Science in P6


This week P6D were learning about stored (potential) energy. We discussed rechargeable batteries and how animals (and humans) get their energy from the food that they eat. We now know that sloths move very slowly because their diet mainly consists of leaves which contain carbohydrates. Cheetahs on the other hand eat meat which contains carbohydrates, proteins and fat, allowing them to have much more energy and move a lot faster.

Finally we made catapults that use rubber bands to store energy. This allowed us to fire balls across the classroom!


World Book Day 2022

world Book Day

Thursday 3rd March is World Book Day.  We will be celebrating in school with lots of fun activities and competitions.

Instead of dressing up the children can come to school wearing pyjamas and they can bring their favourite book to share with their class.

There are lots of ideas and fun things for families to do on the World Book Day website.   Please have a look with your children.

Tickets Available Livingston v Ross County

St Joseph’s have been given an allocation of complimentary tickets for the Livingston v’s St Mirren football match on Saturday 19th of February at 3.00pm in Livingston.
If you would like some tickets please complete the attached MS Form and we will send the tickets out to you as soon as they arrive next week.
Please note that you will be responsible for accompanying and supervising those that you request tickets for.
Please complete your request by Tuesday 15th February 2022

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