Hill of Banchory

Working together to prepare today’s children for the challenges of tomorrow.

February 15, 2019
by Mrs Hislop

P4H – Science Centre Visit

Last Monday we visited Aberdeen Science Centre, where we got to “Feel the Forces”. We carried out experiments exploring gravity, air resistance, static energy and magnetism. Everyone enjoyed exploring the different exhibits that were on offer!

January 29, 2019
by Mrs Hislop

P4H Friction Experiment

Primary 4 have been exploring friction this week. We learnt that friction occurs between two surfaces that slide against each other. We had a theory that the rougher the surface the stronger the friction. So, we carried out an experiment … Continue reading

January 15, 2019
by Mrs Hislop

P4 – Finding out about forces

Today primary 4 found out about gravity. Gravity is the force that pulls us and objects to the ground. We discussed how mass can influence gravity. To investigate, we carried out an experiment with paper. We had to drop the … Continue reading

January 8, 2019
by Mrs Hislop

P4 – Designing a Theme Park

Today we had the opportunity to design our own theme park! We separated into groups with our business colleagues where we came up with a name and three themed areas for our parks. We have a five-million-pound budget to spend … Continue reading

November 27, 2018
by Mrs Hislop

Primary 4 Roman Afternoon

On Monday P4H had a Roman afternoon. Pupils dressed up in togas, armour and even as royalty! We sampled some food from ancient Roman times. We found out they would eat vegetables that they grew themselves, so we tasted some … Continue reading

November 9, 2018
by Mrs Hislop

Primary 4 – PowerPoint

Primary 4 have been using their new PowerPoint skills to create a presentation on a chosen area within our Roman and Celt theme. They have acquired new skills which can help them in the world of work. “I have learnt … Continue reading

November 6, 2018
by Mrs Hislop

P4 Right Angles

Primary 4 have been learning about right angles. We made a “right angle checker” by folding a circle in half and then in half again. We used our checker around the classroom to see what right angles we could find. … Continue reading

September 28, 2018
by Mrs Hislop

Mesolithic Deeside Visit – P4

Primary 4 got a visit from Sheila and Ally from Mesolithic Deeside. Mesolithic Deeside are a group of archaeologists, students and local volunteers investigating the river Dee area. We explored timelines, finding out when Romans existed all the way to … Continue reading

September 24, 2018
by Mrs Hislop