Author Archives: Dave Cain

Edinburgh Castle & Fairtrade

P5 have been really busy this week visiting Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace as well as running a Fairtrade cafe. If you want to see more click on this link. Mr Cain

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Indian Music & Litter Pick Up

Well, we’re back after our holidays. And it’s back to the work (boo). In maths we have working on money and doing activities on mathletics. In writing we have started to learn about creating characters and in art we produced … Continue reading

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Weaving, guitars and back in the water

It’s been another jam packed week. In PE we have been doing gymnastics with Mrs Clapperton and going over jumping and balancing with Mr Cain. In writing we have finished our block on writing instructions. It was funny watching Mr … Continue reading

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P5 Visit The Glasgow Science Centre

Yesterday P5 visited the Glasgow Science Centre to see if we could find out some of the answers to questions we had discovered during our science topic. I learned how our muscles moved when we do things every day – … Continue reading

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Another Weekly Update

Here is what we have been up to this week. In maths we have been working on decimal subtraction and multiplication. Everybody has done really well. We have been using the net when did our tennis so that was a … Continue reading

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We’re Back!

We are right back into the swing of things in P5. The Christmas holidays seem a long time ago. We have been as busy as always. We have started learning about decimals in maths and writing instructions in language. In … Continue reading

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Rockin’ All Over Pencaitland!

We completed our session on contemporary dance and used the ipad and app software to turn the dances into pop videos. Unfortunately one of the videos didn’t transfer across due to unknown technical issues (typical!) However enjoy the other four … Continue reading

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No Christmas Cheer For P5 Yet!

Well all right – just a little bit with the decorations, treeĀ  and the 4 (yes 4) advent calenders up in the class. But there is no chance of taking it easy. Here are some of the things we have … Continue reading

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Nearly December but still working hard!

This week has been really busy. Since we had been learning all about the different parts of a flower in our John Muir topic, we made our versions of Van Gogh sunflowers in art. In language we worked on adjectives, … Continue reading

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What have we got up to this week? Read on.

Well it’s been another packed week. We had spelling as usual (using cubes), writing (creating 100 word stories for a competition) and had a maths cooperative group challenge to make a clock which could tell any time of the day, … Continue reading

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