Mar 24 2014

Our Athletes Healthy Tuck Shop at Nursery

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At Nursery we have been learning about the Commonwealth Games and in our house corner we have tuned it into a healthy tuck shop for the athletes. We invited the P3/4 class to come and try it out this morning. Some of us were very busy making posters and a price list. Some of us were busy making the menu which included cheese straws, strawberry and banana milkshakes to sell to the P3/4. We all took turns to serve the P3/4 taking their money and selling the cheese straws and milkshakes.
Our Athletes Health Tuck Shop on PhotoPeach

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Mar 21 2014

Another Commonwealth Games challenge from Clyde!

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For this challenge the Nursery joined all our teams to work together. We were to choose a sport and create a poster drawing pictures or using photos or images of the sport. Also we could write down information or rules of the sport. Sports that were chosen were Cycling – Mrs Lord’s group, Gymnastics – Ms Haines’s group, Swimming – Miss Hutchison’s group and Athletics – Miss McKinnon’s group. We all had good fun in this challenge taking part and helping each other.
Clyde’s Challenge on PhotoPeach

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Mar 18 2014

Commonwealth Games come to Athelstaneford

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Today we were so excited when Microfitness visited our school so that we could all experience life as a professional athlete using special training equipment. Our school hall was completely transformed into a gym with treadmills and rowing machines and a inflatable basketball shoot out – so exciting! We also had a presentation where we learnt about the specialised training many of the athletes taking part in the Commonwealth Games 2014 will have to endure. Afterwords we had an Awards ceremony where some of us got a medal! A very busy and informative morning indeed – have a look at our photos below :-)

Microfitness – 18 March 2014 on PhotoPeach

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Mar 17 2014

Debating

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P3/4 held their first debate on Friday. The motion was “Children should do chores.” I wonder who would have convinced you to vote with them.

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Mar 11 2014

Our Spring Walk with Sam, County Ranger.

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Today went out on a Spring Walk with Sam, the County Ranger. What a beautiful sunny day it was. Sam took us down the Pendrachin Wood and she asked us to look out for signs of Spring by showing us lots of pictures of what we might be able to see. We played a game with Sam and she also set us a task of building nests with what we could find. We had a lovely morning out and we all enjoyed ourselves. Thank you to Sam and all the helpers. We hope you enjoyed yourselves too!

Our Spring Walk on PhotoPeach

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Mar 10 2014

P1/2 learning with El Nombre

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Primary 1/2 have been extending their understanding of money.  They have been learning to recognise coins by sight, make amounts with different coins, read prices and add up amounts to find totals.  Today we went outside to practise writing pound signs in the playground with chalk.

These are the much requested links to the El Nombre clips that we have watched in class…

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/addition-of-money/1919.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/problem-solving-by-counting-money/1945.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/el-nombre-finding-coins-to-make-50p/1958.htmlhttp://

www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/counting-money/1976.html

Parents beware there may be slightly wild dancing as these clips begin! :)

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Mar 07 2014

Sport Your Tainers – Monday 10 March

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Don’t forget to wear your trainers to school and nursery on Monday for Sport Your Trainers.  P7 shall be leading us in a Monday morning Wake and Shake outside as well as lots of other opportunities to get active during the day.  In the afternoon we shall be back in our Commonwealth Teams for the second part of Clyde’s Commonwealth Challenge.

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Mar 06 2014

World Book Day Book Swap

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As part of World Book Day P3/4 organised a whole school book swap.  They worked together as a team to discuss ideas, give information to classes, collect and sort books and finally to present the books for today’s swap.

Everyone in school also received their £1 book day token which can be used to buy one of the specially produced books or exchanged to spend towards a more expensive book.

Happy Reading.

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Mar 05 2014

Making toast

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P1/2 made toast as part of their topic yesterday. First they washed their hands and the table. Next they got everything set up and put the bread in the toaster. They counted to 30 and put the toast on their plate. Then they spread butter and jam on it. Finally they ate it! They thought it was delicious.
Unfortunately they had to tidy up after themselves.

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Mar 04 2014

Playground pushes and pulls!

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Forces Push and Pull on PhotoPeach

At Nursery we have been learning that pushing and pulling are forces to make things move and work. Have a look at what we found to push and pull.

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