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P2 play African Drums!

  P2 watched the video ‘Foli’ today which shows how a Djembe is made whilst at the same time demonstrating how ‘there is no movement without rhythm’. We really enjoyed our first goes on the new set of Djembe drums

P1H build an Igloo!

  This week in Primary 1 we have been learning about how people survive in cold weather as part of our topic on ‘My World in Winter’. We have been talking about inuit people and how they are able to

P2 Woodwork Club

  P2 woodwork club is a hive of activity each week with lots of models being made.  Over the past couple of weeks, Maddie and Wilfred have made marble runs and Kit has made a bedroom designed for his teddy bear!  

Marvellous Magnets workshop

We had an exciting session of science experiments on Thursday when the Science Festival team visited us with their Marvellous Magnets presentation. All of the children had lots of hands-on experiences with the various different types of magnets and discovered

P1H Winter Display

  We have been very busy in P1 this week creating a winter/arctic display for our classroom as part of our topic ‘My World in Winter’.  We worked independently to create snowflake pictures which we cut out of white paper,

Chinese New Year

  P1 learned about #chinesenewyear yesterday #newcultures #chinese #NewHorizons #yearoftherooster @BSAboarding @ISParent @NurseryGuideEdi — Cargilfield School (@cargilfield) January 31, 2017   We were absolutely delighted to welcome Mrs Moir and Isla (Iain’s mummy and sister) in to Primary 1

P1, Lego and Maths!

  P1 using #lego to help them with their #maths! #learning #fun #numeracy #counting #edinburgh #discovery #education @NurseryGuideEdi — Cargilfield School (@cargilfield) January 31, 2017   We love LEGO in Primary 1! We are even happier when we get

Pre Prep Fashion Club meets Designer!

  A real life #fashion #designer in Pre Prep Fashion Club today! Thanks Mrs Black! #shirtdress #catwalk #dresses #clothes #design #edinburgh — Cargilfield School (@cargilfield) January 30, 2017   Today at Pre-Prep Fashion Club, we had a special visitor

Lorry Safety Workshop

    Lorry safety session this morning with @Gist_World @Gist_RoadSafety #childsafetyprogramme #RoadSafety #education — Cargilfield School (@cargilfield) January 26, 2017   P3 and Form 4 children had a morning learning about road safety and in particular the dangers associated

Nursery celebrate Burns Day

  The Nursery have been celebrating Burns Day with a variety of Scottish themed activities including making thistles, hand printing thistles, porridge tasting – plain, salty, sweet & with banana, making shortbread, listening to the Gruffalo in Scotts and also