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P4d know how to make their diet a balanced one. We took this knowledge to make our own fruit smoothies and slush-drinks. The class prepared the fruit safely by themselves. Well done P4d!
Today P4d found out about the structure and function of the kidneys. Mrs Gillanders came to dissect one for us too! Kidney structure: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/anatomy-and-physiology-of-the-kidneys/5370.html Kidney function: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/human-kidney-function/4182.html
We found out how to pass a ball properly during our football lesson yesterday morning.
As part of Dunbar Primary School’s health week, the P4 classes took part in a fantastic dancemat session!
P4d’s Pupil Council reps, Natalie and Olivia, would like to say a big “thank-you to the children and parents who baked and bought cakes!” The Pupil council made £533.35 at their bake sale and all of the money has went towards Comic … Continue reading
At last P4d’s time has come for swimming lessons! They start on Thursday 7th April. Please bring your swimming trunks or costume and a towel. You do not need to bring money for a locker and the swimming teacher has … Continue reading
This week is Dunbar Primary School’s health week! What have P4d been up to? Monday: lungs/the effect smoking has and mental heath: self esteem and image. Tuesday: rugby, fruit/vegetable tasting and gym Wednesday: football and dance mat session Thursday: making … Continue reading
Today P4d were finding out about the function and structure of the lungs. The class then looked at the effect smoking has on these vital organs. Real lungs: www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/anatomy-and-physiology-of-the-lungs/5373.html Gas exchange diagram: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bitesize/science/organisms_behaviour_health/life_processes/revise4.shtml Effect of smoking on the lungs: www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/the-effect-of-smoking-on-the-lungs/2266.html
P4d have been learning all about angles. We can name some types of angle and we can also estimate angle sizes up to 180′. Estimating angles game: www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2numeracy-tools.html#angle
The P4 classes enjoyed hearing Lari Don discuss how she gets her ideas for stories and how she edits her books. They also loved hearing a little excerpt from her first book, “First Aid for Fairies and Other Fabled Beasts.”