A fam­ily day to cel­e­brate Burns

The Galloway News - - SCHOOL NEWS -

Auchen­cairn Pri­mary cel­e­brated Robert Burns with a tra­di­tional Burns Lunch held by pupils fol­lowed by the po­etry recital com­pe­ti­tion in the af­ter­noon.

All chil­dren learned po­ems to per­form on the day.

Head teacher Mrs McDe­vitt said: “Al­most all fam­i­lies at­tended which was fan­tas­tic.

“We have great sup­port at all school events from our par­ents but the Burns po­etry com­pe­ti­tion is a favourite.”

The guest judges were Mr Alis­tair Craw­ford from The Kirkcud­bright Burns Club and Mrs Ann Hal­l­i­day and Mr John Frew from The Kirkcud­bright Ro­tary Club with the head teacher Mrs McDe­vitt.

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