What a busy two weeks we’ve had … but it’s been great! The planned activities have really helped the children settle and reconnect. Today, we finally were able to present our learning about life cycles. We started this piece of work during our biodiversity topic and were due to share our work when we started term 3. Sadly, this had to wait! The children worked in groups or individually, to research the life cycle of a living thing. They then had to display this information in an eye catching way. They worked very hard on this project, with great team work and cooperation. Although it was started a long time ago, I know they’d be keen for you to see their work! Happy Easter and we look forward to seeing you all again in the new term!
Primary 5/6 spent another lovely day being creative on Wednesday! We took a wander down to the beach in the sunshine in search of some interesting natural items to use back in the classroom. We had great fun “purlin in da ebb” to look for crabs, fish and other interesting living things.
Just look at these some of the fantastic pictures P5/6 made using the items they found!! More photos to be added so keep an eye out for them coming very soon!
P5/6 have spent many weeks researching an area from our Biodiversity topic and have been preparing a PowerPoint presentation to share their learning. It was wonderful to finally see their presentations this week and give each other feedback as to what we thought went well and what could be done to make it even better. Each group looked at the importance of plants and how they benefit society in different ways.
Well done P5/6!
What a superb end to our first term! Over the past two days, the children have worked brilliantly in groups, pairs and on their own to carry out research on their chosen life cycle. We look forward to sharing our finished displays and information next term! We enjoyed a brisk walk around the Boddam loop road during our class P.E. time today and finished off with a short musical concert from our cello and violin players. It was fabulous to hear them play so beautifully and with great confidence!
A huge well done to all the children for handling this first term so well! We are extremely proud of you. Have a relaxing holiday!
Recently, P5/6 were given a talk and PowerPoint presentation by our class member Ethan. He prepared his talk with the help of Mrs Leslie, to tell us all about Erb’s Palsy and how this affects his daily life. We learned about how Ethan came to have this condition and he told us about some of the physical difficulties he experiences. We also leaned about some of the exercises he does to strengthen his arm. This week, as a thank you for listening, Ethan gave us all a tattoo, badge and wrist band as a gift. Here we all are! Thank you, Ethan!
I have also set a little literacy challenge for everyone in P5/6 on Sumdog for this week. Log in and have a go!
We are enjoying all of the posts coming in for our poem about an Outdoor Classroom. Keep them coming!!
In the Henderson household, we have been playing lots of board games together as a family. We didn’t get a chance to complete our Maths games in class, so I challenge you to use your imaginations to create a game for your family instead! Perhaps you would like to teach someone in your family some of the French words and phrases we have been revising…?
It could be a…
- board game (will you need counters, dice/spinners, cards…?)
- card game
- physical game (will you need music, instruction cards…?)
- spelling/maths game for younger brothers or sisters
Remember you will need to include instructions too. We’d love to see examples of your games, so you are welcome to send us a photo/video to the school email address. email@example.com
Today Tory, Kayla, Evie and Lois from Primary 6, represented our school in the Shetland Heat of the Euroquiz. We are delighted to say that they came third equal! Congratulations to them! It shows that all their hard word paid off.
A huge well done to our P5/6 pupils on two wonderful performances at our Carol Concert! We are very proud of you all! What super singers, instrumentalists, percussionists and performers. We hope you enjoyed your time rehearsing and on the stage. Thank you for rehearsing so well and thanks too, to parents and carers supporting at home and on the day.
Today we looked at the next aspect of our topic – electricity. It was great fun exploring the electricity boxes and trying to make an electrical circuit to light the bulbs! Lots of exciting discoveries were made and I’m sure the hilarity could be heard throughout the school as we tried to create a complete circuit with our bodies!