Celebrating Wider Achievement 2012/13

Celebrating Success outwith School

We have very talented and skilled children in Raploch Primary – just have a look at some of their achievements…. WELL DONE EVERYONE !!

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Castleview FC were playing in the SFA and they came first out of 25 teams from around Scotland.  The final was held in Grangemouth.  They proudly show off their trophies.  Great!

Cassidy took part in the Disco Dancing championships.  She came 1st for her fast dance and 2nd in the slow dance.  Well Done!

Lisa attended horse riding lessons and achieved her rosette for showing very good skills in the ring.  Well done Lisa!

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Erin Cooper accepted ‘The Best Event Award’, on behalf of the Big Noise Orchestra at the Year of Creative Scotland Event in December 2012.

In 2012 the children performed live on stage with conductor Gustavo Dudamel and the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela in an event which marked the official opening of the London 2012 Festival.

Erin is pictured with Dr Richard Holloway, Nicola Killean, Director and Chief Executive Officer of Big Noise. and a representative from the event. Erin represented Raploch Primary and Big Noise very well.

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Cassidy proudly shows off her large trophy which she won at the City of Edinburgh Dance Championships 2013.  She came in 2nd place in a solo dance and 1st place in a slow dance.

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Erin and Lori have passed the first 10 levels in Ice Skating.  They are now working towards gaining bronze, silver and gold badges.

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Gary  is a member of the Stirling Taekwondo Club. He has gained many awards for Taekwondo.

This session he has achieved his ‘Blue Belt’ in Taekwondo at the Assessment Centre at Grangemouth. He has also achieved his ‘Red Tags’ grading.

His most recent achievement is winning a silver medal for Taekwondo Sparring in March 2013.

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Alexandra P6, represented Raploch Primary in the Stirling Schools Gymnastics competition in January.  She took part in the Individual Section, level 2 Floor Vault.  She was awarded with a silver medal.  

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 IN TUNE: Children have been making a Big Noise.

Erin, Bailey and  Tieya from P6 and Owen P5 were invited to audition for a place in the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland in January 2012.  Erin gained a place in the Junior Orchestra and Bailey, Tieya and Owen gained a place in the Training Orchestra. For Erin, who plays double bass, this is the first step to becoming a member of the full National Youth Orchestra of Scotland.

This is an excellent achievement for Erin and the other pupils.

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When Aaron (P7) was playing with his team, Gairloch, one Saturday in February he was being observed by Football Scouts from Celtic. They were so impressed by Aaron’s football skills, they invited him to attend trials for Celtic Football Club.     WELL DONE Aaron ! 

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Taylor, Kallan, Alistair, William and Shaunie (reserve) recently represented Raploch Primary at the Stirling Schools Rotary Club Quiz.  The questions were very tricky (Mrs Ferguson didn’t know some of the answers!) but the pupils worked well as a team and performed well on the night.  They had their lucky mascot with them – the ‘Raploch Rascal’.