23rd November Podcast

Here is this week’s podcast:

Podcast 23Nov2012

The song at the start of the podcast is called “The Thistle”:

Chorus Where the heather grows Where the Highland sings The thistle stands alone The thistle stands alone Where the birds spread their wings Where the birds spread their wings

As we stand alone As the wind blows the water ripples …

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16th of November Podcast

Here is our first podcast from the 16th of November:

16th November 2012 Pod 1

BBC School Report

Welcome to St Mary’s Episcopal Primary School’s news podcast page where pupils will be showcasing their journalistic talents about issues concerning our school, local area and current national news items.


We Met Andy Murray!

On the 16th of September as most of you know Andy Murray came back to Dunblane. Dugald and I were lucky enough to present a card that had been made by all of the children of St Mary’s to congratulate him.

We had to wait 2 whole hours in the rain for him to come as he was signing autographs …

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Cool Kevin Visit!

On the 12th of September one of Scotland’s finest wheelchair tennis players Kevin Simpson visited St.Marys. He talked about his life changing injury and how he qualified for the Beijing Olympics 2008. He brought a wheelchair, a tennis wheelchair and some of his trophies. He really inspired all us of to overcome all of our challenges and to rise to …

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Dalguise Memories!

On Friday 31st August the Primary 7 class went to Dalguise. All of us had a great time and were really enthusiastic about all the activities. On the first night we played games and sang silly songs with our groupie (team leader) Lizzie. Then we sang more silly and immature songs that we really enjoyed round a big campfire. The …

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Master Classes!

Friday afternoons are all change, we now have master classes where our aim is to learn and develop new skills to help us in and out of school. At the start of term we got a list of our options and we had to put our first, second and third choices. This was difficult for a lot of people because …

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Healthy Start!

For the first three weeks of term the whole school focussed on a Healthy start. This was a great way to start the year as we finished off last term learning all about the Olympics and their values and we now started the year learning about the Paralympics and their values too. Over the first few weeks we had amazing …

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Guide Dogs for the Blind Visit!

This term the whole school had a project on the Paralympics. We’ve had lots of visitors and one of them was from Guide Dogs for the Blind. Deirdre (with Quinn the dog) and Pamela (with Adam the dog) came in and talked to us about the charity. They chose volunteers to show us how difficult it would be to be …

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Djembi Drumming!

Over the past 1-2 weeks P2/3 have been learning to play some ever so unusual instruments. These instruments are African Djembe drums and are quite hard to play. The strings on the drums are to hold the animal skins in place on top of “One big piece of wood “ as Madeline (P3) described it. An “open” sound sounds like …

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