Employability skills were discussed as a recent PSP meeting- mainly in relation to preparing pupils for the interviews/tests that they have to undergo to secure places on training courses with major employers such as EDF and RBS A couple of web sites were noted as being particularly useful when helping pupils prepare www.careerkickstart.rbs.com www.careeracademies.org.uk The school’s employability … Continue reading Employability Skills and Vocational Training
We have read a lot of books this year. In fact as a class we have read more than 10 million words on AR. Out of all of this reading, which books stand out as your favourites?Perhaps it’s the BFG? Or maybe George’s Marvellous Medicine? What about The Magic Finger? Across the Roman Wall? Or … Continue reading What are some of your favourite books from Primary 4?
To finish our weather topic we worked co-operatively today in our teams to create a weather forecast. We had four different roles in our groups – a news reporter, a weather forecaster, a camera person and a producer. Well done P2, they are fantastic!
Angry Birds: Stella Pop, the latest game to hit the market with great acclaim, was programmed by ex Dunbar Grammar student Alice Thorntonsmith who works for Outplay Entertainment. She was one of three programmers who worked full time on the project. Stella Pop has been in production at Outplay since early September. Rovio (the owners … Continue reading Angry Birds: Stella Pop….programmed by ex- Dunbar Grammar student, Alice Thorntonsmith
We had a great time in the Wildlife Garden yesterday. First we used paint charts to search for living things to match our colours. Then we had an Easter egg hunt. Enjoy the Easter break P6 Mrs Cusack Easter fun in the wildlife garden on PhotoPeach
The children finish for the Easter break after the session on Wednesday 1st April. We all resume on Monday 20th April. Happy Easter to all and have a lovely holiday.
Dunbar Primary teachers introduced children in P4 and P5 to 2 brand new classes this term. The classes available for the children were Funky Factor and Hip Hop Dancing. Miss Brown and Miss Cleland gave up their free time after school and provide excellent sessions to the children participating. Classes took place on a Monday … Continue reading Active Schools Update – DPS Gets Active!