Saturday, 27 February 2010

Hello from Malta

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Year 4.2

Thursday, 25 February 2010

Tartan Thursday

Hello! We are really looking forward to hearing from you and to find out what you've been doing.

Our topic this term is Scotland. We have been making maps of Scotland and the United Kingdom, we made a huge flag of Scotland with crepe paper and, today, we designed and made our own tartan. We learned all about weaving and it was quite tricky! We are also going to be making a dictionary of Scots words.
Bye for now.

Primary 2/3

Monday, 21 December 2009

Christmas is coming!

Christmas is coming soon and we are all very excited! It is snowing in Scotland and we have been making snowmen and having snowball fights. Some of us have been sledging as well. We had a design a christmas tree competition in class and our Headteacher chose two winners, one girl and one boy. You can see the winning designs in the photo.

We have brought in our party clothes today because it is our Christmas party! We are going to play lots of games like Musical Bumps and Christmas Corners. We are hoping that Santa will visit us at the end of the party!

We hope you have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Love from Primary 2/3 and Mrs Kemp. xxx

PS We hope to hear from you soon.

Tuesday, 10 November 2009

Hello from Scotland!

Hello everyone! This is the Primary 2/3 class from Yester Primary School in Gifford, East Lothian. There are 25 children in our class. We have two teachers, Mrs Kemp and Mrs Thomas, and our class pets are our goldfish, Goldie and Sunshine.

We are learning about Dinosaurs this term and hope to send you some photos of our work. What project are you doing just now?

Here is a photo of our class. Hope to hear from you soon.


Primary 2/3 and Mrs Kemp

Monday, 25 May 2009

News from Scotland

Hello from Scotland.

As we have been learing about houses and homes we want to know what kind of houses you live in? Does anyone live in a flat?

Last Friday we had a special day called Friendship Friday where we played a game with someone else. We had great fun.

Hope to hear from you soon
Primary 2

Monday, 18 May 2009

Welcome to Gifford

Thank you for your photographs -you have been very busy and it looks like you had lots of fun! What are the pictures about? How did you make your planets.

Last week we went on a walk around Gifford. We saw lots of bungalows, the old postmans flat which is over 100 years old, and houses with their windows blocked up because 100 years ago they used to have a window tax.
We also saw Lesley's house (our learning assistant) which is also over 100 years old.
We have shown some of our pictures of Gifford.
We hope to hear from you soon.
Primary 2

Monday, 11 May 2009

Update from Malta

Hi all, sorry for taking so long to reply but we were very busy since our year group takes care of the Prize Day in our school. We performed the musical 'First Kids in Space' here are some photos to give you a taste of what we were up to!


Monday, 27 April 2009

roof styles

Thank you very much for all the caravan information it was fantastic.
We did an experiment last week to work out which roof would be better for the scottish weather (it rains alot!) We decided a pointed roof was better as the water runs down the side and a flat roof would be good in Malta as it doesn't rain as much. We looked at a photograph of Malta and alot of roofs are flat.
We have been making caravans at home to show the rest of the class and we had great fun. We will send photographs of them next week.
Have any of you ever slept on the beach?
From Primary 2

Monday, 20 April 2009

The Caravan Site in Malta

The caravan site was found in 1978, at Għadira Bay in Mellieħa. At first people used to camp on the sandy beach during the summer holidays, but soon it was discovered that it was not hygenic to spend all the summer holidays in a camp, without adequate facilities. So the government decided that camping on the beach was prohibited and the first caravans were to be seen on the ground. Later on, even small bungalows were built.
It is a very nice area where the sandy beach can be seen and reached. Nearby there is the Nature Reserve.
My name is Natalia and during the summer, I spend my holidays in one of these bungalows. I go to swim everyday. In the evening, we have a lovely time with my family and friends. We organise a lot of barbeques and we play many wonderful games. Sometimes we invite friends to spend their day at the bungalow with us. In the morning we go for a swim, then we have lunch, in the afternoon we have a nice siesta and in the evening after dining, we go for a nice walk by the beach. We stop for an ice cream and admire the beautiful scene during night time. Many people organise barbeques on the beach, during the weekend. Summertime is really perfect because I enjoy myself a lot. It's time for relaxation and having fun. Sometimes, during winter, we also go at the bungalow to spend a day or two. It is another atmosphere, above us a nice green area and a more quiet place. I like our bungalow because I spend a happy time with my family.
Natalia Mizzi

All about Scotland

We have just come back from a 2 week holiday for Easter - we all had lots of chocolate eggs.

Thank you for the information about caravans. We have had another look at all your questions and we would like to answer "why we like scotland".

We love Scotland because it is a nice place. Edinburgh is our capital city and it has an old castle and a train station where you can buy nice cookies!

We also have amazing montains and hills which are covered in snow all year round!

We all have a scottish accent which can be difficult to understand sometimes.

What do you like about Malta.

From Primary 2

Friday, 3 April 2009

Re Caravans

Wow what a sweet photo... you look like a smart lot!

Yes, we do have a site with static caravans here in Malta. We will send more information about caravans in Malta soon. But please do remember that Malta is a very, very, very small island and the sea is only a few minutes drive away from where we live.

Monday, 30 March 2009

We love your houses!

Thank you for your fantastic pictures and video - we all had a dance to the music! We will send you some pictures of our school and houses very soon. You are very lucky to have balconies. We are learning about caravans. Do you have any caravan parks? Do you have static caravans?

We hope to hear from you soon

Primary 2

Saturday, 28 March 2009


Yesterday, Friday 27th March our class went on an outing. We went to the 'Simar' Nature reserve in Xemxija. Here are some photos to share with you. At the 'Simar' we did some bird watching. As we left Birkirkara we took some photos of different houses and buildings that we passed through so that your class will start having an idea of Maltese homes. Sorry for the quality of the photos but the camera was not mine and I took the photos while the coach was moving:-)

Monday, 23 March 2009

Hello from Primary 2

There are 17 of us in Primary 2 and we are between 6 and 8 years old. Our school is 40 years old and there are 8 different classes. Some of us live in Gifford which is a small village and it does not have a mayor but has a nice church. Our national poet is called Rabbie Burns and our national flower is the thistle.
This is a map of Gifford!

Do you have a national poet?


Callum, Rachael, Murron, Ian, Corrie, Rosie, Jake, Marta, Finlay, Ellen, Rory, Maddy, Christopher, Harry, Paddy, Lewis, Catriona and Mrs McKerron and Miss Kerr