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30 Jan 2018
U6 Burns Supper

Rober Burns 250w3We celebrated Robert Burns' birthday on 19th January. We had invited a guest speaker, Helena Anderson Wright, to propose the Toast to the Immortal Memory of Robert Burns. She analysed his poems, showed us the beauty behind them, and reminded us that his work is now well known on a global scale. We had different students taking part: Anna chaired the Supper, April and Kathryn played the bagpipes, Eilidh said the Selkirk Grace in Gaelic, Anna addressed the haggis, Lucy replied to the Toast to the Lassies, Haleema gave the Vote of Thanks and I was one of the 6 Burns Singers, led by April. It definitely taught me more about Scottish culture.

After dinner and speeches we went into the Hall for some ceilidh dancing and it was very enjoyable and fantastic as usual. I personally loved the ceilidh dancing the most that night.

Edith (U6)
 

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2018

January

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March

Welcome to students from Havergal College

Hockey News

Netball News

Football News

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Book Fair in Lower School Library

Rugby at Murrayfield - Scotland v England

Sledging

Guide Dog Visit

RSPB Big Schools’ Birdwatch

Chinese Performance - Lasswade

Model United Nations Conference

Lower School Book of Excellence

Primary 6 Author Visit

Primary 5 Fringe Schools Poster Competition

Clothing Clear Out – Collection Extravaganza!

Remove History - Board Games

The Scottish Schools Pipe Band Championships

Boarders' Ceilidh

The Edinburgh Brain Bee Competition

Under 13 Scottish Schools Lacrosse

Under 14 Scottish Schools Lacrosse

Under 15 Scottish Schools Lacrosse

Primary 7 Hockey Tournament

S1 East District Hockey Tournament

S2 East District Hockey Tournament

S3 East District Hockey Tournament

S3 East Cup Final

The Lower School Badminton Championships

Lower School Dance Showcase

Clothing Clear Out – Nursery Collection Extravaganza!

World Book Day

Spanish Play

The Edinburgh Piano Festival Competitions

Play in a Day Articles

A Visit by Hayley Valentine from BBC Question Time

Primary 5 Visit The Scottish Parliament

British Science Week

Primary One Visit the Zoo

500 Word Story

Primary 6 Skype Call to India

Primary 6 Power Investigations

Lower 4 Merchiston Social

The Play That Goes Wrong

Parents Play and Stay at Nursery Outdoor Learning

Revving up the Revision

Autumn Term Upper School Production

Edinburgh Primary Badminton Squad

Lothian League

Sport Relief

Euro Quiz 2018

LUSH at Houldsworth House

Making Scones at Houldsworth

Poetry Match-Making

Lower School Book of Excellence

Young Enterprise Scotland Programme

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