Tag Archives: Listening and Talking

First Minister’s Reading Challenge – National Champions

On Wednesday 14th June a selection of students from the school accompanied Mrs Cameron, Miss Bowie and Mr Mallon to the Corn Exchange for the first annual FMRC Awards Ceremony. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and award winning author Lari Don were the special guests to announce the winners and…

Craigour Park came out on top, winning the most prestigous award for best ‘School Reading Journey’ because of our work on developing a reading culture across the school.

It was a brilliant day for the adults and children involved and a proud moment for everyone in our school. We’ve had lots of media interest so why not click on the links below and check out the different coverage we have received!

 

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The Government even tweeted this video with us:

 

Further Reading:

http://www.theedinburghreporter.co.uk/2017/06/craigour-park-primary-win-school-reading-journey-award/

http://www.scotsman.com/news/nicola-sturgeon-joins-pupils-for-reading-challenge-1-4475802

https://www.readingchallenge.scot/about/challenges

 

 

Fed Up With Your Current Credit Card?

This week P7A have been doing a variety of things related to financial education week. One activity involved us looking at credit cards and their hidden costs so that we can make sensible money choices in the future. We then got into groups and created our very own adverts for our own cards.

Check out some of the example advertisements we made.

(Others available on individual Learning Journals)

Reading Radio Is A Hit For The Scottish Book Trust!

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The Scottish Book Trust have been really impressed with our work at Craigour Park so much so that they asked us to contribute something to their website. Why not take a look and see what we’ve been upto?

https://readingchallenge.scot/blog/craigour-reading-radio-and-first-ministers-reading-challenge

 

Craigour Reading Radio – Episode 4

Craigour Reading Radio welcomed on Amelia from Primary 3 this week for our first broadcast of the new year. Amelia has been taking part in our own P1-3 ‘Hungry for Reading’ challenge and loved having the opportunity to promote her book. Have a listen and see what you think!

Primary 5A The Movie

Primary 5A have had a tremendous year at Craigour Park. Best of luck for the future kids. Here’s a look at some of your best memories!

https://vimeo.com/173355878

Just click the link and play!

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