This week we have been writing an exciting story based around the adventures of Mr Benn to improve our imaginative writing techniques. For this week's challenge we all had to choose a job for Mr Benn that he had not done before. We had to decide which outfit he would need to wear which would ... Continue reading "P3B go on an adventure with Mr Benn"
In Maths we have been continuing our work on number talks and subtraction. We are now able to subtract a two-digit number from a two-digit number using both written and mental strategies. We will be finishing off our subtraction work by looking at subtraction written problems set in a context. Once we have completed this ... Continue reading "P3B Week commencing 2nd March"
There has been a lot going on in P3A this week. We had a lovely yoga outdoor yoga session, led by some P5 children, on Wednesday. There were different yoga stations for us to try out, they involved stretches, breathing exercises, and meditation. There was also a station where we made pictures using natural objects. ... Continue reading "World Book Day 2020 in P3A"
This week we had a very interesting visit from Mrs Jess Findlay, a retired farmer who works for the Royal Highland Education Trust. She gave us a presentation all about her life on the farm and the crops that she grew. We learned about wheat, barley and oats. She brought samples of the actual crops ... Continue reading "P3B goes farming and 80's disco dancing!"
A different week in P3A this week, we had a ball on 80s day! It was great fun seeing everyone dressed up. We learned about life in the 80s - the music, fashion, technology, tv shows, films, toys and cars. The children were most surprised by TVs that were box shaped and you had to ... Continue reading "80s Mad in P3A!"
We had a fantastic visit from one of our parents; Mrs Schofield, who is a kilt maker to trade. She brought in samples of tartan and explained how the cloth was made into a kilt. To demonstrate this she brought in a sample kilt and also a length of material, 5 meters long which was ... Continue reading "P3B Kilted tatties!"
A blog about last week and this week! We had a great start to the week last week when M's mum came to visit us. She is a kiltmaker, she brought us an example of a kilt she would make today and explained just how she makes it. She also brought a piece of tartan ... Continue reading "All About Tartan in P3A"
In writing this week we have been working on imaginative writing using a story starter. The story starter was based around a small door that we found in a large oak tree in the middle of the woods. We listened to a soundtrack of the door opening. The door was very creaky as it began ... Continue reading "P3B Week commencing 27th January 2020"
In PE this week we have started to learn some of the skills required to play football. We have been learning how to pass the ball to each other. We have also been learning how to dribble the ball around cones and each other. In Maths we have been continuing to work on developing our ... Continue reading "P3B Week commencing Monday 20th January"
P3A are very much back in the swing of things this week. In maths we have begun subtraction. At the moment we are practising our mental subtraction through number talks and working hard to become more confident with missing number sums (eg, 18 - ___ = 7 or ___ - 5 = 12) as quite ... Continue reading "Snow Animals, Time and Kelpies in P3A"
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)"