Drama Festival Success

Congratulations to Ella and Lucy for their winning performance at the drama festival. Well done to the rest of the pupils for their effective contribution with writing the scripts and the props.

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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 , pizza and a great raffle conducted by Helen Dewar and her daughter Ella . Thank you all for the kind gifts so many lovely items flowers , eggs , chocolate and useful prizes well done .

I would especially like to thank all five children for making it such a special event .
Both Sarah Everett one of our Marie Curie Nurses came and did a talk on her role as a Nurse on the island and why it is so important .
I did a talk and a word quiz on Marie Curie and her life .
I gave the history to her amazing achievements as a scientist .

We all had great fun learning together , with the children thank you .

I would like to thank Helen in the kitchen for all her help and kindness …

They raised in an hour an amazing £156.70 p so well done and a big thank you to all of you today . Sarah and I came back and I thought of a lovely Easter shot for Marie Curie would be Sarah with her lamb called Danny who Sarah is hand raising as he was a very early orphan …
So here’s us from Marie Curie , Mull and Iona wishing you all a Happy Easter , the last photo ! 🐣 cxxxx

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Community Cafe in Aid of Marie Curie – 26th March at 2pm –

Reminder – Community Cafe today at 2pm in aid of MarieCurie. All welcome for tea, home baking, coffee. All funds raised will be donated to Marie Curie

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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 Bus…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 characteristics of animals and their habitats. Click on the blog link below to see the photographs.

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School Lunches – price increase from 16th April

At the Council budget meeting on 22nd February it was agreed that the charge for a school meal would increase to £2.20 excluding milk or £2.30 with milk.  (not as marked on your lunch envelopes)

This increase will take effect from after the Easter holidays.  There will be an additional 10p charge for milk for all pupils who wish to take milk with their lunch (please note that this includes pupils in P1-P3).


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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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Wild About Scotland Workshops

The Wild About Scotland Bus will be visiting Lochdonhead PS on Monday to deliver some very exciting workshops to the pupils.

To find out more about what they do you can visit their website http://www.rzss.org.uk/

Their latest article on school visits around Scotland http://www.rzss.org.uk/news/article/14163/going-wild-about-scotland-through-february-2018/



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School Lunches – Price increase & New Menu

Lunch envelopes will be going home today or tomorrow for after the easter break, this is to allow Helen to order before the holidays.  Please complete and return as soon as possible.  Please note there is a slight increase in the cost of lunches from week commencing 16th April and new menu to choose from.

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P7 Mini Health Day – 23rd March

P7 Transition information for 23rd March – Hard copy going home with pupils today

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