Nursery Diary

Friday 22nd – Thursday 28th September

In Literacy we will be continuing our focus on vocabulary. Our Word of the Week is ‘clean’ and we will be using this word in all areas of the nursery. We are trying to establish good hygiene routines with the children. We will also be exploring specific words from the story book ‘Owl Babies’ by Martin Waddell. The words we will be exploring are ‘silent’ and ‘brave’.

Our Maths focus this week will continue to be on exploring the concepts of size and amount through our play experiences. We will explore capacity and measurement, as well as linking this to numbers.

In Health and Wellbeing, we will continuing to look at health and hygiene. We will be talking about when and how to wash our hands, and we will also be continuing our tooth brushing programme. If you do not wish your child to take part in tooth brushing, please let us know.

Our wider focus this week will be on Harvest, and we will be learning a harvest song to sing at the whole school assembly on Friday. We will be reading ‘The Little Red Hen’ and learning about the different evidence that can help us to learn about the world around us.
*Thank you for your logo competition entries. Mrs MacGregor is not in school this week but will be judging them on her return.

P6 Assembly Extravaganza!

The P6 Egyptian Assembly EXTRAVAGANZA! 

Performing on Thursday 21st September

The papyrus is rustling and the pyramids are getting built, preparation for the Primary 6 assembly has officially begun!

Pupils have been super busy learning about all different aspects of Ancient Egyptian life, including Egyptian clothing.  We would like each pupil to apply what they have learned and be dressed in an Ancient Egyptian style outfit for the assembly itself. Bed sheets and pillow cases will come in handy, as every pupil has already made beautiful jewellery to accessorize with!

Please bring your Egyptian outfit into school on Tuesday 18th September, for our dress rehearsal.

We can’t wait to see you all looking fabulous!

Mrs Thomas & Ms Love

P2HM walk the Queensferry Crossing

P2HM picked out these pictures to share with you. They came up with the captions too.

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High five for the new Queensferry Crossing!

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This man looks after all the bridges in Scotland. He makes sure the bridges are safe.

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Here we are walking on the new bridge. We are glad that we got to walk the bridge.

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We walked on the hard shoulder. The hard shoulder is for cars that have broken down. Oops did you spot that we were walking the wrong way.

 

Here are a few more….

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Hello Primary 6 2017/18!

What a fantastic start to Primary 6 – pupils are already demonstrating that grown up and responsible attitude that is expected when you are ‘up the stairs!’

A reminder to check the website (and Twitter) for information about current learning, homework, and other exciting happenings.

This term, we are full steam ahead, learning and preparing for our P6 assembly EXTRAGAVANSA which is on Thursday 21st September. With skiing, and walking on the new Queensferry Crossing bridge, we are all very excited to take part in these special opportunities.

See below for our term 1 plan, which includes our Egyptian and Financial Education topics.

P6 Term 1

Thanks for your continued support,

Ms Love & Mrs Thomas

Welcome to Primary 2!

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I hope you all had a lovely summer. P2 have settled in so quickly that the holidays feel like a lifetime ago and I can’t believe it has been a whole year since they were starting as P1s.

 

We are all very impressed with how smart all the children are, that they remember their school routines and are all ready for a whole new year of learning.

The weather is very changeable at the moment so please remember to pack a raincoat in your child’s bag if they aren’t wearing one to school at the moment.

Here our plan for our first term.

P2 Term 1

Take a look at what we will be learning!

Nursery Diary – Friday 18th August

Friday18th– Friday 25th August

We will spent the first week or so in nursery allowing the children to settle in and explore. We now have more areas open throughout the session and we will encourage the children to explore these. We will be closely observing their play and their interests and will use our observations to inform where will take the learning next.

We will be exploring books and stories throughout the different areas of the nursery.

We will be exploring the concept of number; numeral recognition and counting in a variety of ways across the nursery.

 

As our new families settle in, our Health and Wellbeing Focus will be on building positive relationships and enjoying being part of the nursery community.

Following our visit to Hopetoun, there has been a lot of interest in bugs and beasties! We will be continuing to explore these in the garden and the playroom, as well as investigating the plants in the nursery garden.