S5 and S6 Biologists visit Strathclyde University

S5 and S6 pupils studying Biology recently visited Strathclyde University’s Biolab. Pupils were given the opportunity to learn more about the theory and practical development of Polymerase Chain Reactions. Pupils extracted DNA from different plant samples, added the components required for PCR and used a thermal cycler to amplify DNA.  They also set up and performed […]

Bingo Night raises £390 for Vuyani Safehaven Orphanage!

Pupils hosted a Bingo Night on Monday 27 November to raise funds for Vuyani Safehaven Orphanage in South Africa. The pupils managed to raise £390 which will go much further in Africa, being worth around 8 times the value. The school has a long standing connection with the orphanage where pupils go to volunteer each […]

Nursery raise over £200 for Children in Need

The Nursery raised over £200 for Children in Need last week. The children and staff all dressed up as Superheros for the day and took part in sponsored activities. Parents played their part buying from the bake sale and taking part in the duck race. The total raised was £201.20

J7 Learn about Healthy Hearts

This week our J7 class learned about healthy hearts in science. The pupils carefully dissected a lamb’s heart to examine how it functions and how it compares to a human heart.

Pupils present their Roman Project Findings

Pupils in J2 and J3 had an open afternoon today for their family to come along and see all the things they have been learning as part of their project on the Romans. The pupils showed off their miniature villas constructed from cardboard, their swords and brooches they painted, the Roman Numerals wall chart and some […]