End of term

We hope all the children enjoyed moving up to their new stages this morning.  It was lovely to meet all our new children for August too.

As we head into our last week of term, a couple of updates for the final week….

Tuesday, 26th – 12pm Parents and new P1 children join us for lunch
Shinty World Cup for the team involved (have been informed)

Wednesday, 27th 2pm Gaelic Class Cafe ~ Parents invited to join us

Thursday, 28th –  2pm Moving Up Assembly in Craigmonie Theatre

Friday, 29th School closes for all at 12.10pm
Children can order a Grab&Go lunch as normal

LOST PROPERTY – This is in bags at the senior entrance.  Please could you have a look through.  All property left behind on Friday will be bagged, washed and sold at Parent Meetings in September or, donated to charity.

FREE SCHOOL MEALS/ CLOTHING GRANT
For all new P1s and those who receive free school meals applications will be required for the coming sessions.  These can be made here:- https://www.highland.gov.uk/info/899/schools_-_grants_and_benefits/10/free_school_meals_and_assistance_with_clothing
We would encourage all those eligible to apply.  If you require a paper copy or support with completing this, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the school.

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Dingwall Football Tournament

A big well done to all those who played in the Dingwall Football Club tournament on Sunday.  The team performed fantastically with four wins, one draw and one defeat to the winners Dingwall Football Club.  A great day of football.  Thank you to Michael Thorp for supporting the organisation of this and supervising on the day.

Photos

We are posting class photos tomorrow so, please return any outstanding orders to the office by tomorrow morning.  Orders after that will have to pay for postage. Thanks

Transition Dance

P6s and P7s from Balnain, Cannich Bridge and Glenurquhart Primaries had a great night last night, enjoying the photo booth, dancing, playing games and eating together.  Mrs Woodhouse was very impressed by some of the dance moves on show!  The P7s enjoyed meeting their new S1 classmates, who they will spend Tues – Fri with at the high school next week.  Huge thanks to the new S6s and the staff at all four schools who made it happen!

Highland Hospice Afternoon Tea

Primary 6/7 ~ Miss Mullin

Next Sunday, 24th June, there will be an afternoon tea from 2pm – 4pm.  This is in memory of the late and much-loved Miss Anne Duncan, who taught at Glenurquhart Primary School for over a decade.

Everyone is welcome – as are donations to Highland Hospice.  Please come along and enjoy cakes, a play area, mud kitchen, forest walks and live music from local children.

Please see the pdf poster below for more information:

Abriachan -Afternoon Tea (1)

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British Nutrition Foundation Healthy Eating Week

Glenurquhart Primary is taking part in BNF Healthy Eating Week this week.  The children were all introduced to this at an assembly yesterday.

The purpose of the Week is to raise awareness of healthy eating and drinking, cooking, where food comes from and being active to promote key health messages and habits to young people.

We will be trying some of the BNF Healthy Eating Week challenges during the Week.  These are:

  • Have breakfast;
  • Have 5 A DAY;
  • Drink plenty;
  • Get active;
  • Make a change.

Our school will focus on the Drink Plenty challenge with all the children encouraged to take their water bottles to school today and record how much they’ve drunk.