Category Archives: Pupil Groups

Airyhall Pupils Growing and Sampling their Own Produce

Well done to the Airyhall pupils for growing such amazing produce again this year at Slopefield Allotments. The classes have been harvesting the produce grown and maintained by each of…

Visit from NESBreC

The Eco Group have been busy again in October. We invited Glenn Roberts from NESBreC to speak to the Primary 3  classes. He presented information about the way that NESBreC…

Slopefield Allotments Open Afternoon

Thank you to all the parents who came to visit Slopefield Allotments on our Open Afternoon. The afternoon was a sunny and fun experience for all. A number of pupils…

Eco Competitions

The pupils from last year’s Eco Group and the new Eco Group for 2017-2018 have been busy over the holidays and also in the first few weeks of the term….

May 2017 Blog for Primary 2M/H

On Wednesday May 24th we went to Hazlehead Park for a shelter building session. We worked in groups to build a shelter using branches, twigs and leaves. By the end…

Biodiversity Pond Dipping at the James Hutton Institute

As a follow up from Eco Week Primary 5/6 were involved in a biodiversity investigation this afternoon. They visited the local pond area belonging to the James Hutton Institute. They…

Encouraging Biodiversity at Airyhall

As part of our developments during Eco Week pupils in a number of classes investigated different aspects of biodiversity in our local area. Some classes researched the urban fox, butterflies…

Litter Pick – Playground

As part of Eco Week, Primary 7 and Primary 4/5 took part in litter picks in the playground and adjacent green space areas. It was good to see that the…

Litter and Recycling Policy Launch

At the end of Eco Week the Eco Group lead assembly to launch the Litter Policy that they have been working on. This was followed by a litter pick carried…

Winning Daffodil

As part of our ongoing outdoor curriculum, classes from Primary 2 to Primary 7 visit Slopefield Allotments in the Autumn, Spring and Summer terms. They plant many different varieties of…

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