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19
JAN

Yesterday, P2A and P2B went on a Scavenger hunt around East Calder. Their challenge was to find letters on our stroll and use these to make a word. We had great fun and discovered that the word was 'New Year 2022'.

14
JAN

We hope all our families had a lovely break. Primary 1 have quickly settled back to our class rules and routines and appear to be taking changes in their stride! In Numeracy this week we have been revising shape and addition, and in Literacy learning two new sounds 'j' and 'z'. Next week is Scots ... Continue reading "Welcome Back Primary 1!"

14
JAN

The children in The Hive have settled into the new year and new term very quickly. We started our workstation tasks this week and have been very productive. We now go to the Library and Literacy room daily to pick our own reading books. We take them back to the Hive, read them at our ... Continue reading "Welcome back from The Hive"

14
JAN

We have had a great time being back in school after the holiday and are fully back to our learning. We have been busy updating our art gallery wall with a variety of art types. We have looked at a variety of artists and tried to recreate our own version of their famous artworks. This ... Continue reading "This week in P4"

22
DEC

Primary 1 had a very exciting end to the term. We have listened to lots of Christmas stories this week and engaged with different craft activities related to them. On Tuesday it was our party in the hall and it was great fun! Mrs Murdoch and Mrs Forbes would like to thank you very much ... Continue reading "Primary 1"

20
DEC

Well done to all our P1-7 pupils who took part in the Sustrans 'Leg It To Lapland' challenge. East Calder Primary came 2nd place overall and will receive a 'pedal cinema' for pupils (and staff) to enjoy in January 2022. Well done to the following pupils who clocked up the most miles for their class ... Continue reading "'Leg It To Lapland' Challenge"

17
DEC

Primary 6a settled down after break today to watch our festive movie 'Nativity 2-Danger in the Manger'-this came out top in our class vote. Everyone looked so cosy and relaxed in their jammies, onesies and Xmas jumpers and we especially enjoyed the fact that this was set in a school, there were some really funny ... Continue reading "PJ and Movie Day in P6"

15
DEC

We had great fun using the scooters, learning games and taking part in an obstacle course. Look how low the limbo stick went!!!

15
DEC

P4 had a fabulous time today trying out the new school scooters. We had a great session with the instructors where we played games and even had a go at limbo on a scooter. We look forward to trying them out again soon!

14
DEC

As we come to the end of our WW2 context in 7B I would just like to say a big thank you to the members of the class who brought in their precious WW2 family artefacts. It was great for the class to see and handle these items as it really added a personal touch, ... Continue reading "WW2 Context P7B"

12
DEC

We had a very active week in Primary 1 this week. We enjoyed our visit from the SSPCA where we learned all about Scottish wildlife and what to do if we found any animals that were sick or in danger. We also went on a Santa Stroll around our school grounds and the surrounding area. ... Continue reading "P1 news"

09
DEC

P4 had a wonderful morning session with the SSPCA education officer. We learned all about their job and became rescue officers ourselves when we had to solve the problems that had happened to the different animals. We then got to do some coding and plan some sequences for our robotic animals. It was great fun!