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P6B Pop Art

P6B have been learning about pop art and Andy Warhol and took inspiration from some of his portraits.  They used the design on the cover of their class novel – Wonder – and created versions that looked like them. Then they copied them four times and painted them in the style of Andy Warhol.

P7 Cake and Candy

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P7s are gearing up for their final fundraising push this year with a Cake and Candy stall on Friday 15th.

Any donations of cake would be gratefully received!

If your child would like to buy anything on Friday, please make sure they bring their money.  Everything will be priced at 20p, 50p or £1.  If possible, please try to bring change as we will have a very limited float.


P7 Engineering Success

P7A and P7B were researching engineering last term, finding out about famous Scottish engineers, speaking to a structural engineer from the University of Edinburgh and taking part in the Primary Engineer Young Leader Award.  They had to design an engineering solution to an everyday problem and then write a letter to explain how it works and why it is important.

Out of the 15,000 entries in Scotland, we are very proud to announce that one of our pupils was shortlisted!  Well done to Aaron H in P7A!

His invention design will go on show with all the other shortlisted entries in Glasgow on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th June at the Barony Hall.  Click here for more information.

Scots Fairy Tales

P7A spent last term finding out about Scotland and learning the Scots language.  They found loads of words that they already use all the time and a muckle pile of new ones.

They have rewritten some classic fairy tales and translated them into Scots – producing wee booklets with illustrations.  Today we went down to see our buddies to share our books with them.

Fairtrade negotiations

P7A have been finding out about Fairtrade as part of their Around the World topic.  We have looked at the benefits of Fairtrade and how farmers have a better deal. We then role-played being tea farmers and tea buyers for a supermarket, to help us understand how working in a co-operative can mean a fairer deal for farmers.

Things got quite heated…