P1-3 2008/2009

This page shows what P1 to P3 are doing in school.
P1/2 have been learning about shape. Have a look at our photos to see what we’ve been doing.

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Starting on Monday 27th April we will be having the Book Fair in school for a week. There will be lots of good books to buy.Each class will have an opportunity to look at the books during the day and books will be on sale after school too.

P1/2 are enjoying having Buddy Readers from P5/6 coming to read with them-P5/6 seem to like it too!

P1/2 enjoyed 2 drama lessons with Marjory Sweeney from The Brunton Theatre.
They had great fun acting The 3 Little Pigs and being scary wolves!
Marjory was impressed with the children’s answers-Well Done boys and girls!
Anya Ashleigh and Becky

Everyone in P1-3 dressed up on Red Nose Day and brought £1 to school for Comic Relief. Lots of P1’s looked like Rudolph with their red noses.

Linda Greig has been working with P1/2 and P2/3 to get ideas and designs for our school mural.
P1/2 are doing an Underwater theme and P2/3 have decided on a Lego theme-we can’t wait to get started on the painting!

Our whole school is having a great time playing out in the lovely weather and we have been playing with toys that were bought for us by the PTA. If anyone has any spare bats,balls, swingball etc we would be really happy to use them in the playground. Please hand in to Mrs McHugh.

Sorry we haven’t been in touch lately but we’ve had lots on!
Read on and we’ll tell you all about it.
The First Burns Supper
P1-4 had their first ever Burns Supper which was a great success. Mrs Skeldon made stovies for everyone which were very tasty. Each class recited a Scottish poem and everyone sang Auld Lang
Syne together. Everyone agreed that they would do it again next year.

Snow in February!
We all had great fun making snowmen in the playground when the snow eventually came!

Pancake Races
On Shrove Tuesday the whole school including the nursery met in the hall for pancake races.
Everyone brought their frying pans and P6/7 made up a race for each class. There weren’t many whole pancakes left by the end!

World Book Day
P1-3 dressed as characters from their favourite books and brought their books to show everyone.We had a parade in the hall.There were lots of Disney princesses!
P2/3 did lots of fun activities about The Gruffalo which is one of their favourite books.

Library Visit
P1/2 visited Claire at Haddington Library and had good fun looking at all the books.Some of the children went back with their mums to borrow a book to take home.
Bronwyn and Nina

Welcome back pupils! 15/01/09

Primary 1-3 are going to learn some Scottish poems to celebrate the birthday of Robert Burns on the 25th of January. From the 26th – 30th of January will be Burns week the whole school will be learning some scottish Burns poems and pupils from each class will be having a Burns supper in school. On the Friday there is going to be a ceilidh.

Hannah and Rebecca

Scottish week was a great success!
P1-3 did lots of fun activities.P2/3 designed Nessie puppets and were great at showing P12 how to make them.
They learned a poem about Nessie which they performed to the whole school at the Ceilidh-Some of the big boys and girls didn’t know what some of the scottish words meant-maybe P1-3 can explain to them!

P1-3 tasted haggis,neeps and tatties and they ate the lot! Martyna,one of our Polish pupils tasted Haggis for the first time and wanted to know where it was bought so her mum could buy it, because she liked it so much.

The week ended with a whole school Ceilidh. Every class had learned a few dances which were performed at the Ceilidh. We all had a great time but the teachers were tired after one dance!

We hope to have another Ceilidh again soon!

Lara and Bronwyn

Scottish Week
Next week we are having a Scottish week in school.
Please remember to wear something tartan on Friday and bring £1.50 for charity.
We are looking forward to our Ceilidh on Friday morning
Each class will be doing lots of Scottish Activities!

Lara Natalie Ciaran

Puppet Show!
20th November 2008-
P23 are going to entertain P12 this afternoon with puppet shows.
P12 are very excited.They will tell us what they thought about it.

Author visit

Next Wednesday 19th November the author Eric Pullin will be visiting P1-4 and telling them about his books. His books will be on sale after his visit. The children will be bringing a note home about the visit.

Nina and Rebecca

Christmas Play:

The children in p1 to p3 have started rehearsing their Christmas play 2008 ‘Whoops-a-Daisy Angel’.

P1 to P3 joined up to think about what they would like to do in our Scottish Week at the end of November 2008.

P1/2 have been learning about the weather and they enjoyed a walk in the rain.
Rebecca and Harriet

P2/3 have been making puppets and learning about puppeteers as part of their project.
They are working in groups to make up short plays to show each other.

P1/2 are starting a project on Toys.
If any parents have any toys from when they were young we would love to see them.

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