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Trips, trips and more trips for P7

  The past few weeks have been exceptionally busy for the Primary Sevens. We have had several trips that have been both educational and fun. We visited Queen Margaret University on 23rd May. The purpose of this visit was to … Continue reading

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The last few weeks in Primary 7

These last few weeks have been phenomenally busy in Primary 7 and I genuinely think this should be a blog where the pictures speak for themselves! The highlight unquestionably was the fabulous concert at the Usher Hall last night. Throughout … Continue reading

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Scottish Book Week and the Reading Ambassadors

  Last week was Scottish Book Week and our Primary 7 and 6/7 Reading Ambassadors were in great demand throughout the school. On Tuesday they dressed up as characters from their favourite books to accompany the younger children to Newington … Continue reading

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Cooperative Learning in Primary 7

  Primary 7 have had a very eventful and productive few weeks, with last weeks trip to Dynamic Earth being a particular highlight. It was very rewarding to watch the children engaging with the interactive displays and also with the … Continue reading

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Halloween

  Here are some of the fabulous costumes the children arrived in last Friday; it certainly was quite some Big Writing lesson looking at these faces! Although I have to admit that the class did create some seriously spooky stories … Continue reading

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A taste of September in Primary 7

We are well and truly back to school now and the class are working hard across the curriculum. The last couple of weeks we have been focusing on skills for work and the class have been tackling the challenges associated … Continue reading

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Welcome to Primary 7

Primary 7 have had a very positive start to the new school year. We have all responded well to the new and exciting challenges associated with moving to the Faculty Model, and to the responsibilities involved with helping our Primary … Continue reading

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John Muir – Glorious Day 4

  By 10.00am this morning, the whole of Primary 5 was sitting on top of Arthur’s Seat basking in the sunshine and enjoying panoramic views of this beautiful city we live in. By 1.20pm, after a brief trip back to … Continue reading

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Day 3 John Muir Award

Primary 5 managed to squeeze in a mini visit to Holyrood Park today to do some sketching of the skyline as seen from the Radical Road. We then came back into the classroom and created some meticulously drawn sketches of … Continue reading

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Day 2 – John Muir Award

  Despite the duller and wetter weather conditions, Primary 5 continued with their John Muir Award enthusiastically in Holyrood Park today. The theme for this trip was conservation and preservation. The children began their afternoon working hard on a litter … Continue reading

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