Virtual Prom 2020 – Final Special Guest Announcement

FINAL SPECIAL GUEST PERFORMER

SINGING HANDS!!

That’s right! Our favourite carpool karaoke singers will be performing for us live at this year’s Virtual Prom!

We know you have all enjoyed singing and signing along with them this year!!

They have asked us to come prepared with some props.  So if you have them, please set them aside ready for their performance.  It’s also ok if you don’t as you’ll still be able to join in.

    • Flashing stars/torches
    • Flashing sensory toys
    • Yellow or green pompoms/scarves/fabric

We are so excited to welcome Singing Hands to our Virtual Prom tomorrow night at 6.00pm.

Remember if you haven’t signed up, please use the link below to register for the Zoom code!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeFlDTU2cpUAfqhhiRmbSV9VO5buW4rwRsx6Z8_ZQHM0o_K9g/viewform?usp=pp_url

Virtual Prom 2020 – Third Special Guest Announcement

THIRD SPECIAL GUEST PERFORMER

CRAIG WEBB!!

Craig has performed all over the world on stage and screen and we are delighted to welcome singer-songwriter Craig to the prom.

Craig will be performing his new single ‘Paint The Weather’. You’re in for a treat, we love this song already

We are so excited to welcome Craig to our Virtual Prom tomorrow night at 6.00pm.

Remember if you haven’t signed up, please use the link below to register for the Zoom code!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeFlDTU2cpUAfqhhiRmbSV9VO5buW4rwRsx6Z8_ZQHM0o_K9g/viewform?usp=pp_url

Virtual Prom 2020 – Second Special Guest Announcement

SECOND SPECIAL GUEST PERFORMER

ROBSON BROAD!!

Robson is currently in the cast of HAMILTON in London’s West End!

He’ll be singing one of his favourite songs to get you up dancing!

We are so excited to welcome Robson to our Virtual Prom tomorrow night at 6.00pm.

Remember if you haven’t signed up, please use the link below to register for the Zoom code!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeFlDTU2cpUAfqhhiRmbSV9VO5buW4rwRsx6Z8_ZQHM0o_K9g/viewform?usp=pp_url

Virtual Prom 2020 – First Special Guest Announcement

FIRST SPECIAL GUEST PERFORMER

ANNA HARESNAPE!!

Anna played Sophie in the cast of MAMMA MIA and is going to perform one of the hits sings from the stage show!

Do we have any MAMMA MIA fans??

We are so excited to welcome Anna to our Virtual Prom tomorrow night at 6.00pm.

Remember if you haven’t signed up, please use the link below to register for the Zoom code!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeFlDTU2cpUAfqhhiRmbSV9VO5buW4rwRsx6Z8_ZQHM0o_K9g/viewform?usp=pp_url

2020 Virtual Prom

Here’s your ticket to the biggest dance party to finish off the term and wave goodbye to our leavers!

The ‘2020 Virtual Prom’ hosted by Sam Stephen.

This invitation is extended to all pupils and our Orchard Brae family and community.   Please join us at 6.00pm THIS THURSDAY July 2nd 2020.

You will need to click the link below to receive your VIP Zoom Code & Password.

Sam will be joined by some very special guests and even some famous faces!!

Keep an eye on the Facebook page to get updates before the big day!!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeFlDTU2cpUAfqhhiRmbSV9VO5buW4rwRsx6Z8_ZQHM0o_K9g/viewform?usp=pp_url

Expressive Arts – Week Beginning 29th June

We have some more activities from our Expressive Arts team for you to enjoy at home throughout the week.

There is an art activity from Diane for you to copy and drumming from Keith.  There is also information about Sam’s online dance classes and don’t forget that Emmeline’s musical activities will be posted daily.

And finally, get ready to join Keith and Emmeline, along with a very special guest, in a pirate adventure on the high-seas in this week’s Trash Band!

If you would like to share how you have got on with our activities, please send any photos via your child’s teacher, the Orchard Brae School Facebook Messenger page or email Amy Dunnett (Principal Teacher Primary) adunnett@aberdeencity.gov.uk.  Downloading videos from the Orchard Brae School Facebook Messenger page appears to be working again (fingers crossed!) however if you are having any issues, please send them using a free transfer site such as Dropbox or WeTransfer.

Art: Painting With Objects

Art: Rotary Appeal

Bon Accord Rotary Club are hoping to spread some joy by organising for pictures to be sent to care homes and to those living on their own.  The theme for the images is ‘The Seaside’ and they would like you to get involved so get your creative imaginations going and help to brighten up someone’s day.  Full details of how to participate can be found in the picture below.

Drumming: Orchard Brae Favourites

Dance: Online Classes

Sam is holding two online dance classes this week on Wednesday and Friday at 1pm.

Both of these classes will be taking place through his YouTube channel.  You can join in by searching Sam Stephen on YouTube or you can subscribe to his channel by following the link below:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWqBDh0VNpocZvdW29VlfPg/

Trash Band:

In the second installment of their Pirate Adventure on the High Seas, Keith and Emmeline are joined by a very special guest, Dame Evelyn Glennie.

Expressive Arts – Week Beginning 22nd June

We have some more activities from our Expressive Arts team for you to enjoy at home throughout the week.

There is an art activity from Diane for you to copy and drumming from Keith.  There is also information about Sam’s online dance classes and don’t forget that Emmeline’s musical activities will be posted daily.

And finally, get ready to join Keith and Emmeline in a pirate adventure on the high-seas in this week’s Trash Band!

If you would like to share how you have got on with our activities, please send any photos via your child’s teacher, the Orchard Brae School Facebook Messenger page or email Amy Dunnett (Principal Teacher Primary) adunnett@aberdeencity.gov.uk.  Downloading videos from the Orchard Brae School Facebook Messenger page appears to be working again (fingers crossed!) however if you are having any issues, please send them using a free transfer site such as Dropbox or WeTransfer.

Art: Waterscape Reflections

Art: Rotary Appeal

Bon Accord Rotary Club are hoping to spread some joy by organising for pictures to be sent to care homes and to those living on their own.  The theme for the images is ‘The Seaside’ and they would like you to get involved so get your creative imaginations going and help to brighten up someone’s day.  Full details of how to participate can be found in the picture below.

Drumming: Session 12 – Notation Continued

Dance: Online Classes

Sam is holding two online dance classes this week on Wednesday 6th May and Friday 8th May at 1pm.

Both of these classes will be taking place through his YouTube channel.  You can join in by searching Sam Stephen on YouTube or you can subscribe to his channel by following the link below:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWqBDh0VNpocZvdW29VlfPg/

Trash Band:

Expressive Arts – Week Beginning 15th June

We have some more activities from our Expressive Arts team for you to enjoy at home throughout the week as well as an art activity from the Rotary Club for you to try

There is an art activity from Diane for you to copy and drumming from Keith.  There is also information about Sam’s online dance classes and don’t forget that Emmeline’s musical activities will be posted daily.

And finally, find out where Keith and Emmeline are jetting off to in this week’s Trash Band!

If you would like to share how you have got on with our activities, please send any photos via your child’s teacher, the Orchard Brae School Facebook Messenger page or email Amy Dunnett (Principal Teacher Primary) adunnett@aberdeencity.gov.uk.  Downloading videos from the Orchard Brae School Facebook Messenger page appears to be working again (fingers crossed!) however if you are having any issues, please send them using a free transfer site such as Dropbox or WeTransfer.

Art: Suncatchers

Art: Rotary Appeal

Bon Accord Rotary Club are hoping to spread some joy by organising for pictures to be sent to care homes and to those living on their own.  The theme for the images is ‘The Seaside’ and they would like you to get involved so get your creative imaginations going and help to brighten up someone’s day.  Full details of how to participate can be found in the picture below.


Drumming: Session 11 – Notation Continued

Dance: Online Classes

Sam is holding two online dance classes this week on Wednesday 6th May and Friday 8th May at 1pm.

Both of these classes will be taking place through his YouTube channel.  You can join in by searching Sam Stephen on YouTube or you can subscribe to his channel by following the link below:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWqBDh0VNpocZvdW29VlfPg/

Trash Band:

This week we ave two Trash Band videos for you to enjoy.  The first is a recap of the Trash Band songs covered so far…

…and for the second, find out what happens when Keith and Emmeline arrive at their holiday destination!

Expressive Arts – Week Beginning 8th June

Our Expressive Arts team have been busy creating more videos for you to enjoy at home throughout the week.

They include an art activity from Diane for you to copy which links in with this week’s Primary Department story of the week ‘Hamish The Highland Cow’ and drumming from Keith.  There is also information about Sam’s online dance classes and don’t forget that Emmeline’s musical activities will be posted daily.

And finally, find out what Keith and Emmeline are up to this week with the Trash Band – see if you can spot Lauren and Jeff from Northsound 1’s breakfast show!

If you would like to share how you have got on with our activities, please send any photos via your child’s teacher, the Orchard Brae School Facebook Messenger page or email Amy Dunnett (Principal Teacher Primary) adunnett@aberdeencity.gov.uk.  Downloading videos from the Orchard Brae School Facebook Messenger page appears to be working again (fingers crossed!) however if you are having any issues, please send them using a free transfer site such as Dropbox or WeTransfer.

Art: Artist Study – Steven Brown

Drumming: Session 10 – Notation Continued

Dance: Online Classes

Sam is holding two online dance classes this week on Wednesday 6th May and Friday 8th May at 1pm.

Both of these classes will be taking place through his YouTube channel.  You can join in by searching Sam Stephen on YouTube or you can subscribe to his channel by following the link below:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWqBDh0VNpocZvdW29VlfPg/

Trash Band: The Airport

We hope you enjoyed last week’s After Show Party.  Find out how Keith and Emmeline plan to relax after all the excitement.

Primary Department Activities – Week Beginning 8th June

Here are some fun activities for you to try at home this week.

If you would like to share how you have got on with our activities, please send any photos via your child’s teacher, the Orchard Brae School Facebook Messenger page or email Amy Dunnett (Principal Teacher Primary) adunnett@aberdeencity.gov.uk.  Downloading videos from the Orchard Brae School Facebook Messenger page appears to be working again (fingers crossed!) however if you are having any issues, please send them using a free transfer site such as Dropbox or WeTransfer.

Story Of The Week: ‘Hamish The Highland Cow’ By Natalie Russell

This week’s story is all about Hamish the very hairy Highland Cow who hates having baths and doesn’t like getting his hair cut!

Click below to watch and listen to the story on YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02IDS8Bp0-E

However, one of our teacher’s, Jessica, has also made a lovely video of her reading this story, which is a favourite in her classroom!

The book study below has some great activities for you to try at home based on the story.

Links and additional documents to support the activities can be found below.

Activity 1: Messy Play

https://www.learning4kids.net/2012/05/02/how-to-make-gloop/

Activity 2: Farm Games

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?bbc=i-went-to-visit-a-farm

Activity 4: Make A Picture

Activity 5: Milk Experiments

https://littlebinsforlittlehands.com/magic-milk-a-classic-science-experiment-for-kids/

Science: Minibeasts

This week we are going to continue looking at animals known as minibeasts, which you can find in your garden or local area.   Here is some interesting information about minibeasts.  The download links can be found below each activity.

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-t-10435-minibeasts-and-their-micro-habitats-powerpoint

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t2-s-1165-insects-photo-powerpoint

Now that you know a bit more about minibeasts, why don’t you try these activities?

Minibeast Interactive Game:

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-t-5145-minibeasts-what-am-i-interactive-powerpoint-game

Sorting Activity:

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-t-5064-minibeasts-legs-or-no-legs-sorting-activity

Description Game:

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-t-19367-minibeast-description-cards

Classification Game:

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-t-12808-minibeast-classification-game

Minibeast Hunt:

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/T-T-019-Minibeast-hunt-sheet

Challenges:

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/cfe-t-2546706-active-homework-grid-minibeasts-themed-home-learning-challenges

Make Your Own Minibeast Hotel:

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-tp-523-the-cautious-caterpillar-codys-minibeast-hotel-activity-sheet

Be Resilient!

Education Scotland, in conjunction with Aberdeen City Council, produced a Resilience Alphabet full of fun think, say, do activities designed to promote resilience and develop coping strategies.  There are a series of activities for each letter of the alphabet, so pick a letter and give it a go!

https://education.gov.scot/improvement/scotland-learns/health-and-wellbeing-activities/resilience-alphabet/

Learning Grid: Life Skills

Here is a learning grid for Life Skills.  It contains 16 activity ideas for you to help develop and promote your child’s independence in a range of household and life skills tasks.

These activities are only suggestions and we would recommend that, where appropriate, you adapt these activities to meet your child’s ability level.

Learning Grid: Get Active!

Here is a learning grid for Getting Active!  It contains 16 activity ideas for you to help promote physical activity both in and out of the home on a daily basis.

These activity are only suggestions and we would recommend completing one activity each day.  However, we would love to see what other creative ways you and your family are using to Get Active daily!

Links to YouTube Channels and websites can be found below.

Oti Mabuse Official YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/mosetsanagape

Joe Wicks – Body Coach YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1

Cosmic Kids Yoga: https://www.cosmickids.com/

Cosmic Kids Yoga YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

Learning Station YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheLearningStation

Bumble Bee Physio: https://www.facebook.com/bumblebeephysio/

imoves.com also have lots of fun exercise activities for you to try at home.  Here are some of the challenges and the links to access them:

Mountain Bike Challenge: https://imoves.com/home-learning/723

Exercise And Health: https://imoves.com/home-learning/1272

Wellness Warrior – Fruit And Veg Dance: https://imoves.com/home-learning/1332

Positions And Directions: https://imoves.com/home-learning/1334

Samba Carnival: https://imoves.com/home-learning/1340

Disco: https://imoves.com/home-learning/1346

Balance Challenge: https://imoves.com/home-learning/964

Strong Core: https://imoves.com/home-learning/1393