It has been a busy few days in P1 getting ourselves organised for our garden show. We have been carefully writing invitations to all the other classes in school and to our parents. We then spent time getting our classroom ready for our visitors, we made paper chains to decorate the room. We made butterflies and flowers to create display areas. Finally we changed the layout of our room and put our miniature gardens in place ready for our show.
It was an incredibly busy day all the classes visited in the morning and then our parents and grandparents arrived in the afternoon. We had an amazing day with lots of lovely compliments and smiley faces on all our guests. We had great feedback from P7 and lovely thank you letters from P2.
Some comments from P7 pupils:
“very creative” – Marco
“all individual” – Martha
“all the gardens have a story behind them” – Oliver
We are so proud of our amazing work on our gardens and have really enjoyed organising the event and sharing our learning with the rest of the school and our friends and family.
P1 have been very busy working on their growth and change topic. Today we were learning about the life cycle of a seed. We learnt the sequence for planting a seed and then we went outdoors to plant our own seeds. We will be taking care of them in class, we know they will need light and water to help them grow. We also have some guests in class at the moment we have some caterpillars and some ladybird larvae. We have been observing them and making detailed notes and drawings of them in our journals. We shall be observing them over the next few weeks to see what changes occur. Keir brought in a carrot which he had grown at home for his show and tell this week, we were very impressed.
P7 pupils eagerly entered a “My Place Photography” Competition earlier this term and now…… our Primary 7 photograph entries are displayed in the Competition Gallery of The Scottish Civic Trust!
The Scottish Civic Trust’s My Place Photography Competition is a heritage photographic competition for young people of school age in Scotland.
It is aimed at encouraging young people to explore their environments in a creative way using photography as means of investigation and creative expression.
The My Place Photography Competition forms part of Scotland’s contribution to the International Heritage Photographic Experience supported by the Council of Europe as part of Our Common Heritage initiative.
All entries to the competition will be exhibited at The Lighthouse, Scotland’s Centre for Design and Architecture for six weeks in 2014.
The project is supported by Historic Scotland.
Here is the link to find their wonderful images…… Enjoy!
Well done to all my budding photographers in Primary 7!
The Big Pedal is a giant inter-school cycling and scooting competition that encourages children, teachers and parents to choose two wheels for their school journeys.
This year’s competition will span 10 school days, from 3 to 14 March, and the more children who scoot and cycle each day, the more points the school will earn. Schools right across the UK will be competing against each other, and the competition is weighted according to the size of the school, so everyone has a fair chance to win.
Please encourage your child to cycle or scoot to school as much as possible over the next two weeks.
[nggallery id=101]P1 have been busy this week working with numbers. We are learning about odd and even numbers. We worked in pairs and tried to sort out what numbers were odd and which ones were even. We have also been using numbers in P.E. We have been learning the correct stages for the underarm slide and this week we worked on sliding our bean bags into a target area, if we got it right we scored 5 points, our partners kept a note of the score. We have also been outside this week, with the help of some parents, we have cleared all the weeds out of the planters and planted some daffodil bulbs, so hopefully we will see some lovely flowers in the Spring.