• Room 10 Make Their Mark

    Room 10 Make Their Mark

    Room 10 have been enjoying ‘Making their marks’ in class and are getting better and more independent in it each...
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    Maths Week 2021

    Maths Week 2021

    Last week it was Maths Week across Scotland. We asked classes to share work that they had been doing in...
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    Enjoying the Outdoors in PE

    Enjoying the Outdoors in PE

    Room 18 has been enjoying PE outside this term. We have been developing our ball and racquet skills by performing...
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    Rock on!!!

    Rock on!!!

    Room 14 have been enjoying creating music with Drake Music Scotland using technology. We have been learning skills in taking...
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    Walking The West Highland Way

    Walking The West Highland Way

    Oor former heedie, Caroline has completed her fundraising walk along the West Highland Way in aid of Friends of Orchard...
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    Rotary Shoebox Appeal 2021

    Rotary Shoebox Appeal 2021

    As a school we feel that it is very important for our students to support others within the wider community...
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    Relaxing In Room 2

    Relaxing In Room 2

    On a Tuesday afternoons, Room 2 pupils have been learning how to participate and engage in relaxation sessions as part...
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    Room 3 Are ‘Off To See The Wizard’

    Room 3 Are ‘Off To See The Wizard’

    As part of their topic work, pupils in Room 3 have been exploring 'Colours and Textures' using the story of...
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    Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

    Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

    Room 17 have been combining our work on reusing and recycling with our numeracy work looking at shapes.  We’ve reused...
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    Bramble Jam

    Bramble Jam

    Room 12 had a great time picking brambles and making jam. Pupils used the bread maker to cook the jam....
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Music With Emmeline – Friday 24th July

Emmeline has created some new musical activities for you to enjoy this week. Here are today’s activities.

Forest Songwriting

After listening to the sounds of the forest on Wednesday today Emmeline is going to write a song about the forest and show you how she does it.

Perhaps you would like to write your own song at home about what you heard in the forest.

Any Dream Will Do: Part 5 – Whole Song

Today we are going to sing and sign all of Any Dream Will Do. We hope you enjoy joining in at home.

Music With Emmeline – Thursday 23rd July

Emmeline has created some new musical activities for you to enjoy this week. Here is today’s activity.

Any Dream Will Do: Part 4 – Verses 5 and 6

This is the last part of ‘Any Dream Will Do’ for us to learn before putting the whole song together tomorrow. The words are;

May I return,
to the beginning,
the light is dimming,
and the dream is too.

the world and I,
we are still waiting,
still hesitating
any dream will do.

Music With Emmeline – Wednesday 22nd July

Emmeline has created some new musical activities for you to enjoy this week. Here are today’s activities.

Listening In The Forest

Emmeline has visited a forest and made a live recording of it for you all to listen to. She has also made up a little bingo type card for you to mark off anything you hear or that you can use when you next visit a forest!

Do you hear anything else in the forest?

Any Dream Will Do: Part 3 – Verses 3 and 4

Today we are going to be singing and signing verse 3 and 4 of ‘Any Dream will Do’. Here are the lyrics;

I wore my coat,
with golden lining,
bright colours shining
wonderful and new.

And in the East
the dawn was breaking
and the world was waking
Any dream will do.

Music With Emmeline – Tuesday 21st July

Emmeline has created some new musical activities for you to enjoy this week. Here is today’s activity.

Any Dream Will Do: Part 2 – Verses 1 and 2

Today we are going to be learning verses 1 and 2 of ‘Any Dream Will Do. Here are the lyrics;

I closed my eyes,
drew back the curtain
to see for certain
what I thought I knew.

Far, far away,
someone was weeping,
but the world was sleeping
any dream will do.

Music With Emmeline – Monday 20th July

Emmeline has created some new musical activities for you to enjoy this week. Here are today’s activities.

There Was An Old Woman

Today we are going to sing ‘There was an old woman who swallowed a fly’. Do you know the signs for all the different animals?

Any Dream Will Do: Part 1 – Chorus

This week we are going to be learning ‘Any Dream Will Do’ from Joseph And The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. Today we are going to learn the chorus. The words are;

A crash of drums
A flash of light
My golden coat flew out of sight
The colours faded into darkness
I was left alone

Music With Emmeline – Friday 17th July

Emmeline has created some new musical activities for you to enjoy this week. Here are today’s activities.

Beach Songwriting

After listening to the sounds of the beach on Wednesday today Emmeline is going to write a song about the beach and show you how she does it.

Perhaps you would like to write your own song at home about what you heard at the beach.

I Love My Life: Part 5 – Whole Song

Today we are going to sing and sign all of ‘I Love My Life’. We hope you have enjoyed learning it this week.

Music With Emmeline – Thursday 16th July

Emmeline has created some new musical activities for you to enjoy this week. Here is today’s activity.

I Love My Life: Part 4 – Verse 5

This is the last little bit of ‘I Love my Life’ for us to learn before we put the entire song together tomorrow.

Find the others
With hearts
Like yours
Run far, run free
I’m with you

Music With Emmeline – Wednesday 15th July

Emmeline has created some new musical activities for you to enjoy this week. Here are today’s activities.

A Visit To The Beach

Emmeline has visited the beach and made a live recording of it for you all to listen to. She has also made up a little bingo type card for you to mark off anything you hear or that you can use when you next visit the beach!

Do you hear anything else at the beach?

I Love My Life: Part 3 – Verses 3 and 4

Today we are going to learn verses 3 and 4 of ‘I Love my life’. Here are the lyrics;

I am not my mistakes
And God knows I’ve made a few
I started to question the angels
And the answer they gave was you

I cannot promise there won’t be sadness
I wish I could take it from you
But you’ll find the courage to face the madness
And sing it because it’s true.

Music With Emmeline – Tuesday 14th July

Emmeline has created some new musical activities for you to enjoy this week.  Here is today’s activity.

I Love My Life: Part 2 – Verses 1 and 2

Today we are going to learn the first and second verses of I Love my Life. Here are the lyrics;

Tether your soul to me
I will never let go completely
One day your hands will be
Strong enough to hold me

I might not be there for all your battles
But you’ll win them eventually
I’ll pray that I’m giving you all that matters
So one day you’ll say to me

Music With Emmeline – Monday 13th July

Emmeline has created some new musical activities for you to enjoy this week. Here are today’s activities.

Teapot Songs

Today we have two different Teapot song for you to join in with.  Do you recognise them?

I Love My Life: Part 1 – Chorus

This week we are going to be learning ‘I Love my Life’ by Robbie Williams. Today we are going to learn the chorus. The words are;

I love my life
I am powerful
I am beautiful
I am free
I love my life
I am wonderful
I am magical
I am me
I love my life