Category Archives: Literacy

Expressive Arts

We have been learning about different artists. This week we looked at pictures by an American artist called Georgia O’Keefe. She liked to paint pictures of flowers using hot and…

Reading together

This term we have been learning to share books with each other. When we go to the reading corner we can choose to read by ourselves or read to each…

Rivers and The Water Cycle

As part of their Geography Explorers topic, The children in P6 have been learning about rivers and the water cycle. We made models to show what we learned and to help…

Celebrations in P3E

This term in P3E we have been learning about different celebrations. We have learned about the Hindu festival of Diwali, Thanksgiving and St. Andrew’s day. We learned about the story…

Sunny Candles 4 U – Coming Soon

P6 and p5/6 have set up a business called Sunny Candles 4 U.  We will be making and selling a range of scented and coloured candles in order to raise…

Our new class

P3A have had a super start to the term. We’ve been working hard practising our phonics. We have learned about alphabetical order with our Mr Men topic and have started…

Summer Reading Challenge

Get ready for the 2015 Library Summer Reading Challenge! The Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge Scotland takes place in all City Libraries again this year with the exciting new theme…

Literacy in Primary 2a

We wanted to share some of the literacy activities we complete on a daily basis in class.  We really enjoy our literacy carousel as we can move to each station…

Making Bread

In the language Unit, we have been exploring the story of the Little Red Hen. In the story, she made some bread so we thought it would be a good…

Kidsspell.com

Why not have a go at using Kidsspell.com to support spelling work at home.  Simply add your child’s weekly spelling words to a ‘custom list’ and they will instantly have…