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French Mrs Wakefield


Mrs Wakefield and P5 got joint 1st in a competition with Falkirk primary. They went to Edinburgh for the day  to collect their prize.




Competition La Concours de la francophonie


This competition’s aim is to encourage all young French learners and their teachers around Scotland. Winners will be invited to celebrate “la journee mondiale de la francophonie” on 20th March 2017 in Edinburgh. To participate, schools need to submit a short video of maximum 5 minutes of a French performance. E.g. a short drama piece, a dialogue or a song. There are 4 categories: Pl-P4, P5-P7, Sl-S3 and S4-S6. At secondary level pupils are encouraged to create a performance not only a song. The submission dead line for the competition is the 17th December. Please send your video clip to Gwen McCrossan by this date. The winning entries from Argyll & Bute will then be sent to the Institut français to be entered into the national final. A national jury will select the best production in each category in January and results will be public at the end of January. The criteria to select the winners:  The participation of ALL and the creativity of the piece  The students should speak/sing clearly in French  The end product is at the level of the students’ ability: not too easy and not too difficult. The winning teams will be invited to celebrate la journee mondiale de la francophonie in Edinburgh on 20th March 2017.The winning teams who are not able to travel that day will win a French immersion day in their school at a later date in the spring.

Link to Mrs Wakefield’s fantastic  p5 class Titanic Video for the French competition!
French p5

With many many grateful thanks to Mrs Mary Peek, classroom assistant extraordinaire and ICT magician.  P7 Pupil  Callum Crofts,  Lunch time Tech Club wizard, Madame Honorine Shaw for her wonderful advice and support, Mrs Elaine Stewart for allowing us to take part in this exciting adventure. Mrs Marion Wright for being the best ship builder, this side of the Clyde. Ardnahein Care Home for allowing us into their precious home to entertain them and  not forgetting my nifty little word processors, Ceana Walker P7 and Ian Stewart P7.



Mrs Wakey French Egg
French Easter Egg designed by Miss Laurie Thorup P5 for the Easter Egg Competition – Well Done Laurie!


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