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Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______ Social Subjects
Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon
Thursday 22nd May
3.30pm to 4.30pm
School Canteen

S1 Reports issued
Friday 23rd May

S1 Parentsí Evening
Thursday 29th May

Timetable Change
Monday 2nd June

S6 Induction Day
Thursday 5th June

S6 Driving Ambition
Safe Driving
Tuesday 10th June

Geobus Earth Forces
Wednesday 11th June

P7 Visit
Monday 16th
and
Tuesday 17th June

P7 Parentsí Evening
Tuesday 17th June
_______

Kirsten Wins Writing Prize

Rock Challenge 2014

 

         
 

Thurso High School Rock Challenge group took part in the Highland heat of the Rock Challenge competition in Inverness. The group performed their theme:
'Who's going to save the world?'
'The year is 3030 and the world is a very different place. Science, greed and a thirst for knowledge has had catastrophic consequences and pushed mother earth too far. An elite group of heroes are all that remain of the true human race. The world now seeks help from new beings to overcome the diseased ways of their past.'
Thurso High School Rock Challenge group went on to have a very successful day and performance night and received an award for overall 'Entertainment' and 'Costume and Character'. The group were also commended on their polite and positive attitude to the event. Pupils from the team were interviewed and selected to be part of the promotion material for Rock Challenge. The teachers also received an award for their dancing and air guitar skills.
The competition standard was extremely high and the pupils watched many amazing performances from Highland secondary and primary schools.
Alness were the nights overall winners and along with Charleston will go on to compete in the Scottish final in Dundee.
The Thurso High School team will now take a well-deserved rest in preparation for Rock Challenge 2015.

     

Congratulations to S2 pupil Kirsten Saunders after winning the prestigious Pushkin creative writing competition. Kirsten submitted three pieces of work each no longer than 1200 words. Kirsten chose to write  a poem about the earth, a short story about the environment and a poem concerning Pythagoras.
Up against pupils from all over Scotland, Kirstin has won a place on a five-day creative writing course at the Avon Foundation writers centre near Inverness. She will be presented with her certificate at a presentation ceremony in Edinburgh. Kirstin said "I was shocked about winning the Pushkin Prize because I didn't expect to win anything. I was so happy and excited and I can't believe I have a place on the writing course. It's hard to express my emotions because i just feel so happy." Joint Head of English Ms Shanks was impressed with Kirstin's wide range of work which was very imaginative. Miss Shanks said "All of the first and second years were invited to get involved and it is a huge achievement for her. We are very proud. We had a winner last year and a few years before that so we are delighted our pupils' successes are continuing.

   

Inverness Music Festival

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House Points
Thursday 27th March 2014

     
             

             

The Thurso High School music department participated at this year's Inverness Music Festival. Thirty five pupils from S1 - S6 took part in the afternoon choir class.
Conductor Heather Lewry and accompanist Colin Frame had spent last 2 months preparing the pupils with their 2 songs Highland Cathedral and Coldplay's, "Viva la Vida".
They were excited to be involved in the event this year (the first time the school has been represented at the festival) and they were a credit to the school. They received a distinction (87 marks) and the other schools and officials at the Eden Court theatre commented on such a great performance. They were also praised for their high standard of discipline both on and off the stage.
 

                           

           

           
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Scottish Parliament
Modern Studies Trip

 

Last week (5th-7th March 2014) saw S4 pupils from Thurso High School participating in Modern Studies trip to visit the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh.
The trip lasted three days and allowed the pupils to experience devolved decision making first hand.
During their Parliamentary experience, the pupils were given an educational tour of the building and the main chamber. They also had the opportunity to speak to their local MSPís (Rob Gibson and Mary Scanlon) and ask questions about their community.
This trip tied in closely with the National Qualifications that they are currently undertaking.
It was very important to make the trip as cross-curricular as possible as many of the pupils take more than one Social Subject and they therefore visited the Edinburgh Dungeons and Arthurs Seat.
A special thanks must also be given to the Thurso High School PTA who donated money towards travel costs. Without this help the trip would not have been possible.

 

 

Scottish Schools Swimming Championship Heats

                                                 
           

Scotland Football
Internationalist
Gary Mackay Steven
Lends
Thurso High School
His Scotland Shirt

   
                 
       

Ex-pupil Gary MacKay Steven  sent us his Scotland International football shirt to display in the school recently. Gary, who was a pupil at Thurso High from 2002 to 2006, won his first Scotland cap in November 2013 playing against the USA. Our congratulations and thanks to Gary, your old school is very proud of you! (The picture above is of Gary while a pupil at Thurso High.)

The Scottish Schools Swimming Championship Heats took place at the Aquadome in Inverness in November last year. The top three swimmers in each age group and event were put forward for selection to compete in the Finals held in East Kilbride on Friday 7th March 2014. The 12 fastest swimmers in Scotland for each event were invited to attend. After great performances and gold medals in Inverness, Emma Budge and Katie Mackay from Thurso High School each qualified for their two swims.
Emma competed in the 100m and 200m back stroke. She qualified 3rd in the 100m but after a fantastic race finished in 2nd place to gain the silver medal. She finished 6th in the 200m.
Katie qualified for the 100m butterfly and the 200m Individual Medley. After only her second time competing in a 50m pool, she finished 7th in the butterfly and 12th in the IM.
In this highly competitive Scotland-wide event Emma and Katie performed very well and thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

             
                   

Caithness
Science Festival

     

Rotary Speechmaking Competition

                               
                               

Well done to all our speechmakers who participated in the Annual Rotary Speechmaking competition. The eventual winner was Rhianna Urquhart whose topic was poetry. The pupils were praised by the Rotary and each awarded £30 worth of amazon vouchers.
It was a great event and was well attended. Rev Ronnie Johnson and Heather Mclean put in a great deal of effort to help the pupils rehearse and feel calm.
A special thank you has to be given to Miss Adams, Mrs Wallace and Mrs Richardson for their work with the all of the speech makers.

                         

Prof Caroline Wilkinson, Professor of Craniofacial Identification at the Centre for Anatomy & Human Identification visited the school on Thursday 29th of March as part of the Caithness Science Festival. The Professor was scheduled to visit the day before but strong winds prevented her airplane from landing at Wick. The picture shows the Professor talking with S1 pupils.

     

Y Dance
at Thurso High School

             
             
                             

Sportscotland in association with Active Girls Y-Dance from Scottish Youth Dance Company held a one day workshop at the school for a selection of girls in S3-S6.  The day consisted of tutors Gillian and Suzanne delivering a range of inspiring, inclusive and appropriate street and contemporary dance styles.  During the session the girls built on the new moves and styles they had learnt and at the end of the day they performed their routine to Mr Murphy, Head Teacher and other members of the SMT who were suitably impressed with what the pupils had achieved in one day.

The tutors were hoping, by the end of the day to have inspired and raised awareness of the positive effects that dance can have on pupils and their overall sense of wellbeing.

The girls now have the opportunity to attend a Dance Leadership Course in Wick during the Easter holidays which will enable them to assist in delivering dance as an extra-curricular activity in the school, local surrounding primaries or Community Youth Groups.

At the end of the session Rebecca Miller was invited to audition in the summer for a weeksí long intensive training with Y Dance Company in Edinburgh,  and if successful will be part of the Team to dance at the Aberdeen Festival of Youth.

                                                             
                                                     
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