Category Archives: P4 2014-15

P4’s Achievement Assembly and Steam Engine Demonstration

This week we had a long awaited visit from Catriona’s dad and it was well worth the wait. Mr. Simpson brought in his miniature steam engine so that we could learn the possibilities of how steam can be turned into … Continue reading

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Vogrie School Trip

With 105 hectares of woods, 11.5 miles of signed paths passing through sweeping parklands, woodlands and the River Tyne, it is no surprise as to why Preston Street Primary returned to Vogrie Country Park. With a choice of something to … Continue reading

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Norse Mythology

Over the past 2 weeks P4 have been researching Norse mythology with particular emphasis on Asgard, the home of Viking Gods. We learned that within the castle walls of Asgard there was the magical hall of Valhalla. Valhalla was said … Continue reading

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Lepra Charity Dance

Leprosy is one of the world’s oldest diseases yet millions of people are still affected worldwide. In 2013, 215,656 people were diagnosed with leprosy and it is estimated that millions more go undiagnosed. Leprosy is entirely curable through a course of … Continue reading

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Viking Artwork

We are learning all about the Vikings in our last term of Primary 4 and this week we have been looking at how the Vikings lived. We discovered that Vikings lived in longhouses built from whatever they could find. Wood … Continue reading

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Sundials

During our Space topic, we looked into the history and science of sundials. We learned that sundials are the oldest known instruments for telling time. The surface of a sundial has markings for each hour of daylight. As the Sun … Continue reading

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Solar Eclipse

Preston Street Pupils had an exciting morning viewing the solar eclipse today! The children had previously learned about how to view an eclipse safely and used solar eclipse glasses and pinhole cameras to view the event. The pinhole cameras were … Continue reading

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Red Nose Day at Preston Street Primary

This year we are really excited to be raising money for Red Nose Day 2015! As one of the UK’s biggest fundraising events, Red Nose Day brings the entire nation together to do something funny for money. Preston Street Primary … Continue reading

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African Stationery Appeal Update

I am pleased to announce that our African Stationary Appeal has been a huge success. The generous donations from many banks, businesses and supermarkets were overwhelming. I think Primary 4 should be very proud of their actions. Students from James … Continue reading

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Scots Week

P4 have been very busy during Scots week learning about Scotland’s national poet, Robert Burns. We learned that Robert Burns is a famous poet who is celebrated across the world on the 25th January. His poems and songs are known … Continue reading

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