We have come to the end of another busy week of learning at Springfield and Bonnytoun. Our children in school had the chance to take part in a number of STEM workshops led by Generation Science. P6-7 pupils had the chance to attend a Careers' Fayre which was held on Wednesday night and saw ... Continue reading "A Week Full of Learning at SPS and Bonnytoun!"
When I asked the children today what they would like me to include in our blog this week there was a resounding cry for coding. We had a session with Generation Science called 'Bricks and Blocks' On Wednesday. We learned about computer programming. We began by discussing robots and how they work, we learned that ... Continue reading "STEM Week in P3B"
On Monday we started our STEM challenge. The first challenge was to make a paper plane that could glide for 2m. Next we had to make it through the target and further than 4m. Then we had to add cargo, whilst still making it glide through the target and at least 4m. On Thursday we ... Continue reading "Super singing, STEM week"
This week it was STEM Week in P3A! As part of STEM Week, we carried out an experiment on water absorption. We explored the investigation question; 'Does the type of paper affect how far water will travel through it?' We discussed what we were going to find out and planned our experiment. On our notes, ... Continue reading "STEM, Multiplication and our Class Assembly (P3A)"
In Maths we started to look at the connection between multiplication and division. We also challenged ourselves to a game of "Noggle" and used our maths knowledge to solve the maths murder mystery game. In grammar this week we looked at root words and also practised the horizontal join in our handwriting. This week some ... Continue reading "P4/5 Week commencing 29th April 2019"
We have had a very busy week in P1b! In Literacy, we have been learning two new digraphs, 'oi' as in coin and 'oy' as in boy. We learned that 'oi' usually comes at the beginning or middle of a word and 'oy' mostly comes at the end. We did find quite a few exceptions ... Continue reading "Primary 1B - w/e 3rd May 2019"
A very busy week in P2A! Our Assembly practices are in full swing and we are showing lots of enthusiasm and dedication. We especially love practising the song and the dances. Please see the dojo message for information regarding costumes. In Spelling we have been working on plurals and learning the rules for when we ... Continue reading "Hand washing, Area and Programming in P2A"
We are so delighted to share C in P2's recent success in winning a karting race, only 18 months after he took up the hobby! He has been working so hard and we are all proud of him. Miss Baillie
It was lovely to see everyone back after the Easter holidays. This week we revised all of the sounds, digraphs and tricky words which we have learned so far in P1. Mrs Reid was very impressed with how much everyone could remember! In Numeracy we continued to learn about numbers to 20. We have been ... Continue reading "Primary 1B - w/e 26th April 2019"
We have had a lovely week in school as we return from Easter break and move into Term 4. Today we held our termly, 'values assembly' where we look closely at our values and reflect together. Did you know that kindness is a superpower? At least, at Springfield and Bonnytoun, we believe it to be ... Continue reading "Kindness is a Superpower!"
Welcome back to all Primary 7's. Everyone has returned back from their Easter holidays all refreshed and eager to learn. It's the final term of Primary 7 and we are going to make sure that we make it a term full of fun and making lasting memories. Literacy: During this week we focused on spelling words ... Continue reading "P7B Weekly update"
We were happy to be back in P1 after a lovely break. This week we did lots of revision to make sure we had not forgotten our digraphs and subtraction. Mrs Gordon was really impressed with how much we remembered. We went outside and did a circle time share about our Easter holidays. We then ... Continue reading "P1a's weekly news"