28th February p5/6


We have been busy this week in literacy, planning our comic strips. We have chosen our favourite infant  books to summarise and read to primary 1.  As next Thursday is World Book day, we have written invitations to invite Primary 1 up to our classroom , which we are going to transform into a cozy reading area.


We are helping to develop play in our school grounds and are training up to help teachers in infants lead mental health and yoga  activities outside. We are evaluating the activities with Mrs Tulloch and will be adapting them to suit our grounds and pupils.

Thursday was 80’s day!  Our costumes were brilliant. We all looked amazing and really got into the groove with a dancing parade round the gym hall. There were quite a few enthusiastic teachers.  In class we danced the “macareena”.

We played 80’s games in the playground helped by Primary 7 and did a ” Jane Fonda ” type work out in the hall led by the sport’s captains.

We played 80’s music while we worked. For maths, we played musical chairs before then tackling a  chair problem for rabbit and hedgehog. We also did problem solving on Tuesday, ” Pooch Police”,  where we had to recognise and explain patterns and relationships. Here is the extension challenge for anyone who would like to try it. Using the the numbers 1,3, and 5 make three digit numbers to make 999 . We will put the solution at the end of the blog.

Primary 6 continue to work hard on Fame. The dress rehearsal went well at the Academy and now we have a better idea about the spacing, layout, exits etc.  Photographs are being taken on Monday and then we will have a full dress reheasal at the Academy on Tuesday. I know we are all looking forward to the show next week and look forward to showing you our efforts.

We continued making our Sphero assault courses. We are hoping to programme them next week to complete the courses. We will need to reassess some of the moves as there are tight corners and some uneven surfaces to travel across.

Solution 153 +315=999       and   351+135=999


Have a good weekend.

From Mrs McVay , Mrs Tulloch and P5/6