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Our Topic Learning

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Our topic in P2 at the moment is “Our Community”, so we’ve been learning all about Craigmillar. We’ve visited local places of interest such as the White House, Craigmillar Castle, Jubilee Park and the Library. We decided to clean up our local area by doing a litter pick. We loved learning all about the castle, we were particularly thankful to the wonderful P7s who taught us lots of interesting facts. We’ve learnt about local artist Andrew Crummy and tried to produce some of our own artwork inspired by what we saw. Keep your eyes peeled for more photos 👀

Maybe you could ask us some questions about Craigmillar at home to see if we can show off our knowledge 🤔

Christmas in P2

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Christmas at Castleview is such a special time. We enjoyed a lovely period of festivities in P2 and took lots of photos to document them. We also worked our socks off to produce a wonderful Nativity performance that we were really proud of, we hope you enjoyed it too!

We had great fun at the pantomime:

We danced till we dropped at our party!

We even got to meet Santa 🎅🏼

P2A Term 2 Update

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Here are a few updates and photos from our second term in P2:

We learnt about religious festivals. When we learnt about Diwali we made lots of crafts and even appeared on STV News!

We enjoyed more play:

We enjoyed a Road Safety Magic Show 🎉

We went to went to a Craigmillar Book Festival event at Niddrie Mill where Kate McLelland read us her story “There was a Wee Lassie who swallowed a Midgie” 📚

We went on a sponsored walk for Children in Need 🚶🏼🚶🏽‍♀️

We kept working hard in Maths and Literacy ✍🏾

We invited our parents and careers in to launch our Read, Write, Count bags 📚

P2A Term 1 Update

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Here are a few pictures from our first term in P2:

We learnt some British Sign Language with Marina 😃

We got creative during play:

We learnt about 2D and 3D shapes and made models using some of the shapes we’d learnt about:

We also got to take part in a Karate taster session: