With Burns Day fast approaching, two pupils from Whitehirst Park Primary School in Kilwinning have paid homage to the national bard with a poem about coronavirus.

Robbie Barr, 8, who is in P4 and his sister Holly, 5, who is in P1 got creative while learning at home as they recorded a rendition of the poem Tae a Virus which was written by their grandfather Willie Sinclair in March 2020 and has since gone viral.

Proud mum, Emma Barr, said: “The school had tasked Robbie to learn a Scottish poem ahead of Burns Day and we had seen a few people perform my dad’s (Willie Sinclair) poem so decided to do our own version and actions. Holly likes being creative, so we got her involved and she played the part of the virus.  

“They both did very well and we are pleased with the way it turned out and hopefully it can cheer people up.”

You can watch Robbie and Holly's impressive performance below.

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