Please scroll down for news and photos of some of these week’s class activities.
This week, we’ve been investigating number stories to 10.
Lewis shared “6 and 4 are partners.”
Kahlen said “5 and 5 make 10.”
Milly added “We can’t flip this sum because it is the same.”
“1 and 9 equals 10.” says Rose
Imogen and Caleb explained 2 and 8 are partners to 10.
They worked well together.
We have been exploring addition this week. We can add numbers using different strategies and we are enjoying doing lots of activities and games.
We have started learning to tell the time using half past as well as o’clock.
In topic we have been doing activities for and learning about the water cycle.
We have started selling Red Noses around the school.
We have also designed our own Red Noses.
This week P3a have been focusing on our 2 and 4 times tables and learning how they help us with our division work.
We have also been creating similes.
In French we have been counting up to 31 and learning the months to help us say the date.
Elle has been able to stitch a snake while at Stitchclub.
Kyla moved up a group in swimming and Curtis was able to dive to the bottom of the pool.
We are learning to divide by 10 in mental maths. We are working hard to recognise quarter to and quarter past. We have been writing personal stories about the fair and the farm.
Lucy, Erin, Holly, Jessica all said their Brownie promise this week.
Barney, Anna, Georgia, Jessica and Josh are all moving up a group at swimming.
Anna, Lucy, Yvie, Lacey and Holly have all achieved their Accelerated Reading Target this term.
The smoothie bike is in school. We are hoping for a turn next week.
This week we have learned about how Vikings travelled and how they designed their ships. We have worked really hard on our own Viking Longship pictures, using a range of mixed media.
We also really enjoyed using the Smoothie Bike this afternoon – they were so yummy!
We are getting really excited for our Viking Hillwalk! Please can any slips be brought in by the end of next week. Thank you!
We had our 2nd visit from Pitch, Pulse and Magic. This week we heard a string instrument. Jack, Sophie and Dylan played Hot Cross Buns using glasses of water as their instruments.
We also had our class assembly this week.
We will start organising our collection for the food bank next week. We hope to solve our murder mystery next week too!
Pitch Pulse and Magic Clip – Click here for video
In ICT we have used our research skills and computing skills to produce fact files of famous people in World War 2.
In PE we have been having a badminton competition with this weeks ‘champions’ – Ben and Martin.
In topic we have been designing WW2 games using equipment they would have had in the 1940’s.
Alistair – “I have enjoyed using time, distance and speed formulas in maths.”
Kieran – “In PE I have been practising my badminton and I am getting so much better.”
This week pupils have been focusing on measure, specifically length, with Mrs Luebke.
Naomi – “I liked using the trundle.”
Leah – “I estimated the length of the wheel pegs well.”
We performed our Bollywood dances on Friday with P2.
Mackinley – “Watching and helping the P2’s was funny.”
We have continued to develop our Rugby skills with John.
Logan T – “My reactions were good on Thursday. I scored a try.”
In topic we have been making comparisons between India and the UK.
Andrew – “I was amazed to see the difference between how we live.”
Reminders for Next Week
Non Uniform Day next Friday 24th – Dress in bright colours for Red Nose Day
P1 – Wednesday 22nd March, make a model morning 9:15am gym hall.
P1/2 – Easter Open Afternoon at 2:15pm in the hall on Friday 24th. Let us know if you can join us in the diary please.
P6/7 – Local Sumdog competition has begun. Please log on if you can.
Final week of Rugby on Thursday, remember your kit.
One week to go to complete your topic projects. If your shelters are finished, please bring them into class.
Cyclo-cross Event – Lochside Park, Castle Douglas 19th March. There are under 8, under 10 and under 12, under 14, under 16 and adult categories. Entry needs to be online before the event.
Stewartry Wheelers are looking for volunteers for their cyclo cross race on Sunday 19th March at Carlingwalk, this is the final round of the south west winter service and should be an exciting day so please get in touch if you can spare a few hours to help marshall with one of our most popular clubs. To help out please contact Lynn at CD Cycles http://www.cdbikes.co.uk/ or facebook Jennifer Oliver https://www.facebook.com/groups/251023688292744/