Craighill House Quiz

This afternoon 12 pupils took my part in the ‘Inter House Quiz’ which was hotly contested as the teams, consisting of Scotsburn, Morangie and Duthac, were only separated by two points.

The rounds included topics such as ‘Sport, Arts, Current Affairs and Science’ with some bonus points being scored by pupils for providing extra information in their answers. Those who were not involved sat in the audience and eagerly watched and cheered on their team mates.

The competitors were selected to represent their house as they scored highest in the ‘Class Quiz’ which was completed last week. The top pupils were selected from the Primary 4-7 classes and should be proud of their efforts. In the end Duthac emerged victorious.

A big thank you to Mrs. Gordon for organising and hosting the Quiz and to Mrs. Henderson for doing the marking.

Thank you, Primary 6.

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Upcoming Sporting Events

Here are the dates for all Ross-Shire sporting events coming up for the rest of the school year that we plan to compete at.

Active Schools Cross Country Race 23/02/16 Bridgend Primary School, Alness (Tuesday)

Ross-Shire Cross Country Race 04/03/16 Alness Academy (Friday)

Active School Cross Country Race 15/03/16 Invergorden Academy Playing Fields (Tuesday)

Ross-Shire Schools Swimming Gala 11/05/16 Dingwall Academy (Wednesday)

Ross-Shire Schools Football Tournament 26/05/16 Invergorden Academy Playing Fields (Thursday)

Ross-Shire Schools County Sports 14/06/16 Dingwall Academy (Tuesday)

It is likely that we will require help with transport from parents on these dates. If your child is involved in the event and you think you will be able to provide transport then please let us know. This would be greatly appreciated.

The North of Scotland Cross Country Championships will be held on Saturday the 19th of March. Following on from this the Scottish Cross Country Championships will be held in Kirkcaldy on Saturday the 23rd of April. More details about these races will be available shortly.

Thank you,

Mr Mackay.


School Uniform

School uniform is now available from Tesco online, from Gilmour Sports in Inverness and also at MacGregors Industrial Supplies in Inverness. Samples of Tesco and Gilmour Sports uniforms are available to see in the front entrance to the school.

Tesco Online:

Gilmour Sports: (should be available online in the next few days)

Also available from the shop:

Unit 4

57 Harbour Road


01463 222022

Macgregors Industrial Supplies
15-17 Henderson Rd
01463 717999


Dress Down Day

This Friday will be a dress down day but with a festive twist. You can wear a Christmas jumper or headband/hat. If you wish to pay £1 (optional)  for Dress Down Day this will go towards the P7 Craggan trip.

christmas jumpers


From Cameron and James


Thank you to those who have been using the ragbag bin at the school entrance. Last week we received a cheque for £99.20 for the items which were recycled.

This money will go towards paying for the Primary 7 residential trip to Craggan each year. Remember the ragbag bin is there when you are next having a clear out.