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Week 5 at the Shieling Project

A glorious day for our trip to the Shieling Project. Today, we took on the role of ecologists and investigated various eco-systems to explore the biodiversity present. We got our charts prepped in An Talla and then explored the grassland, woodland and the bog to compare the various living things present there. A super day …

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Week 4 at the Shieling Project

It was great to get back to the Shieling Project today. The children thoroughly enjoyed opportunities to throw snowballs at each other throughout the day as the Shieling Project had a small covering. Adults required to take cover. We returned to the logs today after the weather standing in our way last time. After some …

P6/7 Health and Well-being

In class tomorrow we will be starting our new Health and Well-being topic.  To start this topic, we will be looking very briefly at kindness and the impact of cyber-bullying/ struggles with social media as this is something very relevant in today’s society and it is an important part of the Scottish Curriculum. To help …

Thursday 6th February

Another excellent day of learning in Primary 6/7. We progressed in netball this week to attacking and defending using some conditioned passing drills and games. We focused on our reaction time and ensuring our team members were ready to receive their passes allowing us to score/gain a point. This afternoon some groups were able to …

Week 1 – The Shieling Project

We are safely on the bus and have just departed for Milton. We’ve had a FANTASTIC day at the Shieling Project. All of the children were a true credit to the school and to their parents/carers. The weather wasn’t always on our side but the children demontrated true perseverance, resilience and determination. I am very …

Thursday 30th January

We continued to develop our netball skills this week in P.E. We worked on an overhead pass and revisited the other types too (bounce and shoulder). We discussed why it’s important in netball to be able to pass accurately within a team and when each type of pass would be appropriate. Here are some photographs …