P7 Leavers’ Ceremony

Yesterday we had the P7 Leavers’ Ceremony at 2pm. We had songs from everyone and Mrs Reid, Mr Archibald, Miss Primrose and many Pupils spoke. Prizes were awarded and then right at the end we had a last song to send off the P7s with Rio taking a starring role playing guitar – take a bow Rio.

We did our best to video the proceedings but as it was outside and the wind was blowing, the results aren’t what we hoped but we did our best in the circumstances:

And here was a video from Miss Davies:

P7 Criffel Challenge

On the 4th of June the P7’s went to climb up Criffel with Mr A, Mr Fitzgerald and Mrs Fitzgerald. First we got a mini bus from Brydekirk all the way to the bottom of Criffel. When we started to climb it was quite cool because there was a big stream going down the entire hill. It got a bit harder the further we went up and very steep. Then we got to the top. Not long after we had about finished lunch and all took a lot of pictures (see above). We soon found out that it would be a lot harder than we thought: the new path (that was fine going up) was only gravel and we all just kept slipping but after a few brakes we made it down. After we went to Drumuir Ice Cream Parlour for some ice cream – there were loads of flavours to choose from. Finally, we got on the mini bus and drove back to school before the bell rang. We had an amazing trip up Criffel!

The P7s

Holiday Homework

It’s the end of the second term and I’m really pleased that we’ve made it through the last two terms. Everyone has worked hard and should enjoy a well earned break.

Having said that, I often set holiday homework for anyone that is at a loose end and as I didn’t do it for the last holiday here’s some ideas for anyone that is stuck in on a wet day. This is optional and you should only attempt this with permission:

  • Cardboard box / diorama project (as discussed in class and see above).
  • Art work
  • Keep a diary of what you do in the holidays
  • Make a presentation
  • Mini Science Project
  • Make a movie
  • Write a Fact File
  • Practice Duolingo
  • Something about anything, anything about something
  • iXL challenge (woosh for every 100 hundred questions at a challenging level)

For any of the above think about some of the things that you have learned since August: ecosystems, Judaism, circles, graffiti, discussion text, suspense stories, A Stranger Came Ashore etc.

Good luck if you give something a go.

Best wishes, I hope you all have a good break and see you in 2021,

Mr A