Literacy Challenge

It has been a very busy couple of weeks for the Literacy Challenge!  Please read all our exciting news. Hear, Say, Play, Write Hear, Say, Play, Write began for the Primary 1 and 2 children.  They had a fantastic time listening to the story Room on the Broom written by Julia Donaldson read by Mrs Woolfries.  All the classes enjoyed joining in with the story and listening out for the

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All the P3-7 classes have been working very hard on their After Writing Strategies this week. We have been looking at self-assessment, peer assessment and celebrating our work with an audience.  Primary 6 did a fantastic job with peer assessing. They used their success criteria to say what went well in their partner’s Recount Writing. A big well done to all of them.    


This week all our Primary 3-7 classes have been working on improving our during writing strategies. We have been using our planning sheets, class tools and success criteria to help us write some wonderful recount stories.     Here are some great pictures of Primary 3 in action. Well done P3! Good Job!

Writing Strategies

This week Primaries 3-7 have been working hard to develop their before writing strategies. We have been exploring recount stories. First we looked at good examples of recount stories and worked with our writing partners to  highlight the features which made the texts good examples. Next we planned our own recount stories.  We did this by working collaboratively and sharing all our good ideas. All our classes have worked so

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Primary 1 Lending Library

Lending Library Please come and visit our brand new lending Library. A wide range of books and story sacks will be available to borrow. Library begins on Tuesday 8th May at 3pm. Where?  Challenge Room Who?  Children and carers of Primary 1 pupils Looking forward to seeing you there.

Syllable Counting with Primary 1b

Primary 1b had great fun counting the syllables or beats in words as part of their work with Phonological Awareness.  We counted the number of syllables in words, using claves and then sorted them into the correct number columns.  We even managed to squeeze in a syllable jumping game too!  

Story Time in Primary 1

This week the Primary 1s have been very busy reading lots of new stories.  At the beginning of the week some children read Peace At Last written by Jill Murphy.  Their favourite part was when Mother Bear’s snoring kept Father Bear awake! Both Primary 1 classes also took home their Bookbug bags with lots of exciting goodies inside!  

A Week In Primary 2

This week we have been very busy in Primary 2. We have taken part in Road Safety activities and now know how to keep safe on our roads, especially in these dark mornings. We have also been learning much more in other areas of our work.  You can read all about it below. Aimee loved gymnastics.  She especially likes playing the warm up games. Ava enjoyed learning about Islamic Weddings and is

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