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Kintyre Writers’ Circle Competition

Congratulations to children at Castlehill Primary School in P4, P5, P6 and P7 who were awarded prizes in the Kintyre Writers’ Circle Competition on Friday 12th May at Seafield Hotel. Well done to everyone who took part in this competition for all South Kintyre schools.

Campbeltown Nursery Transition to Castlehill

As part of the nursery transition programme, Campbeltown Nursery joined Primary one and two at Castlehill Primary for a “Happy Healthy Me Morning”. They participated in a wide range of activities which included Zumba, golf, healthy eating, fruit tasting and dental care. A fantastic morning was had by all.

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Comic Relief at Castlehill

Castlehill have been busy all week raising funds for Comic Relief. P5, 6 & 7 were baking and this was enjoyed by all. Thursday saw a bring and buy sale along with non uniform and various stalls. The week ended on a high on Friday when the whole school completed the Daily Mile displaying something red. For many the red was their faces at the end of it! A grand total of £760 was raised.

‘The Legend of the Golden Dragon’ & ‘The Da Vinci Trio’ at Castlehill

castlehill-golden-dragon-1The children of Castlehill Primary school enjoyed a super performance by West Midlands Children’s Theatre Company on Friday 4th November. The Legend of the Golden Dragon had the children in suspense and Jamie and Rachel took part in the performance and played their parts brilliantly.

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Castlehill Primary School – Macmillan Cancer Support Fundraiser

castlehill-ps-macmillan-fundraiser-2Primary 2/3 and 3/4 held a Macmillan Cancer Support Fundraiser on Friday 23rd September.

P2/3 set their classroom up as a Baker’s Shop and sold delicious home baking while P3/4’s classroom was the cafe where the whole school were served juice and biscuits.

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Castlehill Primary 6 Beach Clean

castlehill-beach-clean-sept-2016Primary 6 from Castlehill Primary School took part in a beach clean with Wayne Dixon and his dog Koda.
Wayne is currently walking the coast of Britain picking litter as he goes. He hopes to complete his journey over the next 3 years.

Primary 6 worked extremely hard and in only one hour collected 16 large bin bags of rubbish, along with crates, welly boots, clothing and even a picnic bench and table!

Allan’s Road Safety Magic Show

Allan's Magic Show - CardrossPupils from Argyll and Bute’s Cardross Primary School had a ‘magical’ start to their week when they had a visit from Allan’s Road Safety Magic Show.
The innovative show uses magic tricks to highlight key road safety themes including safe places to cross, the importance of wearing bright clothing and keeping away from parked cars.

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Girl Power at Castlehill

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Castlehill Primary’s P5-7 girls have enjoyed after school SOS fitness sessions over the last few weeks. Fiona and Morgan Irwin have provided a varied programme of activities including dance, boxing and the much loved boot camp experience! Castlehill Primary School wants to motivate its pupils to keep fit and active, and to improve social and emotional wellbeing.
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Happy,Healthy Me workshop at Castlehill

Castlehill health 1Primary 1 and 1/2 invited their preschool friends over to join them in their Happy,healthy me workshop. The children are learning to make healthy choices and were involved in a range of activities including ; making fruit salad, golf and football taster sessions. Catherine McTaggart the school nurse spoke to the children about healthy eating too. What a good start to the new year !

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