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 started our 'Relationships' trail in P2. We will be learning about the tasks required to look after a baby, talking about how the type of food we need changes as we grow and exploring food chains. To begin our 'Relationships' focus, we looked at the tasks involved in looking after a baby. ... Continue reading "Looking after a baby (P2B)"
We have had a very busy week in P2B! As part of our IDL focus on Toys, we looked at programmable toys. Miss Harrison introduced us to a programmable toy called EaRL. We discussed his instruction buttons and Miss Harrison showed us how to program EaRL. We also learned what 'algorithm' and 'debug' mean. In ... Continue reading "EaRL, Toy Museums and Book Day (P2B)"
It has been another busy week in P2A where we have been learning non-stop. Please have a look at what we have been doing in our play based learning this week... In Literacy we have looked at magic 'e' and some of us have been revising our common words. We have been learning more about ... Continue reading "Lost in the Toy Museum and Aliens Love Underpants in P2A"
We have been busy this week learning in Literacy, Maths, Science and Art. One of our favourite activities this week was creating our own Pop Art pictures. If you read on you will see our amazing work! In Literacy we have looked at magic 'e' and some of us have been revising our common words. ... Continue reading "Pop!"
This week P2B went back in time to the 80s! On Thursday we had a whole school 80s day! We came to school in fancy dress, participated in an 80s fashion show and completed a Jane Fonda workout! In class, we learned about toys in the 80s. We watched a video about toys in the ... Continue reading "We love 80s (P2B)"
We have had a busy two weeks in P2B! Last week we created our own characters for Toy Story 5! We watched a clip of Toy Story 4 and looked at the character 'Forky'. Using adjectives, we labelled a picture of Forky. Afterwards, we worked with our learning partners to share our ideas for a ... Continue reading "Toy Story Characters, Forces and Benchball (P2B)"
We have had a busy 2 weeks in Primary 2A with a little break in between! We are definitely ready to be back having fun learning. In Literacy we have looked at magic 'e' and some of us have been revising our consonant blends. We have enjoyed playing interactive 'i-e' games on the board and ... Continue reading "How Are Toys Made?"
In our Short Read session this week, we read a story called 'The Reiver Rat' (The Highway Rat in Scots). We explored the Scots words in the story and then used clues from the text to work out their meaning. In writing, we learned to describe a character in Scots. We worked together to list ... Continue reading "The Reiver Rat and Lady McNessie (P2B)"
This week we have been busy learning all things to do with Scotland. Look below at what we have been doing in our play based learning... In Literacy we have been revising our consonant blends and some of us have been learning: 'sn' and 'sp' this week. To revise our blends we looked at pictures ... Continue reading "Scots and Obstacle Courses in P2A"
This week we started our Scottish Focus in P2B. Every class in the school is learning about a Creative Scot and we are learning about the artist, Steven Brown. When we looked at his art work, we discussed how it made us feel and some of us realised that we had his paintings at home! ... Continue reading "Amazing Artists (P2B)"