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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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!!
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
It has been another really busy week in P6A! Here are a few of the things we have been up to. Art We learned about the famous French impressionist artist called Claude Monet. We then created work inspired by his piece ‘The Water Lilly Pond’. It was fun to mix different colours and use different [...]
This week in P6A we have been researching the Bass Rock to enter a writing competition open to the whole of Scotland. The winner will be visited by STV news and receive a free school trip to famous Bass Rock!! We also planned our Christmas party in groups and then pitched our ideas to the rest of the class. It was difficult to plan for everything we wanted [...]
This week in P6A we have been creating tribal masks for our topic, the Rainforest. We used paper mâché and paint to decorate our artwork. In P.E. we made up our own versions of the Haka which we will perform with our masks next week. On Monday we thought about ‘food miles’ – how far our food has [...]
This week in Primary 6A we have been comparing and contrasting our life in Scotland with other places in the world. In maths we have been learning different strategies for division. On Friday we dressed up in odd clothes to raise money for CHILDREN IN NEED. Here is a picture of our whole class.
P6A have had a great week taking part in sports and activities that make us think about our health. We visited the bowling club on Wednesday and had great fun taking part in some games set up by the members. Here are a couple of photos of us.
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
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
P6A were busy during Literacy and Languages week using texts in many different ways. Here are a few photos of us reading in class and using picture books to find interesting and exciting vocabulary to share.