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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Daffodil Tea 2017

Dunoon Primary held its Annual Daffodil Tea on Thursday March 30th. Our Senior Citizens from the local community joined us for a wonderful afternoon of music, samba drumming, fiddle, chanter and singing from our choir and P4/5/6. The show was carefully presented by our terrific P7 pupils who had produced entertaining introductions for each act … Continue reading »

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Bronze Sports Awards

Four Argyll and Bute schools have been named among the first 15 schools in Scotland to be recognised with a gold SportScotland School Sport Award.. Argyll and Bute was one of three local authorities chosen to take part in a pilot scheme for the awards, which recognise schools’ innovation and achievement in delivering physical education … Continue reading »

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World Book Day 2017

Celebrated for more than 20 years, World Book Day sees authors, illustrators and readers alike celebrate literature and dress up as their favourite characters. Here’s all you need to know about the event – and some crucial last-minute costume ideas…  What happens on World Book Day? The aim of World Book Day is to celebrate books … Continue reading »

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Mad Hair Day 2017

The school are also participating in British Science Week and today they came to school with “Mad Scientist” hairdos to raise some money for Nano Science Team from Strathclyde University and  the various Science workshops taking place from Allied Energy who are all STEM Ambassadors.  

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#lotsofsocks for down syndrome

On Tuesday 21st March, the staff and children of Dunoon Primary School  came to school wearing odd socks. Why? To take part in World Down’s Syndrome. Staff and children in the Learning Centre donated to World Down Syndrome Day and bought official “lots of socks” socks while other children choose to wear their brightest and … Continue reading »

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Nano Science 2017

    Nano Science Comes to Dunoon Primary This week Dr Joy Leckie and her team came from Strathclyde University to Dunoon Primary School to introduce the P1-4s to Nano Science. The Primary 1 and 2 classes were involved in making nano jelly. Primary 3 and 4s learned about polymers, lacing beads to make a … Continue reading »

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P7 Pupil Donates Hair To Charity

On Friday 10th of February P7 Pupil-Kate Low donated her hair to The little Princess Trust http://www.littleprincesses.org.uk/donate-hair/ . Kate is an amazing P7 girl, who decided to do this to make someones life happy who has been through Chemotherapy. Dunoon Primary is very proud of Kate and any other pupils who are thinking of doing such a … Continue reading »

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Digital skills – Peer to Peer Learning

Each Wednesday some of the P6 pupils are learning from their peers P7 Tech Club, Ian, Callum and Kate along with Mrs Peek. The pupils enjoyed the club very much and the feedback at the end was amazing. The Tech Club instructed the pupils how to code a Micro-Bit. There was various coding instructions ie. … Continue reading »

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