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Posted by glendrum | Posted in P3/4 | Posted on 03-03-2017

P3/4 Mary Queen of Scots Fact Files on PhotoPeach
P3/4 have worked really hard at home to create their very own fact file posters about Mary Queen of Scots. They used their learning experiences from school and also did their own personal research to complete this very exciting home learning challenge. All of the posters are very informative, detailed, well organised and eye catching. They have made a fantastic learning wall for everyone to enjoy in our classroom.

WORLD BOOK DAY FUN

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Posted by carobss | Posted in Latest News | Posted on 03-03-2017

World Book Day on PhotoPeach

We had fun celebrating World Book Day yesterday, we dressed up, we doodled, we dropped everything and read, we met an author and her dog!
We love to read at Campie!

Healthy Eating at Tesco with P3/4

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Posted by glendrum | Posted in P3/4 | Posted on 01-03-2017

Learning about Food for Fuel at Tesco with P3/4! on PhotoPeach

P3/4 spent this afternoon at Tesco in Musselburgh with Jane Shepherd, the learning coordinator, who helped them to learn more about how important it is to eat a healthy, balanced and nutritious diet. They explored the supermarket together in teams collecting different types of foods for their shopping basket before Jane tested their knowledge with a food group quiz. Afterwards each pupil worked on a menu for an athlete before creating a healthy, happy and balanced food group face on a plate. P3/4 have learned that there are five main food groups: PROTEINS, CARBOHYDRATES, FRUIT, VEGETABLES AND DAIRY. We have all agreed as a class that every food group is important and NUTRITIOUS and DELICIOUS!

Food for Fuel at Tesco with P3/4 on PhotoPeach

World Book Day is tomorrow…

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Posted by carobss | Posted in Latest News | Posted on 01-03-2017

Looking forward to seeing everyone dressed up for World Book Day tomorrow… Look out for your £1 WBD voucher, you can use it to get £1 off a book or to buy one of the special £1 WBD books.
Happy Reading Everyone!

reading at Campie on PhotoPeach

Mary Queen of Scots Drama Workshop with P3/4

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Posted by glendrum | Posted in P3/4 | Posted on 01-03-2017

Mary Queen of Scots Drama with P3/4 on PhotoPeach

P3/4 explored the events in Mary Queen of Scots life with the ELC Drama Specialist Shonagh Davidson yesterday morning. They were in role as a member of the royal family before becoming spies! Everyone enjoyed using their knowledge of what happened to Mary Queen of Scots and bringing particular significant events to life through creative expression, mime and cooperative learning. We would like to thank Shonagh for a fantastic drama workshop and we will be using our experiences with her to help us to write our own Mary Queen of Scots biographies.

Mary Queen Of Scots Drama with P3/4 on PhotoPeach

The Week Ahead (27th February)…

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Posted by Mr. Keiller | Posted in The Week Ahead | Posted on 27-02-2017

Brilliant Badminton with P3/4!

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Posted by glendrum | Posted in P3/4 | Posted on 27-02-2017

Brilliant Badminton with P3/4! on PhotoPeach
P3/4 had a fantastic badminton taster session this morning. We learned how to hold and throw the shuttlecock before hitting it with the racket. It was a lot of fun playing with a partner and working together to improve our playing technique and skill.

SOME OF OUR BOOKS ARE MISSING…

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Posted by carobss | Posted in Latest News | Posted on 27-02-2017

Uh oh!
Some of our library books are missing. Can everyone have a good look at home and in school bags and under the bed…everywhere! and if you find any Campie library books can you return them to school please.
Thanks in advance!

Mindset Moment: Characteristics of a Growth Mindset- The Power of Perseverance

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Posted by pmckay | Posted in Growth Mindset, Whole School Focus | Posted on 27-02-2017

Our aim is to nurture an ethos in the school where children feel confident that they are able to embrace challenge and therefore as a consequence that not being successful first time is part of this process. This builds on the last focus on how making mistakes is an integral part of the learning process.

Persistence is the twin sister of excellence. One is a matter of quality; the other, a matter of time.’ Marabel Morgan

This week children will be looking at the power of perseverance.

Facing challenges requires children to be aware of the characteristics or attributes that they will require in order to be successful. This focusses on the attributes that we should nurture in learners to support them in seeking and managing challenge.

Challenge should be viewed by learners as ideal learning opportunities, a chance to extend their knowledge and skills beyond their current levels. ‘Be a better version of me!’

WORLD BOOK DAY

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Posted by carobss | Posted in Latest News | Posted on 24-02-2017

It is World Book Day on Thursday 2nd March and our Campie librarians have come up with some ideas to help us celebrate… we’ll be dressing up for school as someone or something book-related – we are not collecting any money – it’s just for fun, we’ll be dropping everything and reading and we’ll be doodling about books and stories.

If you want to celebrate at home too there are some fun World Book Day games, resources and quizzes at www.takethequiz.co.uk
Happy Reading!