Category Archives: P1/2

P1/2 and P2 Roots of Empathy News

P1/2 Miss McDermot’s class and P2 Miss McArthur’s class completed their Roots of Empathy program with instructor Mrs Harris-Toner. Each week the children enjoyed getting to know Baby Alan and seeing how he was changing and growing. We connected with our Roots of Empathy family through wonderful photos, videos, news and voice messages sent by his mum Jordan.


The lessons gave the children an opportunity to share their feelings and experiences. The children’s especially enjoyed the art activities and thinking of their wishes for Baby Alan as he grows up. Last week the children were delighted to receive their well deserved certificates. 

Libraries Summer Reading Challenge

Fountainbridge Library, and all the Edinburgh libraries, will be hosting the summer reading challenge in the coming weeks.

Aimed at 4-11 year olds it’s a great way to keep that reading going and to have fun in the holidays.

Full details on the below documents.

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Proud of Scotland

Dalry Primary all united to watch Scotland on Monday and while the result wasn’t what we wanted the children were proud of seeing Sotland represented on the big stage.

They also got a mini pie and a mini pint (of fruit juice!) at half time.

Let’s hope Scotland can qualify still and good luck to all our families and staff supporting other teams in the tournament.

Busy week in P1/2

Another busy week in P1/2!We’ve been using our numicon in maths to park on ordering and have also started addition. 
Our caterpillars have been eating a lot and have formed cocoons. Sadly one of them died but he was buried in our playground. 
We have transferred them to our net and are keeping a close eye on them, waiting for the hatch into beautiful butterflies! 

Letter Regarding Updates to COVID Procedures for Schools

Please click below to read a letter regarding Updates to COVID procedures in schools.

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Generation Science and P1/2

P1/2 were very lucky to take part in an online workshop courtesy of Generation Science. We heard the story of Ella who could feel her voice “wobbling” when she spoke or sang. We explored vibration and sound and had a go at making some animal sounds ourselves. We created a Seagull Squeaker and a Squirrel Shaker. The children worked in pairs to create them. They had a brilliant time!

Outdoor art for P1/2

P1/2 explored form in our outdoor art session last week. The children worked in groups to take turns drawing each other’s outlines using chalk. They then filled the outlines with colours and drawings reflecting what they feel is important to them. 

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Intended Learning Newsletters Term 4 2021 (All classes)

Find and click the link below to access your class’ intended learning newsletter for this term.

P1

P1/2

P2

P3a

P3b

P4a

P4b

P5

P5/6

P6

P7

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If you need support to read this webpage or online letter via translation into an additional language please contact the translation service using this link https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/languages