On Tuesday 27th May both Primary One classes went for a trip to Bressay. We were lucky to get the chance to talk with Captain John Clark and his crew on the Leirna. We went up to the Bridge and saw how the boat is steered. Once safely ashore we walked up to the Maryfield House Hotel, where we enjoyed crisps and juice. There was even time for a play in the garden before we caught the ferry home! We had such a super morning.
As part of our Moving maths sessions on Wednesday afternoons the boys and girls in Primary 1s and 1n made Fruit punch. We have been learning about volume and capacity. We followed a recipe and filled the cups up to the correct lines with different fruit juices. We enjoyed our drinks afterwards!
Over the last few weeks we have been learning all about number bonds in Primary 1s. We have been learning all the number bonds that make the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. Lots of practical work using cubes and counters have helped these bonds to become familiar.
Both Primary One classes took over the tuck shop today selling iced biscuits. The Primary 7 pupils kindly helped us to ice the biscuits and sell these around the classes. We wanted to raise some money for our friend, Etta, who is in hospital at the moment. We hope to use this money to buy her something nice.
This term both Primary One classes have been learning about toys. We spent a week looking at teddy bears, writing about them, making teddy bears, designing jumpers for them, making teddy biscuits and we brought in our own teddy bears to show the class. We were all invited to a teddy bear’s picnic, where we played games, ate our biscuits and had fun!
Both Primary One classes have been learning about Chinese New Year and how it is celebrated. They have participated in a variety of activities, which we ended with a Chinese New Year party!
We retold the story of the little red hen in class using prompts. Listen and hear our version.
Both Primary One classes have been very busy learning through stories this term. We have enjoyed lots of activities to help develop our pre reading and writing skills.