Tag Archives: 2nd year

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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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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S2 Slavery Investigation

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We’ve made a slight change to the 2nd year Social Subjects investigation into slavery in the Americas this year, with greater emphasis on specific slaves. Pupils research the experiences of one of these slaves to create a presentation promoting the … 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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Beth, Carla and Louise – Boxing Day

Every year on the 26th of December the same calebration occurs. It’s the celebration of giving to the poor. Nowadays, people just think of this day as nothing more than sitting by the warm fire and playing with their brand … Continue reading

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Aaron presents… Mistletoe and its connections with Christmas…

Mistletoe. We’ve all heard about it. We’ve all known it has connections with Christmas. But why? Why does this Pagan plant has connections with the famous Christian ceremony? Let me explain. Mistletoe, is a parasitic plant that directly derives it food … Continue reading

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