Great work from the 2015/16 Sport and Recreation Students, who have just finished the first block of Balance Bike sessions at Aviemore Primary School.
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 […]
What a great few days the Silver and Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award Groups have had. Seventeen of our pupils passed their Silver Award and we also had six passes at Gold Level. The assessor was very positive about the groups organisation, humour and navigation skills. Well done to everyone involved and particular thanks to our […]
National 4/5 Geographers have been out and about working on their field sketching skills in Aviemore!
Absolutely amazing day last Friday at the Scottish Ski Schools Association Cairngorm qualifier. 2nd prize was awarded to Kamara Tait-Davis in the the girls novice group and Tallia Tait-Davis, Tyrawa-Tait-Davis and Lottie Convery will be joining her next week at Nevis range after winning 1st girls novice team! All raced incredibly well against some very […]
S3 have been out orienteering in the school grounds recently. They were using some super new equipment that was paid for by the Parent Council and also testing out the new school orienteering map.
Our Activity Tourism Students have been finding out about the Scottish Avalanche Information Service (SAIS) – who then loaned KHS some excellent tools – shovels, saws & probes, so we could build some excellent snow shelters.
Congratulations to Kirsty Adam, John Aisthorpe and Scott Aisthorpe for taking part in the Strathpuffer last weekend, a 24 hour mountain bike endurance race, the hardest Mountain bike race in the UK…. Check out the BBC The Adventure Show to see if you can see Kirsty and Scott
Mr Bray and Miss Seymour have been working with groups of S3 on camping and outdoor skills (good preparation for their Duke of Edinburgh Award later in the year). Today as well as looking at stoves, filtration and water purification we group made hot chocolate by melting snow.
Despite what the media says the snow conditions are pretty good in parts of the Alps at the moment and last week 44 pupils from both Grantown Grammar and Kingussie High School headed to Risoul (Forêt Blanche region in the Southern Alps) to slide on the snow on both boards and skis. This is the […]