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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This week in Primary 2b

“My teacher helps with spelling and helps us solve the word if we get it wrong.”- Millie “We looked at everyone’s birthdays on a calendar.”- Finlay “Lynn from Place 2 Be gave us jigsaw pieces to colour in. Mine is blue. The things that make me me is my Xbox, Spongebob, a world because I love the world and 6 apples.” Arron M “I put monsters on my jigsaw because

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Primary 2b’s week

“I learned lots about clocks.”- Maiya “I learned how to spell ‘because’ in my spelling test.”- Yodahe & Leah “I know what achievement means- it means you have challenged yourself.”- Millie “I have got better at times tables by using the wee peg boards.”- Daniel

P2b’s week

This week we have been learning about the ‘ew’ sound, using the new maths resources and enjoyed the P3 Scots assembly. “I like using the box of maths things because I like using the wee bead things.”- Leah “I enjoyed the assembly. You learned about Scotland and Scottish songs.”- Daniel “I learned about the 5 Pillars of Islam.” – Millie “I loved the songs at assembly because it was so

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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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Happy New Year!

Happy 2018 everyone.   Before Christmas, we learned about using computers in the ICT suite. Darren: “It was good when we got into the computers to play games.” We also learned about religion: Daniel: “We learned Christian symbols, like the star that showed the wise men where baby Jesus was born.”   We have already been learning lots of new things. Courtney: “We did the 5 Pillars of Islam.” Yodahe:

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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.  

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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