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STEM Club

STEM club started after school today for P4-7 pupils.

Pupils had to work cooperatively to complete two STEM challenges. Using only the materials provided, they had to build a freestanding bridge which could hold a toy car and the tallest freestanding tower. Lots of fun and creative thinking! Thank you to everyone who came along!

A busy afternoon in P4/5

P4/5 have had a busy afternoon continuing with our human body topic.

During PE this afternoon, we calculated our heart rate when resting and compared it to our heart rate after doing physical activity. We then described how our pulse rate changed after exercising, and explained why it had changed.

Then it was back to class where we worked collaboratively to plan, script and perform an advert for leading a healthy lifestyle. Simon Cowell even made an appearance to judge some healthy and unhealthy lifestyles!

Scottish SPCA Visit

P1-7 received a visit from the Scottish SPCA this morning. Each class participated in a different workshop, which involved watching videos and playing games. P4/5 discussed the importance of caring for all animals and also learned lots of interesting facts about different animals… Did you know a sea monkey has three eyes?!

P4/5 visit to the Palace of Holyroodhouse

P4/5 had a great morning consolidating our learning about the Jacobites at the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Unfortunately, we weren’t allowed to take pictures when we got inside the Palace… which was a shame because Grant got the chance to dress up as Bonnie Prince Charlie!

While we were there we had the opportunity to walk in the footsteps of the Jacobites with a member of the Palace Learning Team, visiting rooms used by Bonnie Prince Charlie. We also got a chance to handle replica Jacobite objects! We all had a fantastic time!