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Whitecross Primary invite parents and community to celebrate their anniversary

Whitecross Primary invite parents and community to celebrate their anniversary

 On 2nd of December, Claire Quigley, head teacher of Whitecross PS and her staff hosted an unusual celebratory event on the 60th anniversary of the opening of their school. This involved visitors in making a terracotta clay tile which was personal to them. These will be dried, fired, and added to a tiled display in [more]

Developing pupil understanding of the curriculum

Developing pupil understanding of the curriculum

Yvonne McBlain, from Falkirk Education Service Support and Improvement team has been exploring pupil understanding of the curriculum with colleagues in St Bernadette’s RC PS and Bankier PS. Click here to see the Bankier version of the learning experience shared with pupils on 13th June 2014, and here to see Yvonne’s analysis of the impact [more]

Denny High School Pupils film local sporting celebrities

Denny High School Pupils film local sporting celebrities

Yvonne McBlain of Falkirk Education Services Curriculum Support team is working with 4SIG2 and their Creative Digital Media teacher Sarah Felton to create a pupil version of our education policy Learning to Achieve. The 4th year pupils in this class are in the production phase of creating a magazine-style digital presentation which we hope will bring [more]

Bo'ness Children's Fair Festival

Bo’ness Children’s Fair Festival

Daniel Barrie, Quality Improvement Officer with Falkirk Council Education Improvement Team attended the Bo’ness Children’s Fair Festival on Friday 28th June. This retinue this year were pupils from St Mary’s Primary School and the theme for the fair was “The Railway Children”. Well done to Mrs Hanlon, staff, pupils and parents who had worked very [more]

Creativity – What Is It?

Gayle Martin, Arts & Culture Officer, Curriculum Support Falkirk Council is working in partnership with Stirling and Clackmannanshire Council to develop Creative Learning.  Gayle recently attended a presentation by Sheila Paige of Education Scotland who is leading Creativity Across Learning, which is a creative review across a range of education establishments in Scotland.  The review [more]

Exciting changes at Denny Town Centre

Exciting changes at Denny Town Centre

Lynne Lauder, Enterprise Co-ordinator, based at Camelon Education Centre attended an exciting meeting with Jacquie McArthur, Economic Development Officer within the Council’s Economic Development, Growth and Investment team today. Plans are moving along for the new Denny Town Centre and Jacquie and Lynne will be meeting in early April to design a twilight CPD session aimed at [more]

Falkirk pupils create their own version of our policy

A small group of primary and secondary pupil council members are working with Yvonne McBlain and Christine Snedden from the Curriculum Support team to decide what the pupil version of Learning to Achieve should be. With the help of pupil council co-ordinators and other staff in schools, they have great plans to create this policy as a video [more]

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