And finally, a poem from P3/4B to round up the year!

A is for our Assembly on the Commonwealth Games, B is for baking, Finian made us delicious biscuits and scones, C is for Crazy Hair Day for Children in Need and Cricket lessons with Rory, D is for the Dance Festival, we had 3 teams dance the Waratah Weaver, E is for Enjoy a Ball and our helper Ellen who … Read More

Sports Day!

What a fantastic Sports Day we had today. It was warm and the sun shone throughout the day. P1-3 took part in the flat race, egg and spoon race and the sack race, then parents and family enjoyed a picnic on the field. Parents and family of P4-7 joined us at lunchtime and stayed to watch the afternoon races which … Read More

Commonwealth Week

The start of our Commonwealth Week got off to a flying start with our P7 Camera Club Exhibition and the first showing of our school weaving (see Blog March 28th for more information). Both exceptional pieces of work were available for viewing on Tuesday during our open-afternoon. We are receiving such positive feedback on the warm atmosphere generated by the … Read More

Rotary Quiz – Regional Heat

Well done to our P7 Quiz team who travelled to Innerleithen to participate in the regional heat and came a very pleasing third.  The team consisted of Amy Ward, Eliza Master, Samuel Adeosun and Kirsten Blair-Simpson.

Update from our Badminton reporter!

Isaac Weir, Tyler Smith and Callum Stokes all travelled to Glasgow on Saturday to compete in the U11 national championships. All three boys made it to the semi finals, with Isaac going on to win the singles. final! Isaac and Tyler then teamed up together for the doubles and after a very close semi final against Callum Stokes and his … Read More

Badminton Stars!

Several players represented Duns Primary at the Scottish Primary Schools Championships at the weekend: Callum, Tyler, Isaac, Callum S, Beth and Amy.  Callum became the first boy in history in Borders to not only win the singles but bring the doubles trophy home too with his brother Tyler. Callum had to beat the number one seed to win the singles! Isaac made the … Read More

P6&7 Boys Basketball Tournament

Three teams represented Duns Primary School at a recent basketball tournament held by Active Schools for Berwickshire primary schools. One of our teams came joint first with Eyemouth Primary but lost out on the overall winners medals decided on the number of baskets scored.

Thank you, Mr Bates

We would like to give a big thank you to Mr Bates for all the gardening work he has been doing with P5/6M. The area at the front door has been given a good tidy up and splash of colour added with some spring flowers. He has many other jobs planned for in and around the school after the holidays. … Read More

What a Week!

Following on from our tree design competition for our weaving, on Tuesday 25th March all the submitted designs were installed on the field for parents and pupils to view. Thank you to all of you who managed to come and have a look at the designs and see the very high standard of the competition.  On Friday 28 March P2T, … Read More

BGH Weaving Competition

Today our Tree Designs for our weaving were judged by Janice Embleton (weaver), Julie Chalmers-Mckenzie (FDPS) and Jacqui Bennett (FDPS).  It was an extremely difficult competition to judge due to the very high quality of designs by the children. The winners will be told at assembly on Monday and these winning designs will be woven into a large weaving for the … Read More