Activities day

With only a week to go to activities day (Thursday 24 May), please note the following –

 Letter Slip/Consent Forms – must be in before pupils can go.

Medical – must bring medication if required.

Clothing – dress appropriately for the weather/activity.

Suntan Lotion!

Behaviour – usual high standards expected.

Bring plenty of water and snacks.

Order Grab and Go if required (day before).

Apprenticeship opportunities at Stramash Outdoor Nurseries

There are four new apprenticeship vacancies at Stramash Outdoor Nurseries in Oban, Fort William, Elgin and their new nursery outside Inverness which will open in August 2018.  The apprenticeships are full-time for two years.  Apprentices will work alongside the Outdoor Nursery teams on a daily basis, learning on the job, whilst completing a SVQ Level 3 in Social Services (Children & Young People).

Please click on the link below to view the flier advertising the posts.  The closing date for applications is Friday 8th June.  There will be open afternoons at each nursery for those interested in the posts, where they can come and see the nursery in action, meet the team and have a chance to ask any questions about the programme.  Details are on the flier below.

For further information on the apprenticeships and how to apply, go to and click on the apprenticeships page.

Please click here to view the flier. Stramash Apprenticeships 2018

Activities Day – Thursday, 24 May 2018

There are a number of spaces available on the following activities:

Crafts (in School)
Highland Wildlife Park
Inverness Activity Day
The Loft
The Newsroom (in School)
Road Cycling

Please return your slip ASAP to secure a place (if you have not already).   See Miss Urquhart for more information.

Important information from Inverness College

There are still a small number of courses available for application until August. These can be found in the schools pages of the Inverness College website under Applications/Interview Dates.

Please use the link below.

Foundation Apprenticeship Business Skills
Foundation Apprenticeship Healthcare
Foundation Apprenticeship ICT Hardware Systems Support
Foundation Apprenticeship Children and Young People
Foundation Apprenticeship Civil Engineering
Step Up (formerly GAP)
Intro to Enterprise and Marketing (Degree Module)
Intro to Business Law (Degree Module)
Intro to Operations Management (Degree Module)
Intro to Financial Accounting (Degree Module)
People Management and Organisational Development (DM)
Early Childhood Philosophy and Practice ( Degree Module)
Intro to Psychology (Degree Module)
Nature of Health (Degree Module)
Understanding the Social World (Degree Module)
Intro Architectural Technology (Degree Module)
HNC Soft Tissue – new course; apply with paper application.
HNC Architectural Technology – new course; apply with paper application

High Voltage – Young Volunteers in Libraries

High Life Highland are pleased to be able to offer young people the opportunity to volunteer at Nairn Library or in the school library as part of the High Voltage project. This is under the  wider Highland Leadership Academy umbrella and offers a non-sport route to gaining the coveted hoodies! All volunteer hours can also be counted towards Saltire, Duke of Edinburgh etc awards.

More information can be found at where the full video can also be seen.

 Anyone interested in volunteering should speak to Mrs Murdoch or Mrs Fell in the school library or Louise in the public library.

Congratulations to Ross and Callum Kinnarid who did a fantastic job in the promotion video! The film and details of the project have been shared across Scotland as an example of good practice.

General Assistant Required (16 +)

Highland Deli Nairn are looking for that right person to join our friendly easy going team.

Saturdays and Holiday cover as and when during school holidays, possible extra hours for outside catering events.  Preferably 16 years due to working with coffee machine.

  • Smart appearance
  • Outgoing
  • Hard working
  • Polite
  • Good with public
  • Sense of humour
  • Team player

Call Kerrie on 01667 451441 or message on our facebook page.