What a busy week we've had in Primary 5, here's the full run-through... Numeracy and Mathematics This week we have been making connections in our learning between fractions, decimal numbers and percentages. We are now more confident in doing so and were able to apply this learning when faced with a series of multi-step word ... Continue reading "P5 Weekly Blog"
This week we have been busy learning all things to do with Scotland. Look below at what we have been doing in our play based learning... In Literacy we have been revising our consonant blends and some of us have been learning: 'sn' and 'sp' this week. To revise our blends we looked at pictures ... Continue reading "Scots and Obstacle Courses in P2A"
We have had a really busy week in Primary 5/6. The Primary 5's had a great time taking part in the Handball festival at Linlithgow Academy on Tuesday where they were competed against other local schools. On Wednesday the Primary 5's listened to a very interesting presentation by Mr Woodhouse about the Forth Bridges. It ... Continue reading "Primary 5/6 week ending 24th January"
Primary 7s have been revising on their multiplication and division strategies. They been learning about WWII. This involved lots of cooperative work, researching and script writing. In addition to this, the children have analysed the poem " The Sodger's Rerurn" by Robert Burns. They then wrote their individual narrative poem which included Scottish words. They ... Continue reading "P7b"
Comics and the Batcave in P4a P4 a have had a very busy week. In Literacy we have had a focus on comics and graphics novels. We created a Batcave for our class library and have been reading comics in class. We enjoyed reading Dave Pilkey's Dog Man so decided to make our own Dog ... Continue reading "Comics and The Batcave in P4a"
We have continued our focus on Scottish Art and songs and music this week. We completed our Rennie Mackintosh pictures and they're brilliant. Some budding artists in P4B. We have also designed our own tartans and used oil pastels to complete these. Then we used a stencil of a Scottish animal which we covered with ... Continue reading "Scottish Art in P4B"
P3A are very much back in the swing of things this week. In maths we have begun subtraction. At the moment we are practising our mental subtraction through number talks and working hard to become more confident with missing number sums (eg, 18 - ___ = 7 or ___ - 5 = 12) as quite ... Continue reading "Snow Animals, Time and Kelpies in P3A"
This week we started our Scottish Focus in P2B. Every class in the school is learning about a Creative Scot and we are learning about the artist, Steven Brown. When we looked at his art work, we discussed how it made us feel and some of us realised that we had his paintings at home! ... Continue reading "Amazing Artists (P2B)"
We have had a very busy week in Primary 5/6! We are continuing to explore Scots language and created our own Scots poems about an animal of our choice. We spent time exploring a wide range of vocabulary and using this to create our poems. Mrs McVay hopes that some of us will have the ... Continue reading "Welcome to Primary 5 week ending 17.1.20"
This week we have focused on Robert Burns and Joan Eardley. We looked at a few of Robert Burns poems as well as reading about his life. We tried to work out what the Scots words he had used meant, this tricky and we all had to help each other. After this we investigated Joan ... Continue reading "Crazy, Crafty, Crackin P7a's"
This week we have begun our rehearsals for Fame and we also had the opportunity to watch a performance of the show by another group. Today we had a visit from Fish in the Classroom, who have told us all about the project and set a tank up within our classroom. They will return in ... Continue reading "Primary 6 w/e 17th January 2020"
We have been busy learning in P2A this week. Look below at what we have been doing in our play based learning... In Literacy we have all been learning new sounds: 'st', 'sw', 'sk' and 'sm' this week. We have enjoyed using the magnetic boards to spell our words. Some of us have even thought ... Continue reading "Bright Colours and Balancing in P2A"