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Principal’s Post - Burns Supper and British Council Inspection Report

Burns Celebrations

January is the time for Scots in Scotland and all over the world to celebrate once again the birthday of that most famous of Scots, Robert Burns.  Born on 25th January, 1759 and died in 1796, Robert Burns is credited with writing and preserving more than 300 poems and traditional songs.  A Burns Supper is often held at which the traditional Scottish Haggis is served, together with ‘neeps and tatties’. Burns poems are recited, songs sung and speeches praising brotherhood, whisky and love are given.

Last week students and staff from ECS Scotland attended a Supper with Burns at the Scottish Storytelling Centre.  A three-course dinner accompanied by stories and songs from the life of Burns.  What a great way to welcome in 2018 and wash away the January blues.

News from the school

ECS Scotland is pleased to report that we have received British Council Accreditation for a further 4 years.  The most recent inspection report for ECS Scotland can be found here.

Strengths were mentioned in many areas, particularly those of premises and facilities, learning resources, teaching, accommodation and leisure activities.  

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A traditional Burns Supper with haggis, neeps and tatties.

During the meal we listened to renditions of Burns' poetry and songs.

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