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Moray Olympic Torch Relay

On Wednesday 13th June the Moray Olympic Torch Relay came to Kinloss Primary School. The Kinloss Orienteering team were chosen to take part in the Moray Torch Relay.The Torch had been carried round all the local schools.  The Kinloss team ran from one end of the village to the other and then passed the torch to a team of adults who continued onto the next school in the area.

Here are some pictures of the activities on the day.

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Diamond Jubiliee Tea Party

Diamond Jubiliee 60 Kinloss Primary SchoolToday the staff, children and parents gathered at the school to recognise and celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth. At the start of the afternoon the children and staff created a large number 60 in the playground.

Click here to see the Jubilee Art Exhibition pictures in the Gallery.

Then we had a wonderful Diamond Jubilee party in the Hall.

Inter-school Sports at Elgin High School

This morning we sent a team to the Inter-school sports at Elgin High School. We were competing in the ‘C’ category for schools based on our size of school. After a successful morning we came home with a variety of medals. See below for our medal tally and photos. The whole team worked well together and tried their best. Well done

  • gold medals for winning overall in our ‘C’ category
  • gold for ‘C’ school mixed relay
  • bronze in the boys’ cricket ball throw
  • bronze in the 800m girls 
  • gold in 800m boys
  • silver in 150m girls and boys
  • gold in the vertical high jump for boys and girls
  • gold for 80m boys and girls

Sporting Success

Tennis Kinloss Primary SchoolHighland games team 28aprilInter-school cross-country- Kinloss Primary School team

Cross country.
Inter School Cross-Country at Grant Park in Forres – Kinloss P4/5 and P6/7 teams came back with medals – all 24 of them.

Aberlour House Highland Games.
Kinloss were 3rd equal – receiving bronze medals.

Tennis Tournament
Teams of 4 girls and boys from both P4 and P5 went to Elgin to the Inter School Tennis.
P4’s won all their matches earning themselves gold medals each and a cup for the school.


Moray Music Festival

On Wednesday 14th March Kinloss Primary School went to the Moray Music Festival in Elgin Town hall. The schools came by bus.

When the schools go there they got their photos taken. Eight schools were there. Kinloss Primary 5 and 6 sang songs. The first song was called Sunrise and the second song was Rhino on the run. They were joined by a Primary 6 boy playing a cymbal. One person from each school went on stage and got a certificate for their class. It said Moray Music Festival 2012 on the front of it.

Kinloss Primary School Hits the peak of Growing!

 Kinloss Primary and Nursery School have recently achieved the accolade of growing by becoming the 1st School in Scotland, the 2nd in the UK to be awarded the status of Growing School Garden Accreditation. The school now joins distinguised centres such as Royal Botanical Gardens, edinburgh and Kew, the Royal Horticultural Society’s gardens at Wisley, Rosemoor and Hyde Hall and the Eden project.

Garden AwardThe award recognises the schools commitment to developing skills in pupils around gardening and sustainable education through growing crops and fruits. Annually every class in the school takes responsibility for an area of the school gardens. The class then with the support of the School garden Club and adult satff volunteers plants out, maintains and waters their part of the garden to nuture the plants. At the correct time the plants and produce are lifted, stored or used at the local Forres Flower Show.

Other links
Green-fingered Moray pupils celebrate garden award
RHS Campaign for school gardeningRHS Campaign for School gardening

Welcome to Appletree School. the gardening team is getting ready for Appletree’s Open Day. We need you to help them out with some challenges.

Burns Supper

Primary 3U have been working since the start of January on Scottish Foods as part of the whole school Scotland theme held a very successful Burns Supper on Thursday 26th January. The pupils were involved in the purchase, preparation, cooking of the food as well as in organising entertainment with pupils from across P3 to P7 as well as Forres Academy. The haggis was piped in by S1 pupil Johnny Bichan, the Address to the Haggis was delivered by Nathan McRae from P7.
Class 3 Burns Supper