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25
FEB

We have linked all our Literacy tasks this week to celebrating Fairtrade Fortnight. We consolidated any previous learning we had surrounding Fairtrade by looking at a reading comprehension on Ethical Trading. This also allowed us to embed our knowledge of different question types, something we had looked at previously. We then completed a research task ... Continue reading "Fairtrade Fortnight P7/6 and P7"

06
FEB

Another busy week both in the classroom and at home. Linking to our Scottish Tourism context both classes have been using their research skills to learn about Scotland. They have been looking at its culture, landmarks and Geography. Using their knowledge of different genres they created a poster demonstrating how Loch Lomond was formed. We ... Continue reading "Remote and Class Learning P7/6 and P7"

25
JAN

Can we start by saying how impressed we have been with both P7 and P7/6 during their Remote and Classroom Learning. Really engaging with every task and demonstrating great perseverance and resilience. We are very proud of your efforts. Last week we covered a wide range of outcomes and activities including What features and organisation ... Continue reading "P7 and P7/6 Remote and Classroom Learning"

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"

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.

09
OCT

We did it! A massive congratulations to all the pupils for completing this challenge. The children showed determination and resilience while running their laps. Some individuals where even able to go beyond 2.6 miles! Each class was presented with a certificate to keep in their room as a reminder of their achievement. Well done! ... Continue reading "London Mini Marathon Challenge"