Rannoch Class had a really busy week in the garden, learning new gardening skills which included transporting soil using the wheelbarrow, raking the soil, sawing some wood, screwing nails into the fence slats using a cordless screwdriver, all skills they will need and sure will use when they have all grown up! They made bird ... Continue reading "Gardening and other Learning with Rannoch Class w.e 18.9.20"
Wow What a quick term this has been, I hope you all enjoy the September break! We have been busy getting back into the swing of things in Primary 3 and I have been super impressed with everyone so far! We have been learning how to logon to the laptops with our own username and ... Continue reading "Primary 3"
P6 have been creating a descriptive setting this week linked to our class novel, The Nowhere Emporium. We explored the use of figurative language and discovered how useful our senses can be when writing. We also looked at the structure of our sentences and challenged ourselves to alter the order and extend them. "My eyes ... Continue reading "P6 Update"
Primary 1 have had another super week in school. Our teachers are so proud of them! Here are some of their thoughts... Laila - I liked doing the jigsaws. I did it all. It's a choo choo one. David - I liked doing everything! Connor - I made number 6. I liked the story, Katie ... Continue reading "Primary 1 update"
Every day Primary 2 enjoy the opportunity to read a story in class. We choose a book from our class library, and after reading it we swap books with the person sitting beside us, This morning, Mrs Swanston was so impressed at how well we were doing with reading! Some of us even got stickers ... Continue reading "Primary 2 love reading!"
This week we have been learning what a pattern is and that there is patterns everywhere. We danced to our favourite patterns song, Banana, Banana, Meatball. We then made our own patterns using, bears, cubes, beads, colouring pens, whiteboards and lots of other materials.
We had great fun with an empty cardboard box while we developed our vocabulary! We used it to help us learn about the other pupils in our class. We tried to guess who was hiding in it before they jumped up; we said their names when we recognised them. Do try this at home (if ... Continue reading "Who is in the Box?"
We had fun wearing face masks in school. Tay Class pupils love dinosaurs, so where better to start? We cut around the templates and some of us managed to cut out holes for eyes. We stomped around the classrrom after we put them on. We even had a dinosaur who could count to 30! Can ... Continue reading "Tay Class Wear Masks"
This time, with photographs! We found long, wavy grass in the school garden and walked through it, "Swishy, swashy!" Doesn't it look like good fun? When we returned to the classroom, we painted grass effects, using grass stems. We hope there are lots of puddles when we work with Mrs. Smith again... otherwise, how will ... Continue reading "Tay Class Going on a Bear Hunt Photographs"
Rannoch Class were learning about the different ways of keeping clean for their project work on germs, and what the term 'personal hygiene' means. They were also in the garden, with the weather being a bit mixed this week, the boys were well kitted out for learning in all weathers! One of the boys was ... Continue reading "Rannoch Class w.e. 11.9.20"
Both Primary 3 classes have met some important visitors in our school this week - the SHANARRI buddies! We met Safe Stella, Healthy Henry, Active Amir, Nurtured Nora, Achieving Andrew, Respected Rhiya, Responsible Robbie and Included Isabella. Isabella wanted so badly to be included in our learning, all sorts of things were happening - firstly ... Continue reading "Primary 3 18.9.20"
Konnichiwa! We have been on an emotional roller coaster this week during our Wonder reading sessions. In the first section of the book we listened to the voice of August, the second section is told through August's big sister Via. It opens with the words, "Far above the world, planet earth is blue". We wonder ... Continue reading "Primary 7"