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King's Park Primary School



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 [...]

Primary 6

09

Feb

2018


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P6A in the news!

This week in maths we explored line symmetry and created symmetrical pictures of famous landmarks in Europe.

Primary 6

09

Feb

2018


P6 Camp Experiences

Three weeks ago we went to camp. It was amazing!

Primary 6

02

Feb

2018


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P6A’s Weekly Wonder

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 [...]

Primary 6

22

Dec

2017


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P6A News Update

This week in P6A we had our Christmas party.

Primary 6

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 6

15

Dec

2017


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News in P6A

This week we have created some icy pictures to fit with the weather!

Primary 6

08

Dec

2017


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Our news in P6A

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 [...]

Primary 6

08

Dec

2017


P6B Literacy Week

Last week in p6b we were making lots of posters about our Scots poem – The Rickety Bus and a Scots dictionary. Isla Buggy Lots of parents came in to class to see us work. Liam Flynn

Primary 6

07

Dec

2017

Primary 6

30

Nov

2017


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CHRISTMAS DATES AT KING’S PARK 2017

Christmas Dates parents 2017 (v2)

Primary 6

24

Nov

2017


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P6A News

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 [...]

Primary 6

17

Nov

2017


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This week in P6A

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.

Primary 6

10

Nov

2017


P6B news

We are all enjoying taking part in our Rugby training and our rainforest project.

Primary 6

10

Nov

2017


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Breaking news: A new tribe discovered in the Amazon!

This week in P6A we have been thinking about the indigenous people who live in Rainforests all over the world.

Primary 6

27

Oct

2017


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P6B- This week’s Learning

On Tuesday, we started going to rugby and we played touch rugby games. We had 5 teams and we played against each other. We all enjoyed playing.

Primary 6

25

Oct

2017


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Rainforest Animals

In Primary 6 we have been investigating what animals live in the Rainforest.

Primary 6

25

Oct

2017


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Measuring length!

In P6A this week we have been learning to use and read measuring equipment.

Primary 6

23

Oct

2017


Playground PALs Ready to Go!

Playground PALs enjoy final training session working with Primary 2 and 3.

Primary 6

09

Oct

2017


Home Grown Potatoes

P6 are pictured here eating some of King’s Park’s home grown potatoes! We made posters to tell everybody how good they would be! 

Primary 6

01

Jun

2017


P6A HWB Week

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.

Primary 6

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 6

24

Mar

2017


Daily Mile

All of our P6 pupils are taking part in the Daily Mile. At least it was a good day today!!

Primary 6

24

Mar

2017


Sumdog competition

Well done to all of P6A for competing in the Midlothian Sumdog competition this week. Three of our pupils came in the top 50, Maya, Elena and Fazan with Kenzie coming 1st overall!

Primary 6

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 6

01

Dec

2016


Literacy Week in P6A

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.

Primary 6

12

Oct

2016


Science Week in P6A

We are learning about friction and air/water resistance in class this week. Here are some photos of us at work this week.

Primary 6

07

Oct

2016


Rugby Festival Fun

Some of our P6 and 7 pupils got the opportunity to take part in a Rugby Festival in King's Park today.

Primary 6

04

Oct

2016


Success at the Swimming!

P5, P6 and P7 pupils represented King's Park at today's Swimming Gala.

Primary 6

27

Sep

2016


Cross Country at Vogrie

P6 and P7 pupils represented King’s Park Primary at today’s Cross Country event.  It was another successful day for KP as we came in second.  

Primary 6

09

Sep

2016


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PALs – Playground Activity Leaders

The Health and Well Being Committee have begun recruiting PALs for our playground.

Primary 6

05

Aug

2016


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Writing our news

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