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Monthly Archives: February 2019
P.E. this term is focusing on basketball skills in the lead up to the Basketball Festival for P5-7 in March. Pupils were learning how to control the ball, feeling the weight of the ball as it bounces and controlling the … Continue reading
As you all know – it was Valentine’s Day this week and at Raasay Primary School we learnt about St Valentine and children created their own hand-made cards and gifts for their loved ones.
We were delighted to welcome PC Nina Zielke to the school on Wednesday 13th February. PC Zielke is our liaison officer and very kindly came to give us a talk about E-safety and how to stay safe online. We will … Continue reading
Pupils in P2-7 attended a British Heart Foundation Heartstart Training event in the hall on Thursday 7th February. Pupils all received training in basic First Aid and CPR. Pupils also learnt how to put someone in the recovery position and … Continue reading
As part of science lessons, pupils used lemon juice to make their own invisible ink. After writing their messages and drying the ‘ink’ they then saw the chemical reaction taking place after heating it up to reveal the message. Pupils … Continue reading
Pupils were learning about the modern celebrations for Chinese New Year – which this year is the year of the Pig. Pupils worked out which animal represents the year they were born. Tamsin very kindly brought in some lucky Chinese … Continue reading
Alexander enjoys making his own healthy lunches. Here he is making a fantastic, hearty soup – just right for these cold winter days! Alexander has been learning all about under-the-sea creatures. What a fabulous star fish picture!
Pupils were divided into three groups – each with their own STEM challenge. One group had to create a device that would enable the user to stay dry e.g. like an umbrella. The second group were challenged to create a … Continue reading
Pupils were learning about the properties of a fire extinguisher and how the science behind it works. By mixing vinegar and bicarbonate of soda pupils were able to produce CO2 and discovered that the flame went out because the CO2 … Continue reading
Pupils were learning all about paper – its properties, how it is made and used and how we can recycle it. Pupils then made their own paper using shredded recycled paper from the office.