Learning for Sustainability Week at Balornock!

Learning for Sustainability Week at Balornock will begin on Monday 30th April. This will be an all encompassing themed week for our pupils addressing learning within Eco Schools, RRS and HWB. Pupils will be undertaking various activities including nature walks, yoga, designing a school mascot, etc. This is sure to be an exciting week for everyone with lots of fantastic learning experiences for our pupils. Remember to follow us on Glow

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The Final Step of our Journey!

Primary 1a have been very busy in class upon their return to school after their Easter holidays! Term four marks the final step in our Primary 1 journey…what a quick year it has been so far! We will be spending time preparing ourselves for our transition towards the next stage of our journey into Primary 2. Term four is going to be a very exciting one for us all!!! Stay tuned…..

Raising Money for Marie Curie in our Daffodil Tea

The boy and girls in Primary 1a performed a lovely Spring song in our Daffodil Tea. The song was called Spring Chicken and we shared it with all of the families and friends as they sat with a cup of tea/coffee and delicious cake. We had a fabulous time performing and we can’t wait to hear how much money Balornock raised for Marie Curie.

We Support Earth Hour!

Primary 1a were inspired by the WWF Earth Hour 2018 video and decided to write their own ‘Promises to the Planet’. Have a look at some of the promises that we have made to help look after our lovely planet: We have learned that making very simple, small changes can have a positive impact on the planet now and in the future. How are you going to show your support?… #thinkglobally #actlocally #itsourhome

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A Mixed Bag!

Primary 1a have had an extremely busy week. We have taken part in lots of STEM activities in school and even managed to fit in a trip to the local library in Barmulloch. A fun filled week of learning! Here are some of our favourite bits from the week… “I liked when Dr Bailey came in to speak to us about her job!” said Isla. “I liked going to the

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It’s All Change….

You may have noticed that some ‘new’ bins have recently appeared in our lunch hall?…. The Eco Heroes have decided to take steps towards helping minimise the amount of food being wasted in our school by encouraging everyone at Balornock to put on their Eco thinking caps when clearing up after they have eaten! We now have three separate bins in our lunch hall and would encourage everyone to use accordingly.

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Home Learning in P1a

The boys and girls in Primary 1a have been learning all about city and island life as part of their Social Studies topic this term. We have been exploring island life using digital learning e.g maps, videos, photographs and also through the context of Katie Morag stories. Our home learning project was to build a model or make a picture of the different landmarks on the Isle of Struay. Here

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A Very Short Week!

The boys and girls returned to school on Thursday after their midterm break. Although it was only a two day week, we were very busy growing our brains in school! We have been continuing to learn about subtraction and have been using pictures to represent our sums in order to calculate the answers. “We can use our fingers to work out the answers!” said Alicia. “9-9=0 and 2-1=1” said Leon. “Take away means

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