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Christmas lunch

A big thank you to all of the ladies in our school kitchen for a magnificent feast at lunch time today. The ladies excelled themselves serving up another delicious Christmas lunch for around 400 people.

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Ski competition

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On Monday the 10th of December Currie Primary entered their first ever skiing competition at Hillend. We got to practice going in between cones before we started to warm up.  Then we had to go up to the red line. We had racing numbers on. There were 192 skiers taking part. There were two different groups, novice and experts. Our team were in the novice section as we have only been skiing for a few months.  There were about 8 markers on the course that we had to ski between. We raced against the clock. We got 2 runs each. Most of us went faster on our second run. We all really enjoyed it and are looking forward to taking part gain next year.

Brodie, Benjamin, Robyn, Grace, Georgia and Skye

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How to get a Blue Peter Badge

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Congratulations to Dylan and Saul, who have both achieved their Diamond Blue Peter Badges. Dylan has written a short explanation of how to achieve a Blue Peter badge. See below.

For all of them except the Diamond badge, you wrote about what you have done using 50 words.

Blue. To get a Blue badge you can write a poem, draw a picture or write a story. I wrote a poem.

Green. To get a Green badge you have to do something to do with nature. I did litter picking.

Silver. To get a Silver badge you have to have the Blue Badge. It is the same list of things to choose from but you have to pick a different thing to do.

Diamond. To get a Diamond badge you have to fill in a form with 3 pages.

Dylan Urquhart P5A

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Charity Hair Cut

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A little while ago I got this certificate for cutting my hair. I have a letter at home. I raised £200 for the little Princess Charity just by cutting my hair. Some people think I look cute but some people like me with long hair. I like my hair short.

Sarah P4B

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P2B Poetry

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Ruaridh in P2B wrote this lovely poem about things he would do on a snowy day. We though you might like to read it.

What I would do on a snowy day…

Snowball fight

Playing in the snow

Doing sledging

Making snowmen.

By Ruaridh Nicholson P2B

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St Andrew’s Day Conga

Some of our classes took part in the St Andrew’s Day Conga an event that started in Glasgow a few years ago and had spread across the city. Classes learned a little about St Andrew and St Andrew’s Day here in Scotland, made biscuits with the Scottish flag on it and took part in the conga! Here are P3 and P4 taking part in their conga on Friday 30 November!

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Christmas Fayre

Thank you to everyone who donated baking, tombola, raffle prizes etc. or came along to help out or support our P6 Christmas Fair last week. P6, Miss Wilson and Mrs Strange worked hard during the weeks leading up to the Fayre to get everything ready and it was lovely to see so many people coming along on such a cold and wet evening. Thank you to Mrs Galloway for rehearsing our P6 and P7 choir and getting them ready for their performance too. We hope everyone enjoyed themselves. P6 were still counting money on Friday and working out profits from the evening. When we know what the children have decided to do with the money they have made we let everyone know.

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Sun Books Vouchers

Many thanks for everyone for sending in the book vouchers from the Sun newspaper over the last few weeks. We have managed to collect more than the 3500 we needed for a set of Big Cat Collins Reading Books which is fantastic.  We have sent our surplus vouchers off to another school in the city so they  can get a set of the books as well.

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Solar Co-operative Newsletter

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Choir Festival

We were very proud of our P4 and P5 Choir on Friday morning as they competed in a Choir Festival at St Mary’s Church at Dalmahoy, against much older and more experienced choirs. Our choir is so large we had to split into 2 smaller choirs and they both sang beautifully as you will see from these videos! It is fantastic to see so many children enjoying the opportunity to be part of our choir and to enjoy performing so much. A big thank you to Mrs Rubatto, our music teacher, for getting our choirs ready for these performances

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