Category Archives: Classes 2018-19

2018, Year of Engineering

Over the past few weeks, P6/7 have been learning what it takes to become a civil engineer and have learned we need to take into account many variables. One of our focuses this week was looking at ‘materials’. What you … Continue reading

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Mandarin – Christmas

Every Friday at 9:30am, P6/7 receive Mandarin from Miss. Xu, courtesy of Swire. The Swire Chinese Language Centre Edinburgh was established in 2016 with the generous support of the Swire Chinese Language Foundation. The Centre is a collaborative venture between … Continue reading

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ENTERPRISE TOPIC IN FULL SWING!

  P4. P4/5 and P5 have had some very exciting visitors this week. We have really enjoyed creating partnerships in which we can utilise people’s knowledge an expertise about Enterprise. The response from parents has been really positive. We started … Continue reading

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What a busy fortnight!

  In Maths we have been learning about adding and subtracting fractions. This topic really challenges your problem solving skills. Some pupils have been working on algebra. We have been using the Complete Maths website for timetables and tests – … Continue reading

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2018, The Year of Engineering

Over the past few weeks, P6/7 have been competing in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) lessons as part of their topic. 2018 is the Year of Engineering. It is a government campaign, which celebrates the world and wonder of … 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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Football on the Meadows

Young footballers from Preston Street and Sciennes had an enjoyable time together at the Meadows on Saturday morning. There were matches between the two schools for both P5-7 girls and P6 boys, and as always, the games were well contested … Continue reading

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Indoor Athletics at the Crags

All our P6 and P7 pupils have been enjoying Indoor Athletics practice sessions at the Crags this term, as they prepare for our annual House Indoor Athletics Competition which takes place in December. The Crags is an excellent community facility … Continue reading

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Murder Mystery Mayhem in P4!

Primary 4 had a thrilling morning! The children worked very hard in partners to solve the weapon, suspect and location of a murder mystery! Primary 4 were detectives and they were presented with top secret confidential envelopes! They had to … Continue reading

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Bikeability continued

Here are pictures from this week’s Bikeability sessions. Pupils have been busy working on their road positioning and learning how to safely pass parked vehicles. Many thanks to Tom Scott from the South East Neighbourhood Team, and our P3 teacher … Continue reading

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