We were very lucky to have a story teller in school last week. He told us some traditional Scottish stories. Some were pretty strange! We also had the opportunity to listen and explore a variety of musical instruments like a mouth harp and a didgeridoo. Ask us to retell one of the stories!
After examining paintings showing the Jacobites and Redcoats fighting at the “Battle of Prestonpans,” we made our own figures, with weapons, to recreate the battle scene. Don’t they look fierce! Battle of Prestonpans on PhotoPeach
As part of our learning about the “Highland Clearances,” we used clay to make 3-D models of a Blackhouse, painted them and created a backdrop to show them off. They look very realistic. Thanks to Mrs McLeod, our Art Specialist. The Highland Blackhouse on PhotoPeach
4.30pm update – The children are setting off for their ‘night time activities’. Ms Laing and Mrs McBirnie are about to go down to Innerwick to help with tea.
Here is our movie:
What a great afternoon we had. We created our own chemical reactions!! Fizz Boom Bang! on PhotoPeach
P6 have been busy this week creating emotional paintings. We have been discussing how art makes us feel and have been looking at the work of Van Gogh, Picasso and Jim Dine. We talked about the use of colour to create emotion and we listened to some different styles of music such as jazz, classical … Continue reading Emotion Painting
Biscuits and Biology is on Wednesday this week! — PLHS Biology (@PLBio) February 8, 2016 from @PLBio
Please note that the Valentine Disco will now take place on Wednesday 10th February and not Thursday 11 February