Bellsquarry Primary School

April 2, 2020
by Mr Hunter
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Life Skills: Skills for Learning, Life & Work

‘So be sure when you step, step with care and great tact. And remember that life’s A Great Balancing Act. And will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed! (98 and ¾ percent guaranteed) Kid, you’ll move mountains.’ (Dr. Seuss) They … Continue reading

April 21, 2017
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Ryan’s Keys in Primary 2

We love learning about and using Thinking Skills in Primary 2.  We have been learning these to help us improve our analysis, evaulative and creative skills. Today, we had lots of fun trying out a new way of thinking.  We used the … Continue reading

March 17, 2017
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More Measure

P2 recently finished their revision on Weight and Capacity. This was a fantastic opportunity for us to revisit our work and helped us to deepen our learning.  It was also a chance for us to exercise some of our Learning Muscles, … Continue reading

February 1, 2017
by Ruth McMaster
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Supporting your child with maths and numeracy

Thank you to parents for coming along to our PATPAL afternoon. It was a great success. The children were very excited to show their parents and extended family about what they have been doing in mathematical problem solving. Please find a … Continue reading

February 1, 2017
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PATPAL in P2

Thank you to everyone who helped to make our PATPAL (Pupils As Teachers – Parents As Learners) session this afternoon such a wonderful success. The P2 pupils relished the chance to work on their skills in a different format and to … Continue reading

January 13, 2017
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P2 Assembly on Learning Muscles and Thinking Hats

This week, we did our Assembly. We were very good! We practised our own parts at home and at school and made sure that we knew our lines. This meant that when it came to the day, when we had … Continue reading

November 7, 2016
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Thinking Skills

Over the last fortnight, P2 have started learning about Thinking Skills.  We have been looking at two kinds of thinking in particular: De Bono’s Thinking Hats and Guy Claxton’s Growth Mindset and Learning Muscles. De Bono’s Thinking Hats are a … Continue reading

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