Monthly Archives: March 2019

STEM

Pupils’ STEM challenge was to create a structure that was strong and stable with a particular focus on building from a good foundation. They used a variety of materials to test out their theories.

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Spring Chicks

On Friday 22nd March we were really pleased to have the opportunity to visit the chicks again to check on their progress. Quite a lot had changed since we last saw them – in that there were two new additions … Continue reading

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The Big Pedal

Raasay Primary School has signed up for Sustrans’The Big Pedal’ which is running from 25th March to 5th April. This is the UK’s largest interschool’s cycling, walking and scooting challenge. This is a nationwide initiative whereby children, parents and staff … Continue reading

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Otto, Ebba and Family

On Tuesday 19th March we were pleased to welcome Otto, Ebba and family for an afternoon to meet us all and get familiar with the school and its surroundings. Otto and Ebba will be joining us for term 4 and … Continue reading

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Walled Garden Orchard

On Friday 22nd March, pupils were invited to plant some of the fruit trees in the new Orchard section of the Raasay Walled Garden. As you can see – the Garden was a hive of activity. Pupils were also able … Continue reading

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Letter Writing

The focus for letter writing this week in P2-4 was to write a letter of invite, applying the skills of letter layout, structure and handwriting. Pupils decided to invite some community members to the school for afternoon tea on the … Continue reading

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Finger Warm Ups

Every morning pupils in P2-4 start the day with a ‘Finger Warm Up’ activity which helps to warm up their motor skills and prepares them for the day of learning ahead. The activities include lacing, peg boards, threading, cork board … Continue reading

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