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"
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"
What a quick and busy week we've had! Where does time go! We have so many pupil acheievements this week that they will feature in a separate blog post. Today Mrs Bell, Miss Devonshire and P2A led a wonderful assembly about the book Giraffes Can't Dance. Children sang and danced their hearts out to a ... Continue reading "Weekly News at SPS and Bonnytoun"
Today we focused on the Wellbeing Indicator, 'being respected ' in assembly. We made links between this indicator, our school values and the Rights Respecting School articles. Children learned about our climate of 'mutual respect' and specifically how the adults in school respect children and how we can all respect each other. We treat each ... Continue reading "A Community Based on Respect"
We have come to the end of another busy week of learning at Springfield and Bonnytoun. Our children in school had the chance to take part in a number of STEM workshops led by Generation Science. P6-7 pupils had the chance to attend a Careers' Fayre which was held on Wednesday night and saw ... Continue reading "A Week Full of Learning at SPS and Bonnytoun!"
We have had a lovely week in school as we return from Easter break and move into Term 4. Today we held our termly, 'values assembly' where we look closely at our values and reflect together. Did you know that kindness is a superpower? At least, at Springfield and Bonnytoun, we believe it to be ... Continue reading "Kindness is a Superpower!"
Today we held a Wellbeing assembly about 'being responsible'. We talked about the different ways that we take responsibility around school including; looking after our classrooms, corridors and playground and being kind and helpful to younger pupils. We are proud of our pupils and the positive attitudes that they have towards looking after things around ... Continue reading "News from this Week"
We held an assembly today to celebrate World Book Day. We talked about the pleasure that can be found in reading and how much we can learn from books. Did you know that reading can be thought of as 'exercise for the brain?' It helps us to make links with what we know and these ... Continue reading "Springfield and Bonnytoun News"
Today we held our next 'Wellbeing Indicator' assembly focused on 'we are achieving.' As you all know, we track each pupil's health and wellbeing on a daily and termly basis at Springfield and Bonnytoun. We have noticed from the data that we gather, that some children have the false perception that they are not ... Continue reading "School and Nursery News from this Week"
It has been a short but busy week here in school and nursery. Today, Mrs Newton and P6A led a very interesting assembly about democracy and The Scottish Parliament. We also found out about some exciting plans for Fairtrade Fortnight which begins next week. Our nursery children started their work on Fairtrade today by ordering ... Continue reading "Weekly News at SPS and Bonnytoun"
Our annual Scots focus ended today with children from each class presenting their learning at assembly. We listened to information about lots of famous Scots who have changed life for us today because of their inventions or actions. Primary 7 helped us to celebrate Burns Night earlier on this week by organising a fantastic Burns ... Continue reading "A Scottish Week at SPS and Bonnytoun"
We have been busy continuing our Scots focus in school this week. Today, P4/5 held a great assembly about 'New Year' which ended with all children singing a Scots song about a centipede. Thank you to Mr Ritchie for his efforts which saw all children speaking out and performing well. Next week, P7 will be ... Continue reading "This Week's News at SPS and Bonnytoun"