A School Fundraiser!

The nursery children had a busy day designing some Christmas cards.

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This week every class in school has been designing an image that will be printed onto a set of cards for families to buy. The PTA will let us know when the cards are ready to order. We can’t wait to see how they look! We hope we raise lots of money for the school.

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Lunchtime Chess Club

After the October holidays I will be running a lunchtime chess club.  We have five chess sets in school but this is a plea for any chess sets that are lurking in cupboards collecting dust!  They don’t need to be in great condition, I’ll take mismatched plastic sets! All donations kindly accepted – just hand in to the office! Many thanks, Mrs Gentil

P7 making Seasonal Cous Cous Salad!

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P7 have been learning about food miles and seasonality of food.  As we are also learning about Africa, we decided to make Moroccan cous cous.  We learned and practised how to measure out liquids accurately, use a knife safely with the claw grip and the bridge hold and follow the stages of a recipe.  We had plenty of fun along the way and I hope the children shared some of their delicious food with you at home!

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Co-operative Learning in P7

P7 have been working as co-operative teams of 4 today.  They had to create a display of their understanding of the class Novel “Tribes” using their Book Detective skills.  They all had individual roles as well as a team task and were all fully accountable for the end result.  The social skill that they were practising was good communication within the team.  How well could they make decisions and work to the deadline?  When they presented their posters, they were peer assessed with two stars and a wish. I was very impressed with the quality of the delegation discussions in the teams!

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P7 Samba Performance

The Primary 7′s have been learning about the features and origins of Samba Music with Miss Mailer. They played a mixture of rhythms on a variety of percussion instruments and responded to whistle signals from the Samba Band leader. Their performance was fantastic!
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