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13
JUN

Thanks to Conor from Morrison Construction who came in and spent the morning with us building a huge Tetrahedron! Team work was certainly the order of the day and it was great to see the class collaborating and problem solving to get the job done! The quality of the communication and decision making as a ... Continue reading "Tetrahedron building in P6"

13
JUN

Primary 6 and 7 took part in their sports day on Wednesday 12th June. We were very lucky with the weather and managed to set up our sports day in the quad and dining hall. Pupils took part in several stations including scoring goals, obstacle course and endurance run. At the end, all pupils participated ... Continue reading "Sports Day P6-7"

10
JUN

Happy Sports Day everyone!! Unfortunately, due to Scottish weather we had to move our Sports Day off the grass and into school grounds/dining hall. The pupils were very resilient and loved working hard to achieve house points for their team. They visited 4 stations outside and 3 stations inside. They completed activities like bean bag ... Continue reading "Sports Day P1-2"

31
MAY

We would like to let everyone know that we are launching FREE Book Friday. We have a large selection of surplus books that we no longer require and would like to promote a love of reading by giving them away to pupils and families. Every Friday pupils can choose to bring a book home from ... Continue reading "Free Book Friday!"

24
MAY

Our science teacher, Mrs Beattie, has been working hard with P5A on the Climate Smarter project to produce a model of an eco friendly school. The children worked in groups to produce models which included sustainable features such as wind turbines and water recycling units. Our head teacher, Mrs Stewart, had the unenviable task of ... Continue reading "A Celebration of STEM with P5A"

24
MAY

Thanks so much to East Calder Bowling Club for hosting the Community Hub this morning. We had a great time honing our bowling skills. We are so grateful you gave your time to share your skills with us. We definitely have some budding bowlers who are keen to start bowling as a hobby. The refreshments ... Continue reading "Community Hub visit to East Calder Bowling Club"

23
MAY

Well done team 4 who cleaned out our class gerbil today. They made sure to work as a team to get all parts of her cage clean for her to use. We always remember to keep some of her bedding to ensure she has a familiar scent when we return her to her cage.

22
MAY

Well done to our Primary 6 Netball team who showed enthusiasm at the West Lothian wide championship today. Our P6 team worked hard against 11 other P7 teams and bagged 10th place. We are very proud of their performance and hope they all enjoyed your first netball competition !

17
MAY

P2 had a wonderful time at Edinburgh Castle on Thursday this week for our class trip. We have been learning about Scotland and looking at castles and the different defences that some castles had. We learned so much about Edinburgh castle, it was brilliant!

16
MAY

As part of our Social Studies context P6 have been investigating the features of an election and the work of our representatives at both a local and national level. They are developing their understanding of how a democracy works and are discussing what the rights and responsibilities of citizens in Scotland are. To assist us ... Continue reading "Parliament Visits P6"

08
MAY

Congratulations P6 for a great day out at cross country today. All the staff who attended with you were so proud of the positivity and you all cheered your friends on. Everyone worked really hard on this tough race and I am very proud of each and every one of you. Well done to Paul who ... Continue reading "Cross Country P6"

08
MAY

Congratulations P6 for a fantastic effort at the Cross Country event today in Polbeth. You all did yourselves proud with everyone completing the course. It was great to see you all cheering each other on. Great sportsmanship! Special mention to this superstar who managed to finish 3rd. Considering there were 5 other schools competing that ... Continue reading "Congratulations! P6 Cross Country"