Category Archives: P2

Craigmillar Castle

The sun has been shining on us the last few days but sadly this was not the case a week or so ago when Primary 2 were due to visit Craigmillar Castle! Despite the torrential rain, Primary 2 and our valiant … Continue reading

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Primary 2 update…..

  It’s been a busy few weeks………….. Look what we have been up to! Our short but fun time with tennis is over and now we have started on some football skills. Over the next few weeks on a Thursday … Continue reading

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Block 8 Literacy Rich

I’ve attached the overview for Block 8 of the Literacy Rich programme: Literacy Block 8  that is currently being taught in P2 and with the P2s in the the P1/2 class so that you can see the spelling rules and … Continue reading

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Museum workshop

Primary 2 were lucky to be offered a workshop at the museum based around the Egyptian exhibit. We had a chance to explore the exhibit itself before beginning our workshop on evidence from the past. We looked at examples of … Continue reading

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Dr Bunhead Science Puppet Show visit

Primary 2 had a visit from Dr Bunhead and his team of puppeteers this afternoon. One or two of our children even got the chance to help out and be a puppeteer! Their funny show introduced some scientific concepts such … Continue reading

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Using the apparatus in PE and maths update

For the last couple of weeks the children in P2 have been working on their gymnastics skills (rolling and balancing) and yesterday and today we had some of the gym apparatus out. We have really enjoyed using this equipment! Here … Continue reading

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P2: Literacy Rich Block 7

The p2s in both the p2 class and the P1/2 class are moving onto Block 7 of the Literacy Rich programme. I have attached an overview of block 7 of the P2 Literacy Rich programme to this post, which you … Continue reading

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Primary 2 update

As promised, here  are pictures of our cool giraffes that helped us understand about a growth mindset. Before  reading the story ‘Giraffes Can’t Dance’ a lot of us used phrases like, ‘ I can’t do it , ‘ I’m no good at this’ … Continue reading

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Telling the time

Primary 2 are learning to tell the time. Today we looked at o’clock and half past times on analogue clocks and digital clocks.   Here are some online games you could use to practise at home: Moving the hands of … Continue reading

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Growth mindset/Friendship week

Welcome back to Preston Street School and I trust you have all had a lovely break over the holidays. Firstly can I just say a big thank you for the lovely gifts I received ,  not necessary but very kind … Continue reading

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