Newton Farm Primary School and Nursery Class

September 17, 2021
by Mrs Webber
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Scottish Castles

This week Room 14 have had a great time working on our new topic ‘Scottish Castles’. We recapped the features of a castle and labelled these on a diagram. Next, we learned about where castles came from and who built … Continue reading

September 17, 2021
by Miss Duke
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Room 3

This week we have been super busy learning about ‘Arabella Miller.’ We enjoyed acting out the rhyme using our paper caterpillars and are working hard to generate our own rhyming words. We also enjoyed hearing about The Three Billy Goats … Continue reading

September 17, 2021
by Miss Campbell
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Friday 17th September

Hello Everyone! Firstly, we hope you have enjoyed keeping active with your new Beat the Street fobs! It has been wonderful to see the children so excited and enjoying the time outside with friends and family. This week in Room … Continue reading

September 17, 2021
by Miss Love
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Room 4

Room 4 The boys and girls have been working very hard this week! We have been developing our reading skills through different strategies. They particularly loved becoming text detectives this week! In numeracy, we have been partitioning, sequencing and ordering … Continue reading

✍ All Things Writing in P5/6 📝

September 17, 2021 by Miss Napier | 0 comments

In P5/6, we have just completed a 4 week block of writing on poetry. We’ve had a look at similes and metaphors and even created our own biography poems and limericks.

Today, we started our first block of narrative writing. We began by looking at, and highlighting, nouns and adjectives/descriptive phrases within an extract from our class novel, Ever Dark by Abi Elphinstone. We’ve really been enjoying this novel and love how she can make you visualise a character or setting with her choice of adjectives and phrases. From this extract, we started to draw how we visualise the cabin in our own minds too. We need a little more time to finish these, though!

In our separate classes last session, we all watched Abi Elphinstone’s Authors Live event and found it entertaining and full of interesting information that helped us with our narrative writing. Next week, P5/6 will have the opportunity to watch the latest Abi Elphinstone Authors Live event for her newest novel, The Crackle Dawn Dragon. We can’t wait!

September 17, 2021
by Ms Tighe
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Room 19 News

Full of Drama in Room 19! Phonemes taught this week; ‘ae’ and ‘ea’. This week we have been working on subtraction. In Health & Wellbeing, children worked collaboratively to create short drama scenes on safe and unsafe situations. We have … Continue reading

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