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"
In Literacy this week we have been working on rhyme. We read the Julia Donaldson story, Room on the Broom, and had fun filling in missing rhyming words in the story. We worked together to find matching pairs of rhyming words and choose some of these pairs to write some super sentences. We were very ... Continue reading "P1B - Week ending 14th June"
As the blog wasn't working last week, here is the news from last week and this week. Well it was finally time for the P1a assembly......our P1a journey, it was so nice to see how far we have come. We had a very busy week learning our lines and songs. Mrs Gordon was very proud ... Continue reading "P1a weekly news"
We've had an action packed couple of weeks in school and nursery culminating in an excellent assembly led by P1B and Mrs Reid today. Children told the story of The Hungry Catterpillar and entertained us all. Well done boys and girls! Primary 7 and Primary 6 have both enjoyed fantastic camps to Ford Castle ... Continue reading "This Week's News at SPS and Bonnytoun"
On Thursday we were very excited because our first butterfly hatched from it's cocoon. Have a look at the photos of us today when Mrs Reid helped us to release 2 of the butterflies into the school garden. Very special moments.... This week we learnt our last 2 digraphs aw and au like saw and ... Continue reading "Butterflies in P1a"
We have a number of children who attend theatre school in their spare time and have recently been in different performances. Well done to the following: -E and I in P3 for being the Woodcutter and The Queen of Hearts in a recent theatre show. -A brilliant effort from A in P6 who performed in ... Continue reading "Theatre School Achievements!"
This week we continued our local area focus by looking at jobs in the community. We invited in any of our P1 parents/carers that had a job in the community to come and share it with the children. We were delighted to invite in a policeman, a firefighter, a midwife, 2 nurses and a community ... Continue reading "P1a jobs in the community and more..."
We have had another very busy week in P1b! In Literacy, we have been learning two new digraphs, 'ow' as in cow and 'ou' as in loud. We learned that there is unfortunately no pattern to follow to work out which ow/ou to use when we are spelling using this digraph but we know that ... Continue reading "Primary 1B - w/e 17th May 2019"
Another busy week in P1a. We had the first of our nursery visitors for their transition to P1. Each week some of the children will come and spend some time in P1 sharing a story and playing. Our topic for this term is all about our local area. As part of that we are looking ... Continue reading "P1a's caterpillars, butterflies and dentists..."
Another fun packed week in P1. This week we were very fortunate to take part in a Generation Science workshop where we made our own lego goalkeepers and then did some computer programming to make the goalie move! Mrs Gordon was so impressed with how well the children managed this. It was packed with lots ... Continue reading "P1a's weekly blog"
We have had a very busy week in P1b! In Literacy, we have been learning two new digraphs, 'oi' as in coin and 'oy' as in boy. We learned that 'oi' usually comes at the beginning or middle of a word and 'oy' mostly comes at the end. We did find quite a few exceptions ... Continue reading "Primary 1B - w/e 3rd May 2019"
It was lovely to see everyone back after the Easter holidays. This week we revised all of the sounds, digraphs and tricky words which we have learned so far in P1. Mrs Reid was very impressed with how much everyone could remember! In Numeracy we continued to learn about numbers to 20. We have been ... Continue reading "Primary 1B - w/e 26th April 2019"