Aardman Animation

The P5 - 7s joined Carradale Primary School for a joint Animation Workshop given by Aardman Senior Model Maker Jim Parkyn. Children from the school had the amazing opportunity to create their own character from Aardman's Shaun the Sheet - using clay and cocktail sticks. Jim's easy to follow instructions gave the young people a look at the different uses of engineering skills, geometry and storytelling techniques that all combine to create Aardman's many masterpieces, including Chicken Run and the 

Den Building with Carradale

 The P4 - 7 children took part in some outdoor den building activities with children from Carradale. Den building offers a range of advantages to children of all ages, from physical development to problem solving skills. Children are able to build on their learning by thinking creatively and putting their ideas into reality. Creating dens gives children the opportunity to think outside of the box and problem solve in order to create a structure. Children also develop communication and language skills as they work as a team to create their den.

Digital Committee

Our Digital Committee, consisting of eight members from our P3-P7 pupils, have joined Castlehill and Carradale pupils today for a meeting at Castlehill with Gary Clark a Digital Leader within Education.  The children were very excited and we are looking forward to seeing what they have learned. 

Primary School Trip - Torrisdale Castle and Carradale

The children were treated to a fabulous day out at Torrisdale Castle and Carradale.Mrs. Emma McAllister-Hall spoke to the children about the castle history and structure following on from the P1 -3 project on Castles.   From there the children headed to Carradale Primary School where they were joined by children from Carradale Primary and enjoyed some time outdoors at the beach.Pictures of the day can be found in our gallery. 

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