The class has been buzzing all week as we immersed the in our ancient Egyptian studies. F created a 3D representation what she learnt about the topic. D had created a life sized Sarcophagus and A shared a stop motion video of the first Egyptians. We explored the history of Hieroglyphics and we wrote our names ... Continue reading "Primary 4"
The children took some photographs during one of our PE lessons this week. We were practising our hand-eye co-ordination in our tennis block. Beginning with accurate throwing and catching with a partner, balancing the ball on our rackets, controlling the ball while bouncing it on the racket and then seeing how long rally we could ... Continue reading "P3B Going on a Bear Hunt"
Our children continue to make us extremely proud with another week of successful performances. Mrs Gordon was delighted with her group of P4 and P5 girls who took part in the West Lothian Schools Dance Competition and performed brilliantly! Our P6 and P7 children 'blew us away' with their Scottish Opera performance entitled, 1719. All ... Continue reading "A Week of Performances at SPS and Bonnytoun"
In Numeracy this week, we have been learning to subtract a teen number from a two-digit number, with bridging. When solving 72 - 14, we have been learning to subtract 10 and then subtract 4. Some of us have been learning to use a written method to subtract two-digit numbers, with exchange and some of ... Continue reading "Growing Up and Bear Hunts (P3A)"
Numeracy In subtraction we continued the links to addition by looking again at doubles. We noticed a pattern that each time the answer increased by 2. We even tried to do doubles up to 10+10=20. Some children noticed a pattern that is 2+2=4, 20+20=40....wow. In money we had to work out which coins we could ... Continue reading "P1a's weekly journey"
During our 8th NYCOS session we learned a new song called, 'Someone Sitting on a High High Hill'. We really enjoyed it! In our writing this week we focussed on being presentation perfect. This helped us improve our writing by making sure our spelling was correct, that we had remembered punctuation and our writing was ... Continue reading "Primary 4/5 - Week Beg. 11th March"
We all had a great day at New Lanark. The weather forecast was better than expected and the sun even came out. We enjoyed our little ride around the Annie Macleod experience and think we all learnt a lot from that. Then we had Janet talk to us about Victorian toys and we got to ... Continue reading "Our visit to New Lanark and Fractions in P2B"
Our school chess team won the gold award at a chess competition for Linlithgow primary schools today. We are absolutely delighted! Thank you to Mr Clarke and Mr Woodhouse for their support with our Chess Club. Miss Baillie x
On Monday we started working with percentages of amounts. This was tricky, however we all perservered and managed to understand the principles. We also had our 3rd rugby session outside. Next week is our final session and we are hoping that everyone has their outdoor PE kit with them. On Tuesday we created informational posters ... Continue reading "Perfect Performances"
This week in Literacy we were have been learning 'oa' as in coat and 'ow' as in glow. We have found that 'oa' is mainly found in the middle of a word and 'ow' is mainly found at the end. We have also been practising our new tricky words - one and you. In Numeracy ... Continue reading "Primary 1B - w/e 15th March 2019"
Thank you so much to Mrs Matos who delivered an informative presentation to parents last night on our approaches to teaching problem-solving. Please see the attached presentation for your convenience. Problem Solving parent presentation (1) Many thanks, Miss Baillie
We had a fantastic time today, we loved New Lanark! First we played with the toys children would have played with in New Lanark in the Victorian Times. We found them really tricky to master but we were resilient and kept trying. The hoop and stick game was the most popular (Mrs Bell has forgotten ... Continue reading "New Lanark Trip - P2A"