P7 Elections

This term we have been learning about the Scottish parliament and the democratic election process. We have learned about the workings of the Scottish parliament and following a visit from Iain Gray, we also learned about the day-to-day duties of an MSP.
In recent weeks we have formed ‘families’ in our local community and we have investigated the social issues and community concerns within East Lothian. Five MSP candidates were selected to form an election campaign. The candidates canvased the `families’ to find out their needs which formed the basis for their election campaign speeches. Yesterday the P7 MSP candidates gave their speeches and the rest of the year stage voted for the candidate who promised to address the particular needs of their ‘families’. The winning candidate was Keira who represented the `Blue Thistles’ party.
Elections
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Media Crew

Our media crew of Reon, Mia, Maddie, Rufus, Isla, Joe and Fraser D will be updating the P7 Blog – so watch this space!

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East Lothian Schools’ Basketball Tournament

Law Primary entered two P7 teams into the East Lothian schools’ basketball tournament held on Tuesday 3rd March at Meadowmill. Both teams did extremely well and won both their groups. In the play-offs for 1st and 2nd place Gullane and Law 2 emerged as the overall winners and now go on to represent East Lothian in the Lothian Schools’ final.
The standard of basketball throughout the tournament was very high and there was a great atmosphere. Well done to all the teams who took part and thank you to Gordon MacKenzie for organising a successful tournament.

Law 1 – Anakin, Angus, Anna, Amelia, Fergus, Nikita, Pippa, Rebecca, Stuart, Tom

Law 2 – Alyth, Cameron, Felix, Finlay, Isaac, Jennifer, Jess, Michael, Murray, Rosie

Transition Ceilidh!

The P7s will be heading off to the High School on Thursday at 6.30pm for the Transition Ceilidh. All the cluster schools’ P7s will be there for some social dancing and a chance to meet people from other schools. Last year’s event was great fun and we are looking forward to it! We don’t usually get to meet up with the other schools very much so it will be a good opportunity to make some new friends.
Rebecca and Jess
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P7 Transition Ceilidh

On Thursday 28th November the P7s had their first ever Christmas Transition ceilidh. It was really fun and there were loads of people there. First we danced to the Gay Gordons, then one in threes called the Britannia Two-step. Half way through we got crisps and juice or water and sat in tables of eight with pupils from other schools like Athelstaneford, Dirleton, Aberlady and Gullane. Mrs Rodger the High School head teacher was there as well as Mr Jeffries, Mrs Neri and the band called Clappy Doo.
By the P7 boys from P6/7

Transition Ceilidh on PhotoPeach

P7 Coasteering

Over 3 separate days in September and October most of P7 went Coasteering with our Outdoor Education specialist, Martyn Pegg.

Read what some of us had to say:

I really enjoyed the coasteering because I love the water and the jumping off rocks was really fun. It was an all-around good experience.    Sam F

I thought coasteering so much fun we had to jump into rock pools, swim down a long thin channel and swim under a rock arch way. Before I did coasteering, I was really nervous and didn’t want to do it but then I did it and I loved it I would definitely do it again.     Fiona

It was one of the best experiences of my life so far! Everyone in my group had fun and it was great to experience the life of sea creatures and how they survive.     Heather

I really enjoyed coasteering it was one of the  best things I’ve done. I would love to do it again it was really fun.    Jack R

It was a VERY fun activity because you had to think at all times for different routes in case one was too dangerous.   Jedd

I found the coasteering really fun it was cool jumping into the water in both ways and I wish I could do it again. Coasteering was the best trip yet and I really enjoyed it.   Peter

Coasteering was extremely fun! We learnt how certain animals live in those conditions on the rocks. It is really slippery at parts but the whole group enjoyed it immensely. The hardest part was putting on the wetsuits and taking them off. It was the greatest experience.    Sarah

Coasteering was the best trip I’ve done so far. All though it was raining I still loved it.    Scott B