Category Archives: Creativity
S2 Art and Design have been asked to create a series of banners for the Our Lady’s Latest blog using parts of famous artworks. Only part of the painting or sculpture will be visible in the header because of its shape so … Continue reading
For the second Great Writing Challenge, Mrs Macfadyen explained that pupils would have to put their characters into some sort of danger. Their task was to investigate dangerous locations around the world to help them decide where and how their characters … Continue reading
Pupils in S1 Social Subjects are investigating wind farms and deciding for themselves whether this is a useful and beneficial form of renewable energy. Once the class have made their minds up, each pupil creates a banner, a leaflet or … Continue reading
S1 Photography Club pupils have been using lighting to play with shadows. On the surface this seems like a very simple project but a lot of learning is going on, not only in terms of photography and camera work but … Continue reading
The non-fiction section of the Library is arranged in numerical order using the Dewey Decimal Classification system. Dewey has ten sections, each with a different hundred. Sciences are 500s, Literature are 800s and so on. There are signs to mark … Continue reading
Trees lay down rings every year, which can then be counted to tell how old the tree is, and how good the weather was each year. Bartholomäus Traubeck modified a record player to ‘read’ the rings as piano notes.
For the past couple of months, Mrs Jeffrey’s 3rd year English class have been working on book trailers. Some groups chose to create a trailer for a book from this year’s Catalyst Longlist, which others preferred to work on a … Continue reading