Jan 282013
 

On the 25th January it was Robert Burns day, so Port Ellen Primary had a traditional ceilidh! Robert Burns is  a famous Scottish poet and he has written loads of poems in the past. Everyone in the school had learned a Burns poem and 6 got through to the final, we had 2 people come in and judge us.

For p1-Ciaran Middelton p2-Rebecca Morris p3-Natalie Logan p4-Ross Thompson p5-Abbie Morris p6 Maisie Logan and for p7-Liam Campbell.

Mike Russel, the scottish minister of education came to our burns lunch and ceilidh. Everyone had fun dancing traditional dances and we all sung Old Lang Syne. There was musical instrument solos, and we even had highland dancers.

For a traditional lunch we have, haggis. Haggis is a meat,  made with sheep insides in it! Everybody likes it and they serve it with neeps and tatties (turnip and potatoes). We all say the address to the haggis, while they cut into it.

Everyone had a great afternoon and everyone enjoyed listening to the poems!

nae accoontin for folk

address haggis 1

Jan 282013
 

On the 25th January it was Robert Burns day so Port Ellen Primary School had their annual Burns Ceilidh.  Robert Burns was a famous Scottish poet.  Every child learnt a  poem six children got through to the final were two judges would judge them .  This is all the people who got !st .

Liam Campbell-p7 Maisie Logan-p6 Abbie Morris- p5 Ross Thompson-p4  Natalie Logan-p3 Rebbecca Morris-p2 Ciaran Middleton-p1.

Every one who won had to say their poem at the ceilidh. At the ceilidh everyone done some Scottish Country Dancing while Neil played the accordion.  Some children in the school played  Scottish musical instruments.  Eilidh was on the accordion;Abbie on the fiddle;Maisie and Ruby on the tin whistle.  We didn’t only have people doing musical solos we also had highland dancers. You can listen to p7s poem (A mans a man for a that) at the bottom.

a mans a man

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