Eigg & Muck School Trip to Mallaig

Day 1 We went to school as normal and then in the afternoon and we met with the Muck children and we went home early. We collected our luggage and headed for the pier to get the boat to Mallaig. It was a very long boat trip and when we got to Mallaig we split…

Tree Planting in Manse Woods

The children had a great afternoon of tree planting in the Manse Woods. They planted 32 trees in total of different varieties. The trees were all grown from local seeds which were sown and grown in the tree nursery. All the children worked really hard! Violet planted 10 tree’s by herself. Agnes and Freya gave…

Sound/Play Workshop with Helen

(The children took part in a sound/play workshop with Helen McCrorie Artist/Filmmaker and she hopes to use some of the footage for her new artwork) We made noises with different things like bowls, graters and tin lids. I had a bowl and Helen recorded it. The thing she used to record the sound was really…

Treoir | Voar | Virr with Nan and Gabe

We drew some pictures about the Wee Bannock of Eigg using a scratch board and a special sharp pen. We had to stick the board onto the table with sellotape so that it didn’t move while we were drawing. My picture was of a bannock under a tree and the sheep ate the bannock because…

Our visit to the tree nursery

We planted hazel trees which will eventually go into the forest with Tasha. We put the plant pots together and put in the seeds into the soil. We sieved the mud out of the hazel nuts and we washed them with a hose and then we put them in the pots. Tasha gave us a…

Baking time in the Nursery

We had a great time baking with Angie. We made banana and peanut butter cookies and once they were baked we invited the school children in to sample them. They were very yummy!

Last day of term…

…. and last day of Eigg Primary for Maggie and Betsy. Which means we get to dress up the teachers!!!

Our John Muir Awards

On Friday 4th June we shared our John Muir Trust presentations with everyone. You can see and hear what we said in our presentations in these short films. We have also described what we were proud and happy about in our work, and what else we wish we might have done. We hope you enjoy…

Corncrake Geniuses

A couple of weeks ago we started learning about corncrakes with a RSPB worker called Natasha. She has only done two lessons with Eigg, Muck and Rum primary schools and we already know all about corncrakes, where they like to nest, what they eat and what eats them. Today we started brain storming with the…