October holidays

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Thank you for your kindness and hard work this term.  Mrs James and I wish you all a happy and restful autumn break.

See you on Monday 29th October.  P6/7: Please remember your indoor shoes!  🙂

 

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Cross Country — 2018/19 Glenurquhart Primary News

We had a wonderful morning today at the SHSAA Cross Country Championships with the P6-7 children. Everyone put in an excellent effort and were delighted to represent their school. It was the first competition for a few of our team and everyone encouraged, supported and cheered on each other. Shannon finished 3rd out of over […]

via Cross Country — 2018/19 Glenurquhart Primary News

P6 watercolours

Today the P6s learned some basic watercolour techniques: how to do a flat wash, a gradual wash and a wet-on-wet painting.  These techniques required precision and speed.  Most of the boys and girls were quite pleased with their results.

Outdoor Learning this Thursday

P6/7M will be spending Thursday morning at Urquhart Bay Wood (“The Cover.”)

Please ensure that children are sensibly dressed for damp, muddy conditions.

If you can be a parent helper for the morning (9.30-12.30) please let me know as soon as possible!

Miss Mullin 🙂

Loch Insh DVD

We received the Loch Insh DVD in the post today, and watched it this afternoon.  It contains about 15 minutes of footage from our residential trip.

If you’d like a copy (priced at £5) please let me know by Friday.

Please find a note about the Loch Insh DVD here: P7 Loch Insh DVD note

P6 Baking Skills Academy

P6 had great fun making rock cakes yesterday as part of the baking skills.  They particularly focused on their weighing – getting to know what quantities look like, measuring – leveling off spoonfuls, breaking an egg and learnt how to rub in.

Comparing solutions

P6/7M LOVE the Countdown numbers game – we play it regularly.  Sometimes the pupils even manage to beat the computer!  It is a great way of practising the four operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.  Lots of learning takes place when we ask pupils to show and explain their strategies for getting as close to the number as possible.

 

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