Even though it has been a short week P5/6 have been super busy! In Numeracy, we consolidated our learning on decimals, in particular adding and subtracting them. We hope to move on and look at fractions soon. Hopefully our understanding of decimals will help us identify a connection between the two. Last week the class ... Continue reading "Primary 5/6 week beg. 19th February"
Everyone has been very busy since returning from our half-term holiday. Here is a round-up of some of the things we have been learning about over the last 2 short weeks. In numeracy we have been continuing to focus on multiplication and have explored how we can use the three times table to help us ... Continue reading "P4A Weekly Blog"
We have had a busy two weeks in P2B! Last week we created our own characters for Toy Story 5! We watched a clip of Toy Story 4 and looked at the character 'Forky'. Using adjectives, we labelled a picture of Forky. Afterwards, we worked with our learning partners to share our ideas for a ... Continue reading "Toy Story Characters, Forces and Benchball (P2B)"
A short week in P5, feels like it's over before it even started... Literacy and English In writing this week, we have been participating in BBC Radio 2's 500 Words competition. We were challenged to write a creative and imaginative story based on a specific object or image. In our planning we had to consider ... Continue reading "P5 Weekly Blog"
A short blog for a short week In Phonics this week we have been revising the digraphs we have learned so far. Mrs Bell was very impressed with how well we remember these! I'm Numeracy we have been linking addition and subtraction and learning about fact families. A fact family is a group of ... Continue reading "Revision and fact families in P1B"
We have had a busy 2 weeks in Primary 2A with a little break in between! We are definitely ready to be back having fun learning. In Literacy we have looked at magic 'e' and some of us have been revising our consonant blends. We have enjoyed playing interactive 'i-e' games on the board and ... Continue reading "How Are Toys Made?"
Here's a summary of our slightly shorter week than usual... Literacy and English This week in our shared reading of Holes, Stanley Yelnats has made his escape from Camp Green Lake. He stole the water truck before ironically crashing it into one of the holes he had dug. As he struggled through the desert he ... Continue reading "P5 Weekly Blog"
As this week was "Scotland Loves Languages" week Mrs Gordon was very excited (and so were we). We did lots of little language activities through the week including : stories in French and Spanish, a poem in Polish by a child in P1b, "poissons pêcheurs" game with the language ambassadors, writing our favourite word in ... Continue reading "P1a Love Languages!"
Our confidence and understanding of decimals is growing each day! This week we have focussed on using our mental arithmetic strategies to add and subtract decimals with one decimal place. We have answered questions, created questions for each other and played loop card games to help consolidate our understanding. When we were doing our written ... Continue reading "Primary 5/6 week ending 7th February"
As it was Scotland Loves Languages week we have had a few language lessons. P6 Language Ambassadors came into our class on Tuesday and we played some French counting games. Mrs Gordon set a challenge for every person in the school to choose their favourite word in another language, P3A had a great variation - ... Continue reading "P3A Love Languages...and Time"
The children have been amazing this week and coped so well with the changes of classrooms, where they line up etc. We are now back in our own classroom with a lovely, new green carpet and woe betide anyone who messes it up! The highlight of the week was the visit from the Vikings Cathbad ... Continue reading "Vikings for a Day in P4B"
It has been another busy week in P4a. In Numeracy we have continued our work on multiplication with Mrs Donald and Mrs Doyle. We have been multiplying up to 3 digit numbers by 10 or 100. We are trying hard to remember to think about the digits moving the correct number of steps to the ... Continue reading "P4A Weekly Blog"