This week we have finished making our guitars in Science. They were reasonably successful and some of them played three different pitches. On Tuesday we went to the book festival at the Rugby Club and learned about how Lari Don found inspiration for her books and stories. We had a visit from the Linlithgow Dyers ... Continue reading "Primary 5 - w/e 14th June 2019"
A few sporting achievements from this week... -Congratulations to two sisters, E and O for their hard work and success in gymnastics! -We are so proud of F in P5 who gained an award from his football club for showcasing positive values! Well done F! Miss Baillie xx
We've had a busy week, with our visitors popping in and out and talking to us about our learning. Some of our highlights this week include: In maths, we have explored area, how to calculate it and created a robot with specific dimensions. In storywriting we planned and wrote an introduction to a story. ... Continue reading "Primary 5 - w/e 17th May 2019"
We ended term 3 today with our Easter Church service at St. Michael's. Thank you so much to all of the children who took part in the service and to Mrs Begarnie for organising it. It was a lovely way to end the term. Pupil achievements for this week: - A in P5 is currently ... Continue reading "End of Term 3 at SPS and Bonnytoun"
Today we held a Wellbeing assembly about 'being responsible'. We talked about the different ways that we take responsibility around school including; looking after our classrooms, corridors and playground and being kind and helpful to younger pupils. We are proud of our pupils and the positive attitudes that they have towards looking after things around ... Continue reading "News from this Week"
This week we have learned lots about mummifying. We wrote instructions about how to mummify a pharaoh and we have mummified apples and tomatoes and are looking forward to seeing what they will look like next week. We have looked at some of the pharaohs from Ancient Egypt and sequenced them using the dates they ... Continue reading "Primary 5 - w/e 29th March 2019"
This week we have begun to look at 2D and 3D shapes in maths. Some of us have explored the properties of triangles while others have discovered which shapes will tile. In Science we have begun to explore how bridges are built. We built our own bridges to see whose could hold the most weight. ... Continue reading "Primary 5 - w/e 22nd March 2019"
Our children continue to make us extremely proud with another week of successful performances. Mrs Gordon was delighted with her group of P4 and P5 girls who took part in the West Lothian Schools Dance Competition and performed brilliantly! Our P6 and P7 children 'blew us away' with their Scottish Opera performance entitled, 1719. All ... Continue reading "A Week of Performances at SPS and Bonnytoun"
This week we have been learning about emails. We have planned an email and then had the opportunity to email each other through Glow. In grammar, we learned about Collective Nouns - ask us for some of the more unusual ones!! In IDL we learned about Egyptian Hieroglyphs and wrote messages of our own using ... Continue reading "Primary 5 w/e 1st March 2019"
We've had a short, but busy week. In maths we have continued to explore fractions, with some of us beginning to explore the relationship between fractions, decimals and percentages and others placing fractions on a numberline. In Science we have begun to learn about micro-organisms. We have been researching facts about Egypt and putting them ... Continue reading "Primary 5 week ending 22/2/19"
This week we had the opportunity to put our handball skills to the test, at the Handball Festival at Linlithgow Academy on Thursday. We played against other schools from Linlithgow and had great fun. In maths we have begun to explore money. We will continue to do this next week too. We have begun to ... Continue reading "Primary 5 w/e 25th January 2019"
We have had lots of fun in class this week. We escaped Santa's Grotto by solving a variety of literacy clues that revised some of the skills we have learned this term. We solved the mystery of who had eaten Mrs Claus' Christmas Cake, working through a series of problem solving and maths activities to ... Continue reading "Primary 5 w/e 21st December 2018"