Category Archives: ICT

Artwork for school blogs

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

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Scottish Ambassadors

2nd year English classes are writing blog posts based on the novel or drama they are currently studying in class. Miss Connell’s class are deciding who would make a suitable ambassador for Scotland. Success criteria for blog articles: includes at … Continue reading

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Blogging Goodnight Mr Tom

2nd year English classes are writing blog posts based on the novel or drama they are currently studying in class. Mrs Mitchell’s class are working on how World War II affected the characters in the book, Goodnight Mr Tom Success … Continue reading

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Scotland’s Contribution to Science Part 2

Pupils are investigating Scotland’s contribution to the history of science: Thomas Telford, Alexander Graham Bell, Robert Watson-Watt, John Napier, Lord Kelvin, James Clerk Maxwell, Joseph Black, James Hutton, James Lister, Ian Donald and all the others. You might notice they’ve … Continue reading

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Millions of Saints

2nd year English classes are writing blog posts based on the novel or drama they are currently studying in class. Miss MsGhee’s class are investigating a saint of their choice, following the example of Damien in Millions. Success criteria for … Continue reading

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Scotland’s Contribution to Science Part 1

1st year pupils came to the LRC with Science for their first ever secondary investigation, investigating Scotland’s role in scientific history. Pupils investigated a number of distinguished scientists, engineers, inventors and doctors, some of whom were Scottish by birth, and … Continue reading

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Twisting Oliver

2nd year English classes are writing blog posts based on the novel or drama they are currently studying in class. Miss Murphy’s class are going back in time to discover the Victorian world of Oliver Twist. Success criteria for blog … Continue reading

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Scotland History / Mystery (Ms McGhee)

Ms McGhee’s mob are continuing to work on the props for their Scotland History / Mystery presentations. Along the way, the class are learning the best ways of downloading and saving their images, managing their time between prop creation and … Continue reading

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Jordyn & Nicola: Saturnalia

Saturnalia was originally a feast day for the youngest son of the titans, Saturn. Although the date has changed throughout course of Roman history, the original date for the feast was December 17th. Saturn’s sibling’s then being one day later. The holiday is … Continue reading

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Morgan, Beth and Nicole = Santa Claus

Santa Claus originated a long time ago and was at first called Saint Nicholas. He was a catholic bishop who lived in Turkey (which then was called Asia Minor) in the 4th century, at the time the emporer was ordering … Continue reading

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