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Welcome to 2019!

We’ve had a busy term already in p2/3! We have had a big push on reading those tricky red words and everyone is doing really well. Our next steps are to use the word wall in the class to support … Continue reading

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Nativity Dress Rehearsal

The primary 1 and 2 children performed their nativity show to the whole school yesterday morning. The children were all very excited to have an audience! They all looked super in their costumes and put on a really good show. … Continue reading

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P2 and P2/3 enjoy Scottish Book Week!

  We had a cracking time at Newington Library last Wednesday to celebrate Scottish Book week.  The two classes trekked through the cold to the library for a morning of special stories, read to us by the lovely librarian.  We … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Fun!

In the Magic Faraway Tree, the children visited the Land of Goodies.  It was great fun, until greedy Rick ate someone’s door knocker from their gingerbread house!  This prompted lots of discussion in p2/3 so we decided to bake our … Continue reading

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A colourful week in P2/3

P2/3 have had a rainbow themed week this week!  On Monday we learned Los Colores en Espanol and on Wednesday we learned about Primary and Secondary colours.  The pupils experimented with mixing primary colours together and investigated how new colours … Continue reading

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Our first three weeks in P2/3

What a great start to P2/3! We are quite a small class of 24 pupils and we’re enjoying getting to know one another as the weeks go by.  We have had three star pupils so far; Alice, Saim and Ellie … Continue reading

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Roboconstructors !

We had a great morning with Generation Science learning how to program robots. Working in pairs, the class tackled a series of challenges such as building an alarm clock that sounds in day light, creating a moving vehicle that stops … Continue reading

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P4 are going WILD

P3, 3/4 and 4 are taking part in the RSPB Wild Challenge for Schools. It involves attempting a lot of different nature and eco activities which will help children learn about the great outdoors and consider ways to help conserve … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

P4 have are back for 2018, bringing with them their trademark enthusiasm, creativity and good humour (Ted, Dan, Sam and Gabriel make sure of THAT!) Our new topic is ‘Castles’ and the class have already worked with Mrs McGaffin to … Continue reading

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P4 are Bananas

P4 demonstrating their learning. Well, we ARE a health promoting school, after all…. Enjoy!

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