P3a Learning Log Friday 11th May

This week in maths we had a number line and put halves and quarters in the right places.

In health and wellbeing we coloured in a person and wrote lots about how to stay healthy. We said we need lots of sleep, exercise, healthy food and we need to keep clean.

In topic we put parts of the human body onto Kendyll in the right places!

In literacy we learnt about comparative adjectives and wrote sentences. Here are some examples: I’m happier than Tymi because he lost his beautiful girlfriend! I’m the quietest in the class.

I need to get better at spelling. (Erskine)

I need to get better at writing more. (Dan)

P3a Learning Log 20th April 2018

This week in maths we learnt that a fraction is a part of a whole. We played games with halves and quarters.

In literacy we learnt about collective nouns like a bunch of roses and we did a worksheet

We were practising the Skeleton dance and we liked it.

We did art too. The art was painting fruit and we were all good at it.

We learnt about the body and how many bones we have.

We were practising the fruit song and we did a good job.

We need to get better at spelling.

We need to get better at our listening.

We need to get better at our behaviour.

Rory and Jackson

Learning songs and rhythms with the NYCOS lady.

Number of the day:

Practising cursive handwriting:

Rory and Jackson

P3a Learning Log 15th March

This week in art we drew a Charles Rennie Mackintosh picture and it was fun.

This week in maths we played a fun game and it was about graphs. We had to answer questions by pressing on the correct bar.

In spelling we wrote our words and wrote three sentences and I wrote my words in alphabetical order.

This week in topic we went to the library and looked up facts about John Logie Baird.

We also learnt about different Scottish foods that we haven’t seen before like tablet, cranachan and stovies. The teacher says they’re all delicious.

I need to get better at the maths starter. (Mohab)

I need to get better at using more adjectives. (Dan)

Dan and Mohab

Do you like our Charles Rennie Macintosh chairs?

Learning about Scottish food

Working together on poems about Scotland

Spelling practice

Homework presentations

Mohab and Dan

P3a Learning Log 8th March 2018

This week in maths we learnt about picture graphs called pictograms.

This week in literacy we learnt about sentences and that sentences must have verbs, capital letters and full stops. We also learnt when to use question marks and exclamation marks at the end of sentences.

This week in maths we did a new maths starter and we timed ourselves.

In topic we learnt about traditional Scottish clothing like the kilt, brogues, jabot and sgian dubh.

I need to get better at spelling and Nina needs to get better at using capital letters.

Courtney and Nina

Homework Presentations:

Maths starter:

Learning about traditional Scottish clothing

Nina and Courtney

P3a Learning Log 8th February 2018

This week in topic we were learning about Greyfriars Bobby. We watched some of the film about Greyfriars Bobby. Bobby’s master was a night watchman. Bobby stayed beside him all the time.

In maths we learnt how to tell the time. We learnt o’clock, quarter past, quarter to and half past.

In big writing we told an Alien where to go in Scotland and what famous buildings to visit.

In P.E. we did gymnastics. We learnt how to do forward rolls and backward rolls and we climbed the climbing frame.

Nina got the P.E. award for the gymnastics block.

Comic Book Heroes came again and we learnt how to record our voices. It was fun.

Robyn & Kendyll

Recording our voices for ‘Comic Book Heroes’

What’s the time?

Maths starter


Drama: Interviewing Robert Burns

Homework tasks: shortbread and a model of the National Monument of Scotland

Zoe and Kendyll

P3a Learning Log 2nd February 2018

This week in writing we created a story about a monster and Erskine’s was called Stonna and Finlay’s was called Huge Tuffy.

This week in literacy we learnt about adverbs. They tell you more about verbs.

In maths we learnt about time and we are OK at it.

In P.E we played games with a parachute and it was amazing!

In topic we learnt about Greyfriars Bobby.

This week we learnt how to draw superheroes with Helen and Michael, a cartoonist.

We need to get better at spelling and not moving off green on the chart.

Our wish is to go on a trip to the castle.

Erskine and Finlay

Parachute games

We designed superheroes with special powers to challenge bullying.

Spelling practice

Our mythical water creatures

Erskine and Finlay

P3a Learning Log 18th January 2018

This week We had a great week because Generation Science came and we did cool experiments to make a fizz.

This week in topic we learnt about cool places to go in Edinburgh and Scotland, like the castles and Ben Nevis.

In art we made tartans and we coloured Scotty dogs and thistles.

In literacy we learnt words ending in -er, like longer and smoother.

This week in maths we learnt about units of time and we did a worksheet. We learnt how many days are in a year and a leap year. There are 365 days in a year and 366 in a leap year.

We need to keep working on our spelling.

Dan and Kian

Generation Science

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Maths Starter


Addition using a number line


Dan and Kian holding William, the Roslyn Chapel cat and his passport!


Learning numbers in Spanish

P3a Learning Log 11th January 2018

Happy New Year!

This week we made New Year’s resolutions. Mine is to exercise more and Zahra’s is to eat vegetables.

In maths we learnt about money and giving change from £1 and 50p. We played a Toy Shop game in class.

This week in topic we learnt about Scotland. We wrote down what we knew and some questions.

In .P.E. we learned gymnastics and we climbed the climbing frame. It was good fun.

In literacy we learnt how to use a and an. When the word begins with a consonant, you use a and if it’s a vowel, you use an.

Robyn and Zahra

Planning our topic.

Maths starter- making 24

Gymnastics in action

P3a Learning Log 22nd December

On Monday this week we had our Christmas party. Here we are in our party clothes. We did four Scottish dances and played games.

On Tuesday we wrote Christmas stories and drew pictures to go with them. We read our stories to the class.

Amy is the P.E. star of the class for the dance block. Here she is with her trophy. Well done, Amy!