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STEM work shop

On Thursday P7 went to the Edinburgh College to a STEM workshop. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. There were 5 activities and the first activity was rocket cars. We had to design a car that would go fast…

Fun outdoors with Class 4

Class 4 set off for Vogrie last Tuesday, to build dens and learn about lighting fires. We worked well in small groups, listening to each others’ ideas and suggestions, and being prepared to compromise to reach our goals. We’re looking…

Moorfoot Medal and More

This week class 4 has been working hard doing all sorts of things including French. We have been writing sentences about us and drawing colourful frames to put them in. Since we have been focusing on our writing we have…

Cycle of Life at the Zoo

Class 4 recently took a trip to the zoo to learn about the cycle of life. They learnt about how animals and humans go through their stages in life and what happens as they grow up and mature.It also helped…

HAPPY NEW YEAR

Happy New Year everyone, it’s 2018 and what have we been doing? Class 4 have been going to a Powering Up course all about renewable energy,.This was our 3rd time going to the National Mining Museum. We practised our Scots…

December Celebration Assembly

Lots of pupils received awards for being Maths Magicians and Rocking Writers at our recent Celebration Assembly. Certificates were also presented to children who had shown qualities linked to the school’s vision and values, and to those who had achieved…

Pantomime and Power in Class 4

In class 4 last week we did a workshop about solar power at the Mining Museum. We got mini solar cars and tried to move them using solar energy, it was hard. It was a very fun experience and everyone…

Busy Week For Class 4

This week in class 4 has been extremely busy. First of all a lady called Gillian Cousin came in to help us make a documentary about Moorfoot area. We got an option for a group, the groups that you could…

Barbapapa, books and football

Hello, last week class 1 and 4 got together to create our own characters based on a french cartoon called Barbapapa. Furthermore we also made books to go along with our characters for class 1’s library. It was very interesting…