Saltoun Primary School

Archive for May, 2012

News Update

Click here for up to date information: June Update 12

Summer School?

Click here for information Lamphouse Music Summer-School-2012-3-Flyer copy (2)

Assessment and Reporting

East Lothian Council have produced a leaflet to help you understand how your child is assessed under Curriculum for Excellence.  Click here to read all about it: Guide for Parents

Biodiversity Officer

Stuart Macpherson, East Lothians biodiversity officer, visited our class to tell us about how we can be a biodiversity champion.  We also discussed food chains and pyramids and how the environment has changed in the last 50 years. Personal Biodiversity Plan (click here)

Extreme Reading in the Sun

Before the sun got too hot we split into our reading teams and found a spot in the school garden to read aloud. In our teams we decide on our roles for the day. This means we are all actively involved in reading at one time.  Roles include: summariser, predictor, clarifier and question master.  The pupils will be able […]

Jubilee Mini Topic

Next week P4-7 are undertaking a mini project on the jubilee.  See below the details: Some of learning we will cover: I can discuss why people and events from a particular time in the past were important, placing them within a historical sequence. SOC 2-06a By considering the type of text I am creating, I […]

Saltoun Olympics!

Click here to read about the latest developments from our children: Olympic Flier May 12


For those people who have a ticket for the bat event on Friday we are going to meet in the school grounds at 8.30pm. We probably won’t be able to see bats until after 9pm so the rangers will do a few activities with us before we go out. This event, at the request of the school, […]

Scale Drawings

We have been learning about scale in a very real context. The Eco Committee need to know the size of the area where we intend to plant the wild flower meadow so the correct amount of seedlings can be bought. We are mapping our schools grounds very accurately using scale drawings and we will be […]

Celebration Day

Click here to read details of a summer event Celebration Day – Get Going