about the Commonwealth Games is growing at Bridge of Earn's Kilgraston School.
the Glasgow Games get nearer, girls at Kilgraston’s Prep School have been
working on a special Commonwealth project as part of their regular House
of Prep Kathryn Ebrahim at the Sacred Heart school explained: “The girls team
up in their Houses - Osprey, Ptarmigan and Capercaillie - to undertake a
particular task. This year, because of the Games, the theme is The Commonwealth
and one of the nice things about the Challenge is that it involves all our
girls from age six to eleven working together in groups."
girls have also been inspired to find out more about the Commonwealth after two
fellow pupils Helen Gloistein and Sarah Anderson and Director of Sport Pauline
Stott were selected as Baton Bearers in the Queen’s Baton Relay.
studies include teaming up to learn about the fifty-three countries that make
up the Commonwealth, and the history of where the games have taken place before
coming to Scotland this summer.
been learning where the games have been hosted previously and then made labels
and flags to identify each country on the map.
using their iPads they have researched member countries to find out what their
flags look like.
Ebrahim added: “Excitement about the Games is definitely growing here at
Kilgraston. As well as offering a wonderful sporting spectacle, they have
inspired our girls to find out more about the many countries that comprise the
Commonwealth - from Botswana to Barbados, from Canada to Cameroon.”
May 14, 2014
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