Category Archives: Health & well-being

Windfarm research

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

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Photography Club: shadow project

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

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Cairngorms Investigation

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PIE!

Report by Mr Hawthorne This is not a blog post about the deliciousness and variations of pies. Instead I’m going to talk about our Photography and Inspiration Expedition. On Friday afternoon after the Patronal Feast Day Mass, the Photography Club … Continue reading

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Zombies 8: Stage Fighting

Report By Kirpal We wanted to look like we were actually hitting each other without touching, with the help of Mrs Smith the Drama teacher. Mrs Smith told us the only way to make it look real was to make it sound real.  We could either “whack” … Continue reading

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Kids Lit Quiz – 8th November 2010

Report by Euan and Daniel Today Mrs Macfadyen took four second years to Kilsyth Academy for the Kids Lit Quiz where a variety of schools from around Scotland came and answered questions on things in books from Greek mythology to … Continue reading

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Personal hygiene

Miss Kane brought her S1 PSHE class to the LRC to create presentations about personal hygiene. Each group focused on a particular part of the body, including skin, hair, hands and feet. After each group’s presentation, the class commented on … Continue reading

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Disability videos

Mrs Zambonini and I are currently finalising the material for a new Equal opportunities unit in PSHE.  We’ve found some great video clips, which 2nd year pupils will see in class but I was really struck by  this particular clip by CBeebies presenter, … Continue reading

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