Coldingham Primary School newsletter 4 May 17

General News

Outdoor Learning Week

The last few days have seen the children enjoy a variety of outdoor learning opportunities and experiences. The class teachers have been very creative in the ways they have ‘taken learning outdoors’. We have been considering how to use our external spaces as an extension of our learning environment. This means that, when appropriate, simply doing reading groups outside was fitting. At other times, exploring the woods or visiting the beach was the right choice. It’s been a wonderful time for pupils and staff.

Kingswood meeting for parents

We held our information session on Tuesday afternoon, during which we shared details about the upcoming P7 residential. For those parents /carers unable to attend, we will send a copy of the presentation to you via email. If anyone has further questions about the trip, please do not hesitate to contact Mr Bewsey or Mrs Tharme.

After-school clubs

Next week sees all after-school clubs running as planned, including the Athletics club on Wednesday. Please note the following:

– Monday Ukulele club finishes at 3.45pm not 4pm.

– Athletics club costs £1.50 not £1 and is for P6&7 only.

Primary 6 & 7 school nurse visit

As part of their Health & Wellbeing curriculum, pupils in P6 and 7 will be visited by our school nurse, Katrina Fairbairn, on Wednesday next week. If you have any questions about this, please speak to Mrs Tharme.

School of Rugby

Next week will be the last session of this block of rugby input. This will then be followed by the P6 Rugby Festival on Thursday 18th May (details to follow).

Dates for Diaries

Tuesday 16 May P1/2 trip to Eyemouth Fire Station

Thursday 18 May P4 Football Festival & P6 Rugby Festival

Thursday 18 May Rotakids Family Fun Quiz night, 5-6.30pm

Tuesday 23 May P5 Countryside Day

Pupil News

ELC News

Felix: I played with sticks outside in the garden; we all threw them in the tree to hit the snake!!!

Ruby: I’ve made this really big train track.

Eden: I’ve played with all my favourite friends in the home corner.

P1,2 News

I like sawing in the woods. Millie P1

I loved looking for sea creatures and we found a crab. Isla Crowe P2

I like looking at ALL the sea creatures. Olivia and Scarlett P2

I liked being at the beach and in the woods. Lyra P2

I liked the beach and I like sawing the wood to make fractions. Jack P1

P3,4 News

Beth and Rory enjoyed sketching bugs because they are so epic with great detail.

Katie and Dylan enjoyed the outdoor week because they enjoyed being outdoors.

Edie ,Katie N and Jessica enjoyed the sausage sizzle because it was tasty.

Nicole, Nikki and Anna enjoyed making the willow house because they each plant a tree to make a living structure.

Madeline enjoyed the rubbings we are making wood panelling for our classroom with it.

Sophia and James liked measuring trees.

by Ronan and Lulu😎😝😤😈

P5,6,7 News

This week we built dens in the Bogan wood using sticks, dead leaves and other materials. After building our dens in the wood we went back into the school playground where we got sausages and games to play. On Tuesday we went St Abbs to find out more about nature and why you should protect it. We also went up to the cliffs to see the birds and how many there were. There were about 43000.

Merryn & Blake

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