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"
Well done to all of my giraffes, crickets, rhinos, lions, baboons, chimps and warthogs...You were AMAZING! Every one of you spoke clearly and danced confidently. You should be very proud of yourselves! Thank you to all the parents for your support with learning lines and making costumes Have a lovely weekend, Love P2A, Mrs ... Continue reading "P2A Class Assembly - Giraffes Can't Dance"
In maths this week we have looked at formal methods of division. We used the 'step' method of recording our answers. We also discovered how to calculate the distance around the perimeter of a shape. We took the trundle wheels outside and measured the perimeter of the school. We used this information to create a ... Continue reading "Primary 5 w/e 24th May 2019"
In Numeracy this week we have been revising our multiplication facts for the 3, 4 and 5 times-tables, multiplying multiples of 10 and multiplying a 2-digit number by 2, 3 and 4. Some of us have also been dividing by 3, multiplying by 7 and revising all of our multiplication facts and strategies. Next week ... Continue reading "Mind maps, Litter and Capacity (P3A)"
Literacy We finished and uplevelled our diary entry. FD We spelt our words using sign language. Some people started literacy circles for guided reading. Numeracy Some of us multiplied 3 digit by 2 digit numbers using written method. EM I learnt to do multiplication with 2 digit by 1 digit number. AS We ... Continue reading "P4 CLASS"
On Monday we went to the Peel to take part in an environmental art session with Will and Keith from Historic Scotland. We really enjoyed this activity, firstly we took part in a scavenger hunt to find leaves, sticky willows, rocks, sticks, a buttercup and a purple flower. Then we made a green man, we ... Continue reading "P6a at the Peel"
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