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Gingerbread Fun!

In the Magic Faraway Tree, the children visited the Land of Goodies.  It was great fun, until greedy Rick ate someone’s door knocker from their gingerbread house!  This prompted lots of discussion in p2/3 so we decided to bake our … Continue reading

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Mythical Creature Magic

P5’s designed and created mythical creatures using recycled bottles as part of an initiative to raise money for a new local business called “The Eco Larder” which is being set up near Haymarket. The Eco Larder’s mission is to reduce … Continue reading

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Exploring and Investigating in P2

  Science P2 had an exciting afternoon engaging in a science experiment in order to see why items sink or float in water. This was one of the questions which we wanted to investigate during our topic of under the … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Day 6 update

Our Learning Ambassadors enjoyed their final day of their placement at Yaumati Catholic Primary School on Wednesday. The day started with an outdoor assembly and flag raising ceremony – an interesting experience for our staff and pupils. Our young people … Continue reading

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Cross Country Week 4

The autumn series of races in the Lothian Schools’ Cross Country League came to an end this week in the glorious autumn sunshine at Inverleith Park. Conditions were perfect for running – it felt more like June than October, with … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival

Last week all P7 children participated in an interactive Spanish workshop during the Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival (ESFF). The event gave us a great opportunity to improve on our language skills and knowledge of Spanish culture. The event consisted of … Continue reading

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National Mining Museum of Scotland

As part of our Victorian topic, P6/7 visited the National Mining Museum of Scotland (NMMS) so that we could further research the Industrial Revolution. The excursion consisted of a guided tour by an ex-miner, John Kane. John himself started as … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Day 5 Update

Here are pictures from Day 5 of our Learning Ambassadors’ visit to Yau Ma Tei Catholic Primary School. Our young people have continued to immerse themselves in the life and culture of their new school environment. We look forward to … Continue reading

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LEARNING UPDATE!

Primary 4 have been working exceptionally hard – I am very proud. In Maths we have been consolidating what we know about addition strategies (partitioning, empty number line and vertical calculation). This week we have also been learning all about … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Day 4 Update

It was a first day at school for our Learning Ambassadors today as they joined their new classes at Yau Ma Tei Catholic PS. Our children looked super smart in their new uniforms and received a very warm welcome at … Continue reading

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