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19
NOV

P2 watched authors live "Cakes in Space" a story about killer cakes in space that have mutated over hundreds of years and are floating around in zero gravity. The children listened to an extract from the story and listened to ... Continue reading →

16
NOV

The last 2 weeks P4 have been planning for Children in Need 2020. They have been busy making posters and decorations for the big day. P4 planned to have a dress down day with a pyjama or Pudsey theme. Everyone looked great and very ... Continue reading →

30
OCT

In our first full week back after the holidays we have been working very hard! Numeracy This week Primary One have worked hard to build on our number skills. We have been subitizing (recognising the number of items in a ... Continue reading →

30
OCT

I spent a lovely morning with all my P2 children in disguise! They all looked fantastic ! In free writing Friday the children listened to Halloween music whilst listening to Spooky music. The children had to put bones together and ... Continue reading →

30
OCT

The children were asked to undertake a STEM task linked to the story book " Tyrannosaurus drip" by Julia Donaldson. They were asked to make a bridge so the T -Rex dinosaurs could cross the "rushy river" safely. Their ... Continue reading →

30
OCT

Every day Primary 2 and myself read for enjoyment in class (ERIC) . Today we watched watched authors live for story time. The Julia Donaldson story " Room on the broom" had been translated into Scots especially for Halloween. There ... Continue reading →

26
OCT

Outdoor learning has always been a focus at Kirknewton Primary. As the weather turns colder we will continue to go outside for various lessons. Below is a useful guide for parents and carers on the appropriate clothing for different weathers ... Continue reading →

23
OCT

Although a short week the primary 2 children have been very busy reading. Every day we have been reading for pleasure during ERIC time (Enjoy Reading In Class) The class have been split into half. 1 half have been reading ... Continue reading →

23
OCT

On Thursday 22/10/20 Primary 1 finally got to take a trip to Kirknewton Park. We looked for numbers as we walked to the park and recorded them on our clipboards. Zac - I saw number 5. Asha - I saw ... Continue reading →

09
OCT

Another busy week in Primary 1! This week to continue our interdisciplinary topic 'All About Me' we learned about our five senses. We know our five senses are sight, touch, taste, hearing and smell. We took went out and used ... Continue reading →

09
OCT

Let's hear from the P4's about what they have enjoyed learning this week! Oscar: I learned in dodgeball that's it's not about winning. It's about having fun and working together! Joshua: I really liked playing dodgeball. Claudia: I learnt to ... Continue reading →

09
OCT

We Managed 10k this week making our total so far 86K. This week we having been using shading techniques to create a tropical island scene. I enjoyed this activity. Calvin We also brought our bikes to school and I ... Continue reading →