Here are some of the early contenders for the ‘Welcome the Pandas to Scotland’ Competition, created by Year 5.

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Apanel of judges will review all entries and choose 15 winning designs. The results will be announced in January 2012.
The winning entries will be credited online and displayed in an exhibition at the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in London. Subject to sponsorship, winners of the top prize may make a 5-day trip to China with one of their parents to visit pandas in their nature reserve in Sichuan. Other winners could win tickets to the panda enclosure at Edinburgh Zoo. The schools of the 15 winning entries will also receive a package of resources for learning Chinese language and Chinese culture.

Year 2 have been learning ‘Un chant de Noël’ – Vive le Vent

Year 2 have been learning ‘Vive le vent’ the French version of Jingle Bells. We have practiced in various styles, like romantic, country and western, and rock n roll.

Vive le vent

They have also been drawing fabulous flashcards for winter words will be scanned in shortly.