This week we have been learning to write Limericks. Here some of our work; There once was a boy from Welly, who said "I wish I wasn't smelly. He didn't like his cat, so he replaced with a hat, And said " I love jelly". EM There once was a Minecraft dog, who always ... Continue reading "P4 class"
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"
This week we have been learning to divide by 4 and 5. We have played lots of division games to improve our recall of our division facts and we have learned how to solve missing number sums such as ? ÷ 5 = 6. Some of us have been learning to divide with remainders. We ... Continue reading "Division, Mapping and Budding Authors (P3A)"
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"
In Numeracy this week we have been learning to divide by 3. We have been using our multiplication facts for the 3 times-table to help us with our division. Some of us have also been learning to divide by 2, 4, 5 and 10 and some of us have been learning to divide by 6 ... Continue reading "Paragraphs, Poetry and Places of Interest (P3A)"
On Monday we started to look at area and perimeter, it was a little confusing, however we are going to be working on these next week and we know we will understand it better as we learn more. We continued to learn about maps and we added a key to these. Next week we will ... Continue reading "Chat, chat, chatty P6a :)"
In Maths this week we finished off the work on our bar & pie charts. We then interpreted the data from the playground and made sets of questions to challenge each other. In addition to this we also played a game of Noggle, the highest number generated was 12,600! In Handwriting we practised forming our ... Continue reading "P4/5 Week commencing 27th May 2019"
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"
On Thursday we were very excited because our first butterfly hatched from it's cocoon. Have a look at the photos of us today when Mrs Reid helped us to release 2 of the butterflies into the school garden. Very special moments.... This week we learnt our last 2 digraphs aw and au like saw and ... Continue reading "Butterflies in P1a"
We've had a flurry of pupil achievements this week. Please enjoy reading all of the successes below: - Well done to our school football team who performed brilliantly at the George Allan event last Sunday and also at a schools' event at Herriot Watt this week. You are all champions! -An amazing effort from our ... Continue reading "Pupil Achievements"
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"
Another busy week in P3B. On Tuesday we were learning about how to use medicine safely. We identified when it is ok to use medicine and the benefits that medicine can have as well as thinking about situations when taking medicine may be harmful, such as taking medicine that isn't for you and not under ... Continue reading "P3B Mind Mapping, Planning and Measuring"