On Monday 13th May four of our P6′s, Emily, Saskia, Joseph and Neil, went to the Scottish Parliament to represent East Lothian at the Scottish Euro Quiz Finals. Upon arrival the Law team had a tour of the parliament, had lunch in the conference room and then the quiz began in the main debating chamber.
There were three rounds; the first an individual, a group language round and then a pairs round. Iain Gray, our local MSP, supported our team throughout the competition. After all three rounds the finalists were announced. Congratulations to Craddlehall for their victory,they beat St Leonards in the final buzzer round. All afternoon in North Berwick we were watching and on the live webscast in our classrooms; shouting our support at the screen.
There was a final photo in the lobby like a real photoshoot. The team felt it was a great experience. Emily’s favourite part was the tour and learning the Scottish inspiration behind the parliament building. Everyone felt that debating chamber felt smaller than it looks on TV.
We were all so proud of our team and all of the work that they put in to prepare for the event. Huge congratulations.
First we had to interview 3 residents about North Berwick. Then we tallied all our results as a class. After we tallied everything we changed it into bar graphs for another homework task. Then in class, we made a bar graph on the computer with Datasweet. Then we made a pie chart.
Michael W p5b
The group have arrived safely in Pitlochry after a great drive up (and no-one was sick!). They have claimed their beds and are exploring the hostel. Let’s hope the weather warms up a bit for them.
The group has had a great time and the weather has been kind. They left Pitlochry about 3.45pm and expect to be in North Berwick at 6.30pm. We’re sure they will be looking forward to telling you all about their experiences!
Our Danish visitors arrived yesterday morning at Edinburgh airport on time but a little sleepy from their early start. They had to catch a train to get from Langeskov to Copenhagen and were up at around 2.30am to start their journey. They are now settled in their home for the week – Innerwick Field Studies Centre. Yesterday afternoon they had a tour of Innerwick Primary School – thank you Mrs Gordon their Head Teacher for coming in to school on her holiday to show them around. Today they are off to Edinburgh, accompanied by Miss Thomson, and have an action packed day with a bus tour, visit to the Castle, Mary King’s Close and Dynamic Earth. Tomorrow they meet their P5 hosts for a Danish breakfast and spend a day at Law Primary. Photos coming soon!
If you have any old newspapers that you are finished reading, please could you send them in to school, it would be much appreciated.
Mrs Lewis (5B, 2/3)
Following on from our successful Spring Clean, both inside and outside the school, the Eco committee would like to encourage us all to continue the campaign. This time we are setting you the challenge to litter pick……at home. Have a go! Is there anyway that you can help to tidy up a part of your house? Who do you think is the worst offender? Can you find evidence? Tell us about your experience, leave us a comment.
1st May 2013
A group of P5 and P6 pupils will be selling some home made cupcakes and 2nd hand toys and books to raise funds for a trip. The selling of the cupcakes will be limited in the first instance to P4-7. The table top sale will take place in the school playground during breaks and also at 3pm in the infant area playground. On the 1st May you may want to send your child to school with a little of their pocket money to buy a toy or cake to support this group.
Iain Gray visited us during science week and taught P4 and P5. He mentions this lesson in a recent article he wrote for “The Scotsman”. Our pupils were complimented : “They were hugely enthusiastic and impressively knowledgeable…”
See the article below.
Keep paddlingNot as easy as it looks
Click on the link above to see the article in the John Gray Newsletter about Law Primary 5 work with the archaeology team from East Lothian. Well done P5 you have made the news.