We have had a busy and varied week in P3A! Here we are all set for Sports Day... On Monday we went to the Linlithgow Book Festival. We met an author called Colin Drysdale who has written a book called 'Scotland's Castles'. He told us some facts about castles and then we went outside the ... Continue reading "Book Festival and Sports Day (P3A)"
This week we have been learning to divide by 4 and 5. We have played lots of division games to improve our recall of our division facts and we have learned how to solve missing number sums such as ? ÷ 5 = 6. Some of us have been learning to divide with remainders. We ... Continue reading "Division, Mapping and Budding Authors (P3A)"
In Numeracy this week we have been learning to divide by 3. We have been using our multiplication facts for the 3 times-table to help us with our division. Some of us have also been learning to divide by 2, 4, 5 and 10 and some of us have been learning to divide by 6 ... Continue reading "Paragraphs, Poetry and Places of Interest (P3A)"
We've had a flurry of pupil achievements this week. Please enjoy reading all of the successes below: - Well done to our school football team who performed brilliantly at the George Allan event last Sunday and also at a schools' event at Herriot Watt this week. You are all champions! -An amazing effort from our ... Continue reading "Pupil Achievements"
Another busy week in P3B. On Tuesday we were learning about how to use medicine safely. We identified when it is ok to use medicine and the benefits that medicine can have as well as thinking about situations when taking medicine may be harmful, such as taking medicine that isn't for you and not under ... Continue reading "P3B Mind Mapping, Planning and Measuring"
In Numeracy this week we have been revising our multiplication facts for the 3, 4 and 5 times-tables, multiplying multiples of 10 and multiplying a 2-digit number by 2, 3 and 4. Some of us have also been dividing by 3, multiplying by 7 and revising all of our multiplication facts and strategies. Next week ... Continue reading "Mind maps, Litter and Capacity (P3A)"
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!"
What a busy week we have had in P3A! In Numeracy we have been learning to multiply by 3 and 4. We have been recalling our multiplication facts and we have been using our times-tables knowledge to solve missing number sums. We have also created our own board games using our multiplication facts and we ... Continue reading "Litter and Our Local Area (P3A)"
This week it was STEM Week in P3A! As part of STEM Week, we carried out an experiment on water absorption. We explored the investigation question; 'Does the type of paper affect how far water will travel through it?' We discussed what we were going to find out and planned our experiment. On our notes, ... Continue reading "STEM, Multiplication and our Class Assembly (P3A)"
In Numeracy and Mathematics we revised using a written method to subtract 2-digit numbers. Some of us also used addition and subtraction strategies to solve word problems. This week we also revised using coins to pay for items and give change. Some of us were also learning to use notes to make money totals and ... Continue reading "Outdoor Learning in P3A"
In Numeracy and Mathematics we have been revising our subtraction strategies with bridging and we have been learning to use a written method to subtract a two-digit number from a two-digit number. Some of us have been revising our mental and written subtraction strategies and some of us have been subtracting three-digit numbers from four-digit ... Continue reading "Internet Safety, Endangered Animals and Pink Peach Trees in P3A!"
In Numeracy, we have been learning to subtract a two-digit number from a two-digit number, with bridging. When solving 72 - 39, first we have been subtracting 30 and then subtracting 9. Some of us have also been linking addition and subtraction and some of us have been using a written method to subtract two-digit ... Continue reading "A Digital Disaster in P3A!"