On Saturday 4th June Port Ellen Primary School choir went to the Local mod on Islay. The mod was held in the high school in Bowmore. The choir won the unison and came 2nd in the peaurt a bheil. Also ten people from the choir won the psalm. For the unison you have two songs […]
This week P1/2 walked a whole mile! When they got back they drew a map from memory of where they walked. All of their maps were stunning. Also this week P1/2 and Pre 5 spent the whole morning listening to The Owl Who was Afraid of the Dark. After they listened to it they […]
Our new P1s are liking the school. There are 6 of them that have just started at Port Ellen. Everybody likes the school lunches, the uniform and the teachers. They have even started learning their letter sounds. Their favourite part of the school day is break!
Have you ever noticed the little triangles on the bottom of plastics for recycling? The Pre-5 children and P1/2 have been investigating a recycling bag to see which numbers were in the greatest number. Here are their results.
Our second attempt at making recycled paper, at the Pre 5 and P1/2 joint session, produced a much nicer looking paper! And the wee ones loved sloshing about in the paper pulp!
At the Pre-5 and P1/2 joint session the children were learning about recycling. They sorted materials and decided which could be recycled. They looked for the triangular recycling marks on the plastics and discovered lots of different numbers – because there are lots of different types of plastics. These can all go in our pink […]
As part of their Houses and Homes topic, children in P1/2 have been working hard to build their own houses, complete with hinged doors! They have even learned that roofs are actually triangular prisms! They are using Plan, Do, Review to help them complete their houses. Hopefully we will invite mums and dads in to […]
As part of a topic on houses and homes, P1/2 have been learning all about materials. Thinking about the story of the Three Little Pigs, they first checked to check the strength of straw, sticks and bricks as building materials. Then then heard that the three little pigs had gone on a camping trip and […]