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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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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Straight back at it!

P1b were straight back to the hard work after the February holiday. We started off with some ‘Have-a-go’ writing. We then continued our Active Spelling by revising some of the words we have learned. After out literacy work we revised our subtraction. 7 take away 5 = Using our penguins on ice for subtraction.   After all that hard work we relaxed with some yoga. It was a great day

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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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New week, new resources!

Primary 1b got lots of new maths resources this week that we practiced on. Two-sided counters Our penguins on ice Numicons and bead strings! We introduced our ‘Chilli Challenge’ this week. “It’s so much fun” said Logan D. “We love it!” said Vincent. We also had a visit from Mrs Woolfries and Mrs Harris to read us a story – Room on the Broom!! And Miral, Georgia and Siying wow’d

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Happy New Year from all in Primary 1b!!

Welcome back to school everyone! It has been an excellent break and we are all rested and raring to go again. Today we practiced our news and our writing and revised our addition in maths. Here is our Domino Addition   The whole class working very hard! All of us in P1b wish you all the very best for the new year.

Christmas Panto

What a fantastic morning at Balornock Primary. Hopskotch Theatre Company visited us to perform their Christmas Pantomime The Wizard of Oz. We all thoroughly enjoyed us and we are now all very much in the festive spirit.  

Bookbug Bags

The boys and girls in Primary 1a and 1b took home their Bookbug bags this week. We are all so excited to have our own copies of the three books that we read in class – ‘Gorilla Loves Vanilla’, ‘The Fourth Bonniest Baby in Dundee’ and ‘Little Owl’s Egg’. We can’t wait to share them with our families and friends!

Eco Committee Meeting!

The Eco Heroes had a great meeting this afternoon to discuss the on-going plans for the school! There were lots of great ideas from the team including having ‘Litter Ninjas’ in the upper school playground to ensure that no litter is left after play time and lunch time. We are also going to get the Eco Display in the main entrance decorated very soon! Watch this space for some excellent

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