Foodbank Collections pick up pace

As part of our ‘Make a difference’ resilience unit we are continuing to support the Edinburgh Foodbank Networks by collecting tins, packets and non-perishable items as part of a Harvest time collection appeal.

Primary 7 pupils, Emaan and Eva have been co-ordinating the collections each day in school and have been doing a great job of organising the donations. We are grateful to all the children who have brought in items to support families, Douglas from P3 brought in a box of goodies including biscuits, crisps and tins today. Well done Douglas and everyone who has helped the Trussel Trust these past few weeks.

Masterchef 2019 continues

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Primary 7B are continuing to develop their skills in and out of the kitchen but Thursday seen them take on a new challenge, making their own macaroni cheese with only a recipe to follow. Lots of skills were tackled including:

  • Communication
  • Supporting others
  • Delegating tasks
  • Problem solving
  • Identifying risk
  • Teamwork
  • Time management

“We were separated into four teams and had to cooperate with our team mates. We had to make the pasta and the cheese sauce by ourselves using complicated utensils.” – Sophia

“We had to communicate with our team mates otherwise we wouldn’t get anything done. It was important to support each other so that nothing dangerous happened when working with knives, graters and boiling water. Also it meant that everyone had a role in the team to make it cook in time.” – Matthew and Orla

“We learned that ‘teamwork makes the dream work’ and that it’s important to share our knowledge and skills so that people learn and know how to do it the next time by themselves.” – Sean and Mackenzie

It’s clear P7 are enjoying these new learning opportunities and additional responsibility. They are looking forward to the next challenge.