The above 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 and would therefore welcome any views you care to submit. The Committee has set up a short survey to inform the following evidence session: “How parents (including … Continue reading Scottish Parliament’s Education & Culture Committee
p4/5 have started working on the John Muir Award, so far we have done drama, made some birdfeeders, charcoal pictures because John Muir went to a Victorian school and we marked on a map where he went in America. We also asked the Ranger to bring some logs for sitting on at lunch in the … Continue reading p4/5 class news
February is, in theory at least, the tail-end of the winter. We’re well past the solstice and things generally are on the upturn. Despite this the evenings are still dark, which is a bit grim for those of us who aren’t burglars or vampires. However, it does offer us more opportunities to see crepuscular and … Continue reading Countryside News February 2015
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….