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This week Primary 2 are learning the ea sound in phonics. We will be thinking of words with this sound pattern in them and learning to read and write these words correctly.How many ea words can you find in this silly ea song? In maths we are learning to skip count in 3s and 4s ... Continue reading "Primary 2 4.10.21"


We hope that you all had a lovely weekend.This week we are learning the 'ay' sound in phonics. The children will be spotting 'ay' words in sentences, reading 'ay' words and writing 'ay' words on their magnetic letter boards. Here is a video where your child can practise reading 'ay' words at home. How many ... Continue reading "Primary 2 27.9.21"


We have had another busy week in Primary 2.This week we are beginning our new interdisciplinary topic looking at the Romans. Today we will be finding out what the children already know about the Roman empire and will be asking the children what they want to learn about during this topic. You might want to ... Continue reading "Primary 2 13.9.21"


Primary 2 have had another great week!Last week we started our phonics program. For the first few weeks we will be revising the diagraphs learnt in Primary 1. The children's confidence in their ability to sound out and read words with these letter patterns is improving greatly and we are very proud of their hard ... Continue reading "Primary 2 6.9.21"


Primary 2 had a great week last week! They continued to settle back into school routines and enjoyed working and playing with their friends in the new play areas.This week we are finishing our work on 'In our hearts', a book all about feelings. The children will be exploring the feeling of 'shyness' and will ... Continue reading "Primary 2 30.8.21"


It has been lovely welcoming the children back to school this week. We hope that you all had a lovely summer holiday and are well rested and ready for a new year.We are spending the first few weeks working on the children's health and wellbeing as they settle back into school routines. We have created ... Continue reading "Welcome back Primary 2!"


We hope you all had a lovely long weekend! It's now the last 5 weeks of Primary 2. We can't believe how quickly time is passing! We are now going to move onto learning about Hot Countries for our topic lessons. Like the cold countries, we will be learning about the weather, landscapes, plants and ... Continue reading "Primary 2 25.5.21"


Hello Everyone, Last week in Primary 2 the children really enjoyed learning all about Arctic foxes as part of our Hot/ Cold Countries topic. They created some lovely artwork using different materials to make their own Arctic foxes and produced very detailed factual reports to share their knowledge. This week we will focus on polar ... Continue reading "P2 Update 17.5.21"


Hello Everyone We hope you all had a lovely Easter break and enjoyed some Spring sunshine! The children have all settled back into school and seem happy to be back. Last week in Maths, we continued to work on telling the time using digital clocks to read o'clock and half past times and will soon ... Continue reading "Primary 2 Update"


Thanks so much to everyone who participated in our January Active Fun Challenge. The number of active minutes logged across West Lothian Primary Schools was phenomenal and 32 primary schools in West Lothian took part. Carmondean Primary logged 33 days, 2 hrs and 9 minutes of active minutes in January- AMAZING! Take a look at ... Continue reading "January Active Fun Challenge results"


Hello Everyone! Last week Primary 2 continued to compare life in the past and present. They enjoyed talking about and tasting the difference in breakfast foods from now and in the past. They explored where the food comes from and the differences in packaging and advertising of foods - they definitely preferred present day breakfast ... Continue reading "Primary 2 Update 30.11.20"


What a super week we had last week Primary 2! We made poppies and wrote a persuasive piece of writing to encourage people to wear poppies to remember our soldiers and veterans. The children showed a good understanding of the importance of the day and took part in a 2 minute silence. The children also ... Continue reading "Primary 2 16.11.20"