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BBC Radio 2 – 500 Word Challenge

BBC Radio 2 500 Word Challenge

Killin Primary’s After School Writing Club decided to participate in the BBC Radio 2, 500 Words. We could write about any subject of our choice as long as we didn’t go over the 500 word limit.

We worked very hard at Writing Club and during lunch times in order to finish our stories on time. When we submitted them, we received a Certificate for taking part. The winning prize is to have your story read at the Tower of London. We will hear in April this year so keep your fingers crossed!

Well done to Iona, Nyah, Leo, Jamie, Naomi, Cailtin and Keira for taking part.


Trip to Stirling Castle

Last week, P1-3 visited Stirling Castle. We had an action-packed day looking round the castle and hunting unicorns! Well done P1-3 – you were fantastic!

The Royal Palace
The Royal Palace
A Canon (Photo by Timmy)
A canon (Photo by Timmy)
Suit of armour (Photo by Timmy)
Suit of armour (Photo by Timmy)
In the chapel (Photo by Timmy)
In the chapel (Photo by Timmy)
Scottish royal coat of arms (Photo by Timmy)
Scottish royal coat of arms (Photo by Timmy)
Found one! The national 'animal' of Scotland (Photo by Timmy)
Found one! The national ‘animal’ of Scotland (Photo by Timmy)

Gone Fishing!

This week, P6/7 released the salmon they had been looking after into a local burn. They then went to Almondbank near Perth to have a look round a salmon hatchery.   

The pupils will return soon to check on their progress…

Salmon eggs
Preparing the containers
Adding the rocks to imitate the river
Where the salmon eggs are stored at the hatchery
Fully grown salmon are kept in these water tanks
Preparing the river bed
From eggs to alevins, the salmon are now ready to be released into the wild




Creative Castles!

This term, Primary 1-2 have been learning about castles! Take a look at last week’s amazing homework…


By Noa (P1)








By Alice (P1)
By Kara (P1)

By Archie (P1)
By Grace (P1)
By Finlay (P1)

By Findaly (P1)
By Harry (P1)
By Cai (P1)
By Scarlett (P1)
By Paige (P1)
By Ivy (P1)

By Isla (P2)
By Niall (P2)

Sporting News

Going Downhill Fast!

Crianlarich and Killin schools took part in the Scottish Schools Snowsports Association (SSSA) annual downhill skiing competition at Glencoe on Wednesday 24th February 2016.

Anna demonstrating her skills on the piste.
Anna demonstrating her skills on the piste.


The sun came out, the vista across Rannoch Moor was stunning and the pistes were covered in deep fresh snow. But for our four competitors: Will  and Gregor  from Crianlarich Primary School, Anna from Killin Primary (and our reserve  from Killin Primary) along with Murdo who joined us from Muirton, taking it easy to glance across at the views was the last thing on their minds. Continue reading Sporting News

Rag Bag

The next uplift of textiles from our Rag Bag is scheduled for Wednesday 17th February.

Please ensure that all goods are in tied bags.

In the event of the Rag Bag container being full, bags can be handed into school when it re-opens on Monday 15th February.

Thank you for your support and co-operation.