World Book Day takes place on Thursday 1st March but as we have PE and swimming we will be celebrating it on Friday 2nd March.
To celebrate the books we love and to share our enjoyment of reading we are going to have a Book at Bedtime themed day.
Information letters will go out tomorrow with further details.
Today we began developing our understanding of fractions and the key language associated with it. We went back to basics and had great fun cutting up plasticine eels. The lesson was all based around a story.
The key langauge included: equal parts, denominator,half, three third parts, quarters, fifths and many more. The children used their eels to compare sizes of fractions and write some new learning facts.
We began to look at Fairtrade today during assembly and asked the question – What is Fairtrade? Thankfully Pablo the Super-Banana was able to tell us more about it in his short video. If you would like to watch the video and discuss it further please click on the link below –
Pablo the Super Banana
This week we have asked all the children to keep a look out for the Fairtrade logo and if possible bring in 1 piece of packaging with it on. We hope to display these altogether and generate conversations around the products origin.
If you have any Fairtrade experience or expert knowledge, please let us know, as we would welcome any visitors in to talk to the children.
Today we had our 5 Star Gold Award assembly. We were delighted to award Amica and Joshua the award for this week.
Amica was given the award for always taking a positive approach to her learning and always trying her best.
Joshua was given the award for trying something out of his comfort zone and achieving success. We were all very proud of him and his swimming!
Archie enjoyed telling the whole school about his trip to Hibernian FC this weekend. Thank you to Archie’s dad for sending over some great photos. We also had a look online at some of the professional photos captured on the day.
It looked great fun!
We look forward to seeing you all back at school tomorrow. Just a reminder that we have PE and swimming.
Science club will also be running after school from 3-4.30. Mr Elder is away on business so Mrs Beattie will be running the session for the next 2 weeks.
Davy will no longer be doing the school bus run. Peter McCabe will be driving for the remainder of this week and next. Thereafter Lynda MacFarlane will be at the wheel of the school bus.