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Hello and welcome to Lochdon Primary Schools Blog page.  This blog will be used for posting information on events and news happening in the school and local community.   If you wish to see something added to the blog please get in touch by phoning the office or by e-mailing:  enquiries-lochdonhead@argyll-bute.gov.uk

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NANCY GLEN FUNDRAISER – LOCHDONHEAD PRIMARY SCHOOL

The children wanted to raise funds for the families affected by the Nancy Glen fishing boat tragedy and will be baking cakes on Friday 2nd February.

There will be a cake stand and a donation box outside the school. Please come along, help yourself to a cake and make a donation.

All funds raised will be sent to the Nancy Glen Families, see link below for more information.

https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/nancyglencampaign

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Ulva Primary new blog

Our partner primary school at Ulva have created a new blog site.  if you want to see whats  happening at Ulva primary please click on this link

https://ulvaschoolprimary.wordpress.com/

There is a permanent link to Ulva Primary school blog in the menus on the bottom right of this blog page.

 

 

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Teaching and Learning

The teaching and learning page has been updated to share some of this terms learning.

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Road Safety Calendar Competition

Congratulations to Ella and Lucy who were both “Highly commended”  in the recent Argyll and Bute Road Safety Calendar Competition.

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Merry Christmas

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From the staff and pupils at Lochdonhead Primary School

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Deputy First Minister’s Holiday Maths Challenge

The Deputy First Minister’s Holiday Maths Challenge  can be accessed online here www.blogs.gov.scot/making-maths-count/ from this Friday 21st December 2017. 

The intention is to issue School Holiday Challenges throughout the year with different themes and for different age groups as part of the Making Maths Count approach to making Scotland a maths-positive nation. 

 

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School Nativity

Thank you to everyone who supported and contributed to our school nativity play.  It was a great success and very well attended by our parents and community.  We raised just under £400 on the night with the sale of craft items and raffle tickets which is  an amazing amount.  The children did a wonderful job.

Merry Christmas from all of us at Lochdonhead Primary School

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Santa Dash 24th December 2017 in aid of Marie Curie

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Lochdonhead and Ulva Schools’ 90kg Rice Challenge

To learn more about Social Enterprise, Learning for Sustainability, Fair Trade and Global Citizenship, the pupils in Lochdonhead and Ulva Primary Schools undertook the 90kg Rice Challenge.

In Malawi primary education is free, but secondary school education is not and is often far too expensive for the majority of the population to afford. This means that one in three children is unable to attend secondary school. Selling just 90kg of fairly traded Kilombero Rice at £3.00 a bag is all it takes to enable a farmer to send their child to secondary school for a year.

The children worked very hard and have almost sold out! Thank you to everyone who helped us by buying some rice.

We hope to do it again next year so that our help can be sustainable.

 

 

 

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RME Lesson

David Goliath

The children have been learning the David and Goliath story for R.M.E. Come and see our almsot life size wall display.

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