Forest School on Eigg

We got to forest school and we sat in a patch of wild garlic. We were talking in forest school. We then climbed up the tree to have a meeting about making a bike. Afterwards we started making the bike. There was rocks for the wheels. Wild garlic for the tyres and the seat. Sticks…

The Octuplets and the Christmas Pudding

This is our final stop motion animation, we all hope that you enjoy it . The premiere of our film was on Thursday 17th December 2020 as part of our Christmas lunch in Eigg primary School. We put a lot of work into it over the four weeks it took to make. Tadhgan wrote about…

Our Christmas play

Our Christmas play this year is different because instead of doing a play in the hall we are doing a stop motion animation. A stop motion animation is a video. You make it by creating loads of pictures and then taking a photo of them every time we move something in the picture a tiny…

How to Draw a Dragon

Last week we made some drawings of dragons. A lady called Kate met with us online and told us about her job drawing animals to illustrate books. Her job is an illustrator. We decided we would draw some dragons inspired by books we had about. The Dragon Store Worm was one of the books. We…

Rights Respecting School

We have been making a class charter. We have been doing this as part of the Rights Respecting School Award. We already have a Bronze Award. Now we are working for the Silver Award. You can see pictures of some of the rights we think are important in our Class Charter. Other rights include: to…

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…