We asked our Twitter followers this week to tell us about the best thing they’d seen happen in a Scottish school recently. We’ve had dozens of responses so far – here is just a selection.
A room full of adults crying at a pupil devised drama on the place of foodbanks in society. Live theatre, pupil creativity, confidence and awareness of societal injustice on full display.— Rosshall Performing Arts (@rosshallperform) March 29, 2019
P1 wanted a den for stories. Early years officer helped them research. Their favourite was a Mongolian Yurt. Emails and phone calls later we've had an architect in to help them design their yurt; parents helping to build the frame with the kids and it is now bedecked in ...1/2— Nova Scott (@NovaScottSQH) March 27, 2019
The outdoor area for early years at Crosshill Primary in Ayrshire. Have tried to sum it up in a collage but it just looks a muddle. It isn't a muddle - it's a fabulous environment for the under-sevens! pic.twitter.com/O7KTakFT7l— Upstart Scotland (@UpstartScot) March 27, 2019
Boy who massively struggled with reading now reading novels supported by audiobooks. Huge boost to his confidence.— Marc Andrew (@MrAndrewTeacher) March 27, 2019
The acceptance of a trans pupil as they change name and sex. After an initial what? Class just got back to work. Curious, maybe not fully understanding but accepting.— Andrew Bailey 💙👨🏫 (@andrewkbailey13) March 27, 2019
Iron added to copper sulphate.— Paul Cochrane 🧡 (@mrdissent) March 27, 2019
When copper metal appears at the bottom of the test tube.
S2 faces aglow.... pic.twitter.com/dPmgYtOCDf
Yesterday, I saw a teacher make bacon rolls for the entire teaching staff 👌🏻 @RoystonPrimary 🙌🏻 In the last few days of term, it’s the little things!— Jennifer Lilley (@weegieteacher) March 28, 2019
P3 from @KellandsPS @Aberdeenshire arranging and putting on a whole day Art show with work from the whole school displayed, in #Inverurie town hall. They organised everything incl creche & cafe. Utterly inspiring 😊— Jim Savege (@jimsavege) March 28, 2019
Senior pupils attending so many support sessions that I am beginning to think they live in the department. Showing the most impressive levels of dedication and being incredibly determined to succeed. #proudteacher— St Columba's D&T (@StColumbasTech) March 27, 2019
Staff and young people working together to train as Mental Health First Aiders to support our young people.— lyndsay mcroberts (@lyndsaymcr) March 27, 2019
A P7 boy stopped a game of rounders after he hit the ball and hit me to see if I was okay. 🤗— Katie Westacott 🇨🇦🏴 (@katie_westacott) March 28, 2019
The P4-7 pupils leading a range of workshops for the P1-3 pupils in my multi-composite P1-7 Gaelic class. Science, mindfulness, technology and Gaelic made a brilliant combination 👍— Hamish Munro (@HamishMunro12) March 28, 2019