Monthly Archive for May, 2015

P2a Assembly – The Rainforest

Primary 2a taught all their parents and the rest of the school about the Rainforest.  There was a scientist telling us about the importance of trees and a variety of animals and insects explaining the layers of the forest and why they are important to their existence.  Well done P2a!

School Show 2015

Our School Show the year was ‘Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies’.  The children were confident performers and the audience laughed in all the right places!  Have a look at the actors – we’re sure you’ll see them on the ‘big screen’ one day!

Primary 4/5 visit Kelvingrove

To complete their topic learning about Egyptians, Primary 4/5 headed to Kelvingrove.  They took part in an interactive workshop where they dressed up as Egyptians, handled Egyptian artefacts and then explored the museum.  Have a look at the pictures below!

P2b Assembly

Primary 2b have been hard at work, raising the profile of Fairtrade within the school.  They have been selling bags of rice grown in Malawi.  By selling 90kg of rice, we are helping to send children to school in Malawi since only 1 in 3 children will get an education.

John Riches, pictured below, is the chairman of the fairtrade rice organisation and he came in to school to thank the children for their hard work and dedication.


Rights Respecting School Celebration

On Tuesday 5th May, we hosted a celebration of our achievements as a rights respecting cluster of schools.  Kilmacolm Primary, St Francis’ Primary, St Michael’s Primary, Craigmarloch School, Port Glasgow High School and St Steven’s High School all joined us in Newark.

Our key note speaker was  the Corporate Director, Education, Communities & Organisational Development, Patricia Cassidy.

The children presented the work they had done so far on their journeys to be a rights respecting school.  Gerry McMurtrie, Children’s Rights & Information Officer, expressed his delight that Port Glasgow schools cluster were working as a partnership to develop children’s rights.

Young people from 3rd year at Port Glasgow High School helped all the schools to role play a bullying scenario that the children could then perform to their respective schools.


Primary 4b Assembly

Primary 4b Assembly was about their learning of Reciprocal Reading.  They all spoke confidently about the strategies learned – Clarifying, Questioning, Summarising and Predicting.  They also sang a song they had written, accompanied by Mr Armour on the guitar.

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