Sponsored Walk

Important – The forecast for tomorrow is for dry weather but it will be VERY WET underfoot.  Wear casual clothing and appropriate footwear

The format of the day:

  • P1 (8.55 am) – S1-S5 pupils go to first period class as normal.  S6 pupils register in the hall.
  • P2 (9.44 am) – All pupils go to their tutor class and await tannoy instructions.

Pupils will NOT be able to walk if they have not returned their permission slip or sponsor form.  Any pupils not walking will be supervised for study – bring something to read.

On return to the school pupils will

  • register with their house captains
  • have their sponsor form stamped and returned
  • be given an envelope to collect sponsor money
  • remain either on the pitch, the hall (film showing) or in the canteen.

1 pm – All pupils to return to tutor classes to be registered.


Saturday Job Opportunity

LazyThe Lazy Duck Hostel is looking for a DUCK SCHOOLBOY or SCHOOLGIRL from Nethy Bridge or very nearby, who, in a 2 hour weekend job is willing to cut their teeth in the world of work. Are you willing to help Team Lazy Duck, by mucking out hens and ducks and pitching in with all sorts of tasks that need done?
They are looking for someone who is punctual, reliable, fairly strong, happy to get their hands dirty, listen to instructions and advice and, at £4.00 an hour on a Saturday or Sunday, giving honest value for time.  (Core Lazy Duck Team members are Police checked.)
Interested?  Send an e mail to lazyduckhostel@gmail.com, marked DuckBoy/Girl telling them about yourself and why you would like to give some time helping them out.

You will need the agreement of your school’s headteacher to take up this opportunity – it’s the law.

Saturday 23 Sept – Orkestra Del Sol

Don’t forget to put ‘Orkestra del Sol’ in your diary for Saturday night (23rd). It should be a very energetic evening of music with supporting acts from community groups** that have been working with members of Orkestra del Sol over the last few months.!  Click here for link to ticket booking.  Donations from the event will be split between PACE and GGS Rock School Challenge.


** If you are a participant in one of the community bands you DO NOT need a ticket **



John Muir Award work is well underway with our S1 and S2 pupils. Here are 2RK ‘music making’ with Sarah, RSPB Ranger, and S1s developing their orienteering skills around school and in the Anagach woods this week. Thank you to Jess Tullie – world class orienteer – for inspiring the S1s.

Girls’ Netball and Rugby

What a day for GGS sports teams. The Girls’ Rugby Team were playing Huntly and won 22-5 in the first game and 27-5 in the second. The Senior Girls’ Netball Team defeated Gordonstoun in a ‘nail-biting’ 23-22. Well done to all the girls involved.netball

Cycling Safely

We’re delighted at how many active cyclists we have at the school but there are still some pupils’ bikes that are not at a safe standard.


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