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August 26, 2020
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Play Park Design a Sign Competition

North Lanarkshire Council Community Partnership Team in partnership with Banton Swingpark Group were delighted to announce that a new play area in Banton was completed in August 2020. Pupils were invited to enter a competition to design a sign and think of a name for the new play area.  The winning entry will then be … Continue reading “Play Park Design a Sign Competition” Continue reading

March 11, 2020
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Cardboard Engineers part 3

Most of the Biggies have now finished their marvellous machines. They took the basic cams and added some artistic flair. Some of the class needs to go to the Kilsyth Academy Maths competition this morning so they need a wee bit more time to finish. We lalso took some short videos on the machines in … Continue reading “Cardboard Engineers part 3” Continue reading

January 7, 2020
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Cardboard Engineers

The Biggies are always enthusiastic about making things. Today we spent an hour reviewing and making examples of different ways we could join Cardboard. The joins included, flanges, gussets, L- Braces, slots, tabs and several more techniques. We hope this will stand us in good stead later in the term. Continue reading

December 11, 2019
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Christmas Art 2019

A while back the Biggies created some Christmas Art on their iPads for the NLC Christmas Art Competition. We had a Winner. But here are all our entries. The Class are getting really skilful at using the Brushes App for painting. Many show great understanding of layers and how to use them. Continue reading

October 28, 2019
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Autumn Leaves #ourdoorlearning fun

We are going to try and get outdoors a bit more this month. Today was a beautiful clear day with only a little wind, a good day for some leaf art. We went out and gathered leaves of different shapes and colours for the play ground. First we created designs and patterns with the leaves, … Continue reading “Autumn Leaves #ourdoorlearning fun” Continue reading

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