Author Archives: Lochdonswan

About Lochdonswan

Principal Teacher of Primary at Lochdonhead Primary School. Isle of Mull. Argyll and Bute. Believe and achieve with enthusiasm, positivity and respect. Blog to reflect, share and learn.

Visit our blog and click on the teaching and learning 2017-18 tab to see evidence of our learning.

Visit the nature trail tab to see the difference a year makes #makingadifference. Happy Summer Holidays šŸ˜ā˜€ļø

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Community Success – A huge thank You! We couldn’t have done it without you…

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Forest School

Den building – developing our creativity, organisation, leadership, teamwork, resilence and sense of adventure, exploration and fun

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Spicing Up Mile a Day!

  Student teacher Mr Nunn helped add a difference to our mile a day routine. All eight pupils enjoyed shooting baskets as they ran past the basket ball hoop.            

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Marie Curie Visit and Community Cafe

Today at Lochdon Primary School the Children , Head Teacher , Parents , and all the local community came together to have a community cafe from 2 pm to 3 pm in aid of Marie Curie . There was cakes … Continue reading

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Otter Sculpture

We have an amazing new addition to our #lochdonswannaturetrail. Thank you to The Mull Otter Group for developing and sharing learning with us and helping to protect our otters in their natural environment.  

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Wild about Scotland Busā€¦Scientific Explorers

When the wild about Scotland bus visited we had a fun filled afternoon connecting with the natural world; pond dipping and exploring our envionment. We were confdent individuals when we used our critical curiosity skills to identify and analyse the … Continue reading

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Tobermory Drama Festival

Friday 23rd March. Please come and show our communities support for Ella and Lucy in the Tobermory Drama Festival. Fun and and high jinks in their play ‘Sister’s.’ More information to follow…

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Garmony Hydro Visit

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    We had an enjoyable start to National Science week with a guided tour of Garmony Hydro, an effective renewable energy resource on Mull. We learned, from Moray Finch, how the Hydroelectric project utilises the power of water flowing … Continue reading

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World Book Day Escapismā€¦

We planned and led our own ideas for learning on World Book Day. We brought our favourite books into school and wore clothes that we could relax in to enjoy our reading experience. We began the 100 million minutes reading … Continue reading

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