Awards Ceremony

The Annual Awards Ceremony will take place on Tuesday 21st June 2011 at 6.30pm in St Mary’s Episcopal Church All parents are welcome, children should wear school uniform and be back at school by 6.10pm.

PSA Bar-B-Que

The Annual Bar-B-Que will take place at St Mary’s Church Hall on Saturday 18th June 5.00pm-8.00pm. Ticket prices which include a burger or sausage and a drink are £5 for adults and £2.50 for children, under 3’s are free. There will be a disco, tombola, ice cream and strawberries. If you require tickets please contact any committee member .

School Show – A Right Performance

The school show will go ahead as planned with performances on Tuesday 31st May at 10.00am and Wednesday 1st June at 6.30pm. The ‘costume’ for the show is casual clothes. Children should wear jeans and a brightly coloured top- plain if possible. Children can come to school in the casual clothes and do not need to bring uniform on Tuesday. …

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Nursery Investigate Water!

The boys and girls from the Nursery had a splish-splashing time during Water Week! They collected and investigated dirty rain water from puddles. The water was then filtered using filter paper.

It looks like we have some budding scientists…!

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Highland Spring Visit

On the 31stof March p1,2,3 all went to the Highland Spring works at Blackford for the morning. They were learning how the water was taken and then put into bottles.

Hamish enjoyed the slide show at the beginning and he learnt about the water cycle.

Orla liked the fork lift truck because it went really fast and nearly hit them …

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Science Visit

On the 1st of April a science teacher called Mrs Imrie came from Dunblane High School with a lab technician to tell us and show us how to clean water.

We used very dirty water from the River Allan. First we put it through special sieves. The holes in the sieve go from big to small as you …

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Sea Life!

On Wednesday the 23rd of March the Sea Life Centre came to St Mary’s. They did sections with P4, 5, 6, 7 then P1, 2, 3. They told us all about Predators and Prey and the circle of animals. Then they told us about pollution in the sea and what causes it. We learnt that the main …

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Water Around The World


P4/5 have learned about water worldwide. I interviewed Alban, Carrie and Ally from P4/5 to find out what they had learned. There are plenty of facts they told me including:

More people die from unsafe water than the war. The average human spends three years of their life on the toilet. You can get recycling toilets. …

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A Visit From Scottish Water

On the 28th of March a visitor call Mr Toop came to P6/7. Mr Toop works for Scottish Water and came to talk about how water comes from your tap and how the water is purified.

He showed a slide show about water.

Our water comes from Loch Turret. There are four sections; screening, filtering, clarification, disinfection.

Mr Toop showed …

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P1’s Water Week!

During Water Week the P1s have been up to a lot. Mrs Imrie from Dunblane High School came to talk to P1 about water science. They did lots of experiments and learnt a lot.

Two ladies from Deep Sea World came to talk to P1 about marine life and how people are polluting our oceans and seas. For a surprise …

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