Advent in scotland p5

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Advent in scotland p5

  1. 1. Advent In Scotland
  2. 2. 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.
  3. 3. Facts about Glasgow  1.We have a river called The Clyde in the heart of the city.  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 football stadium)
  4. 4. 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 Britain. 4.The river Clyde is the 3rd longest river in Scotland. 5.Edinburgh is the Capital of Scotland. This is our flag -
  5. 5. Carol Singing Carol singing is when you sing on the streets to raise money for charity. 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.
  6. 6. Primary 5 carol singing Listen to one of the songs We Wish You a Merry Christmas.
  7. 7. Popular carols  We Wish You a Merry Christmas  Away In a Manger  Frosty The Snowman  White Christmas  Little Drummer Boy  The Twelve Days of Christmas
  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. Merry Christmas and a Happy 2014 from Primary 5.

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