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Burns Competition Winners

Congratulations to all of our ‘confident individuals’ and ‘successful learners’ who performed Scots Language poetry in front of the whole school at the successful Burns Assembly organised and co-ordinated by Mrs. Murdoch, Principal Teacher. All adults in the school had a voting sheet and all participants scored over 200 points!
Adam Brown in P.3/4 was the overall winner of the school based competition with 265 points! His rendition of ‘The Wee Malkies’kept everyone in The Great Hall highly entertained with drama and performance from start to finish. Well done Adam!
The pupils who will represent Bankton at the West Lothian heat of the National Burns Competition are:
Kai Wilson – P.6/7 ‘A Parcel of Rogues in a Nation’
Katie Tripney – P.6/7 ‘The Joyful Widower’
Beth Kinroy – P.5 ‘Scots Wha Hae’
Eric McLeod – P.4 ‘Street Talk’ by JK Annand

One of our talented brass musicians, Louis Hartl Hazette, will also go through to the local heat, playing a confident rendition of ‘Auld Lang Syne’ on his trumpet.

We have our fingers well and truly crossed for all of you! Some of our honourable runners-up will have another opportunity to perform their poem at this term’s assemblies

Scots Language Celebrations in Bankton

Congratulations to all of our confident individuals who performed their Scots language and Burns poems at our whole school assembly to celebrate the work of Robert¬†Burns. We were especially proud of our Nursery children who all sang Wee Willie Winkie with actions and P.1 – P.3 who entertained us with ‘Mince and tatties’, ‘Roguey Poguey’ and Ma wee rid motor.

P.4 – P.7 performed a number of Burns poems including: ‘Lament on Mary, Queen of Scots’, ‘A Parcel of Rogues among Nations’, ‘A man’s a man for aw that’ and ‘The Joyful Widower’

Photographs and prizewinners to follow.

P.2 and P.2/3  have been celebrating Scots culture with favourite stories in Scots РThe Gruffalow and Room on the Broom. P.2 have had a special tartan challenge and displayed their work for all to see.

We look forward to hearing Louis Hartl-Hazette playing his Scots song on the trumpet at the area finals in March. keep practising Louis, we are very proud of you.