Kinnoull Primary School

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Primary 3



Here are some of the children’s reflections on what we have been learning this week:


We have been practising the songs for the nativity in the church. Keris


We’ve been making and trying on our costumes for the nativity. Amy


We played a game on the smart board about tiling shapes. Lexi-Lou


We’ve been doing our class charter. Callan


We’ve been writing about our Nativity. Aaron


We made tiling pattern with the shapes. William



Reflections on this week’s learning in p3


We were learning about smelting. It means that they are burning the iron from the rock. Veer

We have been learning about how many sides different shapes have. Amy

We were learning how to make paper snowflakes. Amelie

We were learning about Boudicca and what she did. Oliver

We’ve been sewing with Nats. Niamh

We were writing an adventure story about Flat Stanley. Mairi

We were learning the actions to our sewing for the Christmas show. Rishi

We were painting Celtic shields. Lexi-Lou

In PE we were doing human dominoes. Ailsa D

We were learning to do the Flying Scotsman in P.E. Mark



Today P3 have been looking at Celtic art and we attempted our own Celtic knots…this was really quite tricky but lots of us tried really hard to draw one.

We are making Celtic shields this week and we are drawing our own celtic design on them. Look out on twitter for the finished products!

We have been practising our Christmas songs for the nativity and we have enjoyed rehearsing with the p1,2 and 4s this week.


This term we have been focusing on descriptive writing. We have read the poem The Marrog and we created our own Marrog monsters. We have recently been reading Flat Stanley and today we have started to write our own adventure stories for Flat Stanley. These will be included in the learning logs so you will be able to read them soon.

We have finished learning about time for maths. We are moving on to learning the 3 times table and counting in 3s. We will also be starting to look at 2D and 3D shapes.






Primary 3 have been working hard in maths on addition and subtraction skills.

In language, we have been using critical literacy skills to extract main ideas from texts, working out meanings of challenging words and finding evidence of inference.

In spelling we have been learning new activities to help with the words we are practising this week. These activities have included ‘bubble letters’, ‘ missing consonants, ‘backwards words’, ‘rainbow writing’ and ‘blue vowels’.

In art, we are using line and form skills to draw twigs, leaves and trees.