Category Archives: Numeracy

Windfarm research

Pupils in S1 Social Subjects are investigating wind farms and deciding for themselves whether this is a useful and beneficial form of renewable energy. Once the class have made their minds up, each pupil creates a banner, a leaflet or … Continue reading

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BBC School Reporters

Our BBC School Reporters met again today to continue their discussions and research. The group have set themselves a series of daunting challenges for School Report Day on 10th March and are learning how to manage their time and each other in … Continue reading

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The Hundreds

The non-fiction section of the Library is arranged in numerical order using the Dewey Decimal Classification system. Dewey has ten sections, each with a different hundred. Sciences are 500s, Literature are 800s and so on. There are signs to mark … Continue reading

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Toy Theatre

It’s got a silly name, but there are some excellent wee activities and games for art, music, reading and maths at the Toy Theatre site. Have a shot at Drum Beats, Spirals, or Matisse’s Pieces.

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In the day garden

Some of the 2nd year pupils are using part of their visits to the LRC to create posters for the Sensory Garden. First, pupils learned about haiku, a kind of Japanese poem, with the following outline: first line = 5 … Continue reading

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