P3 to P7 pupils enjoyed getting started with our first block of skills based masterclasses. There was a great choice of activities this time including coding, animation, yoga, Lego Builders, Chinese crafts, number puzzles, magic, running, construction, Chinese cooking and cycling.
A recent addition to our Friday masterclass line up has been knitting class which has been run by volunteers from St Andrew’s and St. George’s West Church.
There have been some great creations.
A new block of Master Classes started last Friday. The children chose from a wide selection of skills based classes such as fitness, dance, cooking, yoga, relaxation, traditional card games, Chinese crafts, painting, chess and Lego construction. Masterclasses will continue 3 Fridays out of 4.
We enjoyed getting started with this year’s Master Class programme. The classes on offer this term are Yoga, running, Chinese craft, Lego movie making, cards, orienteering, geometric art, chess and hamabeads.
Here is a report from our Chess mentor, Stewart Good, on a recent interschool chess tournament.
The P6&7 tournament this week included 18 school and club teams: 16 Edinburgh, 1 Linlithgow, 1 Dunbar.
Dalry beat James Gillespie’s, drew with St. George’s but lost to 4 other teams (3 were composite).
Captain Struan on board 1, had some close games against good opponents, but did not manage to score. He showed maturity, persisting without becoming upset.
Adhi, Adam and Fabio all scored 2 wins, including bouncing back from losses to win in a later round.This was the best tournament result yet for Adam and Fabio.
The final event is also for teams, on Sunday 4 March.
Our cookery masterclass were very excited to be first to use the new school oven last week after the old old one broke down and was replaced after many years hard service.
The children are also wearing new aprons purchased by the school Parent Council.