Primary 3/4 had a fantastic morning making lanterns for the parade next Sunday. They worked so hard to create the willow structures then they used special latex glue to attach the paper. Finally they cut penguins and snowflakes out of black paper to decorate them. I think you’ll agree that they look fantastic!
If you fancy making your own (even bigger) lantern, head to the institute from 1pm til 5pm tomorrow where you will be able to take part in a free lantern making workshop. There’s no need to book, just pop along.
It has been a very busy week in Primary 6 with the Christmas show practise however we have been working really hard in maths, literacy and PE. We started social dancing yesterday in preparation for our Christmas party. Here are some pictures to show what we have been up to.
Primary 7 will be doing various fundraising events from December 2018 until May 2019 to enable them to purchase leavers hoodies. The class will work together as a whole team to achieve their goal. They will keep you up to date with their income/expenditure spreadsheet at the end of each activity.
Their 1st fundraising event:
“We will be selling a Catrine Primary School 2019 calendar. The cost of the calendar is £1.00. The calendars will be on sale from Friday 30 November until Friday 14 December. You can purchase as many calendars as you need.”
You will be able to purchase these from your ParentPay account. Calendars will be distributed to the children the day following payment. These would be a perfect Christmas present!
“Thank you for your support in our fundraising efforts”
To develop an understanding of French vocabulary and culture.
To recognise similarities and differences between Scotland and France.
To work together to plan and organise a French party.
We learned how to use ‘bonjour’, ‘salut’ and ‘au revoir’ to greet people in French today, and how to say ‘my name is’. We were also learning about Christmas in France and learned lots of French Christmas vocabulary. We had a great morning!
P4/5 have been hard at work wiring electrical circuits to power light, sound and movement. They used their problem solving skills to insert switches to allow their devices to be turned on and off. They even created turbines! How cool!
Today we met for the first time. We had a group discussion about applying for our Digital Schools Award and what we need to work on.
We learned about a new tile on GLOW called Office 365. We went in to Word and used the Immersive reader feature. Immersive reader has built in overlays and can help to support your reading in different ways. It can read your writing back to you, it can also show you different parts of speech and it can split words into syllables.
P3/4 have been investigating which liquids do the most damage to our teeth. We used boiled eggs to represent the enamel of our teeth and put them in different liquids: cola, water, orange juice and vinegar. We had to make sure it was a fair test so we measured the liquid and kept the eggs in the cupboard for A WEEK!…Yuk! Today we were very excited to find out what had happened to the eggs. We were amazed by our results…
We learned that it is important to make good choices about what we drink as it affects our teeth.
Every year the children take part in committee groups where they have the opportunity to develop skills such as leadership, team work, communication and organisation. The groups meet four times throughout the year and each group is made up of pupils from P1 through to P7. Look out for updates on GLOW on the work each group is doing.
Mr Garven visited Primary 7 this week to inform them that they raised an amazing £95.92 for the Scottish Poppy Appeal 2018. The pupils all worked hard on behalf of Poppy Scotland to sell poppies in the school in the week leading up to Remembrance Day. The money raised will help to provide life changing support to the Armed Forces community in Scotland. Well done Primary 7!