S4 researched some forms of animal and plant adaptation today in biology. They each took a turn to teach they rest of the class what they had learnt.
2 of the boys were in biology today while the rest of the class were visiting "the mousetrap" in Glasgow (they will get to go on the next trip). They reinforced some of their cell biology with the cell biology games app. Both of them completed every mission!
The S2/3 drama class enjoyed an excellent trip to the Theatre Royal in Glasgow to see a production of Agatha Christie's classic murder mystery 'The Mousetrap'.
Ian is adding to his knowledge of DNA by looking in more detail at the chemical nature of DNA and how it replicates.
S3 are studying cell division. Today they were learning about the chromosome complement in humans and what the chromosomes in their cells look like (karyotype)..Here they are matching up chromosomes.
S5 are writing their reports on the Atlantic Slave Trade. Next lesson they will do some exam style practice questions.
S5 are writing their reports on the Atlantic Slave Trade. Next lesson they will do some exam style practice questions. They are all working hard!
Georgina completed this intricate paper cut using a scalpel - a fantastic piece of work! It is part of the poem The Jabberwocky.
Mrs Speirs congratulated pupils who were awarded bricks for their houses, and then spoke on the subject of democracy.