Today we brought back the tradition of cakes in the Maths class as we celebrated Aimee's birthday. Lots of applications of fractions etc. Honest!
S3 are investigating how much energy is stored in different foods. Here they are burning food to measure the energy content. Watch the video to see the corn flour explode in the can!
There was a super report on the Rwanda 2013 expedition in Friday's Greenock telegraph. Here is a quick look in case you missed it:
S3 are making great progress on their design projects.
Kira was using feathers to print:
Aimee was experimenting with paper lace and ways to create volume:
She was also tea staining paper... I think her hands are permanently stained!
Mitchell was working on a leaf collage mask:
Brett was making more dragon wing prototypes for his helmet:
Here, the class are brainstorming ideas for what will make the perfect speech.
Here they are giving excellent speeches on the Ancient Greek of their choice. We have heard about Atchimedes, Cynisca, Democritus, Pythagoras and Leonides of Sparta.
Both Nicol and Melissa were facing challenges today in art - despite finding paint difficult they both forged ahead and began a painting:
Euan also completed this pencil drawing:
Today in English, the pupils split up into groups and acted out scenes from the play we've been studying.
This group had the clever idea of projecting up the background to their scenes onto our screen.
The play is called The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler.
Here are some of the finished pieces of artwork from S5/6 today - they are working hard and making good progress.