The Scottish Parliament’s Education and Culture Committee is undertaking work on the educational attainment gap in schools. The Committee is keen to include as many people as possible in its work. One of the things the Committee wants to consider is how parents (including guardians) and schools can best work together to raise all pupil’s … Continue reading Educational attainment gaps in schools – Parent Survey
On Thursday 25th of February it was evacuation day and it was so fun because you got to dress up like you were in the 1939. And it was fun to get picked and live with strangers. Mr Devereux wore o-shaped glasses and robes. The tables were separate. We had to share tables. I sat … Continue reading Evacuation Day!
Findlay and I both liked the way we sat in rows. We both thought the teachers were really nasty. The sirens went off and it was scary when the siren went off. The teacher said they’re our planes. We met some people who would look after us and Findlay went with a person called Aunt … Continue reading Our Day in 1939
We used our woodwork bench for the first time today to try and work out some rules to keep us safe. The children who used the equipment were all very careful and had some fantastic suggestions about rules. The rules we came up with together were as follows: You have to wear goggles and glasses, … Continue reading We thought about some rules for using our woodwork bench today!
At the evacuation day we had to dress up as children in 1940. Some things I liked and didn’t like: I didn’t like being called by my surname. I liked sitting in twos. I thought the old fashioned clothes are smart. By Natasha and Isla
We thought that Mr Devereux was very strict. The desks were set up in ones with two people sitting at each one. Our class found out how it felt to be an evacuee leaving your family and lots of your belongings behind, plus getting billeted with strangers. In maths ALL the class worked on one … Continue reading 1939 School Day
This week for our Isambard Kingdom Brunel Project we looked at suspension bridges and how the Clifton Suspension Bridge was designed. We compared this to the Forth Road Bridge and noticed similarities. We conducted an investigation into how the forces are distributed on these types of bridges and what makes them so strong. Clifton Suspension … Continue reading P6/7 Brunel Project – Suspension Bridges