This week we started our 'Relationships' trail in P2. We will be learning about the tasks required to look after a baby, talking about how the type of food we need changes as we grow and exploring food chains. To begin our 'Relationships' focus, we looked at the tasks involved in looking after a baby. ... Continue reading "Looking after a baby (P2B)"
This week we went on a magic train ride to lots of imaginary lands! We drew pictures of what we could see out of our train window and then we wrote about our adventure. We did this independently so that Mrs Bell could see how we are getting on with sounding out words and writing ... Continue reading "A Magic Train Ride in P1B"
This week we have explored money. Some of us have been adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing money, using formal methods to record our answers. Others have been solving problems involving money. A few of us have begun to explore the numicon resources we have in school. We had our after show party yesterday, where we ... Continue reading "Primary 6 - w/e 13/3/2020"
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"
Our new digraphs this week were ow as in show and oa as in soap. We found this quite tricky to master...but oa mostly goes in the middle and ow mostly at the end of words. Our new common words were you and one, again we can recognise these from our reading books, but can ... Continue reading "School show, change and World Book Day in P1a"
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"
We have had a very busy week in P2B! As part of our IDL focus on Toys, we looked at programmable toys. Miss Harrison introduced us to a programmable toy called EaRL. We discussed his instruction buttons and Miss Harrison showed us how to program EaRL. We also learned what 'algorithm' and 'debug' mean. In ... Continue reading "EaRL, Toy Museums and Book Day (P2B)"
This week has all been about FAME. We had our last full in school rehearsal on Monday and then on Tuesday we had two full dress rehearsals at the Academy. These went really well and we were very happy with what we had learned. Rebecca Holmes took pictures of us and they look amazing ... Continue reading "P7a Fabulous, Fantastical FAME :)"
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!"
It has been another busy week in P2A where we have been learning non-stop. Please have a look at what we have been doing in our play based learning this week... In Literacy we have looked at magic 'e' and some of us have been revising our common words. We have been learning more about ... Continue reading "Lost in the Toy Museum and Aliens Love Underpants in P2A"
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!"
What a jam packed week we've had this week! On Tuesday and Wednesday we made and tasted pancakes. In Phonics this week we learned about the trigraph - igh, we learnt that this usually goes in the middle of words like light, might, fight. However, sometimes words break the rules, such as high and sigh. ... Continue reading "Pancakes, a pet sale and 80's day in P1B"