Category Archives: Eco Schools

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…

Primary 1/2 Plant an Orchard in the Airyhall Community Garden

Primary 1/2 have been very busy this afternoon improving our green space beside the school. At the end of last year the pupils planted bulbs in the Community Garden and…

Primary 5H Visit to Aberdeen Biodiversity Center and Botanical Gardens

On Monday 8th May Primary 5H visited the Zoology Building and Cruikshank Botanical Gardens and the Biodiversity Center of Aberdeen University. As part of the focus on local biodiversity for…

Eco Week

The Week Beginning 8th May 2017 is our annual Eco Week. This year we are focusing on Biodiversity, Travel and Litter in our local area. The classes will all be…

Save the Rhino Event

We would like to say thanks to some of the boys and girls in Primary 5 and Primary 6 who gave up their time to organise the ‘Save the Rhino’…

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