In Maths we started to look at division, what it means and how to use the written method when solving our problems. We played a game of "Noggle" to try and make the largest number from the set of numbers that were chosen at random. We also gathered data about the playground and have started ... Continue reading "P4/5 Week commencing 20th May 2019"
What a quick week! In Literacy, we have been learning the new digraphs, 'au' as in launch and 'aw' as in draw. We learned that, once again, there is unfortunately no set pattern to follow to work out which au/aw to use when we are spelling using this digraph but, as we have discussed before, ... Continue reading "P1B - Week ending 24th May"
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 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!"
A few sporting achievements from this week... -Congratulations to two sisters, E and O for their hard work and success in gymnastics! -We are so proud of F in P5 who gained an award from his football club for showcasing positive values! Well done F! Miss Baillie xx
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"
This week we continued our local area focus by looking at jobs in the community. We invited in any of our P1 parents/carers that had a job in the community to come and share it with the children. We were delighted to invite in a policeman, a firefighter, a midwife, 2 nurses and a community ... Continue reading "P1a jobs in the community and more..."
We've had a busy week, with our visitors popping in and out and talking to us about our learning. Some of our highlights this week include: In maths, we have explored area, how to calculate it and created a robot with specific dimensions. In storywriting we planned and wrote an introduction to a story. ... Continue reading "Primary 5 - w/e 17th May 2019"
This was a busy week for us, we had the inspectors in from HMIe and they visited our class a couple of times. We chatted to them about our work and what we think of school. We also had a number of us out for small group meetings with them. We also taught some of ... Continue reading "Visitors, Inspectors and Microsoft"
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)"
A lovely sunny week in P2A Our topic this term is houses and homes. On Monday we went on a walk around Springfield to look at different types of homes. We saw detached, semi-detached, bungalows, flats, and terraced houses. Then we looked at the needs of others and designed a home out of lego ... Continue reading "Homes, Data Handling and similes in P2A"
We have had another very busy week in P1b! In Literacy, we have been learning two new digraphs, 'ow' as in cow and 'ou' as in loud. We learned that there is unfortunately no pattern to follow to work out which ow/ou to use when we are spelling using this digraph but we know that ... Continue reading "Primary 1B - w/e 17th May 2019"