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05
MAR

Yesterday was World Book Day. P5 and P5/4 worked very hard. Everyone led their learning and chose how they wanted to complete each task. We are super impressed with the creative ideas and different formats used to complete all activities. Excellent examples are shown below.

05
FEB

This week you have produced some amazing work. You have learned about equivalent fractions, written diary entries based on a historical figure and designed your own theme park leaflets. You even created detailed maps of your theme park which many of you did electronically. Keep up the good work .

22
JAN

This week both P5/4 and P5 have worked very hard⭐️. They have created fact files on their favourite animal, learned the bus stop division method with remainders and engaged in live quizzes. They were set a challenge to create a model from recycled materials and to build a sustainable house for the three little pigs. ... Continue reading "P5/4 & P5 ⭐️⭐️"

12
JAN

PE Daily Challenge - Day 47 For today's challenge from Mrs Davidov of @MidCalder_PS & @KirknewtonPS you will need a toilet roll, some upper body strength and good core stability ⚖ How many times can you alternate between plank and press up position without dropping the pic.twitter.com/IFT2CjGnZI — West Lothian Primary PE Network ... Continue reading "Daily Primary PE Challenge"

12
JAN

Hello everyone, Today we are starting a new activity challenge. The Active Fun 2021 Challenge. In this competition we will play against the other houses and against other schools. This is a friendly competition but we want to try our hardest to be as active as possible. Have a look through all of the information ... Continue reading "January 2021 Active Fun Challenge"

18
DEC

Well done to everyone who contributed to our first virtual Nativity Assembly.

18
DEC

This morning we held our usual virtual Assembly on TEAMS, however today's assembly was very different as it was our first Nativity Assembly which was led by the pupils of East Calder Primary School. The Christmas Story was told by pupils from every class and we think that our P1-7 pupils did a fantastic job! ... Continue reading "Whole School 'Nativity Assembly'"

16
DEC

A massive 'THANK YOU' to our secret helpers who came in to the school playground last Friday to cement down the beautiful painted stones which our pupils and their families did during Lockdown. We were delighted to see the finished result and are sure that you will agree that they have done a fantastic job. ... Continue reading "Lockdown Painted Stones"

26
NOV

I was delighted to receive this message by email today from our P6 class. Our school are working on developing reading skills and we have purchased some puppets to help the younger pupils understand the skills we are learning about. Our pupils in P6 have come up with the great idea of creating videos to ... Continue reading "P6 - Learners Leading Learning"

23
NOV

P5/4 really enjoyed book week. As a class we decided on activities that we would like to do. We learned about different authors and created fact files on them. We also designed characters and book covers and retold fairy tale stories by giving them our very own twist.

05
NOV

East Calder Primary School is supporting Children In Need Day by inviting pupils and staff to wear something sporty and/or spotty to school on Friday 13th November. Any donations for this charity will be much appreciated P7 pupils will collect donations on the day.

03
NOV

Following on from the new guidance issued, face coverings will be worn by adults in school when they are in communal areas shared with pupils. We ask that parents and carers still continue to wear face coverings when collecting children from the school grounds. Thank you for your support.