This weeks update was constructed by Hannah, Cole, Christopher, Ellis, Zayaan, Euan, Amelie, Liam H, Beth, Scott, Hope and Keziah J
Hi everyone! This week at Kings Park has been Literacy and Languages week. We have had all sorts of celebrations such as a visit from the theatre group called Macastory. They asked some senior pupils to help them act out a story about a warrior called Finn McCool and his crew who set out to rescue some babies from some terrifying giants. They also told us how golf was invented with a story about St Andrew.
As part of our celebrations we have been learning this week about how St Andrew became the patron saint of Scotland. As part of this event we dressed up in tartan to celebrate Scottish culture.
Finally as part of our Literacy and Languages week we have been visiting the book fair and listening out for the DEAR bell. For those of you who don’t know what the DEAR bell is, it stands for Drop Everything And Read and when it rings we immediately stop what we are doing and read!
Moving away from literacy we developed our chess skills this week by learning about pawn promotion. Pawn promotion is where your pawn reaches the enemy side of the board and changes into a more powerful piece such as a knight, a bishop, a rook or more commonly a queen! You can’t turn into a king or that would make it impossible to win!
We all hope you have a great time at the Christmas Fair this afternoon and enjoy your Christmas decorating and Advent calendars!
Welcome back! – P5a
What a busy week back in P5A! We all really enjoyed our Easter holiday and spent Tuesday morning writing postcards about them. Miss Griffith then read them aloud and we played a mystery guessing game to work out who had written which postcard. The highlight of our week was the arrival of a very important [...]
Welcome back to P5b!
Dear Parents and Carers Welcome back from your Easter holidays! We hope you had a great time and are recharged and ready for the term ahead! On Tuesday we received a letter saying that Primary 5 had been chosen to design and build two small neighbouring villages in the Scottish Borders! Miss Griffith and Mr [...]
P5b and Easter
Dear Parents and Carers This week we have continued practicing for our Easter Assembly. We made our Easter props including palm leaves, posters and trying on our costumes. The palm leaves are to wave to welcome Jesus into Jerusalem as are the posters. Our dress rehearsal went well and we look forward to welcoming you [...]
Easter Assembly Practice – P5a
This week in Primary 5A we have been practising our Easter assembly. We are learning a mime to the song ‘Amazing Grace’ as well as singing some other songs. In grammar we continued to learn about collective nouns and made posters of our favourite ones. We also looked at singular and plural words. In numeracy, [...]