Saltoun Primary School

Archive for April, 2008

Healthy Eating In Our Dining Hall by Mrs Baillie

I would just like to say thank you to all the children for eating so well in the dining hall.  Most of our children have managed to reach 25 stickers and those that have not are nearly there.  We have some children who have reached 50, 75 and just recently Katie Belton managed a whole […]

Agenda for Parent Council Meeting Monday 28th April 2008


Saltoun 3 C’s!

Competition time!  We want to raise awareness of Saltoun’s 3 C’s – care, consideration and courtesy.  Pupils are to design either an illustration, song, poem, rhyme or rap that represents the 3 C’s.  Pupils can enter as individuals, pairs or teams.  Closing date for entries is May 12th.   Winners will be announced at assembly.

Powerful Problem Solving!

P1/2/3 have started weekly practical problem solving.  Friday’s challenge was to make a boat that would be able to carry a small man.  The resources available were 2 pieces of paper, sellotape and paperclips.  Here are our successful results!      Some of the boys have also been busy in the construction area.      

Our Healthy Project

On the 14th April primary 4/5/6/7  found out that they were each going to be working on projects linked to Healthy Living. Each pupil is to choose something to do with healthy living e.g. sleep etc. and research why it is important. At the end of term everyone will give a talk about their research project to the class.  This week we made front covers for the […]

Anne’s Eruption!

On the 16th of April P4-7 had a visit from Anne O’Brian, who works for the Seabird Centre and Dynamic Earth.  She came in to talk to us about volcanoes and earthquakes.  Everyone was excited to hear what she had to say. Anne started the talk by showing us some slides, then she brought out a toy mammoth […]

P1/2/3 new topic

Our topic this term is Living Things.  We have started learning about the different parts of the plant.  We went into the school garden to collect some flowers.  We looked at them under magnifying glasses.  We made a large collage flower and labelled the different parts.  We also put red dye into the water in a […]

Swimming reminder!

Just a reminder that P4/5 are swimming on Wednesdays this term.  They will need their swimming costumes and towels!