This week we have been learning about coordinates. We can find points on a grid and we can also write and read grid references. We have also been learning about the 24 hour clock and how to convert 12hour times to 24 hour times.
P4s have been learning about division and we have all been revising our tables.
In literacy we have been reading The Mystery of the Red Moon and have been working on our inference skills – we can find clues in the texts.
To celebrate Burns’ day we wrote poems in our own accents and languages about things we love. We had a great time at our school Burns’ celebration. We sang ‘I’m on my Way’ by the Proclaimers.
Learning about Robert Burns has been really fun, especially creating a haggis emoji with Mrs Hall.
We’ve enjoyed learning about coordinates and we feel confident! By Michael
We successfully learned our song and sang it really well! By Amelia
Wegan got star of the week for great effort in homework.
P5/4 have also started a Healthy Snack campaign to launch at a whole school assembly.
What have you been learning about?
- We have learned about different climates around the world.
- We learned about different types of weather.
- We learned to round to the nearest ten.
- We read chapter 4 of Owl who was afraid of the dark.
What have you enjoyed in school this week?
- Learning our new dance based on a Tsunami
- Performing our Gaelic song at the Robert Burns assembly
- Making our mosaic rainbow
What have been your successes in school this week?
- Getting answers correct in my mental maths
- Winning Maths Bingo
- Correctly predicting what will happen in the next chapter of our class novel.
This week we have been learning a new reading skill -making inferences. We have been finding clues in texts to find out more about the story. We have also been learning how to round numbers to the nearest 10. In topic work we having been keeping a record of the weather.
We enjoyed making a rain gauge this week as part of our topic. We also enjoyed performing for our Burns Assembly.
We have been successful learning our 3 times table.
In primary 1c, we have loved being back to school, after our Christmas break!
In literacy, we have now learned all 26 sounds of the alphabet. We have been looking at what is important in a sentence- full stop, capital letters, and finger spaces. We have created sentences using a who, when, where.
In numeracy, we have been using addition. We used our school grounds to do outdoor learning of addition with chalk, with a partner. This was really fun!
In RE, we learned all about Noah’s ark, and why rainbows are important in that story.
We learned about Robert Burns, and sung ‘My Bonnie’ in front of the whole school at assembly.
We can’t wait until our topic week next week on ‘Fairytales’.
We have been learning more about adding numbers together, number stories and how to present our work neatly in our Numeracy jotters. Also we have been counting to 100 adding on 1, 2 and 10 at a time.
We enjoyed learning the rhyme “Wee Willie Winkie” to present at the school’s Robert Burns Assembly.
Our successes in school this week would include working very well in our first Physical Literacy session with Mr Penman and also trying hard to independently log on and off in ICT.
We have been learning about using our reading skills. We like to predict what will happen next.
We loved our Active literacy lesson with Mr Penman. We were jumping and skipping and balancing. We are going to practise our finger game skills before we see him again.
We are all getting better at writing and we can peer asses by checking each others handwriting. Lots of people got a sticker for being successful learners.
25 students enjoyed a fantastic pizza-making workshop at Frankie & Benny’s.
We all enjoyed participating in our World War one remembrance assembly on Monday.
We had a great time estimating and measuring during outdoor an maths activity.
Students wrote poignant poems as a tribute to our local hero, Sgt. John Meikle.
We learned some interesting facts about substance misuse.
We also learned about structure of the Earth. Did you know that A-a and Pahoehoe are different types of Lava? Honestly its true!
It’s starting to feel a lot like Christmas!
Many thanks to the Parent Partnership, and DJ Janny for organising both of the discos. We all appreciate your hard work, especially the children!