Red Class visit the hen house

Red class went to visit Fiona and meet her five hens on Monday. The class had fun, looking at and feeling the hens’ feathers. Everyone learned about where hens live and we got to hold eggs the hens had laid! We watched the hens being fed, they were very hungry. Fiona asked if we would like to put some seeds in the palm of our hands for the hens to eat! Kyle and Jo had a go and told us it felt funny when the hens pecked at their hands. Kyle was very brave and even held one of the hens! We also planted a bean into the ground when we were there. Maybe we’ll get to visit again and see if it has grown. What a fun outing!

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Howzat!

On Monday 15th May, Green and Purple classes visited Braidburn School to take part in a cricket event with Cricket Scotland and Active Schools. Pupils had lots of fun developing their cricket skills, moving round “stations” to practice throwing, catching, running and using a bat. A great time was had by all!

 

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On yer bike!

We are replacing and updating our bikes to ensure that everyone can benefit from learning to cycle safely in a fun and safe environment. We recently had a visit from our friends at Theraplay who are helping us decide which new bikes we want to buy! Here are some of our pupils having a great time “helping” to make a very important decision. Thanks, boys!

Easter Egg-stravaganza winners!

St. Crispin’s pupils took part in an Easter art competition run by RHET (Royal Highland Education Trust) Pupils worked hard in Art with Jilly to create beautiful nest pictures using straw, card and coloured pencils. The pictures by Cody (Yellow Class), Craig (Purple Class) and Finlay(Pink Class)were highly commended and their entries have won a trip for pupils to visit and learn all about hens! Well done, everyone!

FRAMES – artist residency with St Crispin’s School

As part of Imaginate’s ongoing programme of artist residencies supporting new performance ideas for young audiences, Imaginate and St Crispin’s school hosted artist Ellie Griffiths from September – December 2017 in a project called FRAMES.  This one-term pilot project funded Ellie to spend time with pupils in the school with time for her own research to explore performance ideas for young, neurodiverse audiences.

You can read more about the project here

http://www.imaginate.org.uk/artists/projects/frames-artist-residency-with-st-crispins-school

Yellow Class learn about Healthy Eating

Students from Queen Margaret’s University  came to help children from Yellow class learn about healthy eating. They devised a game for the pupils to try and also ran some healthy tasting sessions, bringing in fresh fruit and raisins. Jack and Steffi enjoyed strawberries and melon while Craig preferred dry raisins. It was a fun and educational collaboration which the children thoroughly enjoyed. We wish the students well as they finish their 3rd year project and yellow class were glad to help!