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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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‘World of Work’ Week at Dalintober PS and ELCC

Dalintober World of Work Week  SpringbankPupils at Dalintober & ELCC embarked on a journey of discovery through the world of work.
The week involved a range of visits to places of work in the local area and the school also welcomed a wide variety of visitors through its doors to work with classes.
ELCC had a visit from our School Crossing Patroller and the children loved taking turns to hold the lollipop.
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Sport Relief’ Fundraising at Dalintober PS and ELCC

Dalintober Sport Relief TyresPupils of Dalintober PS and ELCC held a number of fundraising events for ‘Sport Relief’, including bootcamps, a zumbathon and fitness challenges. The pupils raised a fantastic £1619.18 for the charity and would like to thank members of the school community for their kind and generous donations and sponsors.

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Swimming and Badminton Success at Dalintober PS

Dalintober Swimming and Badminton success 1Dalintober PS has been celebrating recent sporting achievements this week. Five pupils travelled to Glasgow to represent the school in the National Schools’ Swimming Championship. Euan finished 22nd overall in the 50m Freestyle with a PB. Astrid, Logan, Sophie and Claudia qualified a very impressive 3rd in their heat, and 13th overall in the 4x50m Freestyle Relay – the youngest team in the finals – also with a PB.

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‘Fit Fridays’ at Dalintober ELCC

Dalintober Fit Friday Feb 2016Dalintober ELCC have recently been going out and about in their local community, participating in physical games and Active Learning opportunities during their Healthy, Happy Me topic. They have been taking part in sensory walks, wet welly walks, discovery days and lots more fun and exciting activities whatever the weather!

Scottish Book Week at Dalintober PS and ELCC

Dalintober P7 SBW 4Pupils in Dalintober PS and ELCC recognised and celebrated Scottish Book Week through a whole-school project which culminated in a ‘Sharing Our Learning’ assembly. Activities included reading and voting on the finalised books for the book awards, ‘Dress as your favourite book character’, reading and creating Scots’ texts and researching the history of Scots’ language and the meanings of key words and phrases.

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Dalintober PS Support Children In Need 2015

Dalintober PS Children in need fundraiserDalintober PS and ELCC Fundraise for Children In Need

Dalintober PS and ELCC raised funds for BBC’s ‘Children In Need’ annual appeal last Friday. A non-uniform day was held – with an array of outfits and costumes on show! Various smaller fundraisers were led by pupils throughout the day including a discothon, cake stall, face painting and much more. A fabulous £430.03 was raised for the charity.

Tesco Campbeltown Apple Donation to Dalintober PS

Dalintober Tesco ApplesTesco Campbeltown Donate Hallowe’en Apples to Dalintober PS
Gavin Lawson, Store Manager of Tesco Campbeltown, kindly donated 300 apples for Dalintober Primary School and ELCC’s upcoming Hallowe’en parties. We are extremely grateful for their generosity and look forward to working with the store and team in future school and community projects.

Dalintober PS Elects Pupil Council 2015-16

Pupil Council 1516 SALThis year’s elected Pupil Council members held their first meeting of the new school year on Friday. Pupils discussed ideas for promoting healthy eating and decided this would be the first venture they would like to undertake and promote – watch this space…!
Thank you to our new Pupil Council members for committing themselves to their roles with such enthusiasm.

Dalintober PS Marks ‘School Food Day’

Dalintober PS Grow Your Own Food DayPupils, staff and Catering Staff decided to mark ‘School Food Day’, celebrating ‘Scotland’s Year of Food’ by holding an ‘Eat What You Grow’ lunch. Fruit and vegetables, grown on the school allotment, was harvested by members of the school’s Eco-Group and brought fresh from the site to the kitchen. The Catering Staff used the produce to make potato soup, potato salad, broad bean frittata and apple crumble – a sumptuous feast that was enjoyed by all!

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Transition Time at Dalintober ELCC

Dalintober ELCC TransitionThe move to the ‘Big School’ is already underway for the children of Dalintober ELCC.

Dalintober Primary School have been looking at ways to improve their quality of transition and now staff have developed a Transition Calendar with activities such as Story Telling Sessions beginning in September. Other activities will be running most months throughout the year helping the pre-school children to grow in confidence and build relationships with the class teachers.
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