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King's Park Primary School



Primary 1

22

Jun

2018


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P1A

P1A have thoroughly enjoyed being buddies to the new nursery children. They have all been very responsible and have been trying hard to set a good example. They have given their buddies a tour of the school and even helped them complete tasks in order to prepare the nursery children for their time in P1 here at Kings Park. [...]

Primary 1

15

Jun

2018


P1C

P1C

Primary 1

01

Jun

2018


P1C

P1C

Primary 1

25

May

2018


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Primary One B 04.06.18

This week we played a spelling game against Ms Kennedy and Mr Thomson and we won. We were learning all about poems and had fun learning about alliteration. We came up with some really interesting poems to help us learn all about our topic on the body. We had so much fun running in the [...]

Primary 1

25

May

2018


This week in P1A

Another busy week in P1A! We had a lot of fun this week making our very own clocks and we used these to help us learn about time. The children solved problems relating to time and enjoyed using something that they had made themselves. With Mrs Key we learned more about our senses, focusing on [...]

Primary 1

25

May

2018


P1C

P1C

Primary 1

18

May

2018


P1C

P1c

Primary 1

11

May

2018


Primary One B

This week in Primary One we have been learning about subtraction during our numeracy lessons. Were looking at our spelling and recognition of our tricky words.  The children are doing well. We were practising our handwriting and looking at different ways to change the sentences in our reading book. We used three different stimuli to [...]

Primary 1

11

May

2018


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This week in P1A

This week in P1A we really enjoyed watching the Primary 6 and Primary 7 children perform Beauty and the Beast. It was a great performance and all of our class sat beautifully throughout the show. It was great to see all of the hard work that went into this from actors and narrators to the [...]

Primary 1

03

May

2018


P1C

P1C

Primary 1

27

Apr

2018


Our Learning in P1B

In Primary one this week we have been focussing on subitising during our numeracy lessons.  The children’s recall is really improving.  Well done Primary one. In Maths the children have been working with money and are looking at different ways to make different values. We have been continuing with our key words this week and [...]

Primary 1

27

Apr

2018


P1C

P1C

Primary 1

20

Apr

2018


This week in P1A

This week in P1A we made the most of the lovely weather and spent some time learning outside! The children particularly enjoyed numeracy this week. We worked on our number sequences and counting. “We liked working with P1B outside!” “We practiced our before and after numbers.” “It was fun using the chalk.” All of the primary [...]

Primary 1

29

Mar

2018


P1C

Learning P1C

Primary 1

16

Mar

2018


This week in P1A

This week the class really enjoyed learning about what sort of things we need to have in a town. We looked at what amenities Dalkeith had and then worked in groups to carefully plan our own towns. The groups chose to include features like schools, shops, train stations and houses. This was super exciting and some of the [...]

Primary 1

09

Mar

2018


P1C

As a stimulus for writing this week we used Roald Dahl’s story cards. We worked in groups to create our own stories using the cards. We worked with our learning partners to assess Miss Hoffman’s work on the board. We identified that she had sometimes missed finger spaces and had only included the first sound [...]

Primary 1

09

Mar

2018


Our Learning in P1B

In maths this week we looked at symmetry and could say if a picture was symmetrical or not. With the help of ‘The Smurfs’ clip we have been able to start learning about time. We have enjoyed singing our time and money songs to help us learn. In numeracy we were looking at subtraction and [...]

Primary 1

09

Mar

2018


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This week in P1A

This week the Primary 1 classes have all been working super hard to prepare for their very own personal talk at home and in school. I am so proud of all of P1A for all of their efforts. In preparation this, we have worked hard discussing what makes a gold ‘talk’ and what also makes us [...]

Primary 1

08

Mar

2018


P1C Stoats Competition!

P1C Stoats Competition Winners!

Primary 1

28

Feb

2018


Snow Day Learning Activities and Ideas

Please find a variety of ideas that you can choose to work on during Snow Days. Please share your learning on our Twitter feed @KingParkPS

Primary 1

23

Feb

2018


Our learning this week in P1B

This week we were lucky to have the STEAM ambassador in to teach us about construction.  We got to become builders, architects, civil engineers and surveyors.  We used fantastic materials to help us measure, build and estimate. Within numeracy we focussed on number sentences and the missing number this week.  We looked at money in [...]

Primary 1

23

Feb

2018


P1C

Learning in P1C

Primary 1

23

Feb

2018


This week in P1A

This week in P1A we were very lucky to get a visit from Helen during their STEAM (sceince, technology, engineering and maths) session. The children were able to practise skills such as measuring, estimating and weighing in a variety of fun activities and contexts. They gained an insight into the way that STEAM subjects can [...]

Primary 1

09

Feb

2018

Primary 1

09

Feb

2018


P1C

P1C Learning

Primary 1

09

Feb

2018


This week in P1A

First of all we would like to say a huge “thank you”, to the grown-ups who came to work with us at our maths and numeracy open morning! We really enjoyed having you in class and showing you some of the games and activities that we regularly do during our rotations. This week the boys and [...]

Primary 1

02

Feb

2018

Primary 1

02

Feb

2018


Supporting Literacy

Literacy Support

Primary 1

02

Feb

2018


P1C

P1C

Primary 1

02

Feb

2018


This week in P1A

“We really loved going back to the library!” “We learned how to log onto the computers this week.” “We had fun learning all about computers.” Here are pictures of some of the class during our ICT lesson where they were learning how turn on and log onto the computer – very grown up! They can’t [...]

Primary 1

26

Jan

2018


P1C

Learning in P1C

Primary 1

26

Jan

2018


P1B Learning 26.01.18

P1B had lots of fun learning about Rabbie Burns this week.  We made a collage using our gluing and cutting skills and a variety of materials. They wrote wonderful imaginative stories using capital letters and full stops. They learnt their new sound ‘ay’ this week and are doing well with their dictation. P1B also had [...]

Primary 1

26

Jan

2018


This week in P1A

This week primary 1A were very excited to visit our new library/research room! We went along to explore for the first time and learned about its purposes. “We learned how to look after the books and keep it tidy.” “We are going to learn about the computers.” “There are lots of cool seats!”     [...]

Primary 1

22

Jan

2018


P1C

Learning in P1C

Primary 1

19

Jan

2018


This week in P1A

“Our favourite piece of learning this week was about a special Scottish artist.” “We looked at pictures by Steven Brown.” “We learned that he uses lots of bright colours and lines to make his work.” “He is a Scottish artists and he does lots of cow art.” “They are called McCoos.” We are going to [...]

Primary 1

19

Jan

2018


Our learning in P1B

It has been so lovely having all the children back in class after the Christmas break. Last week we wrote some amazing stories about the Little Red Hen and revised all our sounds. They did extremely well. Within numeracy we went over our last lesson and started our maths topic on money. The children have [...]

Primary 1

12

Jan

2018


P1C

Learning in P1C w/c 08.01.18

Primary 1

12

Jan

2018


This week in P1A

Welcome back! This week we have been learning the story of “The Little Red Hen”. We used actions and picture plans to help us remember what happened in the story and we really enjoyed doing this! We tried hard to then write this story independently in our books and we have included some examples of [...]

Primary 1

22

Dec

2017


Primary 1 Christmas Party

P1 Christmas Party

Primary 1

22

Dec

2017


P1C

P1C Christmas

Primary 1

19

Dec

2017


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PlayTalkRead Bus

Benji the PlayTalkRead Bus is coming to Midlothian. The Bus will be hosting free storytelling and rhythm sessions and a range of play and activity sessions for children and their parents.

Primary 1

18

Dec

2017


P1C

Learning in P1C (week of 11th - 15th December)

Primary 1

15

Dec

2017


This week in P1A

We have had a lovely festive week in Primary 1A! We had a great time preforming the Nativity to you all and we hope that you enjoyed it.

Primary 1

13

Dec

2017


P1C Christmas Lunch

P1C Christmas Lunch

Primary 1

08

Dec

2017


P1C

Learning in P1C

Primary 1

08

Dec

2017


Primary One B learning

Our learning this week and last 04.12.17. Last week was languages and literacy week. We had lots of fun reading our new books that we got to take home. We made play dough ice cream to go with ‘Gorilla loves Vanilla’ and practiced our writing skills. We made a bar graph to show the classes’ [...]

Primary 1

08

Dec

2017


08.12.17 P1A

Another busy week in P1A! We have been feeling very festive this week and we have even had our own special visitor… Buddy the elf! He comes to see how kind and hard working we can be each day and then each night he flys back to tell Santa. Every morning he leaves us a [...]

Primary 1

07

Dec

2017

Primary 1

01

Dec

2017


P1C

Literacy and Languages Week in P1C.

Primary 1

01

Dec

2017


P1A 01/12/17

Primary 1A have had a lot of fun this week celebrating literacy and languages week! We studied the three books from the Scottish Book Trust – “Gorilla Loves Vanilla”, “The Fourth Bonniest Baby in Dundee” and “The Owls Egg”. We took part in lots of fun activities based on these books to help with a [...]

Primary 1

30

Nov

2017


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CHRISTMAS DATES AT KING’S PARK 2017

Christmas Dates parents 2017 (v2)

Primary 1

24

Nov

2017


P1C

Learning in P1C

Primary 1

24

Nov

2017


24/11/17

This week in P1A we have enjoyed learning our new ‘special friend’ sounds. “We have learned ‘ie’, ‘oa’ and ‘ai’ this week”. “We have even created words with these sounds”. We used our frog called Fred to help us with this! P1A have also loved writing about a time that they went to a party! [...]

Primary 1

17

Nov

2017


P1C

Learning in P1C

Primary 1

17

Nov

2017


Our Learning in P1B 13.11.17

We were allowed to look after Mr Fudge this week because our behaviour during huddle was excellent. We have had a fun week with Mr Fudge. We have been looking at what makes a sentence and have been looking at our key words. We have been learning new sounds and singing songs to help us [...]

Primary 1

17

Nov

2017


17/11/17 P1A

Primary 1A  really enjoyed dressing up in odd clothes to raise money for Children in Need! “We watched a clip about why we are dressing up.” “We like to help other chilren.” “We learned that it is good to help other children.” “We love Pudsey!”   We have shared a photo with you to show [...]

Primary 1

10

Nov

2017


P1C

Learning in P1C 10.11.17

Primary 1

10

Nov

2017


10.11.17 P1A

It was so lovely to see so many of you at our parent consultations this week. "We really hope that all of the grown ups liked seeing all of our hard work!"

Primary 1

10

Nov

2017


Primary One B’s learning 06.11.17

We have been learning about people who help us. We were looking at the police and the important job they do. Poor Ms Kennedy got arrested by her primary one class.

Primary 1

06

Nov

2017


P1B learning week commencing 30/10/17

We have been learning about fireworks and making firework pictures.

Primary 1

03

Nov

2017


P1 Parents Information Evening

P1 Information Evening

Primary 1

03

Nov

2017


P1C

Learning in P1C

Primary 1

03

Nov

2017


P1A 3rd November

  This week in P1A we all really enjoyed learning our new sounds. “I like using the sounds to build words.” “I like planning my writing and drawing with Miss Lyall.” This week in maths we began exploring data handling and we created a pictogram. We tried to find out which spooky Halloween costume we [...]

Primary 1

30

Oct

2017


Primary One B – Learning during week 23/10/2017

We were looking at number pattern. We looked at our three rights and did our best to follow them. We were looking at odd and even numbers. We tried to start our story with a capital letter and end it with a full stop. We looked at 3 more sounds and our tricky hat words. [...]

Primary 1

27

Oct

2017


P1C

P1C

Primary 1

27

Oct

2017


27/10/17 P1A

This week in P1A...

Primary 1

26

Oct

2017


P1 – Letter Formation Rhymes

P1 letter formations and rhymes

Primary 1

13

Oct

2017


P1C

Learning in P1C

Primary 1

13

Oct

2017


13.10.17 P1A

This week in P1A

Primary 1

12

Oct

2017


Primary One B Learning

We should eat healthy foods. We have many rights; we should follow our school rights. We talked about numbers before and after. We were learning how to count backwards and put them in order. How to draw a picture of us looking surprised. Our phonics songs and sounds. Putting full stops at the end of [...]

Primary 1

09

Oct

2017


P1 Reading Homework

P1 Reading Homework

Primary 1

06

Oct

2017


Our Learning in P1B

We have been learning more about full stops. We have been putting foods onto different plates to show our harvest learning. We have been learning our new jolly phonics letters and sounds and our tricky words. A combine harvester cuts the wheat. We have been learning about autumn. We have been adding on one more [...]

Primary 1

05

Oct

2017


P1C

Learning in P1C - 05.10.17

Primary 1

05

Oct

2017


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P1A 05.10.17

This week in P1A… “We have enjoyed learning how to say some colours in French.” “We have played games and sang songs to help us learn the colours.” “We have read the story of ‘La chenille qui fait des trous’ – ‘The Hungry Caterpiller’ in French.   “We worked hard on our writing this week [...]

Primary 1

29

Sep

2017


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P1A- 29.09.17

This week in P1A…   “We have been learning some new sounds like d, m and r” “We liked singing the songs about each sound” “We have been learning how to write these sounds correctly”   “We liked drawing pictures about a time that we were excited, we included lots of detail to help us [...]

Primary 1

28

Sep

2017


P1B

P1B

Primary 1

27

Sep

2017


P1C – 27.09.17

17.09.17 - Learning in P1C

Primary 1

25

Sep

2017


P1 Curriculum Evening Slides

P1 Curriculum Evening

Primary 1

01

Jun

2017


Early years Sports

P6 did a great job helping our younger pupils during their sports day. They really enjoyed the experience.

Primary 1

26

Apr

2017


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King’s Park Primary Telephone Line

  26 April 2017 We have a problem with our school telephone line this morning.  The engineers are working on the fault.   Please e-mail Kingspark_ps@midlothian.gov.uk if you need to contact the school.   Thankyou Mandi Pache School Admin  

Primary 1

22

Dec

2016


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Merry Christmas from P1!

P1 have been really busy over the festive period. They put on 2 fantastic performances of the Sleepy Shepherd, enjoyed their Christmas lunch and have been continuing to work hard in class! We are looking forward to the Christmas party with lots of dancing and games on Friday! We would like to wish everyone a lovely Christmas [...]

Primary 1

05

Dec

2016


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Children In Need

Thank you to all those who brought in their spare coins to make a class sized Pudsey.  Take a look at our creations!  We have been busy counting up all of the coins and we raised a whopping £685.12! We also had fun spotting the odd coin from around the World! Your Pupil Council  

Primary 1

13

Oct

2016


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P1 Science Week

P1 enjoyed learning about plants during science week.

Primary 1

06

Oct

2016


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P1 Police Visit

As part of 'People who help us' the Police came to visit and tell us about their job.

Primary 1

29

Sep

2016


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Primary 1 so far!

We would like to update you on some of the things that we have been doing in Primary 1 so far.

Primary 1

29

Sep

2016


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P1 Curriculum Evening

Hi everyone, we have attached a copy of the Primary 1 curriculum evening for you to have a look at.   Thanks, Miss Allan, Miss Lyall, Mrs Flockhart and Miss Davidson P1 Curriculum Evening. 2016-17

Primary 1

05

Aug

2016


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Writing our news

Each class will be writing their news and it will appear here.