Primary 1e School Trip

Primary 1e had an excellent time at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. We enjoyed taking part in role play and some of us even dressed up as the King and Queen! We loved exploring different parts of the museum and we learned about the planets, animals, rainforests, famous artists and many other interesting topics!

Primary 1 are loving STEM week!

It is British Science Week and we have been having lots of visitors and exciting activities to do!

We had some lovely St Ninians pupils teaching us how to make a Lava Lamp in the STEM room.聽 聽 聽“Look at the bubbles!” -Beth

“Why does the water not mix with the oil?” Jamie

We had Mrs Foley visit us to tell us all about eyes and being an Optometrist.

“There are six muscles in each eye.” – Hollie

“When you are older you can wear contact lenses instead of glasses.” Amelia B

Then Rennie came to tell us all about the wind turbines at Whitelee Wind Farm. We loved going outside and testing the wind using the wind sock.

“The wind is a moderate breeze.” Joseph

“It is number 4 on the scale (Beaufort No.)” Ben聽

“The wind was really strong.” Angus

“The wind is going at 20-29 km per hour” Jamie

Primary 1’s Daily Tasks

Here are some pictures of what we have been learning in Primary 1d this week.


One more and one less with numicon

Addition with numicon

Sharing pasta between bears

聽 聽 聽” The bears get 4 pieces of pasta each.”

Primary 1d Homework

Primary 1d talked about what they had learned at home. We have been trialing a new homework system where they can choose their tasks.

Aisling “I wrote animals names and about Scotland. I know Andy Murray is a tennis player from Scotland. I also wrote about shapes I found in my house.”

Angus ” I found five facts about Scotland. The capital of Scotland is Edinburgh. I liked learning about Scotland.”

Erin ” I liked choosing my tasks for homework on certain days.”

Ben “I spoke to my mum and wrote down what makes a good friend. I think a good friend shares toys, is kind and plays safely.”


Ella A ” I read a book at home to my mummy. Mum asked me some questions about the book and I wrote down the answers.”

Jamie ” I thought about Scotland and the Burks of Aberfeldy which is in Scotland. I have been there with my family.”

P1b Share their Learning at Home

In P1b today we were sharing what we learned from our February homework grids. We all chose to do different activitites. Here is a remnder of our homework grid along with聽some of the things we learned:

Literacy Numeracy and Mathematics Broad General Education Health and Wellbeing
Use your stage words to write a sentence. Remember to use a capital letter at the start and full stop at the end. Look around your house and find as many 2D shapes as you can. Choose from below:

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Take a photo

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Draw a picture

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Make a list of what you can see.

Do you have a favourite animal/pet? Can you find out some information about an animal? Draw a picture or make a poster. Count to 20 as you practise:

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 hopping

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 skipping

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 jumping

Write a list of 5 animals.

Challenge: can you list the animals in alphabetical order?

Count up in 2s as far as you can go. Go out a walk and find 5 living things and 5 non-living things. Make a healthy snack with an adult.
Read a book with your family. Pick and describe your favourite character. Sort and name the coins in your house. Make a symmetrical picture. You may want to use natural objects, for example, sticks, stones, shells, leaves, acorns, etc. Talk about what makes a good friend with a member of your family.
Describe winter. Choose from below:

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Draw a picture

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Write a story

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Go for a walk and describe what you see/feel/hear/smell.

Find as many different ways as you can to make the number 6.

For example:

0 + 6 = 6

Children can use objects to help them, for example, fruit, sweets, cubes, finger bunny ears, etc.

Find out 4 facts about Scotland. For example:

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Look on the map

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Name some famous places

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Name some famous people

Use a timer to brush your teeth for 2 minutes.
Write the alphabet using flour, salt or shaving foam.

“I learned about goldfish because I have 4 at home. They have no eyelids so they always sleep with their eyes open”聽 (Isabella)

“I found 30 2D shapes around my house” (Ethan)

“I told my family that I think a good friend should be caring and sharing” (Salman)

“I wrote a story about winter- it was about animals hibernating” (Anna)

“I learned that聽rabbits are masters of hearing and can turn their ears 180 degrees” (Abbi)

“My Mummy and I counted up to 1281 in twos! It was quite tricky- my Mummy had to help me with the bigger numbers” (Susannah)

“I made a fruit kebab as my healthy snack” (Finlay)

“My Mummy helped me to see all of the differerent ways I could make 6” (Zahraa)