Today Primary 5 were treated to some musical apprecition from the 1960s by Mr Herbert. The children were impressed with the muscial knowledge and talent and so was Mr Herbert.
Primary 6 have worked so hard on their Egypt project chapters, it is now time for them to apply all they have learned in class to their very own Personal Project at home!
Above is the information booklet that includes project layout, hand in dates, and helpful tips.
Mrs Thomas and Mrs Leithead are both happy to answer any questions or look over anything related to the project at lunchtimes.
Primary 5 have been learning more dance moves from the 1960s with Amanda Clark.
Some children from Primary 5 took part in a volleyball festival at Meadowbank Stadium. One of our teams even won all of their games. Well done to all of the children who took part.
Primary 4 had a fabulous visit to the National Museum of Scotland on Monday to learn all about the Vikings. The class displayed super behaviour and learned lots of interesting things about the Vikings. One of the highlights of the day was getting to handle Viking artefacts. Here are some photos of our day. Can you guess what all the artefacts are?
Games to support maths
Here are some games we like to use in school to support learning in maths. We hope your child can have fun playing them at home too J
General number bond games for differing abilities:
This game provides quick fire questions on number bonds and covers doubling, halving, multiplication and division too. It is a timed activity so the children often enjoy trying to beat the clock! (Tablet friendly)
*The following games are not tablet friendly so a laptop or computer would be required*
This game allows you to work on number bonds to 5, 10 or 100.
A super interactive game which allows you to work on your number bonds to 10, 20 or 100 (just click the pairs activity for your desired level!). If looking for doubling, halving, multiplication or division activities, this fits the bill too.
Can you make the sums balance? Choose from addition bonds within 10 or addition bonds within 20.
A fun game where children can repair the slide by choosing 2 pieces which total 20. This game progresses on to dealing with number bonds to 100.
Games which will specifically help develop number bonds to 10:
Save the whale by finding the pipe showing the correct number bond.
Find a pair of aliens which would total 10 then watch the flying saucer soar away!
Games which will specifically help develop number bonds to 20:
Complete the sum which totals 20 each time then watch the Egyptian mummy have a boogie!
http://www.ictgames.com/funkymum.html is another version of the above game and gives simple 1 digit add 1 digit sums where the answer totals no more than 20.
The next meeting of the parent council will be at the school on Tuesday the 21st February from 6 – 8.00pm. The first half hour will involve the traffic sub-committee, which is currently working on improving safety and resolving traffic issues around the school. If you would like any matters discussed at the parent council, you can contact any member of the council if they are known to you or you can e-mail the parent council at the following address: email@example.com. Alternatively all parents are welcome to attend the parent council so please feel free to come along in person!