Lovely sunny weather (FINALLY) for our sports day! A great day had by all ☀️ 🏃🏼
Our 'In it to win it' winners for May and June!
We loved our last coaching session with coach Andy from Healthy Kids 🏐🥅🏃🏼♀️🏃🏼
Day 6 and 7 - Take a photo of the blue sky and find some wildflowers.
A great day at Castleward! We loved hunting for minibeasts and whistling with the birds. 🐦 🍃 🐜
Day 5 of our 30 Days Wild - Showcase nature on a table and discuss each item.
Day 4 of our 30 Days Wild challenge - Make a daisy chain🌼✅
Day 3 of our 30 Days Wild challenge - Look for and hold a small insect/minibeast 👀 ✅
Day 2 of our 30 Days Wild challenge - Look at the clouds. What shapes can you see? ✅
We started our '30 Days Wild' challenge. Day 1 - Feel the wind blow through your toes - place your feet on grass or mud. ✅
We loved being outside in the sun for P.E this week ☀️ Lots of fun activities with coach Andy!
Our April 'In it to win it' winner!
We loved learning about the water cycle and making our own 'Water cycle in a bag' 💧
We loved our first P.E session with Healthy Kidz.
REMINDER: Our P.E day has now changed to Wednesday.😀
Our crazy hat/hair day for Trocaire - We raised an amazing amount of money £337! Thank you to everyone who sponsored us!
What an amazing experience!! We loved the 'Wee Critters' workshop today discussing animals in the rainforests. We especially loved being able to touch and hold them. We now have lots of great facts about these 'critters'.
The Greatest Showman - This is me
Our 'in it to win it' winner this month. 😃
Today we received our reusable plastic bottles from the ECO council. "keep our oceans clean" 🌊
We loved measuring George's potion items and his grandma using a ruler (cm)
Carousel activities based on our Rainforest topic. These tasks focused on describing different animals found in the rainforest, looking and finding a range of vocabulary linked to the rainforest and creating our very own rainforest passport.
We really enjoyed our dancing raisin experiment. We used it as part of our mindfulness.
We loved segmenting and blending our spellings in our popcorn spelling game 🍿
The Morning Rush poem by John Foster - We loved reciting this in front of other classes.
World Book Day 📚
BINGO winners. Excellent 'igh' recognition.
Pancake Tuesday. We loved decorating our pancakes and of course eating them 🥞
We really enjoyed sorting 2D shapes according to the amount of right angles they had.
Our in it to win it winner this month!!
We're going on a shape hunt..... LOTS of 2D shapes to be found in our school.
We loved working in groups using persuasive language to persuade Miss O'Neill to choose our class colour.
Vertical addition using cards. We created our own sums to complete with the aid of our vertical addition template.
We enjoyed reading the story 'The Day the Crayons Quit'. We used freeze frame techniques to display facial expressions portrayed by different crayons in the story.🖍🖍
We have been using adjectives, verbs and nouns to create some silly sentences.
Our phonics bingo winners this week. Lots of fabulous new 'ow' words as well as our spellings.
Estimating and measuring water using millilitres. "I know how to measure it...I can measure it using my finger"
Our 'In it to win it' winner for January.
George sent us a letter asking for help to create a potion using millilitres. We used lots of DISGUSTING liquids!!
Grandparents Day. We loved finding out about our grandparents. Lots of love and apreciation for everything they do for us... especially those sweet treats they give us that our parents don't know about 🍫 🍭
BINGO! We love our sound bingo, lots of great segmenting and blending words.
We loved acting out our shared reading story 'The Three Wishes' to the rest of the class!
Using the BeeBot 🐝 Great use of our directional language discussing where it needs to go, whilst programming it to get from one place to the other! We had lots of fun!!
We revisited money this week. Buying specific items and working out the change that we should get back from 20p/50p/£1.
We loved using dice and playing cards to create our vertical addition sums. Lots of great adding skills and great understanding of how to complete it with carrying.
Sound of the week bingo and our winner!
We loved completing the car park survey...even if it was raining. 🚗
We designed our own cars and created them in pairs using Lego.
Ultimate Angry Birds game - focusing on our accuracy and aiming.
We love using Obb and Bob during our phonics lessons.
We have been practising our handwriting, focusing on our kicks and flicks.
We loved using our Harry Potter spell to partition numbers into units, tens and hundreds. Next stop...Hogwarts!
Lots of concentration during our phonics bingo - using words that have our sound of the week 'oa' (o)
Lots of throwing and aiming skills being displayed during this game.
Our first day back after the Christmas holidays began with a great game of 'Angry Birds' with coach Gary, we really enjoyed it.
Christmas jumper day in our fabulous Christmas attire. We are all so excited for Christmas day.
We just can't get those songs out of our heads...beautiful singers!!
Pupil of the week for the entire class for their amazing hard work during our Christmas play rehearsals.
Measuring using paper clips and pencils.
Our Prickly Hay performance....we are super excited.
George has asked us to test out ways to measure...we decided this week we would go back in time and use our 'cubit'. First we made these, then we chose things around the school to measure.
We had lots of fun making slime.
Today we worked on adding and subtracting during some 'Mental Maths' games. We had lots of fun writing on the tables.
We really enjoyed writing a recount based on a time when we were lost. We then read our recount to our partner, checking for any mistakes or missing words.
Our 'In it to win it' winner.
Today we received a letter from George (George's Marvellous Medicine) asking us to find a way for him to measure himself. We brainstormed as a class to see what he could use. We then worked in pairs to measure items around the classroom using our hands and feet.
Sorting objects in Science Starz. Transparent, translucent and opaque.
We LOVE battling our super sentences.
Below are the 8 different songs for our Christmas play 'Prickly Hay'.
I hope these will help you to learn the words. I'm sure you will have lots of fun singing along.
1. Stable hoedown
2. Working in a stable
3. Clip-clop little donkey
4. Mary's lullaby
5. Three wise men
6. If you think your not important
7. Prickly hay
8. Christmas is for you
BINGO!! We love playing sound bingo. Our sound this week is 'ch'
We have been using an abacus to partition a number into tens and units.
We loved our PAC-man balancing game today with coach Gary.
We have been using Venn diagrams to sort information.
We have been discussing man-made and natural light sources. We investigated the different light sources around our school.
Experimenting with light in Science Starz.
We have been enjoying working with money and figuring out how much change we would receive.
Practising our CVCC words and challenging our partners to spell them.
Mental Maths exercises counting in 10's. We REALLY loved the dinosaur stomps at the end.
Science Starz - Making our 5 cent coins REALLY shiny. Lots of discussion about acids and alkali.
Fun balancing activities with the coach this week
Our October 'In it to win it' WINNER!! Well done!
This week in Science Starz we put our wormery into a compost bin. We will bring our food waste from break times up to feed the worms.
We have been looking at 2 digit numbers and what they are made up of (Tens and Ones/Units).
We love our P.E with coach Gary...especially this weeks Halloween edition with zombies and witches.
We really enjoyed hot seating today!
We carried out an investigation to look at which material would be best for an umbrella and why. We made predictions about which material would be the best for an umbrella and would keep us dry.
This week we are using adjectives to describe different objects. We loved playing this describing game!
We really enjoy working on our CVC words...especially when we are doing these fun activities!
We went on a 'Material hunt' to find things made out of different materials like plastic, metal, wood, glass or fabric.
WE HAVE A WINNER!! Our first 'In it to win it' winner. Well done 😃
Week 2 - Science Starz. We were investigating eggs looking at different liquids to see which liquid would help dissolve the shell.
We love singing this song to help us remember our months of the year.
A very warm welcome to Primary 3. We have had a wonderful start to what is going to be a wonderful year.