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.
Today 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.
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
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 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.
The 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.
Here are some pictures of a recent trip to Abernethy by the P6 and & P7children. Before they went away only two children could ski. By the end of the week every child could ski. All the children had a great time.
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.
Richard Lochhead who is a MSP went to Kinloss Primary School. He went there because P5 were were doing a topic on the Scottish Gorvernment and P6 were doing a topic on the Local Society. Richard Lochhead lives in Forres.
P7 are looking at Scottish Inventors this term. They found out about the date of the invention, why it was important and some information about it. There are many Scottish inventors covering a whole range of areas of our lives.