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P7S Climate Poetry Winners

As part of their topic on Climate, P7S took part in a poerty competition run by the Church of Scotland.  Pupils were asked to write a poem to reflect their feelings about the climate emergency and the impact it is having on the world.  The quality of work produced was outstanding and it was obvious to see that pupils had a lot of knowledge about climate change and COP26 and had strong feelings about these events.

Three winners in the 9-12 age group were selected and they were all from P7S!  The winners were Willow, Josie & Findlay.  They were invited along to a Climate Service at the Church of Scotland in Lerwick where Willow read out the poems.

A huge well done to Willow, Findlay & Josie!

Watch the videos below to listen to the winning entries.  Thanks to the Church of Scotland and David and Kate Grieve for producing the videos.


P4s Poetry Writing

Primary 4 pupils visited me today to share some of their super poems. They had been listening to “A few of my favourite things!” from the Sound of Music for inspiration.

They then wrote their own version thinking about their very own favourite things.

Riley felt he had found this easy to do and he’d enjoyed it.

Katie said, “It was easy to think of my favourite things but trickier to put that into words that would fit in the poem.”

Keira and Anya had both enjoyed listening to the song and had created super poems.  The girls told me how when anyone was finding it tricky then they had helped one another and shared ideas.

The pupils had clearly loved creating and sharing their poems and they were buzzing with excitement to tell me all about it and to share their fantastic poems – which I really enjoyed!  Mrs Wadley heard the excitement in my office and popped in to read them too.  She was really impressed with their work!              Mrs Simpson