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Primary 6

01

Jun

2018


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P6A News

It has been another very busy week in P6A. In maths, we revisited multiplying and dividing numbers by 100 and explored the place value of each number in a decimal fraction. Those working on the chilli challenge began to use our knowledge of square numbers to find the square root. We explored how Louis Sachar uses [...]

Primary 6

25

May

2018


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P6A News

In writing we have been developing our persuasive techniques by creating a sales pitch for our enterprise ideas! We really enjoyed using  rhetorical questions and emotive language. On Wednesday we will give a presentation, using these ideas, to ‘The Dragons’. Our focus in numeracy this week has been mixed numbers and improper fractions. To do [...]

Primary 6

18

May

2018


Our week in P6B

A busy week in P6 beginning with the Euro quiz finals at The Scottish Parliament on Monday. Our team did so well and had some very hard questions to answer.     Later in the week, we made a good start on planning our Enterprise for this term. We have to plan activities that will [...]

Primary 6

04

May

2018


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P6A News

After researching mythical creatures, we created a functional report about a mythical creature of our choice. This made us think hard how about which literacy devices we could use to engage our readers. In P.E. we played rounders with Miss McCloskey. With Mrs Campbell we ran various sprints as trials for Sports Day and for [...]

Primary 6

27

Apr

2018


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A Busy week for P6A

This week in Science we have been investigating how we breathe. We created a model of the respiratory system – identifying the organs involved and the process of inhalation and exhalation. Next we want to find out what the purpose of breathing is! To end our topic of ‘Living and Growing’ we have been developing [...]

Primary 6

25

Apr

2018


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P6 Bikeability – Cancellation Letter

Please see attached letter regarding the cancellation of the P6 Bikeability Sessions. Bikeability Cancellation (1)

Primary 6

23

Mar

2018


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P6A at the Zoo

This week in Primary 6A we went on a trip to the Zoo! We were learning about the life cycle of different animals and got to visit loads of them. Our favourite animal was the Penguins, watching them swim and waddle around. In writing we designed a job advertisement for our ‘Dream Head Teacher’. This meant that we had [...]

Primary 6

16

Mar

2018


Euroquiz Heats.

Well done to our fantastic P6 team who won the Midlothian heat of the Euroquiz this morning! They will now participate in the final to be held at the Scottish Parliament in May! Some very excited children!!

Primary 6

16

Mar

2018


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A busy week for P6A

This week was Parents’ Evening. In preparation for it, we wrote our own reports. This encouraged us to reflect on what we have enjoyed this year, our strengths and our next steps for learning. On Wednesday morning, we had the opportunity to explore what quality education looks like with Mrs Limerick. We really enjoyed thinking [...]

Primary 6

09

Mar

2018


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P6A News

Dear Parents and Carers, This week in P6A we have been learning about similes – identifying well known similes such as ‘as fresh as a daisy’ and then creating our own.  Our favourite was, ‘as flat as old iron brew’. We also looked at how a variety of inventions have transformed over time. This gave us the opportunity to think about [...]

Primary 6

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 6

23

Feb

2018


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P6A’S WEEKLY WONDERS:

In P.E this week we have been developing our skills in dodgeball. We played a  game called ‘Gauntet’. To play the class had to split up into two teams; one team had to run through a channel filled with obstacles while the other team were trying to throw dodgeballs at them from either side. It was really [...]

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