Please could you check with your child whether they have the following essential items in their pencil cases at school: writing pencils, a rubber, a pencil sharpener & a glue […]
P3 is expecting a visit from a paramedic this week, to tell us about what they do and how they help people. This is our second-last visit from/to the emergency […]
Welcome back from our wee unscheduled, snow-enforced days off . Although, given you were probably trudging through the snow to work or struggling to get work done at home and/or […]
P3 are doing a piece of extended writing this week, allowing them to show us how they have got on with their targets and allowing us to see what might […]
Welcome back, everyone! We hope that everyone had a relaxing break. It definitely seemed a little lighter in the morning today. Our Emergency Services Topic continues this term. All classes […]
We would like to say a HUGE thank you to everyone who came along to our technology sharing event last week. It was great to see so many people there […]
Today, we had a visit from the police! Don’t worry – everyone has been behaving themselves and nothing has been stolen. Three police officers visited the P3s as part of […]
P3’s Emergency Services topic is focusing on fire just now. We are looking at a bit of history, with the Great Fire of London and how fire has been used […]
Happy New Year to all families from all of the P3 team – and thank you very much for the kind gifts we received for Christmas. Now that we’ve been […]
. . . and we’re all about fun and games and Christmas/Winter craft in P3, so there’s not much to pass on this week. The one important thing we do […]
. . . to need glue sticks! With all the sticking in of homework, spelling words, story plans and now some Christmas craft, we are very low on glue sticks. […]
This is a message for all Comiston Road families: School jumpers, shirts, trousers, shoes, water bottles, lunch boxes, winter hats — “you name it we got it!” – – – […]
We are so proud of our Ski teams for fantastic work yesterday at the Boyd Anderson Edinburgh Schools competition at Hillend. The Novice team – Seb (P3), Nicholas (P4), Ruben […]
Building on their work on multiplication, P3 have started learning about division this week. During P1 and P2, this was known as “grouping and sharing” and we are still using […]
This week we are lucky to have visitors from the Lyceum coming to work with the P3s as preparation for our trip to the Lyceum to see “The Arabian Nights”. […]
Now that we have said goodbye to RLS and the pirates, we’ve made a start to our new topic: the Emergency Services. Today, we had a visitor from the RNLI […]
Today we had our Sharing Assembly about Talk Things Over for P3 – P7. The enthusiasm and excitiment of children who wanted to share their worry monsters was overwhelming. The […]
To round off our topic on Robert Louis Stevenson, P3 are having two special events this Tuesday. We are going to visit the grave of RLS’s nurse, Cummie (Alison Cunningham), […]
This afternoon, P3C and P4C worked together to create worry bags as part of our Resilience unit ‘Talk Things Over’. Children had lots of fun creating their bags, talking and […]
This week, P3 are learning their two times table. After lots of work on arrays in Primary 2, they are making great progress already. We are working on understanding that […]
For all the P3B parents/carers, grannies, grandpas, aunties, uncles, brothers, sisters and friends who didn’t get to see our assembly today, here it is in video form. Apologies for the […]
The Jewish festival of Sukkot was celebrated from the 4th to 11th of October this year. We are a wee bit late to the party but this week P3B will […]
Welcome back to school – we hope you all had a great holiday! And don’t forget that the clocks go back this weekend. With all this coming back and going […]
P3 are working very hard this week, revising and checking up on what we have learned in Literacy and Maths this term. They will have definitely earned their holiday by […]
This week, all of the P3s will be working in pairs in their classes to make maps of treasure islands, each pair making one square of a map. You will […]
The cat is out of the bag (or the suitcase, in this instance) – R.L.S. is Robert Louis Stevenson! P3’s homework has brought lots of evidence that our mystery case […]
There has been much excitement in P3 as the mystery case has been opened. Inside, we found a picture of a man, a get well card and what looks like […]
Here is this week’s P3 plan. As well as all this learning, it is Maths Week Scotland and the P4s will be dropping in to tell the P3s about the […]
Here is this week’s “child-friendly” plan for P3. We share these plans in class with the children on Monday mornings and often use it to review the week’s progress on […]
On Monday, P3 took a trip into town on the last day of the festival. Author, Paul Linnet, and illustrator, Sue Hendra, not only told us all about […]
Today we were lucky enough to have the chance to explore the back of an ambulance. We had great fun discovering what was there and how things worked!
On Tuesday 21st March P3 enjoyed a visit from Generation Science. We were doing Marvellous Magnets. What fun we had learning about magnets and their poles.
On Thursday, World Book Day, P4C celebrated by launching their class initiative – the ‘SMPS Book Nook’. P4 sourced rugs, cushions and most importantly books for this corner which will […]
Yesterday P3C were learning to use chalk and oil pastels effectively to create pictures of flowers. We are very proud of the results.
P3C made bookmarks using scratch art to celebrate World Book Day. We enjoyed sharing books and reading them together with P7C.
We had lots of fun hearing about ‘Life as a Member of the Policeforce’ and we learnt alot from our visitors.
As part of their ‘Emergency Services’ Topic, and to be prepared for all eventualities, the P3s have spent time practising phone-conversations with 999 operators.
Ahoy, Me Hearties! Please scroll down and Avast Ye some of the photos from the fantastic Pirate Party that P3 had last week – and read some of the lasses’ and […]
What a glorious summer’s day to celebrate the end of the summer holidays, and it was very exciting to see everyone again today, welcome some new families to the SMPS […]
SMPS Art Gallery – Summer 2016 exibit curated by Mrs Moore and Mrs Smith
Our whole-school ‘Making a Difference’ initiative this year is centered around ‘Fair Trade’. Primary 3s and 4s have decided to create fair-trade bags as part of their learning about fair […]
The ‘lost and found’ box in the main building at Comiston Road is overflowing again! We have numerous school sweatshirts, water-bottles, PE kit, shoes and even a sleeping bag! These […]
The City of Edinburgh Council Sports Development Team are running a Multi-Sports Holiday Programme in the Summer Holidays. Bookings are now being taken. The programme consists of 4 Multi-Sports Holiday […]
Our P3 classes visited Gorgie City Farm last week. Children had a chance to visit with the cow, goats, sheep, pigs – including adorable piglets! and met with the Gorgie […]
The P7 JRSO’s (Junior Road Safety Officers) have set the whole school a challenge: Design and name a mascot that will be used to introduce the 20mph speed limit around […]
Today’s pop-up book stall in the stairwell provided a wondeful opportunity for the children to practise their money skills. The books, which have been used for many years for reading […]
The City of Edinburgh Council Sports Development Team is pleased to offer an exciting opportunity to our P3-p7 children during the school holidays. The Multi-Sports Holiday Programme is in the […]
The annual SMPS House Talent Shows took place on Friday, 5th February. The House Teams were entertained with magic, singing, dancing, gymnastics, comedy, musical performances and a few surprise acts! […]