Author Archives: Dave Cain

P5’s River Study Day

The end of term is fast approaching but we still have plenty to do and look forward to. Today we went to Haddington and spent the whole day studying the river in different ways. In one group with John the … Continue reading

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Mathletics Week

It’s been a busy week of maths this week. Every single minute we had the laptops and netbooks we were cramming in loads of mathletics activities. We did so many we won lots of certificates. However it wasn’t all about … Continue reading

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Ross Rocks Reading Celebration

The class had a wonderful time at Murrayfield. The celebration event for those completing the year long Ross Rocks Reading challenge drew in children from all of the Ross High cluster schools.  We enjoyed a motivational journey from Mr Jammin’ … Continue reading

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Outdoor Week

We have had a jam packed outdoor week. We had long walks, went outside for skipping, qwik cricket and cycling. We even did normal lessons like maths, reading and even mental maths outside. And we also had Hannah back in … Continue reading

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A Word From The Expert, Sunlight Photography and Richard the Ranger In One Week! Phew!

Goodness it was another busy week with loads crammed in. It started well because the whole class won an award from Mrs McCall (and everybody got badges) for being se well behaved during the gorge walking the week before. In … Continue reading

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Cold, Wet, Exhausting …..But Great Fun! That’s Gorge Walking

P5 had a great couple of days gorge walking with members of East Lthians outdoor education department (ably supported by a brave couple of mums!). They had to work hard, show great team spirit and strive against the harsh conditions. … Continue reading

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Cycling Started

We started our cycling lessons this week. We learned how to check over our bikes and make sure they were safe. We also did some fun activities to show we could control our bikes like high 5’s and the slowest … Continue reading

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First week – Last Term

Our last term in P5 and straight back into a busy week. We have done loads of stuff. Look for yourself. Made some artwork from painting and cling-film. Played some outdoor games John Muir did as a child. We watched … Continue reading

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Eclipse & other stuff

It was a bit of a disappointment today because we couldn’t go out and watch the eclipse because it would be dangerous to our eyes. However we did see a video of it in class. I suppose we did do … Continue reading

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It’s always busy in P5

We thought it might be a bit quieter this week after our school visit and fairtrade cafe last week. However it wasn’t. In maths we finished our work on money and had a mathletics assessment to see how much we … Continue reading

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