of us have also begun working on short division. In number talks we have started to look at negative numbers. We have also ... Continue reading "A busy week in P4A!"
We began a new topic in numeracy this week as we move onto multiplication. To help us to understand the concept of multiplication we created arrays so we had physical representation of what multiplication actually is. We used lots of resources to make our arrays - Numicon, stones, Lego, counters, to name a few. We ... Continue reading "Array, Array P3A"
Where to start with everything that has been going on in P7B over the last two weeks... After showcasing their outstanding musical theatre talents in the FAME! performances, P7B have been settling back into their classroom routines (while also showing Miss Kennedy the Springfield ropes!) and showcasing a whole range of other talents. Mysteries have ... Continue reading "Well, hello there from P7B!"
Our week started off brilliantly with a visit from M.G.Leonard and Sam Sedgman. They told us how they wrote the book - right from the planning when they came up with the idea of a mystery adventure set on a train to how they researched information about trains and then eventually were ready to actually ... Continue reading "Author Visit and Fraction walls"
This week we have been writing an exciting story based around the adventures of Mr Benn to improve our imaginative writing techniques. For this week's challenge we all had to choose a job for Mr Benn that he had not done before. We had to decide which outfit he would need to wear which would ... Continue reading "P3B go on an adventure with Mr Benn"
Following P5's obstacle courses last week the class were organised into groups and created their own mazes with building bricks. Using these mazes their task was to code the Sphero's through from start to finish. They did a great job and every group managed to complete the challenge! Next week we hope to complete the ... Continue reading "Primary 5/6 Week - beginning 9th March"