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15
JAN

PE Daily Challenge - Day 50 For today's challenge from @MrsReidPE you will need two plates & a pair of balled up socks Can you develop your coordination, focus & concentration by throwing the socks from one plate to the other? How many catches can you make in 30 seconds? pic.twitter.com/vKJNnq8SR4 — West ... Continue reading "Primary PE Daily Challenge"

13
JAN

PE Daily Challenge - Day 48 Today's challenge from @pewithmrmillar is all about dynamic balance. You you will need 5 balled up pairs of socks & a tub. Can you balance the socks on a different body part each time whilst moving the socks from one end of the room to the tub? pic.twitter.com/iRzdmTC1CH — ... Continue reading "Daily PE Challenge - Mr Millar"

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"

07
DEC

In Primary 2A, we have been learning about pirates as our Topic. We were very excited to receive a letter from a real pirate who is going to help us with our learning. We decided what we would like to learn about pirates and some of our questions have been answered in the interesting non-fiction ... Continue reading "Aargh Primary 2A!"

07
DEC

Good afternoon everyone, Please see below for our new sounds this week. We are learning "igh" and "y" and some pupils are also continuing to practise CVC words. Please support your child to read and write the words in their list. One of the activities the children have enjoyed the most in class is going ... Continue reading "Primary 2A Phonics"

07
DEC

Good morning, Please find attached our new sounds and spelling for this week: 'igh' and 'y'. Some of our children are practising cvc words for spelling but all are learning the new sounds for this week together. Please support your child to practise reading and writing these words at home. Try to focus on sounding ... Continue reading "Primary 2/1 - P2 Phonics and Spelling"

07
DEC

Good morning, Please see below our second sound for this week: 'ou' and 'ow'. Please support your child to practise reading and writing these words at home. Try to focus on sounding out to blend the sounds together. If the children are confident reading and writing the words, they may wish to write sentences with ... Continue reading "P2B Phonics Sound 7th December"

05
DEC

Dear Parents and Carers, Primary 2/1 have been working hard this week and are also very excited about the Christmas period (and a special daily visit from a mischievous Elf called Jingle). Numeracy Primary 2s are learning about Arrays and finding different ways to experiment with this using the Smartboard, counters, whiteboards and Numicons. ... Continue reading "P2/1 Learning"