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"
Another busy week in P1a. We had the first of our nursery visitors for their transition to P1. Each week some of the children will come and spend some time in P1 sharing a story and playing. Our topic for this term is all about our local area. As part of that we are looking ... Continue reading "P1a's caterpillars, butterflies and dentists..."
Today we focused on the Wellbeing Indicator, 'being respected ' in assembly. We made links between this indicator, our school values and the Rights Respecting School articles. Children learned about our climate of 'mutual respect' and specifically how the adults in school respect children and how we can all respect each other. We treat each ... Continue reading "A Community Based on Respect"
This has been a super quick week in P6a as we were off on Monday and Tuesday. First thing on Wednesday we went to the Linlithgow Cross Country Festival, it was very wet and cold, however we all did our best and got medals When we got back to school we looked at different ... Continue reading "Challenging Cross Country in P6a"
Numeracy and Mathematics Over the past two weeks P7a have been extending their knowledge into Third Level algebra. This has included solving equations with negative numbers and fractions and solving inequations with inequality signs. We have even been beginning to expand double brackets and carry out the inverse of this by factorising expressions.We have also ... Continue reading "P7a Weekly Blog"
Its been a wonderful week filled with excitement! In Literacy We learnt to expand sentences in order to add information. We read a poem and discussed what it meant. This week, some children presented their PowerPoint about Ancient Egypt to the class. Some also demonstrated their acting skills by presenting a play about Ancient Egypt. ... Continue reading "P4 Class"
Sorry for the absence of a blog last week due to me being off. So this week we began with some preparation for our assembly, which now has been postponed until 14/06/19. We will continue with the same theme and the children will be given their words in due course. They know what we're doing ... Continue reading "Busy Primary 2B"
Another fun packed week in P1. This week we were very fortunate to take part in a Generation Science workshop where we made our own lego goalkeepers and then did some computer programming to make the goalie move! Mrs Gordon was so impressed with how well the children managed this. It was packed with lots ... Continue reading "P1a's weekly blog"
Another busy learning week in P7 with great opportunities to extend our knowledge outside of the classroom. Literacy: During Literacy this week we extended and consolidated our knowledge of Homophones. We looked at the most commonly misspelled/ misused homophones. We used our knowledge to identify and correct homophones in a poem. We continued to use ... Continue reading "P7B Weekly update"