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Flags to Antarctica

P6/5 took part in Polar Network UK's Flags for Antarctica project and today received photos of their artwork in Antarctica!  The pictures designed by the class are being held by polar scientists working at the Halley Research centre. A great way to learn about the people who currently work in Antarctica as well as the continent itself.

Samba Performance

The P6/5 Samba Band who are coached by Ricky Linn as part of the Aspire Music Program performed for Dundee Head Teachers outside the Steeple on Wednesday.

Photos are in their gallery.  We are very grateful to Nauris Iraids for the professional photos of the event. 

Another Digital Win!

We are very proud to be the winners of Digital Dundee Safer Internet Animation Challenge 2017!
Two teams from Rosebank entered the competition and were joint first prize winners in the Primary Schools category.  We have won a Zu3D animation kit for the school!

Dalguise Residential Trip March 2017

P7 have returned from Dalguise after a week of fun filled outdoor challenges from raft building to zip-lining, cat walk to abseiling.  You can see some more photos here.

Up wi' the bonnets!

As part of a project with V&A Dundee, Mrs Brown's class and a class from Our Ladys RCPS have been working with milliners to design and create 'bonnets'.  The Hilltown was traditionally the area of Dundee famous for its bonnet making, one of the Nine Trades of Dundee.

Today saw the culmination of all the hard work when the children modelled their creations on the catwalk in the Wellgate in front of a large crowd of well wishers.  Many parents also modelled as many bonnets were designed for them, so well done to all who braved the bright lights and the cameras!

It was a fantastic occasion and the children did their schools and themselves proud!  More photos in P5/4's gallery.

P3 parents - School meals in P4

Once children reach P4 they don't automatically get their school meals provided free of charge.  Some families may be able to continue to have free meals, however you will need to apply for them.  Follow the link below to access the form which can be submitted online. Contact our school and family support worker John, at school for help or more info if needed.

http://www.dundeecity.gov.uk/a2z/freemeals/

Author Pamela Butchart opens our new library

We opened our fabulous new library today with the help of author Pamela Butchart.  We have redesigned, redecorated and restocked our library with a generous £5000 grant from Coldside Regeneration Fund, and our library is now a place the children love to come and read!  Also in attendance were councillors Helen Wright and David Bowen, mambers of Coldside Forum, members of our parent council, staff and children from each class.  We combined this event with World Book Day and had the most wonderful day full of reading and fun. You can see lots of pictures here on our Twitter feed.  

Here is a gallery of photos from the day.

V&A Dundee 'Topping Out' Ceremony

Today two Rosebank pupils were among the very first children ever to visit the V&A in Dundee.  They took part in the Topping Out ceremony where a tree is lifted by crane to the highest point of the building.  The tree will be planted in the grounds of the V&A before the opening in 2018.  The children were shown around the site and gave the order to the crane by radio.  You can read more here.

There are more photos from the event in P5/4's Gallery.

Digital Schools Award Ceremony

Following our success in becoming Dundee's very first Digital School Award winner, we travelled to Wormit PS to recieve our plaque from Minister Shirley Ann Somerville. 

Two P7 pupils accompanied Mrs Stanfield and Mrs Sim to accept the award on behalf of the school. You can find out more about what it means to be a Digital School here.

The press release about the event is here.

Football latest

Rosebank played their last home game of the season at DISC vs St Vincent's RCPS.  It was a fast paced and exciting match which saw the visitors win by 8 goals to 4. The boys as always displayed good sportsmanship and were still smiling by the end of the game having scored four good goals.  We are indebted to Mr Sullivan for acting as coach during our matches as our Wednesday training coaches are students, they cannot attend matches during the day.  We also wish to thank Josh the Head Boy at Morgan Academy for stepping in as referee.  Josh is manager of Morgan's first year team and did a great job of officiating at our game.  Thank you Josh!