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Portsoy Primary School is triumphant in national competition


By Kyle Ritchie

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Portsoy Primary School pupils along with their teacher Janet Cheale have celebrated winning first and runner-up prizes in a national competition.

The career education game, developed within Minecraft Education in conjunction with Skills Development Scotland, saw the P6 and P7 students design a sustainable tourist destination in the Cairngorm National Park.

Portsoy Primary School pupils were triumphant in a national competition.
Portsoy Primary School pupils were triumphant in a national competition.

The trophies and Amazon vouchers were presented by Julia Rickard, education support officer of Aberdeenshire Council who assisted in the launch of this new resource for schools.

Janet Cheadle was delighted with the win for her pupils and Portsoy and said: “It was a great learning experience for the pupils who were really engaged and innovative in their approach.

“They also demonstrated great resilience when things didn’t quite go to plan.

“I am so delighted for our pupils who worked very hard on this.”


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