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…

Gardening at Eigg Primary School

In our gardening day we put cardboard onto the soil in the vegetable garden . Then we moved seaweed from the top of the garden to the bottom of the garden. After a few weeks the seaweed and cardboard will turn into soil. The worms help make the soil by eating the seaweed and cardboard…

Our visit to the pier building site

On the 5th of May 2021 the school went to visit the building site at the pier where they are building a new shower, toilet and washing machine block. They are building this for visitors who might need it when they come to Eigg. The name of the building company is Compass. We met a…

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…