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Author: Agent Doyle

Balgreen Outdoor Learning Day

We had a fabulous time on our Outdoor Learning Day! We were divided into our houses and then each group did three activities. One activity working with the community, one working on the school grounds and the other learning outdoors! We made bee hotels and tepees, we painted pebbles, made bottle top mobiles, we made old CD birds, we built […]

Spring at Balgreen

It’s that lovely time of year again! The beautiful tree in our garden has started to blossom. All of the classes at school have been looking very carefully at it and doing all sorts of work. There’s some fabulous art work, writing and science going on. Primary 1 have been reading The Frog Prince so […]

Loose Part Pirate Fun!

At Balgreen, our Loose Parts have been a great success. Primary 2 have been learning all about Pirates and as a great rounding off to the theme, they worked together with P5 to build the most amazing pirate ships. See if you can spot some flags, planks, and portholes, just few of the pirate ship […]


As you may have seen from a previous post, we created a pond in a bucket in our garden for some froglets we had looked after. We also have a big pond in our garden at school which has needed a good clean! So some lovely people came to clean out our pond  and to fit […]

RSPB Big Schools Birdwatch

This week the whole school took part in the RSPB’s Big Schools Bird Watch. We had lots of fun spotting the different birds that visit our garden during the day. We had to record how many birds we saw at one time. We saw the most birds between break time and lunch time, we think this […]

Exciting enterprise in Primary 3

Primary 3 have been learning all about Malawi. They have been looking at what it’s like to go to school in Malawi, the local foods, clothes and making comparisons with living in Scotland. They were really interested to see that some of the classrooms in Malawi are outside and that they don’t always have electricity. […]

Awesome Autumn

It’s that beautiful time of year where all the leaves are changing colour and falling off the trees. We thought this would be a great opportunity for some environmental art work! We had a fantastic time in the garden searching for Autumn treasures! We found some beautiful leaves and all sorts of other bits and […]