Once upon a sponsored walk

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Once upon a time youngsters from Rockfield Nursery and Sgoil-Araich set off on a sponsored walk to try and save fairyland.

The story has it that the magical literacy land was in danger of vanishing because not enough stories were being read at home, so the children were set a mission to try and stop it from vanishing.

Goldie the Dragon visited them in class to get their help in reading as many stories as they possibly can as part of this term’s fairyland theme.

Children from Rockfield Nursery ELC and Sgoil-Araich had a magical time on their sponsored walk through Dunollie woods. 16_T22_fairies02
Children from Rockfield Nursery ELC and Sgoil-Araich had a magical time on their sponsored walk through Dunollie woods.

On Friday, pupils, who have also planted beans to try and grow magic beanstalks, dressed up as their favourite fairyland characters and superheroes to walk from the Corran Halls to Dunollie Castle and back.

Money raised will go towards developing an outdoor learning area and funding other class resources.

Rockfield Nursery deputy head Margaret Cain said: ‘The children are loving this. They are just so wrapped up in trying to save fairyland, it’s such a magical place full of wonderful stories. They’ve also been busy getting in touch with Goldie by d-mail – dragon-mail – to see what adventures he will be getting up to next.’

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