Our Weekly News Update – 8th June

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Some photographs of P1, P3/4 and P5/6 Beach Art activities.

Primary 1


P1 have been working really hard with their Maths this week. They are super speedy!

“We have been doing sums in Maths. We have been doing take away sums.” – Oona

“We have been doing subtraction.” – Frankie

We have started our new topic “Travel and Transport” and we changed the role-play areas in our classroom.

“We have a holiday shop in our classroom!” – Floyd

“You can buy stuff from the holiday shop.” – Angus

“We also have a travel agents in our classroom!” – Jack

On Monday we went on a class outing with P1/2.

“We went to the car park near the park to draw different vehicles.”


We have visited the nature garden a number of times over the last week. We really enjoyed taking the Mums, Dads and Grannies there on Friday for our story time session. We found lots of different things and made up stories about what we had found. We shared the stories in class and Luci even rode her broomstick!

“We went to the nature garden with Mrs Hart to practise doing our art.” – Eva

“We have been writing about things we have found in the nature garden” – Cameron

What an exciting week we have had in Primary 1!

Abbie: “We went to the Jungle Book show – it was good.”

Indie: “It was super good.”

Luci: “I liked it.”

Oona: “I saw my friend Tommy in the Jungle Book as a monkey.”

Floyd: “We did Sports day.”

Cara: “It was fun and some of the games were tricky but I did well with them”

Riley: “I saw my sister running.”

Rory: ”We did the egg and spoon race.”

Miya-Lilly: “we did the running race.”

Zoe: “We did the bean bag race.”

Arran: “Our Mums and Dads came.”

Frankie: “Eagle won.”

Well done to all the children in Eagle.

Well done to everyone for being such superstars.

Noah: “We’ve been learning numbers.”

Eilidh: “We went to the beach.”

Zoe: “We saw Joe Smith – he’s a famous artist we’ve been learning about.”

Lily: “At the beach we met Hazel Campbell, she helped us.”

Frankie: “We met Anne.”

Floyd: “We made art pictures – we had to go and find the things we wanted.”

The children made fantastic pieces of art using natural materials they found on the beach – stones, shells, seaweed and lots more!

Thank you to all the parents who were able to come to the exhibition. Please look at the photographs of the children’s art work on the website or the classroom windows.

We decided that the beach is the best classroom in the world!


Primary 2

We have been learning about quarters. We found out there are 4 pieces when we quarter something. Lewis – “I liked making different quarters of pizza”.

We have been learning about food chains. We found out that carnivores eat meat, herbivores eat plants and omnivores eat both.

Alexander thought sports day was fun. Eli – “I thought it was excellent because Eagle won”. Amber – “I was tried but I tried my best”



We went to the beach.

How to find out the missing number.in a sum.

Saw the Jungle Book and learning our songs for our own assembly.

Sports Day – we learned how to work as a team and did races.

We were learning about Victoria Falls and the pool at the bottom gets deeper because of erosion.

We have been learning how to do chimney sums.

We all took part in Sports Day.

When we were building our shelters we learnt it was better to work as a team.

When we went to the beach we met famous artists.

Alexander, Maxi and Hugo got their first 3 badges at Cubs.

Shannon, Lily, Alannah, Charlotte, Tika, Seth, Chloe and Elle started choir.

Shea learnt new things at Gymnastics.

Hugo went to Beaver camp.

Lhyliajana learnt how to butterfly swim.

Elle and Charlotte made 4 healthy recipes at cooking club.


Primary 4/5

P4/5 had a fantastic trip last week to the Transport Museum in Glasgow. Charlotte – “We learned all about ships and made boat models”. Rosie – “I like seeing the old caravans”. We also had the opportunity to visit the Coastguard team and helicopter at Prestwick Airport. “We got to go inside the helicopter. It was fun”. Kyla – “I enjoyed having a go on the winch”. Please have a look at our school website for pictures.


Primary 5

This week in class we have been doing some topic. We have been making jewellery like Mary Queen of Scot’s.

Yesterday Tommy got a phone call from Alistair Jack the MP.

P5 were doing their assembly on team work today Friday 8th June. We sang our ‘ Under the Sea’ Song for the concert.


Primary 6

“We started having a look at data handling and reading charts.” (Ollie)

“We worked on circuits in PE with Lewis, using footballs, hockey sticks and hoops.” (Sam)

“On Thursday, we had Sports Day. I enjoyed taking part in the flat race.” (Mia)

“I liked taking part in the potted sports- especially the one where we jumped over the mat.” (Rory L)

“We were learning about personal hygiene in Health and Wellbeing and how we should look after our bodies.” (Sami)

Wider Achievements:

Threave Rovers received their new kit this week!

Charley, Mia, Hannah and Tiana all received a merit after their ballet exam- Well done girls!

Reminders for next week:

P6 children to attend the class Disney song on Tuesday and Wednesday evening 7pm sharp until 7.30pm.

P6 Europe Day – Monday 18th June. All P6 families welcome. 1.30pm-2.30pm


Primary 6/7

This week we chose teams to support for this year’s football World Cup. We will begin learning more about our chosen country over the next few weeks.

We continued our ‘Apprentice’ topic and completed our advertising challenge. Katie was voted as this challenges ‘Hired Apprentice’ and the advert is available for you to watch, along with 2nd and 3rd place. Our next challenge is Sales with double points on offer!

This week our boys and girls Paul Jones footballers completed their group games. The boys drew 3 and won 1 of their final 4 games with the girls picking up their first victory! Finals day is on Saturday the 16th of June with further details to follow.

Caitlin took part in a ‘Flash Mob’ as part of the Fox and Hound group she is part of.





Primary 6/7 – Practice your Disney song for next week’s performances.

PE kit every day


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