Care Inspectorate

Recently a Self-Evaluation for Sgoil Araich was completed, and this was followed up by an online discussion with Patricia Matheson, our link Inspector.  The attached letter from the Care Inspectorate relays this process and the outcome.  The letter is very positive. Thanks go to the staff for their hard work and dedication to the children.

First Minister’s Reading Challenge

Our P5-7 pupils had a fantastic morning in the High School library taking part in activities, as part of the First Minister’s Reading Challenge. Pupils discovered new books through speed dating, made bookmarks and even did a treasure hunt in the library. Thanks to Mrs Arkley and Mrs Jones for arranging this.

Learning about Wildfires

We had a presentation about wildfires from the Fire Service and the National Trust for Scotland. Thanks to Gavin Skipper for organising this.

Latha na Foileagan

Rinn an clas aig Mrs Smith foileagan. Mrs Smith’s class made pancakes.

Mental Wellbeing Assembly

Rev Rankin continued our Mental Wellbeing Assemblies by looking at the skill of reflection. plocktonvalues #trust #responsibilty

Bronze Rights Respecting Schools Award

We are delighted to have been award the Bronze Rights Respecting Schools Award. In assembly today our Rights Respecting Committee let all pupils know what their next steps are. They are going to place a worry box in the school, going to establish playground monitors and going to focus on a different Right every fortnight….

Paired Reading

We are taking part in a paired reading project with the High School. A great time was had with the English Medium class and when the Gaelic Medium pupils visited the nursery.

Mental Well-being

This term we are going to have a series of assemblies about mental wellbeing. The theme for today was compassion. #ourplocktonvalues #friendship #responsibility