Last week Primary 2/3 went to the National Museum of Scotland. We took part in an Ancient Egypt workshop and had the opportunity to explore the Egypt gallery. Have a look!
Don't Stop Us Now- we're having such a good time! This term, Primary 7, 7/6 and 6 have been working extremely hard to prepare for their upcoming show, Schools Will Rock You, and it's guaranteed to blow your mind!! Our amazing pupils have been busy learning songs, memorising scripts, creating posters and tickets, selecting scenery, ... Continue reading "The Upper Area Will Rock You!"
P3 were curious to find out what had happened to their mummified apples. Were they the same? Did they look any different? Did they smell any different? P3 have been learning about all things Egyptian and had previously learned about the the mummification process and how something called 'natron', helped preserve the body for afterlife. ... Continue reading "Mummified apples in P3!"
P5 have been engaged in their learning this term through their save our seas IDL this term. Their favourite tasks so far have been creating seascape textured art, exploring a range of different media to create an image. They also learned about the angers of plastic pollution and demonstrated this by adding plastic to sea-creatures. ... Continue reading "#saveourseas"
Primary one have been working hard over this term to learn about the 7 different describing bubbles (colour, shape, number, position, texture, doing and size), using our new whole school writing resources. We have been using and choosing different bubbles to help us describe ourselves, our class mates and different objects. Last week we went ... Continue reading "P1 Descriptive Writing"
Primary 4 have had a busy term so far and have loved learning all about the journey of food through their Field to Fork IDL Context. The highlight of our IDL has to be our class visit from Jennifer from Scotch Kitchen. We were able to share our learning with Jennifer and also cook Moroccan ... Continue reading "Ready, Steady, Cook with P4"
Primary 2/3 have loved learning about how and why the pyramids were built as part of our Ancient Egypt IDL. The children had the opportunity to build pyramid using different resources. We had to think carefully when we were building to make sure that each layer was smaller than the one before. This helped to ... Continue reading "Primary 2/3 become pyramid builders!"
This term in P6 the children have enjoyed our 'Tinkering Table'. This learning station has provided them with opportunities to investigate, design, plan, invent, create, rebuild, and construct. The children have enjoyed experimenting, exploring and taking apart objects safely using appropriate tools. P6 have been using screwdrivers and other equipment to get inside the objects ... Continue reading "Tinkering in the Top Block"
This term, P7/6 have enjoyed creating artwork inspired by Andy Goldsworthy. We spent time researching and discussing the shapes, colours and materials that he uses in his work. We then spent time in the school grounds looking at the resources available to us. We planned how we might use natural materials to incorporate art techniques ... Continue reading "Outdoor Art with P7/6"