Posts From April, 2020

Learning in Lockdown

Here are some photos showing all the learning that is going on at home during the lockdown! Everyone is working really hard, on the things sent from school and also doing lots more as well. Here are just some of the things going on.





Peedie Olympics project


Helping out at the farm, learning all the jobs a farmer does.


Making boats after learning about the story of Jesus calming the storm in RME



Surveying seaweed at the beach in science

Planning a picnic for 5000 people, after learning about the story of Jesus feeding the 5000.


Experimenting with ice.


Making posters to encourage people to look after the environment.



Bag the Bruck at the shore


Researching Scottish medieval castles


Learning about the water cycle.




Creating art from Nature

Making a new outfit for a doll






Learning French and Spanish


Recognising numbers and dressing up.



Exploring buoyancy in Science.


Helping out with the animals on the farm.

Looking after the new chicks


Experimenting in science and technology.

Creating a wormery.

Working together on some puzzles.


Making Harry Potter dens and castles

Making a nesting box.


Cooking and Climbing

Useful links while working at home

Please find a list of useful links to use at home if you would like some extra ideas. An email will also come to children each day with specific tasks, these can be accessed if you wish.

A book to explain Covid-19 to children.

Ideas for the Nursery and Preschool children

Old Bear Stories

Number time

Coronavirus Story


Literacy and English


Maths Full of investigations, problem solving and maths games to play. - for P2 – 4 children who have their own log ins. variety of maths questions aimed at Primary 7. Printable maths games for various ages. Printable maths puzzles for different ages.

Technologies  Dozens of toys to make from things you’ll find around the house.  Computer science coding course with a series of tutorials for ages 4 -13.4  A variety of one hour coding activities, e.g. make a flappy bird game, make music with Scratch, code images, animations and cartoons. - STEM starters.

Modern Languages     Learn vocabulary in French or Spanish for dozens of topics. Each topic has a short lesson, 10 games to practise the words and then an online test. Some topics can have vocabulary put into sentences.

Social Studies Choose a geography topic to find out more about. Produce a model to show what you’ve learnt. Pick a history topic and use this website to start your research. Produce a PowerPoint to tell others about your topic. Click on a month then on a date to find out about a special event, religious celebration or famous person every day of the year.

Expressive Arts

Do some still life drawings of things you see around your house. Paint a landscape. Make a Zentangle. Make an Easter card. Use items found around your house/garden and lay them out on the carpet/grass to create a picture before photographing it and putting it up on SeeSaw.

Practise the violin every day.

Make your own musical instrument from things around the house.

Learn a song of your choosing, and try creating a dance to go with it.

Health and Wellbeing Learn the NATO phonetic alphabet.

Try some home workouts, there are lots on YouTube, including Joe Wicks who streams a new one weekdays at 9am

Learn some dances with Oti Mabuse, she has created a lot of child friendly dances and streams a new one every day at 11.30am


General Curriculum


Alice production

The children and staff all did brilliantly, pulling together our Alice production a week and a bit early. Well done everyone!

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