Lismore’s Fairtrade Bake Off
On Thursday 2nd March 2017, Achaleven Primary School joined Lismore Primary School for a Fairtrade Challenge Day. Both Achaleven and Lismore are already Fairtrade Schools, so this year they decided to get together for a Fairtade Fortnight event.
Achaleven pupils travelled by ferry from Oban to Achnacroish where they were greeted by Lismore P7s who accompanied them to the school.
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Strachur fundraises for Children in Need
Strachur Primary and pre-5 have raised £173.42 for Children in Need this year. On Friday 18th November pupils and staff came to school dressed ‘back to front’ and Primary 5 and 6 ran a ‘Bring and Buy’ sale.
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Create Your Portfolio
Monday 17 – Friday 21 October 2016
Cove Park, Peaton Hill, Cove, Argyll & Bute, G84 0PE
Residential (£100-£150) and Non-Residential (free) places available
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On Friday 17th June Toward Primary School held our annual fundraising BBQ. Everyone had a fun filled evening and raised lots of money for the school. We had a lot of support from staff, parents, members of the community and local buisnesses. We held a raffle with fantastic prizes kindly donated to the school by Scottish Salmon, Timothy J Sharp (Jewellers), Candice Girard Salon and Chouxmakes Cakes. M&M Bouncy Castle & Character Hire came along with Mickey and Minnie and their bouncy castles which were highly popular with the children.
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During the week of 6th-10th June pupils and staff at Colgrain enjoyed an activity packed Eco Week. The Eco Committee have been working very hard this year to plan and implement a variety of Eco initiatives. During the Eco Week pupils took part in a variety of group sessions, including: making fruit kebabs, Judo, Sports Day, Litter/Recycling with Argyll and Bute Council, SSPCA workshop, a visit to Waitrose and iCycle.
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Are you bored on Saturday? Well, there’s a market on at Glassary Primary, selling lots of great things like fragrances, sweets, tattoos and ice creams. There’s a bike wash, toys and more. Plus there’s a Fun Day, with burgers, face paints, a bottle stall, cakes, coffees and teas and a slow bike race!
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Join the Youth Arts Explosion in Argyll & Bute!
Are you aged 14 – 25? Are you from Argyll & Bute? Do you believe the arts are important? Have they shaped your life? Will they shape your future? Then join us for the Argyll Youth Arts Hub launch weekend. We’re bringing young people from across Argyll & Bute together to shout about why the arts are important and why there should be more creative opportunities for young people in this area. WHEN: Friday 5th – Sunday 7th June WHERE: Oban COST: Completely free! Continue reading Make a Scene – Argyll Youth Arts Hub Launch Weekend
5,4,3,2,1….5 shots, 4 cast/crew, 3 objects, 2 minutes long, 1 area of story focus. These sessions are entertaining and extremely adaptable to ALL curricular areas, levels and needs. Enable your learners to make a film using tablets, flip cameras or smart phones, following a brief and developing their literacy and communication skills. Continue reading FREE TWILIGHT CPD (during March): Using film to bring texts to life for primary and secondary
The Primary 6 and 7 pupils at Colgrain Primary School held a very successful enterprise event on Friday 12th December. As part of their enterprise education they planned and ran a Christmas café and crafts morning in the school hall. Pupils in the school had been busy making a range of Christmas decorations and crafts which sold out on the day. As well as the crafts there was a table heaving with delicious home baking, a very popular tombola, competitions and a second hand book stall.
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Dunoon Primary School PTA held a magnificent Christmas Fayre on Thursday 28th November 2013. The hall was packed with parents, pupils and shoppers as the crowd awaited the choir coming on to do a selection of Christmas songs. Santa was busy in his grotto and the teachers and staff were busy in the tearoom serving up a selection of home baked goodies.
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On Monday the 7th of October, we held our second Community Café at our school. It was a huge success and many members of our community came to visit us. We sold lots of our handmade crafts including books, bookmarks, calendars and Christmas cards. The parents generously provided an abundance of cakes and biscuits to accompany the tea and coffee and it was lovely to catch up with the people who have supported us on our journey to becoming a successful business. Hopefully it will be just as busy next time when we will be holding our first community bingo game!
Join the Scottish Chamber Orchestra for a week to experience the life of an orchestra from the inside. You will have the opportunity to spend time with all the departments of the SCO administration and attend rehearsals and concerts where possible. The SCO offers two placements that each last one week. If you are successful, you will be based at the Scottish Chamber Orchestra offices in Edinburgh. Week 1 beginning 14 October 2013, Week 2 beginning 25 November 2013 Download the application form HERE and return by Friday 6 September.
HUMANS ARE ABOUT TO POPULATE ANOTHER PLANET AND YOU COULD BE A PART OF IT. The application process for Fuselab has been extended until this Friday 17th May 2013. Anyone aged 16-20 is eligible to apply and successful applicants will be offered a travel bursary and provided with their accommodation and meals. We’re looking for 80 innovative and creative minds – scientists, artists and engineers – to help us develop a sustainable way of life, free from the constraints of the systems and structures we live by here on Earth. Challenge your thinking through Continue reading Fuselab – creativity, science, art and engineering for 16-20 year olds