Global Goals Day
We watched a video about the Global Goals. We learnt that there are 17 Global Goals.
One goal we learnt about is Zero Hunger. We had to do a task on: Don’t waste food. We drew our ideas on a plate. We talked about trying not to throw food in the food bin at school. We need to think about taking smaller portions, not being so fussy and eating what we need. It was a good idea to try compost, donate food to charity and think carefully about what our bodies need to be healthy.
Exercise keeps you fit. This means I can do more things. Becoming more active like walking and cycling helps our environment too. We talked about all the ways our school promotes Global Goal 3: Health and Wellbeing. We looked at pictures of healthy/unhealthy people and how this made us feel.
I was sad to learn that people were homeless due to flooding from icebergs melting.
Icebergs melting are affecting the polar bears.
Some countries are becoming hot.
We can help the world by not wasting electricity, recycling and not throwing away plastic.
It is important to think smart. We should try and use electric cars and not cut down our forests.
We had a fun filled day today!! We were all excited about our day out at the beginning. Time flew away as we participated in a variety of activities. Below is a snapshot of what we got up too.
We were at Ness Bank Church in the morning. Rev Fiona showed us around and told us some fabulous facts about the church.
Next we went to – The Scottish School of Forestry in the afternoon.
Emma “I liked doing the science experiment. It was fun because I saw the colours change.”
Ryan – “I liked it all. I can not pick a favourite activity as I liked everything that we did.”
Vanessa – “I liked planting the trees the best. It was fun digging the holes and putting the plant into the ground. I liked patting thje the soil around it to keep it safe. It was interesting to learn about trees.”
Aiden – “I liked all the school trip but if I had to pick one thing I liked the most it would be standing up in the pulpit in the church. I said hello to everyone and was pretending to act out.”
Nicole – I liked planting the trees because I had to collect the wood chips for my group’s tree. We scattered these around the planted tree.”
Stewart – I liked the forestry craft station. We made a necklace and get to take it home. ”
Louisa – “I liked making the bird nest. This is a kind act to do.”
Holly – “The best thing was when we made a wooden necklace.”
This morning P1-3 received a visit from Allan’s Road Safety Magic show. He used magic to show us how to cross the road safely. He told us that we need to Stop, Look, Listen and think before we cross the road.
‘I really liked the trick that mixed up the balls to fit the colours of a traffic light.’ Kyle
‘I liked the part when we saw how to cross a road using a crossing.’ Emily
Thank you again for coming to visit us Allan.
What an amazing afternoon we had completing our House Challenge.
This term it was the Osprey’s turn to creatively come up with our problem solving activity. They wanted to hold a competition to do with baking.
James: “We picked baking as we do not normally do this. We wanted to make the challenge different and interesting for all the children in the school. I was surprised at the outcome of the challenge as all teams made an amazing design.”
Lexie: “It was a lot harder than you may think. This is because we had to deal with crumbly cakes and runny icing. However, our team did a trophy which looked fabulous. We did well to run and organise our team to make a picture perfect design.”
Buzzards were the Best
The Buzzard’s Captain and Vice Captain allowed each of their members to create their own cakes to show off their individuality. They then created a giant b to stand for Buzzards. The Vice Captain went on to explain this was to show the importance of their team. While the Captain, created a buzzard at the top of the B. She explained to Mrs Webb this was to show their bird as one but also as a flock. They wanted to showcase it was all about working together and flocking with each other as a team. Individuality creates the best teams.
Primary 3 have really enjoyed completing the daily challenges for Sports Relief.
- Monday – hula hoops
- Tuesday – skipping
- Wednesday – relay races
- Thursday – dance mania
- Friday – football
“My favourite activity was skipping”
“I really enjoyed the relay race”
I loved that there were different activities each day”
Holm Super Stars
Well done to all our Cross Country Teams.
What a fantastic achievement as all of our teams came home with a medal.
P2/3 boys, P4/5 girls and P6/7 girls teams came first.
P2/3 girls, P4/5 boys and P6/7 boys team came second.
A big thank you to Mrs Foxcroft, Mrs MacPherson, Miss McIntosh, and all the other parents who helped out at Bught Park.
This week in P3 we were looking at what makes a material a condutor or an insulator . We made simple electrical circuits and tested them with different materials and recorded the results.
Congratulations for passing your breast stroke swimming lessons. Well done, for receiving a certificate to show how you had completed the Leisure Learn to Swim scheme. Well done!
The girls are in a basketball team. Last weekend they played against the Lions and Milton of Leys. They were successful in scoring baskets. Well done girls!
Well done to girls for completed the 5km run from Bught Park to the racing track at the Leisure Centre.
They received lovely medals for their effort.
Primary 3 and 3 / 4 Mindfulness.
Last week, we watched a mindful video about being positive. We saw a rain drop falling into water and then turning into a rippling wave. We talked about how this happens in everyday life. For example, when one person smiles, another person will smile.
We watched a special video today called Life Vest Inside – Kindness Boomerang – “One Day”. Look carefully and see what you can see.
Stephanie: “Firstly, a boy accidentally fell off his skateboard and someone helped him up.”
Ethan: “This boy then helped a lady cross the road.”
Ruby: “I saw lots of people helping others and being kind.”
Campbell: “The video was about passing on positivity.”
Rhys: “People were passing on kindness.”
James: “I saw a person give a hot dog to a homeless person.”
Finlay: “The hot dog stand man gave water to the person as well.”
Nicole: “One of the main messages of the video is to do nice things for each other.”
Cody: “The girl gave the lady flowers. This was a stranger and Miss Penman said she often gives her friends flowers when they feel sad.”
This is all the things we could see and remember. Miss Penman challenged us to listen to the song lyrics next time and see what message the singers are trying to convey.