It was lovely to see all the parents and carers who came to chat with me yesterday. I thought I would just share photographic evidence of the boxes we made for our gas masks:
The children have told me that this required them to use their maths, art, design and topic knowledge.
To help us learn more about the city in which we live, each class has been given local monuments to research and present. In P7 we have been looking at the statues to David Hume and James Clerk Maxwell. Rather than inviting you in, as we know that you can be very busy, we thought we would take you on a ‘virtual tour’ on our blog.
To start off we have researched and collated short biographies of each of our subjects:
We hope that you found this interesting, and we will add more information later.
David Hume’s statue is on the High Street on the other side from St Giles cathedral just before the Mound.
James Clerk Maxwell’s statue is on the east end of George Street.
We will add details about the buildings named after them tomorrow (fingers crossed).
Edinburgh University has buildings named after both James Clerk Maxwell and David Hume.
DAVID HUME TOWER