Category Archives: P3/4

Trip to Gorgie City Farm

On Wednesday we set off to Gorgie City Farm as part of our Food and Farming topic. Tour We all went on a tour of the farm and got introduced to the animals and learned about the different reasons why … Continue reading

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Borders Book Festival

Today at Waverley Train Station, four children from Preston Street Primary helped to promote the Borders Book Festival. As you can see from the photos below, Lily, Rustum, Stefania and Abdul had a rib tickling day in the company of … Continue reading

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Mandarin lessons for parents and pupils

We recently welcomed our new Mandarin teacher into school for a day of ‘taster sessions’. Pupils in P4, P5 and P6 all received a short introductory lesson, covering some basic spoken and written Mandarin. This was designed to spark the … Continue reading

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Term 4 News Update!

This term P3/4 are very lucky to have access to a number of specialists who are working within our school. Last week we began a series of lessons with the dance specialist and worked on dance steps around the theme … Continue reading

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First week of term 4

Rainforest topic This week we finished off our rainforest topic which we have really enjoyed. After completing our KWL grids on what we had learned over the topic we realised that we were now rainforest experts. We really enjoyed our … Continue reading

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March

March Primary 3/4 has had an exciting two weeks after returning from the February holidays. Literacy Children are continuing to work with either myself, Miss Welsh or Miss Forbes for reading. We are continuing to work on a variety of … Continue reading

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Friendship week/ Scots week

What a busy and exciting start P3/4 have had kicking off term 3. Events   Last week was Scots week and we had great fun learning our Scottish song Sam the Skull. Everyone  performed so well at the Scottish assembly … Continue reading

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December

P3/4 had a very productive December. In numeracy we have been developing our subtraction skills. We have learned various strategies that we can use to help us when solving subtraction problems such as the jump strategy, partitioning, compensation strategy and … Continue reading

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November

November has been a very busy month for P3/4. We have started our new topic the Human Body. So far we have learned about the names and functions of our teeth, how they decay and how we can look after … Continue reading

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First week of term two

This week we have been finishing off our Ancient Egyptian topic. We made posters about everything we have learned in the topic and shared these with Primary 3. We also did an experiment that showed us how to mummify an … Continue reading

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