Final Exams 2018

All S4-6 pupils were issued with a personalised final exam timetable at Tutor Time today.  It is very important that they check the details and let Mr Ross know ASAP if they have any problems, questions or queries.  Don’t wait till later to ask about possible mistakes/changes as the rules are different with SQA exams than with our prelims so go and see him immediately.

Creative Industries Craft Fair

Creative Industries Craft Fair

The Skills for Work Creative Industries class is hosting a craft fair from Monday 26 March until Sunday 1 April.

It will take place at the Craft Lounge in Grantown.

The Craft Fair will feature products which pupils have been working on throughout the year, developing their skills and  knowledge of the Creative Industries.

 




 

Shinty Tournament

Fifteen pupils travelled to Kingussie on Thursday for an S1/2 Shinty Tournament organised by the CamanachdAssociation. Our A team won 4 matches and drew 2, our B team had a great afternoon of shinty and beat our closest rivals, the Kingussie S1 team. The most entertaining game was the Grantown mixed A/B teams which resulted in a 2 all draw.

Well done to all the goal scorers who bagged fifteen goals between them and to everyone for great team spirit and sportsmanship.

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Geek Fridays – S2/S3

Message from Skills Development Scotland:
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Our exciting *new* after-school class ‘Geek Friday’ is open for S2s and S3s to learn about STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) in a fun, interactive way. It’s a relaxed environment where you can try your hand at professional photography, do cool science experiments, create virtual art, code your own music or build robots – it’s up to you! Our science guru Alessio is there to support you while you get creative!

Sign-up is in blocks, however sessions run throughout the year, so you can repeat your booking! See you soon!

If you can get to SDS’s digital lab in Church St, Inverness after school on Fridays I’m sure it would be a lot of fun.

John Muir Award – S2 Pond Dipping

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2C and 2D had fun in the sun helping Sarah from the RSPB identify and record different species of invertebrates. She thought today was the most successful recording day yet. Mr McCrow was delighted that pupils sampled his favourites – caddis fly larvae in their ‘hand-made outfits’.

Rugby Win

Well done to the Senior Boys who defeated Nairn 55-24 last night in a hard fought match. Stand out performance from Jack Doherty who scored a hat trick of tries.

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Sport Relief 2018

Dress up as a sports person tomorrow (Tuesday 20th) and take part in GGS’s Sports Relief fund raising events. Head shaving and leg waxing in the hall at lunchtime and Dodgeball games throughout the day. Bring £1 to take part.

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Sport Relief timetable for a dodgeball tournament in the Craig Maclean Centre.

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S4-6 Tuesday Afternoon

The dress theme this year is ‘sports’; this can be anything from dressing as a sports person to dressing as a piece of sports equipment.