Children in Need at Dunoon Primary!
On Friday 11th of November we launched our Children in Need fundraising activities for 2016. During the following week we sold raffle tickets for a Build A Bear Labrador, encouraged pupils to enter our draw a “Sporty Pudsey” Competition and sold Pudsey and Blush badges and bookmarks.
On Friday the 18th of November we organised a non uniform day when pupils could choose to wear something sporty, spotty or yellow in return for a donation to Children in Need. We also held a Big Bake Sale and Pudsey Product Sale.
The final total raised in Dunoon Primary was the amazing sum of £1015.25!!
We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who supported our fundraising activities.
PS The total is now £1017.25!
Team B from Dunoon Primary School won this huge shield at the Cowal Inter Schools Tournament at Dunoon Grammar School today. The rain was torrential as the teams from various schools battled it out for the trophy. Team B were victorious and below the three teams who took part! Well done DPS Team b!!
term 1 P7 2016-17
P7 Mrs A MacDonald
Dunoon Primary Celebrate British Science Week
Pupils in Dunoon Primary School went on a journey of discovery into the world of nanoscience and engineering.
Dunoon Primary School was awarded funding from the British Science Association to host a science event, one of thousands of activities occurring across the country, for British Science Week (11th-20th of March).
The event was delivered by Strathclyde University’s ReallySmallScience Group, led by Dr Joy Leckie, on the 11th of March.
Group leader, Joy said, “We’ve worked with Dunoon Primary School on a number of occasions and were fortunate to return to celebrate British Science Week with the pupils. We’re keen to engage with children about the research that we do at Strathclyde and so it’s great to see the pupil’s enthusiasm and excitement when taking part in our activities.”
Primary 4-6 made their own polymer bouncy balls and learned why polymers and plastics are important in everyday life. P6-7 classes took part in an active workshop called nanomove. Using balloons and music, pupils moved around like molecules to illustrate the energy changes in hot and cold substances.
Pupils also had the opportunity to interact with researchers from the Chemical Engineering Department at Strathclyde and learn about their jobs to find out what a chemical engineer does.
Dunoon Primary won the annual inter Primary School tournament on Wednesday 2nd March organised by Mrs McLean. The teams
From Kirn, St Mun’s, Strachur, Lochgoilhead, Tighnabruaich and Sandbank were a credit to their schools as they played with skill and enjoyed the day! Mrs Derrett worked so hard to ensure the teams were ready for this tournament, practising every week with Mrs A MacDonald’s help. Mrs Derrett also ran a lunch time club to ensure the pupils had lots of practice. Dunoon A and B teams both fought hard to get to the semi finals. the draw was made and they ended up playing each other to put one team through to the final round. Dunoon A were the winners and played the final against Kirn B. Dunoon rose to the challenge and were declared the winners of the tournament. what a wonderful opportunity for all the teams to compete in Dunoon Grammar School and grateful thanks to all the organisers.All teams played really well but big congratulations to the winning team, Cameron, John and Nathan. Well done Dunoon A,!!