Win a Visit from Clyde, the Glasgow 2014 Mascot

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Dec 182012

With Christmas on the horizon you will all be busy decking the halls with boughs of holly, attending Christmas parties and producing nativity plays worthy of an Oscar nomination. The Game On Scotland team wants to take this opportunity to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and also give you a little something to look forward to in the New Year.

Clyde – Glasgow 2014’s official mascot – has been busy visiting local communities over the last few months to let everyone know more about the Commonwealth Games and in the New Year he is keen to visit as many schools as he can. And your school or establishment can win a visit through Game On Scotland, the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games education programme.

If you have already registered with Game On Scotland you will automatically be entered into the free prize draw, and you will receive an email soon to confirm this.

But, if you haven’t already registered for Game On Scotland – now is the time to do it! If you sign up between now and 1 February 2013 you will be in with the chance to have Clyde visit your school or establishment.

All you have to do is register with Game On Scotland ( complete the short survey monkey questionnaire with a few more details and you will automatically be entered into the prize draw to win this exciting opportunity. You will then also be able to keep an eye on the Game on Scotland website for further updates and exciting content over the coming months.

Register for Game On Scotland at

This competition is for state schools out with Glasgow City Council – Glasgow City Council state schools should keep an eye on the Game On Scotland website for more details on getting a visit from Clyde (terms and condiditopns apply Game On Scotland Mascot Visit Draw – terms and conditions Game On Scotland Mascot Visit Draw – terms and conditions)

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Story Telling in French at Kilmodan Primary School

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Dec 072011

Gwen McCrossan uses story telling to inspire and enthuse her  learners and  embed the learning and teaching of  French in the wider curriculum.  She shares how  she  uses the storybook “La Surprise de Handa” with her P2-4 learners and the animated film Kirikou et la Sorcière with her P5-7 class.

Dec 052011

I am investigating what schools are considering with regards option choice in the Senior Phase. My own school is considering 6 options throughout S4/5/6 with 5 periods per option.  I would like to know what other schools around the country are considering (could you please also indicate which local authority your school belongs to).

Rowanfield CfE Workbook

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Jul 042011

Rosy Hume, the Acting Headteacher introduces a new approach to celebrating achievement at Rowanfield.

Richard, the P7 Teacher at Rowanfield Primary in Edinburgh introduces the one workbook idea he has been trialling in his class.

This post shows the work that Rowanfield Primary staff have been developing using one workbook to record all learning.

Jul 012011

View this video to see how Harrysmuir Primary School have developed a whole school approach to formative assessment strategies. Carolyn Brearley, Principal Teacher in Harrysmuir Primary School, shares a formative assessment toolkit which has been developed to provide a consistent approach throughout the school.

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