Ross Foley at the Scottish Parliament

Students from across Scotland take part in the Your Scottish Parliament event at the Scottish Parliament. The event aims to help the students understand the parliament and how it works, increasing their engagement with the parliament in the future.

Photographs from the event can be viewed here

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S1 pupils visit Butterfly World

img_1688r img_1699r img_1718r img_1754r img_5627r img_9297rS1 Art and Design pupils were given the opportunity to visit Butterfly World just before the October break. This allowed the pupils to contextualise the learning that has taken place in the classroom since August, as the theme of our project was ‘Reptiles’. They freely explored the rainforest area, handled a number of different insects and reptiles and finally they were given the opportunity to do some observational drawing of their favourite species. Based on the feedback gathered from pupils, they seemed to thoroughly enjoy this experience and it was clear that this trip helped to enrich their learning as well as enhance their understanding of reptiles as a whole. Butterfly World staff and the photographs may suggest that the teachers seemed to enjoy it just as much as the pupils…