Author Archives: Mrs Berry

P5 John Muir Events

Primary 5 pupils may be interested in going along to these events in Dunbar on 14th/15th May.

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Sport Relief

Last term P4/5 were busy organising Sport Relief.   We ran an obstacle course for the nursery children and on the 18th of March led the school in a two-mile run.  Everyone did so well and the whole school raised an amazing £1286.64 for Sport … Continue reading

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Wild About Scotland – Endangered Animals

On Friday 29 January we visited the Wild About Scotland Bus where we learned all about endangered animals.  It was a really practical, fun and interesting session where we learned all about the factors that affect Scotland’s wildlife.

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Fantastic Flying Forces

Today we were lucky to have a visit from two representatives from the Museum of Flight.  We learnt about lift, pull, thrust and drag through practical activities involving rockets, aeroplanes and even washers!

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P5 Author Event

On Thursday 26th November we went to Windygoul Primary School to meet the author, Stuart Reid .  He was very passionate about books and read extracts from his award-winning novel, Gorgeous George and the Geriatric Generator and a few snippets from the sequels.  He … Continue reading

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P4 Author Event

On Wednesday 25th November we went to Ormiston Primary school to meet the author Janis Mackay.  She started by telling us about what she needed to become an author.  Then she told us how she wrote her first book.  She … Continue reading

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Mary Queen of Scots Trip

On 28th October we visited Holyrood Palace and the National Museum as an introduction to our topic about Mary Queen of Scots.  It was a really fun and interesting day where we visited the home of Mary Queen of Scots and investigated … Continue reading

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Pencaitland Church visit

As part of our work on Christian signs and symbols, we visited Pencaitland Church.  It was an interesting trip.  Mr Torrance told about the history of the Church as well as recognising some familiar signs of Christianity.  

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Modroc Madness

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Over the last few weeks, we have been very busy designing and making octopuses.  We made the body with newspaper and wire.  We then covered the models with modroc.  It was very messy and took a lot of time but … Continue reading

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Rugby

  P4 have been doing five weeks of tag rugby and have been learning to pass and how to play real rugby games.  At the last week we got to get big tackle bags and tackle them.  We learned that in tag … Continue reading

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