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Author Archives: marypeek

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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P1-3 Perform Lights Camel Action!

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The National Parent Forum of Scotland

The government are undertaking a governance review regarding how schools are run and the forum are inviting parents to comment.   Please use this link to take you to the National Parent Forum of Scotland where you will be able to leave a comment. National Parent Forum Comments 

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Digital Skills with Drones After School Club

What an exciting new concept in Dunoon Primary, the use of Tynker and drones has been a huge success. The pupils most of which are our new Digital Leaders have been coding and using the Joystick side of Tynker and flying Rolling Parrot Drones on a Wednesday afternoon at Mrs Peek’s After School Club, ably … Continue reading »

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Craft Club Mondays with Mrs Stewart

Mrs Stewart has been busy making lots of exciting crafty things with her After School Craft Club, there has been lots of learning and fun activities and as you can see from the pictures below it has been a great success!

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Shared Learning With Sandbank Primary

Sandbank Primary was welcomed into our P4 class today to demonstrate their creativity and IT skills and they also showed super presentation ability. They spoke confidently and they had produced magnificent slideshows along with our own Primary 4 Mrs Donald’s Class. Mr Donald from P4/5 Sandbank Primary said ” He was amazed at the feedback … Continue reading »

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