This is a link to the downloadable, cross-curricular teaching resources produced by the Holocaust Educational Trust: http://www.het.org.uk/index.php/education-general Here is a link to the Scottish Ambassadors’ facebook page (you have to ‘like’ it to follow!): https://www.facebook.com/hetrascotland, A virtual learning community where we will be posting events to attend in Scotland, teaching activities and videos, information about the … Continue reading Holocaust Memorial Day 2015
STRIVE on PhotoPeach A group of P7s have had the opportunity to work with STRIVE. Once a week they go out and take part in a range of outdoor education activities with young people who are training to work in this field. This week they all achieved their ‘Saltire Challenge Award’ after picking up litter … Continue reading P7s outdoor education with STRIVE
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Mr Fleming, our janitor worked with groups to build an Anderson Air Raid Shelter in the classroom. We used plastic tubing to make the frame and then covered it with brown corrugated card. A door was cut out of the front. We all enjoyed sitting inside it. Now we wait for the air raid siren….
On the day of the 70th commemorative year and day of the closing of Auschwitz, the class learned of one of the Holocaust victims. Shonagh Davidson, from the Arts Education service, returned to Elphinstone to teach the story of Anne Frank through drama. Through role play the children acted out scenes and learned about her life. The children … Continue reading The Story of Anne Frank
These are extracts from the pupil’s Mountain Biking and Orienteering log books which summarise their experiences over the past four weeks. The outdoor education is building the children’s confidence and their cooperative social skills.
On Monday, the children recited a chosen Scots poem to the class. This had been their homework task. There was a wide range of poetry and most of the poetry was written by Robert Burns. Well done! You all did extremely well! Learning intention: I can recite a Scots poem of my choice to the class. Success Criteria: … Continue reading Scots Poetry Recital