“Listen, hit’s semple:/ in Orkney I’m English;/ in England I’m Scottish;/ in Scotland, Orcadian.” And at Kingussie High School, he’s quite a sensation. Probably the first performance poet to visit the school, Harry Giles was with us for most of Thursday 9th September running two workshops and giving an Assembly. Described as “one of contemporary […]
On Wednesday last week a group of enthusiastic young folk and four teachers from Kingussie High School blazed a new trail by making a trip to the Edinburgh Festival for the day. Organised by the library staff, the first stop was the Edinburgh International Book Festival, where pupils had the choice of talks by either […]
Snow time like the present, so Mr Mackintosh and Mrs Fenton decided to take their S3 English class to read outside for the start of Period 1 on a Monday morning. There’s snow stopping them now!
What a great result for the KHS Debating Team last night at the Donald Dewar Memorial Debating Tournament hosted by The Community School of Auchterarder. Well done to Rory and Beth for making it through to the next round and for successful defending the motion that “Britain should not be part of the EU” – […]
On Friday members of our debating team were competing with other schools from across Scotland at the Scottish Parliament as part of the ‘Big Green Challenge’. After a fantastic opening debate they made it though to the second part of the semi finals. They then put on a tremendous effort in the afternoon but narrowly missed out […]
After studying the children’s novel ‘Coraline’, Miss McInnes’ 2nd Year English class were assigned the task of creating a book review with a twist. Pupils were encouarged to use their creative skills to make something that gave people information about the book. The class put in a tremendous effort and as a result there […]