Christmas Card Winners!

The winners of the card competition are Amatey, Philis, Hannah, Molly, Mathew, Simeon, Ailis, Laetitia. They came down to the post office to get their cards published. When they came back to school they also got to choose a lollypop to eat, either lemon or orange. They also saw a car that was peppered with bird poo!

By Amatey …

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Making History In The Smith Museum!

St Mary’s EPS has had a very special history topic called Shaping Our Nation. We worked on this in partnership with the Smith Museum and our topic was launched by having a night at the museum sleepover for P4-6.

Throughout October and November all the classes in St Mary’s EPS were preparing different parts of the project for when …

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Walk In The Wonderful Wood

The Banaboocha in full glory

In the Glen Finglas forest P5/6 met lots of magical creatures on a learning journey expedition about the plants and wonders of the wood. Luckily they were friendly…

Primary 5/6 had just arrived and were trekking through the woods on a slightly overgrown stone path when one of the rangers suddenly said, “Stop! …

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A lovely start to the year! In September, the whole school had an exquisite time doing gardening and making their playground more attractive and making it a better place for wildlife and insects. The playground is now growing tasty food that everyone can enjoy together.

Every class from nursery to P7 have been given a barrel and planted something …

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Spectacular Smith Museum Sleepover

Have you ever thought if a museum actually comes to life? Have you ever slept over at a museum? Well St Marys have and read this article to find out more. On the 22nd of September St Marys went to the Smith Museum for a sleepover. Our first challenge was to find something in the museum p1/2s had to find …

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The community picnic

We had a  community picnic on Friday 3rd of June we started off with doing a RIO carnival themed and then we had our lunch and we had ice cream and then the p3/4s done a RIO dance and then we could choose what to do we had face paint by Miss Hughes and we had the …

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Sports Day 2016


This year’s sports day was at the Queen Victoria School. This year the Scottish weather did put a little dampener on it because it was raining so we had to go inside. However, that didn’t stop us going for gold! To start Sports Day the whole School did a dance that we had been working on …

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Primary 1/2 empty classroom day

On June 17th schools all around the UK celebrate a day called empty classroom day, where you have to leave your classroom and learn something outside.

Primary 1/2 had an exciting day today and went outside on the Darn Walk their highlights were going inside the pirate cave because it was really scary, then on the way back after a …

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P5/6’s Empty Classroom Day

All over the UK there is something called empty classroom day.

On empty classroom day you try and get all of the classes outside of the classroom. For P5/6 we went to the Hydro to plant some wildflower seeds in the ground to make the area look nicer. One of the ways we planted the seeds was by getting some …

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Archie (P6) with former Pro Golfer Alan Tait!!

On Sunday the 8th of May Archie from P6 got the chance to meet and interview ex pro golfer and pundit Alan Tait! Alan Tait is a former golf professional born in 1969. He kindly agreed to participate with this interview for St Mary’s school.

Alan now works as the Director of Golf at Dalmahoy Golf Course near Edinburgh and also …

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