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20
MAR

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"

13
MAR

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"

13
MAR

This week we went on a magic train ride to lots of imaginary lands! We drew pictures of what we could see out of our train window and then we wrote about our adventure. We did this independently so that Mrs Bell could see how we are getting on with sounding out words and writing ... Continue reading "A Magic Train Ride in P1B"

06
MAR

Our new digraphs this week were ow as in show and oa as in soap. We found this quite tricky to master...but oa mostly goes in the middle and ow mostly at the end of words. Our new common words were you and one, again we can recognise these from our reading books, but can ... Continue reading "School show, change and World Book Day in P1a"

29
FEB

What a jam packed week we've had this week! On Tuesday and Wednesday we made and tasted pancakes. In Phonics this week we learned about the trigraph - igh, we learnt that this usually goes in the middle of words like light, might, fight. However, sometimes words break the rules, such as high and sigh. ... Continue reading "Pancakes, a pet sale and 80's day in P1B"

28
FEB

Another busy week in P1a. We made and tasted pancakes with Mrs Woolsley, Mrs Anderson and Mrs Stapleton. It was a lot of fun, and we thought they tasted better than the ones in the shops. In IDL we further explored transport by looking at the history of trains. We loved learning about the locomotive, ... Continue reading "P1a's pancakes, trains and 80's"

21
FEB

What a busy couple of weeks in P1a. We enjoyed a lovely wee break in the middle, but have been learning lots of things... Last week in phonics we were learning about ee and ea...this was so tricky, as there is no clear rule of when to use each one...we just need to learn them. ... Continue reading "Phonics, fact families and fun in P1a!"

21
FEB

A short blog for a short week In Phonics this week we have been revising the digraphs we have learned so far. Mrs Bell was very impressed with how well we remember these! I'm Numeracy we have been linking addition and subtraction and learning about fact families. A fact family is a group of ... Continue reading "Revision and fact families in P1B"

07
FEB

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!"

24
JAN

Hi everyone, P1A and P1B here! As we have enjoyed working together lots this week we thought we would do a joint blog. In Phonics we learned a new digraph - ch. We made choo choo trains, wrote sentences using ch words and we even made a yummy lentil and vegetable soup. We chopped the ... Continue reading "Choppity chopping, Subtraction and Scots in Primary 1"

16
JAN

We have had another very busy week in Primary 1. In French we revised our numbers to 5, and now count up to 10. We also learnt "Jacques a dit" Simon Says in French. That was a fun game. We got a surprise today to receive a letter all the way from France. It had ... Continue reading "P1a's weekly news"

14
JUN

Mrs Burton and P2B led a super assembly today on the recreational activities that can be undertaken in Linlithgow. We all enjoyed listening to the children deliver information in a grown-up and highly articulate way. Super work from all! Earlier on this week, we had a special talk about Marches Day from the Linlithgow Dyers ... Continue reading "This Week's News at Springfield and Bonnytoun"

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