We went to Auchindrain Museum to see the houses and how people lived in the olden days because our school topic is Our Heritage.
We saw the new house which is already about 75years old! The owner of Auchindrain is called Catty Cat and he looks after Auchindrain. (He is a cat)
We had a look at the Wise woman’s house – she made people better by using herbs and some poisonous plants, but by using a little bit of them it made people better.
The word for Wise woman and old lady is the same in Gaelic and it means witch.
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We may not have had a fancy tent but there was fierce competition last Thursday when our Fairtrade Bakeoff took place at Achaleven Primary.
Thank you to Mrs Dundas, Mrs Ferguson, Ms Buchanan and Charlieanne for their assistance with the all-important first stage of the signature bakes. The pupils put their maths skills to good use weighing out all the ingredients.
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The Southend Tufty Club came on their second visit to the school, this time to hear the children perform their work on Robert Burns.
After tea, coffee and shortbread, made by the children, the ladies worked alongside the children helping with their art lesson.
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Glenbarr Primary School welcomed families and friends to a Burns lunch on Tuesday, 30th January. The children had made tartan-inspired place mats, non-alcoholic Cranachan, and shortbread for their guests. The pupils entertained their visitors with poems, songs and tunes using ocarinas, recorders and bells. A good time was had by all!
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The children of the Drumlemble Pre5 unit have had a fun filled week listening to Scottish music, learning a Robert Burn’s poem ‘The wee rid car’, designing their own tartan kilts and making thistles.
They also made traditional Scottish shortbread to have for snack
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The children of Drumlemble Pupil Council decided that they wanted to raise money for the victims of recent Hurricanes. They researched this and decided that buying Gerry Cans was the best idea. After discussions with their classmates, they came up with the idea of running a Bring and Buy Sale. In addition to the toys, games and books, one of the children had baked cakes which were sold as well.
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