Who are we?
We are Primary 5 from St Charles Primary School ,
Glasgow, Scotland. Our school is over 110 years old.
We have 26 children in our class.
Facts about Glasgow
1.We have a river called The Clyde in the heart of the
2.Next year Glasgow is holding a special event … The
Commonwealth Games 2014. The opening ceremony is
at Celtic Park.(one of our major football stadiums)
3.Our patron saint is St Mungo.
4. Hampden is in Glasgow. ( Scotland’s international
Facts about Scotland
1.Our patron saint is Saint Andrew.
2.Saint Andrew’s Day is on the 30th November.
3.Next year in October we will decide if we will become independent from
4.The river Clyde is the 3rd longest river in Scotland.
5.Edinburgh is the Capital of Scotland.
This is our flag -
Carol singing is when you sing on the streets to raise money
Our class was carol singing in a shopping centre called St
Enoch to raise money for a charity called The Prince and
Princess of Wales Hospice.
The biggest selling carol is White Christmas by Irving Berlin.
It sold over 350 million copies.
Christmas carols were banned between 1647 and 1660 in
England by Oliver Cromwell.
Primary 5 carol singing
Listen to one of the songs We Wish
You a Merry Christmas.
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Away In a Manger
Frosty The Snowman
Little Drummer Boy
The Twelve Days of Christmas
Some other carols and
when they were composed
1843 - O Come All Ye Faithful
1848 - Once In Royal David’s City
1851 - See Amid The Winter’s Snow
1868 - O Little Town Of Bethlehem
1883 – Away In a Manger
Merry Christmas and a Happy
2014 from Primary 5.