Primary Schools News
Highland Council Gaelic Team organised a fun, open day session which was held in Mount Pleasant Primary School, Thurso, at the end of last week. The informal session was well attended and held to provide parents with information regarding Gaelic Medium Education and the benefits of bilingualism.
The kids at Noss dressed up as characters from their favourite books on World Book Day. MORE PHOTOS.
Noss Primary school has been involved along with other schools in helping kids in Malawi and have an ongoing collection of pennies on a map of Africa. Recently the school in Wick donated the old sweat shirts from the old schools to a project sending items from lost property boxes in Highland schools to schools in Malawi where they could be put to use.
Thurso Beach in Caithness had virtually every little piece of litter removed yesterday (Wednesday 5 October 2016) thanks to the hard work of pupils from Mount Pleasant Primary School. The Keep Scotland Beautiful registered beach clean was undertaken by the Primary 4 and 5 classes and the P4 Gaelic medium class.
Over 5000 North Highland pupils have undertaken a project with the Highland Council's Rangers so far this year. It has been a really busy year in the North Highlands for The Highland Council's Countryside Ranger team.
Recently Primary 2 and Primary 6 pupils of Pennyland Primary School in Thurso, buddied up to tackle a serious issue in their local environment - rubbish! Many of the children were shocked at the amount of litter they encountered. In just 45 minutes 14 black sacks were filled with not only litter but many other items such as a large fluorescent light bulb and a royal mail box.
Pulteneytown Academy will soon be no more when it joins with South School under its new name of Newton Park and moves to a brand new school. An open day was held to allow anyone including former pupils to have final look around the old school before it gets demolished later this year to make way for a new playing field for the new school.
The new Noss primary school in Wick is bright and airy. The rooms are different colours and windows are full length with air condition to control temperatures.
The latest photo in our gallery for the new Noss Primary school on the north side of the river show it is well on its way to completion. The new school will replace North and Hillhead primary schools.
Mount Pleasant Primary School P5 class (+ Eco committee) joined Miller Academy Primary School P6 class to undertake a clean-up at Thurso Beach in Caithness on Tuesday 6 October. Mr Harper from Mount Pleasant and Mrs Phares from Miller Academy brought fifty eight children in total to join forces with Paul Castle and Sam Watson the Highland Council Countryside Rangers and other helpers including Mrs Urquhart, Mr Boyter and Mrs Morris.
From 6am on Tuesday 22nd September 2015 Senior Schools, Academies and Sixth Form Colleges (6:30am for Junior and Primary Schools) registration will open to take part in one of the region's most dazzling, high energy performing arts competitions as the Rock Challenge® and J Rock™ tour returns for 2016! The 2016 Safer Highlands J Rock™ will take place on Wednesday 20th April before the Safer Highlands Rock Challenge® on Thursday 21st April. These events will provide the opportunity for local schools to showcase their creativity, talent and imagination on the stage of Eden Court Theatre.
Thrumster primary opened its doors at 10am on Monday the 30th of March 2015 to allow parents, friends and family to attend a coffee morning to raise funds for a school trip to Orkney. Whilst the adults enjoyed a cup of tea or coffee and purchased from the many stalls set up, the children of all ages took part in an Easter egg hunt.
A musical production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat performed by the pupils of Lybster Primary School. 25th 26th 27th March 2015 Tickets £5 Concessions £3.
Pennyland pupils star in a an Ad for Aldi supermarkets..
Thrumster school is sure to be hitting aces with all new tennis equipment and nets. Children from Thrumster Primary are celebrating a successful application to the Bilbster wind farm fund for tennis equipment.
Primary 7 pupils at Hillhead Primary School have created Christmas cards and calendars with a very special Wick connection. The primary 7 class have taken hundreds of photographs of signs around Wick.
The annual Christmas concert took place at Keiss primary school. See photos at link above.
An animation has been created to show how the new Noss Primary school in Wick will look. The new school is expected to open in 2016.
BRIGHT and breezy...that was the weather for Keiss primary school's annual sports and the description was also applied to the keen competition on the field for the coveted honours. .