Look At What We Have Been Learning!

Primary 2 have been busy this term learning about keeping healthy. We have learned about keeping our teeth healthy, healthy food and the skeleton.

In Art we had fun making a collaged picture of our favourite fruit.

We discussed being active and the children discussed what their favourite sport is. The most popular sport in the class was gymnastics, followed by football!

In Science we have been learning about plants and what they need to help them grow. We have panted our own sunflowers and we are keeping a sunflower diary to record them growing. Hopefully they will grow really tall!

We have also been learning about our rights through the Rights Respecting School and we had to work in partners to consider our needs and wants. This lead to some very interesting discussions!

Term 4 Newsletter

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World Of Work Week!

 

This week the children have been exploring the World Of Work! They have developed their knowledge of different jobs and the skills needed to do them. They have also considered what they might like to do when they grow up.

We had some visitors in to tell us about their job. Firstly, we had an Offshore Medic who came in and told us about his job. He showed us the uniform he has to wear and the medical bag he has to carry. He also showed us a map of the different parts of the World he could be called to. It was very interesting!

The children were very excited when a fire engine appeared in the playground yesterday! Thankfully there was no fire! They had come to tell the children all about the job of a fireman and they showed us the different parts of the fire engine. It was very interesting to learn that there is at least five different sized ladders on a fire engine. The children had lots of fun getting hands on with the hoses, cones and hats! Before the fireman left they let the children hear the siren. It was a highlight for many of the children this week!

In class the children have also been busy writing stories about what they want do when they grow up and drawing pictures.

For Red Nose Day the children came dressed up as their “Future Me”. We had Policemen, a singer, a DJ, Footballers and a Zookeeper to name just a few.

World Book Day!

The children had lots of fun last week dressing up as their favourite characters for World Book Day! We had Harry Potter, Where’s Wally, Cinderella and Horrid Henry to name just a few!

We also had lots of fun being Authors and writing our own Katie Morag stories.

Scotland!

The children have been very busy learning about Katie Morag and the Island she lives on. We have explored the Island of Struay and identified the main features on a map. There are lots of features including a lighthouse, loch and a castle.

 

Making our Isle of Struay maps.

Making our Isle of Struay maps.

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We have also been busy creating a Katie Morag wall display. So far we have made our own Katie Morag and have been busy painting the features of the island.

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Painting Granny Island's House!

Painting Granny Island’s House!

Last week the children enjoyed the school Ceilidh where they performed the dance “The Prince of Orange”. They also got to watch the other classes perform their dances too! The children also learned a Scottish poem “Mince and Tatties” and some of them performed it at Assembly or in front of the class.

 

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Finally, last week the children also got the opportunity to develop their football skills with the Red Start programme. They had lots of fun dribbling and playing games with a football.

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Term 3 Newsletter

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Christmas Party!

On Wednesday the children had lots of fun at their Christmas party. They played games and did lots of dancing. Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

 

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Christmas Fun!

We have been feeling very festive this week!

On Wednesday the children performed in their Christmas show “Angel Express”. They enjoyed performing and did a fantastic job!

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Then on Thursday the children came dressed in their Christmas jumpers for the Christmas lunch. We had fun pulling some crackers and telling jokes!

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Christmas is coming!

The children have been very busy in class getting ready for Christmas. We have been making a candy cane Christmas display for the hall using paint, felt tip pens, collage and lots of glitter!

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For our Enterprise topic the children have decorated some lovely Santa stockings! These will be sold at the school fair for £1.50.

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In Maths the children have been introduced to a new resource called Numicon. Numicon are coloured tiles which represent numbers one to ten. These can be used in a variety of ways to support the children with their learning in Maths. So far the children have been playing games with the Numicon to become more familiar with the number each tile represents.

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Class Newsletter Term 2

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