Category Archives: P5 2015-16

P5 SAW Workshop

Today Primary 5 took part in a SAW Workshop where a scientist, an artist and a writer came to work with the class for the whole day. The theme of the day was fats and oils and we started off … Continue reading

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Another busy week for Primary 5

After all the excitement of working for our individual John Muir Awards  (not to mention Sports day and Bikeability) , the class have settled back into working hard on their Rainforest Topic. This week we worked with Miss Ritty on … Continue reading

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Young violinists shine at concert

There was a great array of musical talent on show at our Violin Concert on Wednesday 1st June. Under the guidance of our violin specialist, Miss Angelica Ayden, pupils from P4 to P7 took the stage to perform a range … Continue reading

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Bikeability

    Primary 5 have spent some more time outdoors this week, this time working with Mr MacLean on the Bikeability Scotland programme. As you may know already, this is a programme designed to give young people the skills and … Continue reading

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John Muir Award – in the classroom

Primary 5 have had a busy week bringing our outdoor learning back into the classroom. We have been busy this week documenting our learning around the John Muir Award. We have all written an article for our John Muir Achievement … Continue reading

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John Muir Award – Final day

Well Primary 5 ended their outdoor learning week in style! We all dressed up in clothes from the Iron Age before setting off to meet Druid Lily at the entrance to Holyrood Park. 29 druids, farmers and hunters walked around … Continue reading

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John Muir Award – Day 3

Another beautiful day and another opportunity for P5 to explore Holyrood Park with some of the Park Rangers. Today we were learning about conservation. We were supplied with some litter pickers and black bags and then we set off down … Continue reading

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John Muir Award – Day 2

  Another beautiful day and another wonderful opportunity to discover and explore Holyrood Park this time in the company of PC Lily – already known to many of the children from their topic last year on Arthur’s Seat. Today we … Continue reading

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The John Muir Award – Day 1

Primary 5 started exploring and discovering the joys of Holyrood Park today with the help of two Park Rangers. We started our afternoon by playing some games that emphasized the importance of balance in nature. As we explored the area … Continue reading

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Art and the Rainforest

Primary 5 are continuing to enjoy learning about the Rainforest. This week we spent some time  learning about the amazing orchids and bromeliads that grow high up in the branches of the Canopy Layer of the Rainforest. We then did … Continue reading

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