Today we had a special visitor. Melissa came from the SSPCA to tell us all about what they do. We learned that they help any animal in Scotland who is injured or abandoned. We saw some of the equipment that the SSPCA uses to help them catch animals that need their help.
P1/2 have been working really hard in maths and have been using education city to help with their addition sums. We have also been ordering numbers to 30 and 100. As you can see from some of the happy faces. Number work can be fun! keep up the good work P1/2
Number Fun! on PhotoPeach
P1/2 have been enjoying different central net games to help with their racket skills. We have been playing golf badminton and battleships badminton. It has helped the pupils to develop their thumb grip and lower backhand serve. Well done P1/2
Badminton on PhotoPeach
Today we were very lucky to have not 1 but 2 special visitors. Nicola from Messy Church club and Erica, the new minister at Tranent Parish Church, came to help us act out the story of Noah’s Ark.
Here is a short video clip which shows us making the beautiful rainbow which God sent to Noah as a promise he would never flood the world again.
We had sooo much FUN! We love being active and engaged in our learning. Thank you so much to our special visitor. We can’t wait to have you back!
This afternoon we had some special visitors from a music company called YMI. We had so much fun listening to their performances and we were super excited when we got to join in with a song. We all worked together to produce this amazing sound using percussion instruments.
The whole school was involved but this video just shows us P1/2’s playing along with our instruments……
We have been practising lots for our Burns Afternoon. We have learned a poem called ‘Up in the morning early’. Everyone chose whether they wanted to say solo line, a duet or to join in the group chorus. We were EFFECTIVE CONTRIBUTORS because we worked as a team.
Today we worked really hard writing instructions for Noah telling him how to build an ark. We learned about the kind of language used when writing instructions and we chose specific words for the start of each sentence. Mrs Paterson said that we had been SUCCESSFUL LEARNERS and we know that this is because ……