Written by P2:
In ICT we have been sending our work to Mrs Lockhart-Ross using the share button.
Our topic is Scottish Castles. We have been learning about arrow loops, moats and drawbridges.
In numeracy we have been skip counting in 2s and 3s.
In literacy we have been using Fred Fingers for reading and writing.
In maths we have been drawing shapes and seeing if they fit together.
In music with Miss Fletcher we were singing ‘You canny shove your granny off a bus’!
Written by Mrs Lockhart-Ross:
Primary 2 have been very busy this week starting lots of new learning. In addition to above, we have been exploring non-fiction books and beginning to write facts and opinions. The writing has been tricky but it is something we are going to keep working on. We have been labelling parts of a castle as part of our topic and in ICT we can now log on independently, type on Google Docs (changing font, colour and other fancy things) and now send our work to the teacher. We are also really enjoying our class novel ‘The Water Horse’ by Dick King Smith.
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This week in P7…
On Monday we wrote our imaginative stories about a lost sword. We all tried very hard.
On Tuesday we met our new hometeams. It was very fun and it was noisy. We made shields and put our team names on it with our names.
On Wednesday we had music with Mrs Mailer. We were practising our rhythms using a video on youtube. Then we had Ms Ferguson. Now, we have Ms Ferguson on Wednesdays. We were converting 24 hour to 12 hour time. Then after lunch we had Miss McKay again and we did some ICT. We made fact files about Flora MacDonald. Flora MacDonald helped Bonnie Prince Charlie flee from Scotland.
On Thursday we did PE with Miss Gordon. We did some four square and practised volleyball. It was very fun and enjoyable.
On Friday we did French with Mrs Ballantyne. We were learning school subjects in french!
By Nicole, Asia, Noah and Lawrie .
P7 have had a tiring week back at school because it has been their first full week in almost 2 months!
The most exciting part of the week was when we met our P1 buddies because we weren’t sure if we would get them or not (they’re so cute as well).
We made cards for them and went outside to read a book that we all chose for them. We went in the sunshine and it was lovely.
We started planning our learning about the Jacobites which is our new topic for the term. We learned about how it started and some of the battles.
In Art this week we were doing our self-portraits which included shape, shading and colouring.
The thing that we are most excited about is the reading groups because it has been a very long time since the last time we did them and we might have new ones!
Written by Oscar, Sarah, Michael and Lucas
ELPS SIP 2021 Sep
Initially our top priority is happy and settled children – and the children have done themselves proud returning to school with really positive attitudes and ready to learn after being away for so long.
This year our school improvement plan has a strong focus on Literacy as a key area we wish to review and improve. There are also other areas of school development that we have carried on from last year.
If you believe you can help support any area of development in any way , please so get in touch !
Welcome back to another new week here in our virtual classroom, and what a busy week it’s looking like. Don’t be put off by the amount of things I’m about to list, as ever they are here as options for you to explore and choose from as you wish without any expectation that you complete everything.
This week sees our IDL continues with the story of ‘My friend the weather monster’ where a lot of the learning is based around rain. If you feel like finding out more about rain, why not pop along to this
fantastic website where there are some really cool facts and links to some fun learning ideas. Be sure to post pictures and tell your class about what you find out.
To add to the watery theme, this Monday will see people across the world celebrating ‘World Oceans Day’. I’ve put together some ideas for things you might like to explore here.
If you fancy using your artistic or creative talents or even trying to learn a new skill in the artistic field, then this is the week for you. It’s another ELPS theme week and this time it’s ‘Art Week’. This activity grid might give you a few ideas to explore, or why not explore art in your own way. Make sure to share whatever you create with your friends on our classroom stream too.
As ever, all your usual lessons will be there for you to have a look at, but whatever you choose to do and however you choose to learn this week, make it worthwhile and enjoy it!
I can’t believe it’s June already and there are only 4 weeks left of this school year! Where has the time gone? You have all grown so much, physically and in your learning capacities. Let’s make the most of these last few weeks in P1.
For the next couple of weeks our learning will be centred on the story of ‘My friend the weather monster’. Once again, I have had great fun planning the lessons to accompany this story and really hope you will have just as much, if not more fun using them to explore your learning.
Monday is a very special day where we celebrate and thank our grown-ups for all the things they do for us. Being a parent is tricky at the best of times, but recently, when many of our grown- ups have had to juggle so many different things as well as help us with our learning, I think we have an even bigger thank you to say to them. So, along with our timetable for the week, I have also attached some suggested activities that you might like to have a look at to give you some inspiration for things you might be able to do to show your grown-ups just how much you love them and to thank them for all that they do.
Looking forward to seeing you in the classroom,
Primary 1 Timetable. Week commencing 1.6.20
National Parents Day Activity Suggestions