Gardening club met yesterday for the first time in 18 months to say goodbye to our 4 P7 gardeners. We finally got to try out the fire pit and it was really lovely to see everyone again. Hopefully it won’t be too long until we can re-start gardening club😁

NOTE FOR P7 PARENTS:

The P7 leavers assembly is available on Google Classroom for you all to watch. Please ask your child to login using their Chromebook details. Enjoy.

The P7s had a super day at Fairburn and they all behaved so well and set a great example for Millbank. Well done to them all 😃 and a lovely day for it too 😀.

P5/6 still enjoyed their sports afternoon even if it was slightly different to usual.

Well done for creating your own potted sports!

We had great fun on sports day last week and everyone did a great job!

The children have had a lovely couple of weeks inside the classroom and outside enjoying the sunshine. We have been so busy with lots of learning including; gardening, data handling, phonics, writing, reading, mental maths, money, fractions, division and P.E. The children loved their first sports day on Wednesday and enjoyed their activities and races. There was great excitement this morning when we realised a butterfly had emerged, and then another one after lunch!

Well done boys and girls I am so proud of you for all your hard work, you are all making such good progress. I am looking forward to another busy week next week!

Miss Laing

Looking at groups of numbers (the beginning of multiplication)
Magic cauldron addition!
Using concrete materials to explore fractions
Money game
Mental maths game
Can you make a house for a mouse? Learning ou/ow
A lovely house for a mouse!
Our own birthday pictogram
Another morning activity
Counting outdoor objects and tally marking
We all re potted our bean plants and sunflowers outside and they have been doing well! The children have also helped with some weeding
Practising for our sports in the gym hall when it was rainy
‘Egg and spoon’ relay
Dribbling the ball
Our beautiful painted lady butterfly!

A massive well done to the boys and girls in Rainbow and Sparkle for a fantastic sports afternoon. There were lots of smiles to be seen and everyone joined in brilliantly!

We had a lovely time on Monday afternoon taking part in Sports Day. We worked in groups to create potted sports activities that would challenge the other groups. We also took part in sprinting, relay and skipping races. Here are some pictures of the day.

The children have been enjoying lots of the learning with Miss Douglas and myself over the last few weeks. Alongside our usual phonics, reading, numeracy, arts and crafts we have been learning about living and growing things, including growing our own sunflowers, bean plants, pumpkin and caterpillars!

We have also been learning about the United Nations Rights of the Child and have been talking about the right to education, nutritious food and clean water. The children enjoyed sorted out things into things we need and things we want.

We have been getting outside as much as possible for the daily mile and P.E. and looking forward to some hopefully sunnier weather in the coming weeks.

Miss Laing

The cow jumped over the moon, learning oo
Learning the ‘th’ sound
We had been losing so many teeth and learning the ‘th’ sound so Miss Douglas helped us make tooth fairy flags for our bedrooms!
Practising our common words on the tuff tray
Finding buried treasure in the sand! (Common words)
Making our heart words (words we need to learn by heart) out of playdough
Making common words out of hama beads
Sorting our needs and wants
I made a poster about things we need and don’t need!
Using watercolours to paint spring flowers
Our sunflowers!
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Millbank Crescent
Nairn
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