Elphinstone P1/2


Numeracy Rockets
November 20, 2014, 1:42 pm
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We have been learning¬† about counting backwards. Counting backwards is very important when a rocket is getting ready to blast off. We made some fabby rockets with countdown tails! Don’t they look great!

Numeracy Rockets on PhotoPeach



Gymnastics
November 18, 2014, 2:40 pm
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We have been doing Gymnastics for PE. We have been learning to jump, roll and hold a balance.

Gymnastics on PhotoPeach



Ross Rocks – Fantastic Readers
November 18, 2014, 2:25 pm
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Some of our pupils have finished doing there 5 weeks of reading. Well Done! We will have more pupils in the next few weeks getting the Ross Rocks badges. Keep it up everyone!!!
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Hold a sentence
November 13, 2014, 3:56 pm
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Over the last few weeks some of our P1′s have been learning about holding a sentence. It is when the teacher reads us a sentences and we hold it in our head and then write it down in our jotter! We are getting really quite great at it. We even remembered our finger spaces :)

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Harvest Assembly 2014
November 6, 2014, 9:15 am
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Didn’t manage to make it along to our harvest assembly? Or just loved it so much you want to watch again? The children really worked hard on their performance. Any positive comments would be greatly appreciated.

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Hmmmm…????
October 22, 2014, 11:03 am
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Today we are working on a top secret project for the Harvest Assembly which is on Thursday 30th October.

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Can you guess what we are up to?



Our Science Experiment
October 21, 2014, 2:30 pm
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We have been learning how to keep our teeth clean and healthy. We decided to do an experiment to see what would happen fi we had ate or drank sugary things and did not brush our teeth properly. We used eggs to represent our teeth. We placed one egg in lemonade and one in water. We then predicted what we thought was going to happen. Here is what we did in class and what happened after leaving the eggs for over a week!!!

The egg in lemonade is now cracked and has started to go all rotten. Yuck!!!!!

Its important to brush our teeth!!!!!!

 

 Our Science Experiment on PhotoPeach

 

 



Mini Mudder
October 9, 2014, 10:33 am
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We are having the best day! This morning we completed the Mini Mudder course! We all had a great time navigating the obstacles and we got very wet and muddy :)
THANK YOU SO MUCH TO EVERYONE INVOLVED WHO HELPED PLAN, ORGANISE, BUILD AND RUN THE COURSE. A great team effort.
This afternoon we are going to walk behind and watch the P3-7′s complete their course. We might even give a few of the obstacles….

 

Mini Mudder 1 on PhotoPeach

Mini Mudder 2 on PhotoPeach



Olden days Homework
September 29, 2014, 2:58 pm
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We had a fantastic time this afternoon looking at old objects from the past. We had a homework task to speak to our grandparents/great grandparents or people we know, about what it was like for them growing up. It was so much fun talking to our loved ones and finding out things we did not know about them when they were little. Here are some of the things that people brought in.

We had an Atlas the was 114 years old, coins that were over 200 years old, an old fashioned doll, lots of pictures and other small objects such as watches and toys.

Thanks so much to all the parents, you are all amazing, the amount of information and time taken spent with your child was wonderful. the children really enjoyed learning and talking about all the things they had found out. Thanks again!!! Mrs Collier 032 027029030023019024031



Sharing
September 26, 2014, 10:53 am
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Today we worked with our cooperative learning partner to share our learning stories. We are concentrating on 3 social skills in P1/2. These are:

- taking turns

- using quiet voices

- being a good listener

We love talking to each other about our work and it’s great to have a partner who is a good listener.

Sharing our learning Stories on PhotoPeach