We had Constable Stuart MacKellaig in school talking to the N5 Modern Studies Class about the role of a Police Officer. A great and interesting presentation as always!
National 4/5 Geographers have been out and about working on their field sketching skills in Aviemore!
Recently, as part of our RMPS programme two members of Scotland’s Jewish Community visited the school. Mr and Mrs Taylor, representatives of the Aberdeen Hebrew Congregation, spend all day working with classes from S1 to S4. Pupils were given a really fascinating insight into Judaism – its traditions, rituals, practices, beliefs and values. There was lots […]
Last Thursday we had Police Scotland in the school working with S3 as part of a large group simulation on counter terrorism. Pupils adopted the role of the Police and had to make key decisions, gather evidence and deal with the media. It really was an action packed two hours!
Geobus (Department of Earth Sciences, University of St Andrews) were working up in Geography and Science classes last week. S1 pupils took part in a workshop The FUNdamentals of rocks while S3 pupils looked at earthquakes.
Our Social Subjects Department like to take as many opportunities as possible to get pupils from Kingussie High School out and about. Regular readers of the ‘catch-up’ will know all about the work they already do with the St. Andrews University Geo-Bus and the local Geography fieldwork projects to Aviemore and the River Gynack. Recently, […]
Fantastic trip with our S2 to Dynamic Earth yesterday. Although it was an early rise it was definitely worth it! Pupils participated in a Global Warming workshop looking at the consequences of Climate Change in different regions of the world – followed by a tour of the centre and a visit to the gift shop […]
The nice folks at Skype in the Classroom have been kind enough to give us a Mystery Skype Map for the recognition of all the good work we are doing with Skype in school. Mr McLagan (Geography Department) has got it up on his classroom wall and over the coming weeks / months we will […]
In Geography S1 pupils are currently learning about weather and 1Y tried a crazy experiment to help them understand convection currents! Warm (red) water did not mix with cold (blue) water when sitting on top – plenty of evidence for this in the photo above! Thanks for the inspiration Steve Spangler. Lots more great weather […]
There is no doubt about it the world is becoming a smaller place and as Mr Bray said at assembly last week, ‘well geography still matters, distance matters less’. A great example of this is technology such as Skype. Last week S1 Geography classes Skyped with Woodhaven Middle School in Edmonton, Canada. The purpose of […]