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"
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"