Well done to D in P4, D and B in P6 and J in P7 for taking first place in the' improvers' category at Lothian Junior Chess tournament. We are so proud of your achievement boys! Miss Baillie x
The week was spent practicing for our assembly, amongst a few other things. Our assembly on Linlithgow on Friday went very well and the children all spoke very clearly and remembered all their lines. Very proud of all of them. Just a few of the photos. Brilliant P2B. Also this week we had an enjoyable ... Continue reading "Mostly Assembly in P2B"
Hello, we have had lots of good fun outdoors this week and managed to stay (mainly) dry! Some numeracy photos to begin with. Some of us have been working on data handling as our outer maths topic at the moment. We have been reading venn diagrams and sorting information into venn diagrams. B has been ... Continue reading "Sports Day and Story Writing in P3B"
This week we have started to make guitars in Science. Our challenge is to make sounds that have three different pitches. In maths we have been using tangrams to develop our problem solving skills. We have explored probability and the language that is used. We created our own probability lines. We also looked at co-ordinates ... Continue reading "Primary 5 - w/e 7th June 2019"
We began the week looking at paragraphing. We were learning what paragraphs are used for and when we should be taking a new paragraph as we begin to write lengthier pieces of text. We learned that a new paragraph should be taken when we change time, place, subject or argument. We worked in pairs to ... Continue reading "Poetry and Paragraphing in P3B"
We had fun on Monday when we went for a walk in Springfield, looking at the different types of houses. We identified that there were more semi detached houses than other types and how town houses are different to flats. Our class bar chart also showed that more of us live in semi detached houses ... Continue reading "Bar Charts and Houses in P2B"
In maths this week we have looked at formal methods of division. We used the 'step' method of recording our answers. We also discovered how to calculate the distance around the perimeter of a shape. We took the trundle wheels outside and measured the perimeter of the school. We used this information to create a ... Continue reading "Primary 5 w/e 24th May 2019"
The children have been busy this week, showing off their skills to our visitors. In Maths, we have been learning how to find out information and record it both in pictograms and bar charts. This will be ongoing next week as well. We need to think carefully about our questions, so that we get the ... Continue reading "Houses, homes and alliteration in P2B"
We have been exploring our local area in quite a few of our lessons this week. We began by exploring Linlithgow High Street in our art lesson on Monday. We were focussing on shape and line, looking closely at the buildings on Linlithgow high street to see what shapes and lines we could see. Using ... Continue reading "Exploring Our Local Area P3B"
Sorry for the absence of a blog last week due to me being off. So this week we began with some preparation for our assembly, which now has been postponed until 14/06/19. We will continue with the same theme and the children will be given their words in due course. They know what we're doing ... Continue reading "Busy Primary 2B"
When I asked the children today what they would like me to include in our blog this week there was a resounding cry for coding. We had a session with Generation Science called 'Bricks and Blocks' On Wednesday. We learned about computer programming. We began by discussing robots and how they work, we learned that ... Continue reading "STEM Week in P3B"
In Maths we started to look at the connection between multiplication and division. We also challenged ourselves to a game of "Noggle" and used our maths knowledge to solve the maths murder mystery game. In grammar this week we looked at root words and also practised the horizontal join in our handwriting. This week some ... Continue reading "P4/5 Week commencing 29th April 2019"