Yorkshire Rose Feis
09 Oct 2015
The first Yorkshire Rose Feis was held in Otley, Yorkshire this year in Prince Henry’s Grammar School on the 19 September. I went down on the Friday afternoon with three other girls from the dance school and my sister. As we arrived on the Friday we had time for a last practice session before the Saturday and a chance to go over our routines. The competition ran in age and ability order at the same time, so started with the youngest beginner girls and moved onto the more advanced ones for that age. As we were older we were only due to start dancing in the afternoon but the competition began to run 2 hours late due to results and prize giving taking a long time so we had a lot of time to practise and use the spacious scho...
P5X's Tree Poems
07 Oct 2015
Inspired by our outdoor learning lessons observing and studying Scottish trees. While the wind howls through my leaves I feel majestic and strong, Birds sheltering in nests they built in my branches. My smooth bark feels delicate in the rough mean wind, The dark stormy clouds are touching my branches while the rain drives on. My small and tender but rough leaves are falling to the ground A lovely golden colour, My lush leaves smell spicy sweet in the heavy rain. I shall never blow away, My roots anchoring me to the earth, I’ll be here forever. By Isla I can hear the birds tweeting on my branches and pecking at my fruit, The bees are collecting my flowers’ pollen, And the wind is rustling my colourful shady leaves. I feel...
Brass Concert 9 November 2015
07 Oct 2015
Brass Concert - 9 November 2015 - Tickets available from Dyhan Eisenecker in the Music Dept.