Another busy week in P1 – this week we have been focusing on book reviews, we have been learning what information is important to include in a book review, such as the title and author. We have also been discussing our favourite books and why we like them so. We then wrote our own book … Continue reading Book reviews and buddies in P1
A group of 30 pupils took part in the annual athletics competition at Meadowbank Stadium yesterday. We competed against other East Lothian pupils in the ‘large school’ category and WON the event! It was a truly fantastic day with lots of pupils coming first in their event and some were even breaking records! The team … Continue reading 1st Place at Meadowbank!
This month babies have been exploring their senses, we have had lots of different activities including mint and coconut scented play-doh, mushy peas and jelly play. We have used natural resources in our sand and water such as shells, stones and drift wood. We also made a sensory wall with bumpy, smooth and rough materials … Continue reading Babies
Click on the link below to see our fantastic cursive writing videos! https://vimeo.com/album/3399494 They include practical tips, homework ideas and some feedback from the children. Thank you to Mrs King & Mr Taylor for creating this wonderful resource. * This has also been added to the ‘Resources’ section *
The cruisers have been very interested in using different types of dry food, such as lentils, rie, pasta and noodles. We created out own shakers using these dry goods and used them during song time as musical instruments. This activity also led onto the children transporting the foods into different areas of the room. The … Continue reading Cruisers
The Tweenies have been exploring different textures and materials. We have been transporting different materials such as sand, flour, pasta and water in large containers and combining them together to create new textures. Staff have been encouraging children to describe what textures they are feeling using words like “wet”, “cold” and “soft”. We have started … Continue reading Tweenies
Toddlers have enjoyed planting and growing. Watering and watching our sunflowers grow and taking them home to plant in our own garden. We have been dressing up in the home corner, wearing dresses and knight costumes. The children have been cooking meals for our friends such as sausages, pancakes and macaroni cheese. They also used … Continue reading Toddlers
East Lothian Outdoor Learning Service offers 1 day Emergency First Aid at Work / 2 day First Aid at Work Requalification / 3 day First Aid at Work, and also a 2 day First Aid at Work in the Outdoors. All our courses are practical, active and informal, with lots of time to practise first aid skills, within a … Continue reading First Aid – fun and active learning!