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Animations by P4/5

Primary 4/5 have been making flyers this week for our Tesco Great School Run on 19th May. We have also been learning to use animation and have created short cartoons to tell you about the Fun Run. Here are a few of the finished animations we have made. We hope you like them!
This one was made by Mica and Connor:

Justine and Anthony created this one:

This animation was designed by Ross and Leah:

Sam and Filip’s animation:

Molly made this one:


This animation was created by Elliot and Aaron

This is Kuba’s creation:

Spring Detectives

Primary One have been thinking about the seasons again and how they change our environment. We took advantage of a lovely sunny afternoon to become Spring detectives. What do Spring detectives do ? Well, as Thomas put it, they ” look for clues to tell us it’s spring”. We looked all around our school grounds to find evidence that Spring is here and found that the trees were changing, there were lots of colourful plants to see and that if we listened, we could hear lovely bird song.

Once we had drawn pictures of the things that we had found, we used these spring colours to make our Easter egg ornaments and cards.

Curriculum for Excellence:
I am aware of how routines and events in my world link with times and seasons, and have explored ways to record and display these using clocks, calendars and other methods. MNU 0-10a

Lions and Tigers and Bears – oh my !

Primary one and two had a fabulous day out to finish off the term and their ‘Carnival of the Animals’ Topic – to Blair Drummond Safari Park. It was a busy day – a tour around the park, then a workshop explaining some of the features of mammals, reptiles and birds. After that, we had a closer look at some of these amazing animals. Everyone was buzzing with excitement throughout the day!

Curriculum for Excellence:
I explore and appreciate the wonder of nature within different environments. SOC 0-08a

I can distinguish between living and non living things. I can sort living things into groups and explain my decisions. SCN 1-01a



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Howard Carter’s Speech to the nation on discovering the tomb of Tutankhamun

As part of our Learning Outcome looking at features of spoken language, the children worked with a partner to write a speech which Howard Carter might have made to the world, on discovering the tomb of Tutankhamun. You can watch a clip of the true story below.

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Jack as Howard Carter
Melissa as Howard Carter
Alexander as Howard Carter
Molly as Howard Carter