Saltoun Primary School

Archive for May, 2018

ORIENTEERING with Mrs daly

On Wednesday the 9th of May p5/6/7 and p3/4 did orienteering with Mrs Daly and Mrs Hunter. It was really fun !! We did maths orienteering and colouring orienteering where you had to  run up to a flag and colour in numbers on a sheet and run back to the other person. At the end we […]

LEGO STEM CHALLENGE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

On Friday P5/6/7 did our S.T.E.M. challenge. This time it was a Lego S.T.E.M.challenge. We got a box of Lego between two people and a set of instructions and we had to make a model. Me and Kyle made a set of working scales and a merry-go-round. We had to modify the merry-go-round so that it […]

P5 AND P1/2 STEM CHALLENGE

Today p5 were in the p1/2 classroom because we were helping them with a challenge. The challenge was to make a farm from a birds eye view in groups with a p5. In each group they had to have help from us p5s to plan the picture out.  They did it on white boards and […]

Letter from Joanne Schwartz, the famous author

P5/6/7 have been reading Town is by the Sea by Joanne Schwartz and Sidney Smith. We started to tweet Sidney Smith about found poetry, using the words and phrases from a book to create our own poems, which we were trying with Town is by the Sea. He showed Joanne Schwartz and she kindly sent us an letter. Here is a […]

Equivalent fractions

Yesterday P5/6/7 where doing equivalent fractions, as our maths lesson we learned that… …Equivalent fractions are where the fractions though different mean the same thing for example 1/2=2/4=4/8 and so on. We looked at a fraction wall(Like the one below). To see how the fractions tie into each other to be equal sizes. Do you see the partial line […]