Saltoun Primary School

Archive for March, 2018

STEM at the college (rockets)

On Thursday 22nd of March all the P7s went to Edinburgh College for a STEM transition. At the start we were all split up into different teams at the start I was in a team with Brenan, Cameron and a pupil from Sanderson’s Wynd. The first thing we did was making rocket cars we made […]

STEM Experience At Edinburgh College!

Yesterday the P7s went to Edinburgh college for a STEM experience. If you don’t know already STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths which are all the things we did at the college. My favourite thing that we did was building model rocket cars that actually WORKED! Every P7 from every school got put into […]

p7 trip to stem

On Thursday p7 went to the stem challenge in Edinburgh College to do some transition for going to Ross High. When we got there we got into teams with other p7s from Elphinstone and St Martins. I was in team Shaggy with Cameron and Connor and a girl called Abby. We made rocket cars first out of […]

P7 trip to Edinburgh College / STEM

On Thursday p7s had to be at school for 8:10am! When we got on the bus we scored back seats. When we were at the college we got told our teams,  Flynn and I were in Scooby. Next we went to a work shop and made our own cars out of foam.  After that we took our cars out to race and they put […]

Transition Visit to Ross High

On Wednesday Lewis and I went to Ross High to meet other children going to Ross after the summer.  We were in a group with children from Elphinstone Primary.  There were 7 groups, we were in group 1 in the morning and group 7 after lunch.  We did basketball, curling, art, food, Young Scot, meditation, exercise and sports games. I enjoyed […]

the 40 book challenge!!

  Ever since August of 2017 there has been a challenge.    A book challenge.  A challenge to read 40 books in one school year. It’s name, The 40 book challenge !!                     Now in March of 2018, a whole 7 months later, for some, the challenge is nearing an end, for others not so much, to show […]

Drawing 2D Shapes

In p5/6/7 this week we have been  learning about shapes.  We have learned to draw some 2D shapes –  squares and rectangles and parallelograms. First we learned how to hold a ruler so that it would stay straight. Then we drew a faint line with the ruler, we used dots and lines to draw a […]

Visit from David Gilmore

On Wednesday 7th February David Gilmore the IT guy came in to show us some of the features of the new chrome books. He showed us how Google drive works, he showed us how more than 1 person can work on Google docs at one time by sharing with someone, he showed us that you […]

East Lothian School Closures, Friday 2nd March

[caption id="attachment_6931" align="alignleft" width="300"]A mini-tractor with a snow plough on the front clears snow from a pavement. Path clearing in Tranent[/caption]

All East Lothian Council schools, nurseries & specialist education provision will remain CLOSED to pupils on Friday, 2 March, due to adverse weather.

See this news story on the East Lothian Council web site for more disruption info.