Castle Douglas Primary and Early Learning and Childcare Centre

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Have a look at our whole school Scottish Themed Learning Day


The School and Nursery held an activity day with a Scottish Theme. Classes joined together to experience a wide range of workshops and a big thank you to our staff and visitors for all their planning and preparation.

Please have a look at our photo gallery below which will give a flavour of the learning we enjoyed today.


Art and Craft



Scottish Foods – Tasting and Opinions!


and lunchtime – lots of clean plates today!


ย P1 classes baked shortbread, decorated and then enjoyed eatingย  it ๐Ÿ™‚



Scots language – a) personal prose and poetry using Scots vocabulary and b) having lots of fun with Scots Words with Suzi Briggs

P4-7 were treated to a full rendition of Tam O’Shanter by Mr Robert McTurk – quite a treat.



Music and Dance

Dance activity with Catriona ๐Ÿ™‚


One of our Scotland themed activities was to learn a simple march and drum rhythm in only 15 minutes!

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Learning 3 chords to accompany a modern Scottish Song by the The View


Glen Cunningham came to share some Scottish tunes on the bagpipes.


Finding out about Scotland


Research Skills – Scotland Quiz





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