NEWSLETTER MAY 2011

 

SCHOOL CLOSURESPlease remember school will be closed on Thursday 5th May, Friday 27th May, Monday 30th May and Tuesday 31st May 2011.

Primary Five 'Build a Boat' Investigation

Our 'Build a Boat' Investigation

Primary Five children have  been working on the topic of Water and as part of this investigation each group was asked to build a boat that was powered, was waterproof and that could float.

Red Nose Day in Primary 1

As part of a fun way to raise money for Comic Relief, the Primary 1 class had a 'Fairytale and Superhero Day' on Friday 18th March.  We raised £100 for children who may not be as fortunate as us and we are very proud of ourselves !

Our Homes

P2 have been learning about "Our Homes."  We enjoyed identifying different houses around our school environment. We also wrote letters to our friends and posted them!

Wizard of Oz

We're Off to See the Wizard, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz!

The Key Stage 2 children have been working very hard for the past two months practising for their production of the Wizard of Oz. Every pupil in P5, P6 and P7 has played an important part in making our musical a roaring success.

Primary 4 Make Soda Bread

Primary 4 ended Term 2 by making War Time Soda Bread!  We discussed the simple ingredients used, measured these and enjoyed making the dough.  The most enjoyable part of all was eating it with butter and jam when it was cooked!!

Primary 6 Roman Day

 On Thursday 24th March, P6 acted as Romans for the day.  The children arrived at school in various costumes with teacher and teaching assistant both in Roman attire.  The P6 classroom was host to a variety of goddesses, soldiers, senators, rich Romans and poor slaves.  After having learned about Roman clothes the children were able to apply this knowledge to the costumes

NEWSLETTER APRIL 2011

 

Easter Ballot  Please remember the Easter Ballot will be drawn on Wednesday 13th April 2011.  Tickets should be returned to your child’s class teacher before this date.  Thank you for your continued support.

Primary 6 Visit the Trade Fair at Downshire

On Tuesday 22nd February, Primary 6 children attended a Young Enterprise Trade Fair at Downshire School where they were able to participate in selling and buying goods produced by a variety of local primary schools.

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