Saltoun Primary School

Archive for April, 2010

Outdoor Mathematicians!

Today p3-7 went out into the playground and investigated our new outdoor learning maths resource. We looked at all of the equiptment including, colour spots, number squares, numbered bean bags, skittles, turtles, soft balls and much much more. We were in groups trying to come up with our own number games with the equiptment! We had […]

Report of minibeasts in Saltoun Garden!

P3-7 and P1/2 have started their new topic…Minibeasts! We have been searching for minibeasts in the garden together. We have found lots of spiders, woodlouse, beetles, ladybirds,slug and snails. We created our own habiats for the bugs  in old school trays and left them outside overnight to see if they stayed in these habitats. We found that […]

Rest ‘n’ Relax

Primary 3/4 have made a new special place in our school community.  It is for quiet time!  It is called Rest ‘n’ Relax.  In the area there are pillows and cuddly toys.  There is a net surrounding it.  It is communal throughout the school and there are rules to follow in it.  Come and try our […]

The Golden Eggs!

An exciting discovery was made on Saturday evening….a golden egg! Our chickens have settled in so well that they have started to lay eggs already! We found another 2 eggs today. We plan to cook with our eggs on Friday. Keep your eyes peeled for more eggs 🙂

New Eco/Health Page!

The Eco and Health committee at Saltoun have opened a new Eco and Health  page on the school website. This page will keep you up to date with our ‘Action plants’ for Eco and Health within the school. We have also posted 2 new links for you to have a look at. The Eco-Schools link […]


Today the school got  three new chickens. Mr K Morton arrived with our chickens and we even got to pet them.  There will be a competition to name the chickens later on in the next few weeks. Hopefully they will lay some eggs as they are at the point of laying. We are looking for parents […]

Lets Get Wet!

Today P3-7 went to Musselbugh Lagoons for a Watersports Activity day! We were split into two groups, 6 people went canoeing in the  open top Canadian Canoes and 6 others went Kaiacking with the outdoor education team. We had a great day and even Miss Mitchell and Mrs Leslie had a go! Thankfully we did […]

P6-7 poetry

Primary 6/7 entered Young Writers Poetry Explorers competition. The prize was to have their poems put into a poem book. School from Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales all competed. All the P6/7 were lucky to get there poems into the  poetry book. Here are some of them. Violence Violence Interrogation, court, fine, even prison! Order and law,don’t break it. Easy to commit, hard […]

How much we raised for the donkeys in the Holy Land

For the donkey charity we raised a whopping £67.42.  To raise this we sold things at the roman museum and we had collection baskets at our Easter service. We chose this charity because we wanted to link with a global charity and a charity that may need our HELP!