What a busy term it has been in P6N! We’ve had a great time learning all sorts of things! We had a trip to the museum to learn all about Victorian Shetland, ‘Victorian Day’ in class, a trip to the Natural Selection Exhibition up at the old Anderson High School, and a visit from Ian Clarke, education outreach worker from the Scottish Parliament.
P6N and P6S were invited to the Holocaust memorial service at the Town Hall on Friday. They read poems that they had written in class with the theme of ‘Torn from Home’ and participated in some singing. Finally, a pupil from each class was asked to lay a wreath on the cenotaph. They did extremely well and we are very proud of them all!
This term Primary 6 have been learning all about Victorians, and we recently held our annual “Victorian Day”, where children are given the experience of what life was like for pupils during Queen Victoria’s reign. The pupils and staff were dressed appropriately and everyone contributed to a memorable day! We would like to express our huge thanks to Miss Swanson, who provided costumes for the day and visited both classes for a lesson in the afternoon.
(We’ve made the photos look old-fashioned to be more authentic!)
Both Primary 6 classes were recently paid a visit by children’s evangelist Gordon McCracken and his collection of puppets! Pupils were given some tips on ventriloquism and how to pronounce tricky letters without moving their lips, before being given an opportunity to operate the puppets themselves.