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Birthday traditions

We have officially been back at school for 3 weeks now and have had a total of 8 birthdays to celebrate so far! It has been a long standing Airthrie tradition to present each child with a birthday... Read more

Let's get creative with Lego club

Lego club have been getting super creative in their first couple of weeks. Last week the pupils made boats and tested them out for real on... Read more


Today, the pupils in Ash wrote stories about their toys and shared them with each other on the carpet. Great imaginations and readings... Read more

Botanists of Airthrie

Alder had a busy morning, working as scientists to dissect flowers and identify the male and female parts. Once the flowers were magnified, Alder were able to find the anther, filament, stigma and... Read more

Minibeast Adventures

Today, Ash and Beech used magnifying glasses to discover as many minibeasts as they could outside. They found worms, ants, woodlouse, flies and beetles! They had so much fun exploring the trees,... Read more

Rainbow of Possibilities

We were delighted to welcome back Year 5 to Alder. We spent some of the first day thinking about our hopes and possibilities for the term and year ahead. The children worked together to make a... Read more

School's Back, September 3rd - Hurrah!

Further to our announcement in June that, following a great deal of planning and re-organisation of space, we  welcomed back the remaining Year-groups for the last few weeks of the Summer term, this... Read more

BBC's Re-opening Schools

BBC have created a brilliant video to describe how schools will most likely be operating from September onwards. Although most of our students were welcomed back at the end of the summer term, some... Read more

Miss Allsop models PPE

Our lovely pupils in Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 were given a demonstration of the appearance of an adult dressed in PPE (this, following our successful fire drill using new, separate exit... Read more

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