REACH-ing Across the Generations!

We were delighted to receive  a lovely gift from two ladies called Mrs. Christmas and Mrs. Bovill. They have made us a tapestry with reach on it and lots of other pictures that represent this school. They have also put the cross on it which represents our link with St Mary’s Church It also had some of the metal …

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Loch Katrine Bike Ride!

On the 15th of May, St Mary’s set out to go to loch Katrine. They brought their bikes and helmets to go as far round the road at the edge of the loch as they could. There were four milestones; 1 and a half miles, 3 miles, 6 miles and 9 miles. If you turned around at 1and a …

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Scooping a European Award for Waste!

We entered a competition to see how much we can reduce our food waste and we reduced it enough to win this award! We got presented this trophy on the day of the school show so that everyone could see it and then the eco committee got their photos taken for the newspaper. We are very pleased that we …

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Wildlife Crime…

On the 20th of May a Wildlife Crime Officer came to talk to p1, p4/5 and p6/7. He told us about snares and traps.  Gamekeepers set snares to catch foxes and badgers. The gamekeeper puts a snare down to catch the fox by its neck. Usually there is a stopper so the fox does not get strangled. Larson traps …

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And the RRSA goes to…

On Thursday 2nd June 2011, we got a visit from UNICEF. There were four people in total; 2 adults and 2 children. One of the adults was the scribe and the others were the inspectors.

They went through all the classes and they were very impressed. Our food charter gave us a big boost. At lunch it was announced …

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HMIE

Last week we had a visit from some inspectors. They were Her Majesties Inspectors of Education. They came for four days; Monday to Thursday. The reason they came was to inspect the way we learn and the way that the teachers teach. The inspectors were very pleased and they said that;“They were very impressed with all the healthy things we …

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House Captain Responsibilities

Some of the responsibilities that house captains have are that you have to plan what your house is going to do in the house meetings. You also have to make sure that in a house meeting everyone is happy and has something to do.

This year Kippen Ross had biodiversity and sustaining our world. At the start of the year …

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P6/7 Cricket

Each Friday afternoon P6/7 got cricket lessons. The first week we practised our batting and after that we played a game. We were split into teams and it was great fun. On the last week we had to learn how to bowl properly and P6/7 found it very fun!

At the end of the bowling lesson we played a game …

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GLOW!

Glow helps us to be confident in finding our way around the computer. It also means that we don’t get any of our homework out on paper so we’re being ECO Friendly! It means that we also don’t get it lost. On Glow there is a bit called my Glow Groups and for our topic we are in Glow …

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P6/7 Ancient Civilisations

On Tuesday the 14th of June, P6/7 had been displaying all of their work on ancient civilisations with a museum open day. All of the parents that could make it had a fantastic time. There was a mummy to meet, things to try on, great displays and super artefacts. As well as all the parents and visitors having fun, …

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