About Primary 7
Teacher: Mrs Bairner
Number of Pupils: 25
Topics: Term 1 - Animals across the continents (animal behaviour, survival and adaptations)
P.E. Days: Mondays and Wednesdays
RCCT: RME and Music (with Miss Gray)
Welcome to Primary 7
Every pupil in P7 has a lead role in a P7 committee.
P7 committees include House and Vice Captains, Yearbook Committee, Playground Squaddies and the P7 Web Crew.
House and Vice Captains will organise house events and competitions.
The yearbook committee will plan and organise the P7 yearbook.
Playground Squaddies will plan and organise playground games for the younger children.
P7 Web Crew will be responsible for writing future P7 updates on the class page of the school website.
P7 pupils also buddy Primary 1 on Thursdays.
All P7 children have been provided with a homework folder and homework diary. Homework will usually be given on a Monday and due for Friday. Please check your child’s homework diary. Homework will consist of spelling, maths and a literacy task.
A Numeracy Support Booklet is available to help with Numeracy homework. It can be accessed on the 'Information' tab at the top of this web page.
Mrs Bairner will run a 'maths surgery' for P7s on Wednesdays at lunchtime, This will not operate as a 'school club' and will be exclusively for P7 pupils in the P7 classroom until such time as we have permission to re-start clubs.
Friday Fives -
9th October 2020
1. Ask me how to do division with remainders (using decimals).
2. Ask me about the ending of our class novel 'Holes'.
3. Ask me some 'fun facts' about my chosen animal.
4. Ask me about my fitness scores in PE.
5. Ask me to demonstrate how to access and use google classroom.
Term 1 - August to October
We have a busy term in P7.
Here are just some of the learning experiences this term in P7:
Maths: Place Value and Rounding, Large Numbers, Integers, BIDMAS, 4 processes (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division)
Literacy: Reading - Novel study (Holes)
Writing - linked to our class novel and class topic
Talking and Listening - debate skills
Expressive Arts and ICT: linked to class topic
Social Subjects: Animals across the continents
Science: Animal adaptations, behaviour and survival
Health and Wellbeing: Emotional Health / Emotion Works
RME and Music will be taught by Miss Gray on Thursdays.
PE - Tennis
We have been working on our tennis skills. We are learning different shots such as backhand, forehand and smash. We have also been playing mini tournaments and rallies.
Animals across the Continents
We are learning about animals across the continents. We chose to do paintings of animals that were in danger or in their natural habitat. Some examples were: polar bears on cracking ice, penguins stranded on ice and koalas surrounded by bushfires.
By Gabriel and Connor (The web crew)
We designed an animal themed product or accessory such as a stationery pot, a candle holder or a mobile phone holder. We then created our product using air-drying clay.
Novel Study - Holes
We are doing a class novel study on the book 'Holes'. We have been analysing the characters in the book. In this task, we had to use interesting words to describe the warden's character then find evidence and quotations from the book to back up our opinions.
Our Class Charter
We have been learning about the 'Rights of the Child'. We created our class charter based on our rights and our responsibilities.
In maths, we are learning about written and mental methods of long multiplication. We have been doing different activities such as Tarsia challenges. In a Tarsia, you need to find a question, work out the answer and then match the question to the correct answer to form a shape or a chain. Look at the examples below.