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Welcome to our new School Session

Despite the poor weather the summer holidays have flown by and it’s great to see everyone back for the new school session.

Our P1s have settled in very well and will be ready to start full time from Monday 31st August.

The latest school newsletter is now available on our Newsletter link – click here.

We are hoping that as many families as possible will take up the option of receiving newsletters by email. If this is of interest please email gw08officecastle@dumgal.gov.uk with your Family Name and Newsletter in the Subject box.

August 28 2015 Newsletter

A Look Back at Session 2014 / 15

We have made some video clips of some our activities and events during the Session.

Click HERE to link tour CDPS Archive.

Weekly News – Jun 12th

Primary 1a has been learning lots about toys – how they move by pushing and pulling. We have also been learning about the Days of the Week.
We made peg dolls and paper aeroplanes and hope to fly the planes next week.

Primary 1b has been busy practising for Sports. We have also been using a map and controls to find clues in the Hall.
“I like our art work” – Summer and Erin enjoys doing take away sums.

P1/2 has been busy in the Nature Garden. Rosie said “it was like a schooltrip.”
Primary 3a
Jack and Tiana were chosen as Pupils of the Week – well done!
We have been investigating floating and sinking activities.

Primary P3b
Have also been working on Pirate Activities getting ready for next week.
Ryan has a Taekwondo test next week and some the children who go to Dance class are getting a new uniform.

Primary 4b have been learning about 3 digit numbers in maths and electricity in topic work.

Primary 5 has been creative working in small groups to make 3D pictures which light up using electrical circuits.
P6 Buddies have had a fun time meeting new P1s and helping with Nursery Sports. Liam said “The little ones were really good at the sports!”

Primary 6/7 has started a new topic about Natural Disasters. We have made a volcano erupt and learned about tornadoes.
We think we have done some awesome art work!

Primary 7 raised a fabulous £440 for Rotary International which will go towards their project to eradicate Polio.

Coming Up Next Week.

Monday – Sports Morning – 9:30am
P1-3 and P4-7 pupils will have both running races and Potted Sports to win points for their House (Deer (blue), Eagle (green), Hare (red) or Swift (yellow)) for the Sports Championship.
After Sports there will be a Family Picnic on the Sports Pitch.
The weather is looking good and please remember sun cream and hats.

On Tuesday evening (7pm) and Wednesday afternoon (1:30pm) P6, P6/7 and 7 will be presenting a concert. P6/7 and 7 had a dress rehearsal for their show, Pirates of the Curry Bean, last Friday – smile emoticon

On Thursday P3a and P3b will be leading a Pirate Activity Day – all activities are 20p.
On Friday P3 parents are very welcome to come along at 2pm to have a go at the activities too.

Weekly News – May 15th

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May 15 3

Summer Fair – Photo Gallery

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P4 Viking Attack!

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P3 and P4 Yoga

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Finlay’s Tooth-Fairy Question

On the way to Assembly this morning Finlay in P1a asked Mr Tyson what happens to the tooth that the Tooth Fairy takes. A very interesting question and Mr Tyson wasn’t sure of the answer so asked everyone to have a think.

Here are some of our answers.

Tooth Fairy

Please leave your own answer by a posting a comment – click on Comments link :)


Weekly News – May 1st

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Weekly News May 1aWeekly News May 1bWeekly News May 1c

Weekly News – 24th April

We have changed the format of our weekly news which is now saved as a photograph and attached to each post. Hope you like it!Weekly News Apr 24b Weekly News Apr 24a

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