Acorn News – Red Nose Day Special!

Construction – Can we build it?

   Can we build it?

Yes, we can! …

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Oh, help! Oh, no! It’s The St. Mary’s Gruffalo Show!

The St. Mary’s Gruffalo Show

Writing the script …

Jack, Frieda, Molly, Elodie and Julika volunteered to be part of a Literacy Group to  develop and write the script for the Gruffalo show.

Thinking about characters … demonstrating how Mouse might feel on meeting Fox for the first time in the forest.

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Oor Scottish Poetry Winners!

Rosie in P3 recited ‘Nessie’ by JK Annand and won from P1-4.

Madeleine in P7 recited ‘Address Tae a Haggis’ by Robert Burns and won the competition from P5-7.

Well done to everyone who entered. It was awfi’ guid! By Ailis

Nursery presents The Gruffalo Show on 6th and 9th December at 10am

Welcome back to School

We are all so looking forward to welcoming everyone back to School on Tuesday 23rd August at 9am.

We hope you have all had a wonderful summer and we look forward to seeing everyone and welcoming our new Primary 1s into our school. It is always lovely hearing about some of your many summer adventures and discoveries. We already have …

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All about growing …

Following on from our dinosaurs context, when we learned about how dinosaurs evolved and then became extinct, the children are interested in finding out about how things grow and change. Following consultation, the children identified some things they would like to find out:

“A caterpillar going into a butterfly.” Murray

“Looking after babies.”  Molly

“Flowers.”  Eva

“Skeletons, they are our bones.”  Frieda

“Buds …

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The Big Pedal

Get set… we’re taking part in The Big Pedal 2016, the UK’s largest inter-school cycling and scooting challenge that inspires pupils, staff and parents to choose two wheels for their journey to school.

The details

On each day of the challenge schools compete to see who can record the greatest number of pupils, staff and parents cycling or scooting to …

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Robert Burns Celebration

On Monday the 25th January the nursery children celebrated with a Burns Supper “because it’s Robert Burns’ Birthday”. -Ishbel

Charlotte said “We’re eating haggis”, Frieda added “neeps” and Molly said “mashed potato”. “The haggis tasted good.” said Harris.

Outside we looked for the Loch Ness Monster during a number pebble treasure hunt. Frieda said “Hunting, we had to hunt Nessie”.

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Happy New Year!!

Happy New Year from the Acorn Media group.  We hope everyone is looking forward to a busy and fun term.