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DEAR - Read With Your Family

Today's reading for pleasure challenge for World Book Week was to read with your family. And as animals are very much part of the family, they've been very involved too. This is no bad thing as various studies have showed that reading to dogs can be very therapeutic for children, especially - Read more...

Essay Competition Success

We're delighted to announce that Form 7 pupil Kinvara has won the Fettes_College Classics Essay Writing Competition. The task was to discuss who was the most heroic, Hector or Achilles. It's a great piece of writing, in an article from 856 BC.  Excellent work - Read more...

DEAR - Read Somewhere Unusual

Today's World Book Week Challenge was to read somewhere unusual. And we've not been - Read more...

Pppppp..... Penguins

Form 2 have been continuing their studies of the Arctic and Antarctic and have been researching different breeds of penguins. They starting presenting their findings to their classmates yesterday and it was lovely to see Connie joining in remotely. Welcome back Form - Read more...

DEAR - Drop Everything And Read

Today's reading for pleasure World Book Week challenge was to read outside. We had some brave souls who did, some of whom cleverly dodged the storm! Tomorrow's challenge is to read somewhere unusual - we can't wait to see what you come up - Read more...

Potato People

Don’t forget to get your competition entries in to Mrs Aldridge for our World Book Week potato characters competition. Whether you’ve made a Spiderman Spud, a Thomas The Tank Tattie or an Elizabeth Bennet Baked Potato, we’d love to see them. Photos should be sent to Mrs Aldridge at - Read more...

Form 4 Windsocks

Form 4 have been making windsocks to find the wind speed and direction - they'll take a bit of a bashing today I - Read more...

Reiya's Book Hunt

What a wonderful photo of Reiya (Form 5R), who has completed her book hunt for World Book Week. Form 5 were tasked to find their favourite books which met the following criteria: 1 A book with a cat in it 2 A book about the Moon 3 A book with a one word title 4 A book set in outer space or on - Read more...

DEAR- Read Somewhere Comfy

We're going the extra mile with a World Book Week, rather than just marking World Book Day. One of the activities taking place is DEAR (Drop Everything and Read). We're encouraging the children to read for pleasure, and have challenged them to do this in a different place each day. Today they were - Read more...

Form 4 French

Linked to their current topic of the weather, Form 4 have also been learning the French for different weather types during their French lessons. And they've had plenty of different types of weather over the last couple of - Read more...

Forms 1-3 Back To School

The classrooms and playground are happy, buzzy places once again. Our youngest children are very pleased to see their friends and be back at school. And we're very happy to see them - Read more...

Soooo Excited - See You Monday

We can't wait to welcome our youngest pupils back into school next week. So, pack your bag, set your alarm clock and we'll see you on - Read more...

To Be Or Not To Be

Form 4 have been studying the verb 'to be' and part of this involved playing a game of Guess Who. Here's Lewis, who has perfected his thinking - Read more...

Form 5 Space Project

As part of Form 5’s art this week, and in line with their topic of Space, the class were to create a pebble solar system. Ethan’s planets look amazing and are so detailed. Well - Read more...

Pancake Day

Pancake Day is usually a very busy day in our cooking classroom with the tabletop stoves being used by all the classes to produce pancakes by the dozen. Amazing smells waft up the stairs and, after the children's tummies are full, we usually receive a visitor or two to ask if we’d like to sample - Read more...

50 Years Since Pounds, Shillings & Pence

It's 50 years ago today since decimal currency was launched in the UK to replace the old tradition of pounds, shillings and pence. Not everyone was convinced about the change though, and initially some shoppers and shops refused to take the new coins. Our Form 3 children know all about the value - Read more...


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