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Prestigious Scottish Education Lifetime Achievement Award goes to………

Pupils, staff and parents are all delighted that Miss MacVicar has won the prestigious Scottish Education Lifetime Achievement Award held at the Hilton Hotel, Glasgow on 7th June.
Sine has devoted her working life to the pupils and parents of Dunbeg Primary School. She has been described as someone who always goes above and beyond the call of duty to ensure that every detail is taken care of.

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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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Blythswood Enterprise Challenge

Primary 7 at Park School recently took part in the Blythswood Enterprise competition. For this, they were given £20 to start a business in order to raise money to provide fire engines in Eastern Europe. The class had 4 weeks to make this money grow so they decided to create a moustache themed stationery shop.

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Dunbeg Primary Arctic Topic

Dunbeg Primary pupils in P2/3 have been learning all about the Arctic. They even sent their very own explorers on an Arctic adventure! Snowy the Seal and Penny the Penguin set off with their scientist friends Finlo (Ruari’s dad) and Kim (Sennen’s dad) who were going to work there for a few weeks. Snowy and Penny got up to all sorts of mischief which included snowmobile rides, exploring ice caves, helping with scientific experiments and meeting huskies and polar bears.

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Magnet Workshop was a power to be reckoned with!

Achaleven’s P1/P4 and Dunbeg’s P1/P2 discovered the power of magnets today when Edinburgh International Science Festival’s Generation Science team brought their Marvellous Magnets workshop to Achaleven Primary.

We learnt all about magnetic attraction and repulsion, fields and poles and explored what effect magnetic forces have on the world around us.

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Oban Lorn and the Isles Spring Tag Festival 2012

More than 150 Primary School children from the Oban area attended the recent Spring Tag Rugby Festival hosted by Oban Lorne RFC. The event which was organised by Scottish Rugby Modern Apprentices Emma Roxburgh and Fergus Matheson was delivered as an end of season friendly tournament for all the primary schools who have taken part in the Tag Rugby Programme this school year. The event was run in Partnership with Active Schools co-ordinator Dale Kupris and Rugby Development Officer Allan Wright who assisted with the organisation of the event.

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Dunbeg Primary – Seafari Adventure

On Friday 22nd June P5-7 pupils from Dunbeg Primary travelled to Easdale to go on a Seafari Adventure. First of all everyone got kitted up in waterproofs and lifejackets. After safety instructions we hopped onto the boats.

We were about to witness a world of wildlife … red deer galloping up hills, oyster catchers diving for food, huge salmon leaping out of the water and so much more!

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‘Lochbeg’s’ momentous occasion!

22nd May was an exciting day for the pupils and staff of Lochnell and Dunbeg Primary Schools, or ‘Lochbeg’ as they were renamed for this momentous occasion. The two schools engaged in the ultimate in interdisciplinary learning for the whole term from Easter onwards as they competed for their country for prestigous online medals. The pupils across the schools were split into six teams and could earn medals in every aspect of school and out-of-school life if their efforts correlated with one of the six Olympic and Paralympic values, such as friendship, fairness, determination etc. Continue reading ‘Lochbeg’s’ momentous occasion!