The Creative Learning in Schools Team (CAST) have been piloting a project in primary schools in Kintyre, “Take One Picture” installing artworks from the Argyll Collection in six schools to inspire cross curricular creative learning. Pupils and teachers from Carradale, Castlehill, Dalintober, Drumlemble, Gigha and Rhunahaorine Primaries have been working with artists Sian MacQueen, Nicole Heidtke and Stefan Bamberger and dancer Tony Mills to create new work inspired by the artworks, taking part in workshops on conductive printmaking, relief sculpture, dance, digital sculpture, life drawing, shadow puppetry, collage and painting.
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Drumlemble Primary School has formed four pupil committees to encourage the children to take an active part in many aspects of school life.
The purpose of the committees are to be able to work in smaller groups that deal with only one issue. The committee system keeps the meetings focused on the issues, one at a time. Each committee is headed by a member of staff and will meet each Friday morning.
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The children have been busy creating characters and a book to demonstrate how the school’s Vision, Values and Aims are embedded into school life.
We are asking parents to take a look at the book the next time they visit the school.
Below are a selection of some of the pages from the book.
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Drumlemble Primary School has successfully renewed their Eco-Schools Green Flag Award Status.
This is an outstanding achievement. The Flag is being held by the school’s Eco Committee
Drumlemble Primary have had a fun filled week in the lead up to Mrs. McIntosh’s last day prior to commencing her maternity leave.
The children have been partaking in lots of outdoor learning focusing on the subject of Wood, sometimes even catching the sunshine.
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The children in Drumlemble Pre 5 unit are busy learning all about the Chinese New Year.
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Drumlemble Primary held a Poetry Competition in honor of Robert Burns day. The competition proved to be a fabulous event, with the children all trying extremely hard to master the Scots language whilst reciting a Scottish poem! Parents and teachers had the difficult task of choosing winners. The children were judged by the teachers on eye contact, diction, expression, volume and recital. The event was completed with some Scottish dancing which the parents were invited to join in and a rendition of Auld Lang Sang
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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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On a blustery day in the middle of September, Primary 4 – 7 from Drumlemble Primary School headed down to Machrihanish beach, accompanied by Andrea McShannon from the GRAB trust, for a beach clean as part of the Beaches and Marine Litter project.
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