All about our garden and polytunnel

This morning we went to the school polytunnel and garden so we could see the plants that are there. Before the summer holidays we planted seeds and they grew and grew into small plants. And then they grew into medium size plants, and then into big plants. Some of the seeds were planted in the…

My Birthday

It was my birthday on Friday. I am nine now. It was a great birthday. When I woke up I felt older. Being older felt like I’m a bit taller and know more. When I got to school it was a bit like a normal day. Until lunchtime it was totally fine and then everyone…

Staying safe in the Eigg Primary Playground

Every year we have a new safety hazard rule system that helps us to stay safe in the playground. We’ve just made this year’s rules and we’d like to share them with you. The reason for the rules is to make sure that we don’t get hurt. Some examples of how we might hurt ourselves…

Our first blog

My name is Colm. My book is called The Very Bad Wolf. I like the bit when the wolf blows everything down. The wolf doesn’t have a name, but would like to call him Wolf Power. My name Violet. My books is called Handa’s Hen. I like all the animals in the book. There are…

What to call our Small Isles Primary Schools Google Classroom?

All three primary schools in the Small Isles are working together in a shared Google Classroom. We made up a name and some artwork for it. Here are our ideas. M.E.R stands for Muck, Eigg and Rum. In the urban dictionary MER means someone who just wants to be happy. Teamwork makes the Dream work…

Small Isle Nurseries Virtual Meets

Learning together, having fun and making friends Although current events have completely disrupted our last term of Nursery this year, the quite bright, glittering silver lining for us at the Small Isle Nurseries has been the opportunity to forge new inter-island friendships. Before this year, our children from the Muck, Eigg or Rum Nurseries rarely…

School in Lockdown

We have turned the sunroom at the Glebe into our classroom while school is closed.  It has a good view of the sea and the mainland and is a good place to work. Our days are pretty busy still, with lots to learn. Maths, English and Science seem to take up no time at all….

Betsy’s home school experience

Hi, my name is Betsy. I go to Eigg primary. Like everybody, I am not at school because of Covid-19. I find it different because I am normally in class. I miss being with my class with everyone and I miss playing around with my friends. My break is also different. I make my own…

Palisander Recorder Quartet

On the 28th of February 2020 the Palisander Quartet a group of recorder players came to Eigg primary school. They played a lot of songs in our lunch room that they rehearsed before  they got here to show us their music. Everybody loved it especially the last one it was hard to describe because it…

End of term money day

Mums and dads came to the school to play some games with us all about money. We played money Bingo.  It was really fun because you had a sheet which had loads of different money pieces on it.  Everyone had to pick up a card from the card pile – if the card matched with…