We returned to school on Tuesday for our final 10 weeks in P6. In Numeracy and Maths we focused on our mental maths skills and played our new maths games. These were a mix of adding, subtracting, fractions, word problems, dividing, multiplying and percentages. We also completed the Brilliant Breakfast Mystery Challenge, this involved using ... Continue reading "Final term is finally here (of P6a!!!)"
Welcome back everybody! Just a short blog for a short week and to tell you our exciting news... It's time to start planning our class assembly! Our assembly is at 10am on Friday 24th May and you're all invited to attend, we hope you can make it. We have decided to base our assembly on ... Continue reading "P2A Giraffes Can't Dance Assembly Preparation"
This week we had a presentation from Matt from the BBC who told us all about his job as a conservationist and a photographer. He allowed us to hold a praying mantis and told us all about climate change. In Maths we started to look at multiplication and challenged ourselves by playing a multiplication grid ... Continue reading "P4/5 Weel commencing 22nd April 2019"
This week we pulled together all our transport learning to create an end of topic design challenge. We talked about transport methods from the past the present and the future. We then picked our own groups for the transport challenge... We had to plan, design and then make a model of a futuristic mode of ... Continue reading "P1a's Transport Design Challenge"
We started the week finishing off our social studies history trail. We have been learning about the development of cameras throughout different periods in history. As part of the project we worked in pairs to create a powerpoint presentation to present to children in P3A. Each week we added a slide showing our new learning, ... Continue reading "P3B Outdoor Fun!"
This week in Literacy we have continued our revision of the sounds and tricky words we have learned this term. We have worked through a number of phoneme challenges, identifying words with the correct phoneme in them and blending the words together. In Dictation, we have been writing sentences incorporating a variety of digraph words. ... Continue reading "Primary 1B - w/e 5th April 2019"
We ended term 3 today with our Easter Church service at St. Michael's. Thank you so much to all of the children who took part in the service and to Mrs Begarnie for organising it. It was a lovely way to end the term. Pupil achievements for this week: - A in P5 is currently ... Continue reading "End of Term 3 at SPS and Bonnytoun"
Phew this is the final day of term 3! WE'VE MADE IT! It was good to see all the parents at parents' nights this week [and children]. Thank you for coming and all your support. On Monday we looked after baby eggs and whoever won got a chocolate egg. Ursula and Sabrina won. We have ... Continue reading "P6b have made it"
This week we all presented our projects, they were all very interesting and we have put them into our library to read. We also had parents nights, we think they went ok I and H went to the STEM Olympics and came 2nd for West Lothian, our P7 team came first They are ... Continue reading "The End (of term!) Easter holidays are here :) :)"
On Tuesday we had our last NYCOS lesson. We revised all of the games and song we had been learning. We also surprised Tracy by singing a song that we created using the rhythms and beats she had taught us. We also gave her a nice card signed by us all and a wee present ... Continue reading "P4/5 Week commencing 1st April 2019"
This week we uncovered our mummified apples and tomatoes. The liquid from the fruits had been absorbed by the salt mixture. Have a look at the photo and see what happened. This week we have heard our Class Talks. Everyone did an excellent job of researching their topic and presented these to the class. We ... Continue reading "Primary 5 - w/e 5/4/19"
In Numeracy and Mathematics we revised using a written method to subtract 2-digit numbers. Some of us also used addition and subtraction strategies to solve word problems. This week we also revised using coins to pay for items and give change. Some of us were also learning to use notes to make money totals and ... Continue reading "Outdoor Learning in P3A"