Over the last fortnight we have celebrated World Book week and Nursery Rhyme week. We started with a visit from Rachel McGaw who read 'The Kilted Coo'. Then we were challenged to learn a different nursery rhyme every day, starting with 5 Currant Buns which we acted out. Next was Humpty Dumpty, we had fun [...]
Yesterday, the Technical Troopers organised a Digital Dress Down Day to raise funds to further support digital learning in Mid Calder Primary School. Our pupils were challenged to dress up as a character from an online or digital game, an emoji or a piece of technology. Thank you to everyone who took part and donated. [...]
"OUTDOOR PLAY is among the greatest gifts we can give our children; and healthy, adventurous and curious children are among the greatest gifts we can give our communities."
To celebrate Education Scotland's National Digital Learning Week, our Technical Troopers have been working extremely hard to make a #digitaldifference in Mid Calder Primary School. They have delivered lessons across all stages of our school, teaching our pupils how to use a range of digital tools to enhance their learning. P3 received a lesson on [...]
This week we have been continuing to explore and develop our digital learning. Some children were using the iPads to scan QR codes to unveil which well being indicator character was hidden. Displaying confidence and leading their own learning, they were able to demonstrate to their peers how to do this. We have enjoyed learning [...]
To develop our understanding of the well being indicators the children created names for them one being 'Active Alfie.' We spoke about how we keep ourselves active during nursery by taking part in enjoy a ball sessions, sticky kids and our outdoor activities. We know that this is a good way to stay fit and [...]
Have a look at the adventures our nursery children are having in the outdoors and in the local community. We regularly visit our school wilderness area, where we use our senses to spot the changes in season, identify mini beasts and also use our numeracy skills to count the daffodils! We are also gaining confidence [...]