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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Lego Workshops

On Thursday 11th January, all children from P5 to P7 attended a Lego workshop where they built working models of a conveyor belt. Here is some of the feedback from the children: “I think Lego is fun, it was easy to build and I think it is amazing how Lego can do that and I didn’t know that.” “I enjoyed the Lego workshop even though I don’t really like Lego.”

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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.  

A Busy Week for Primary 6

Primary 6 have had a very busy week organising Road Safety Week for the whole school. On Monday we designed a Road Safety pledge poster some of our pledges included; making sure adults do not use their mobile phone while driving, to always wear a seatbelt, making sure that we do not distract drivers and reminding drivers to stick to the speed limit. On Tuesday we completed lots of Road Safety activities in

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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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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.    

Primary 6 Mini Michael Jordans

This week Primary 6 met a Glasgow Rocks Junior Coach. He is going to be working with us for the next few weeks. He taught us dribbling techniques in order to control a basketball. We learned that the ball has to stay at waist height while you are dribbling and you have to keep your head up at all times. We learned that teamwork is a very important part of this

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Sumdog Parent Workshop

Date for the Diary Tuesday 31st October 2017 2-3pm This session your child will be using Sumdog to enhance their learning experiences in Maths. Sumdog is used in thousands of schools worldwide. As the children play, they answer questions. Sumdog personalises these questions for each pupil, and tracks their progress through the school curriculum. And the best bit? Lots of Sumdog is completely free. We would like to invite you

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