During the Lenten period, the pupils of St Mun’s Primary were challenged to organise and run events to help raise money for two important charities: SCIAF and The Cowal Hospice Trust. Throughout March, a variety of activities took place: a Bring ‘n’ Buy Sale, Easter Egg Hunt, Guess the Name of the Easter Bunny Competition and a Chocolate Tombola. P.6/5 researched Scottish recipes and produced their own Cookery Book and P.7/6 ran a Coffee Morning to which parents and parishioners of Our Lady and St Mun were invited.
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A packed hall of family, friends and members of the community enjoyed a terrific evening of music, dance and entertainment at our recent ceilidh. The children enthusiastically performed their songs and ceilidh dances and it was a great opportunity for the highland dancers to showcase their talents along with our instrumental performers (on chanter, accordion and violin).
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On Monday February 19th Furnace Primary school began a brand new Family Story Club in parnership with the wider community. Volunteers came in to experience and share their story reading skills on a one to one basis with pupils from Minard and Furnace Primary schools.
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Primary 1 and 2 parents, carers and grandparents have been joining us every Thursday morning for Stay, Play and Learn sessions. During Maths Week Scotland we shared our maths learning with our families and introduced them to some of our Home Link activities which the children chose during the session. Our visitors were welcome to have teas and coffee in a relaxed atmosphere and find out more about our learning in maths and numeracy. Continue reading Rhunahaorine Stay and Play Sessions
At Southend Primary we have been learning to improve our mental agility recall. This special week was a chance for children and teachers to showcase the creative and innovative ways of making maths count.
We used Numicon to help us learn our times tables and to create number bonds and stories.
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Despite the dreich and dreary weather on Monday the 12th of June the spirits of the pupils of North Bute Primary School were not dampened as they made their way along to the Port Park for their annual school sports day. The theme this year was the Highland Games and Mrs Gillies had a plentiful supply of activities to keep everyone busy!
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On Wednesday 7th December the Primary 7 pupils at Colgrain Primary hosted a Christmas party for the senior citizens of Helensburgh. The pupils and staff organised Ceilidh dancing, Christmas presents and teas and coffees for their invited grandparents and other senior citizens in the community.
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Pupils at Strone and Kilmodan Primary Schools have been enjoying a week long curriculum programme to celebrate Scottish heritage.
On Monday 28th November Kilmodan pupils joined Strone pupils for the day.
In the morning the children participated in a number of activities learning traditional Scottish songs, poetry and art.
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We were all very excited about the launch of our Reading Challenges this week as part of Book Week Scotland! Nursery, p1,2 and 3 childre are aiming to see just how many books they can share with their families in our Bedtime Story Challenge, while p4-7 children are taking part in the First Minister’s Reading Challenge and have set themselves some personal reading goals.
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Last term Primary 6 in Cardross were thinking a lot about how they could help the local community and town during Harvest time. Everyday they collected tins and packets of food from the whole school for the Food Bank in Helensburgh, they were overwhelmed by everyone’s kind generosity.Primary 6 were also the hosts for the Senior Citizen Harvest tea and this year we decided to create ‘ Super Soup’ parcels for them to take home and enjoy.
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