Forest is a word. Forest is also a place we visit.

Today we have be working on our words. Agnes made a word.  The word was “gap”. Freya made a word which was “cat”.  Then she made a sentence which was “cat on a mat”. It felt very good to make words. We were reading AND writing at the same time and it was exciting because…

Our Plastic Turtle

Today we made our plastic turtle.  It doesn’t have a name, but it shows what really happens to a turtle when it eats plastic. Most of the time they eat fish and jellyfish, but if the come across a plastic bag and eat it by mistake, they could die. This is how we made our…

Christmas Cards from Children

Today we made some Christmas cards for the people who helped us in the show I made quite a few. After that we made little gifts to go with the cards. I made one for Fee. I sewed an F on to some sewing paper that is the first letter of her name. After we…

Eigg Primary School Christmas Play

Our play was called Night of a Thousand Lights.  The play was very nice.  In the play all of the children were in a balloon.  The balloon traveled to India to celebrate Diwali.  Then we went New York City to celebrate Hanukkah. We dressed up as angels.  The nursery dressed up as kings.  And there…

What is a text map? Let me tell you.

We have been learning how to make up stories.  One way to do this is by listening to other stories and then making up our own version. Miss Fee read a story called The Papaya That Spoke.  It was about a farmer who was hungry and he wanted to eat a Papaya.  When he went…

Water, Shapes and Festivals of the World.

Our new science and maths topic is water.  Today we have been doing a test of hot water and cold water to see which freezes first and how much ice would grow in each.  At first the hot water froze quicker and then the cold water nearly completely froze over.  The test isn’t finished yet, but…

Are you our new Head Teacher?

What we love about our school! The thing I like about Eigg Primary School is that everyone is kind and nice. I also like that the school is on an island. – Betsy, aged 8 I like Eigg Primary School because everywhere you look you see colour and smiles. Eigg is a great place to…

Inti Wara Yassi – Eigg Primary’s chosen charity

Inti Wara Yassi is a group of people helping to release animals from captivity in Bolivia.  They provide enclosures for the animals to live in so that they can get proper vet treatment for any injuries they have. Inti Wara Yassi was started by a group of disadvantaged children and young people who let free…

P1s First Blog Post

On Thursday we were counting.  We matched up number shapes with the same number of dogs of different colours.  There are six pink dogs and three yellow dogs.  The number six is more than the number three. We also did cooking with some apples from the orchard.  We made apple cake.  It was yummy.  We…

First Week back at school

This week we went to the orchard and picked some apples. There were hundreds, far more than last year. The trees were full of bright red delicious apples. We even ate some as we went. They were good! Miss Fee made a Dental Surgery role play area.  We have a dentist chair for the patient,…