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07
FEB

We managed 10k this week making our total so far 172k. We had a visit from Makey Makey on Wednesday this week. We are going to work with them creating music for the next few weeks and then giving ... Continue reading →

07
FEB

Today we launched unit 7 of Building Resilience: Get Active This unit explores the themes of: Being active is not only good for the body but also for the mind I have a range of hobbies and interests that I ... Continue reading →

07
FEB

To celebrate Scotland Loves Languages week, Primary 7 were invited to join several other primary schools in attending an event at West Calder High School on Friday 7th February. When we arrived, we were excited to be invited to partake ... Continue reading →

28
JAN

After almost 15 years of working in our nursery, Mrs Clark is leaving us to enjoy retirement. The staff and children of Kirknewton primary and nursery are going to miss her terribly but wish her lots of luck.

09
JAN

Over the next few weeks, literacy in Primary 7 will focus on storytelling, both oral and written. This will link into National Story Telling Week which this year takes place on 1st - 8th February. As part of our plans, ... Continue reading →

08
JAN

As part of our learning about the World Wars, Primary 7 today came up with a Plan for Peace which we think might help to prevent future world conflict. Current world leaders may want to take note of the ideas ... Continue reading →

06
JAN

Take part in the Big Garden Birdwatch 2020! How will you #BigGardenBirdWatch? Get ready for 25-27 Jan. Sign-up today to request a FREE postal pack or take part online. www.rspb.org.uk .Once you've signed up, you'll also get FREE access to Big ... Continue reading →

17
DEC

We sent away 3 posters so hopefully we will receive 3 sports kits in January!

17
DEC

As part of our topic on the Romans, we made shields and helmets. We practiced marching as Roman soldiers and doing some drills like the turtle and the orb. Look at our serious Roman faces!

10
DEC

P5 have been enjoying learning all about the Vikings. This topic is pupil-led so where the topic goes is up to them. The children learned about Viking clothing and dyed fabric using onion skins and other plant substances as the ... Continue reading →

25
NOV

We have been learning to tell the time in P2 and this week we took our maths learning outside. We worked together to make a class clock and then we took turns moving the hands to tell o'clock and half ... Continue reading →

25
NOV

Primary 1 and Primary 2 tuned in to Author's Live as part of our Book Week Scotland activities. The programme celebrated 20 years of the famous picture book The Gruffalo, with readings in Scots and Gaelic. We enjoyed listening to ... Continue reading →

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