Unveiling of Paving Stone in Honour of Robert McBeath V.C.

At 11.00 a.m. on 15 September 2017, the school held a ceremony to unveil a paving stone in honour of Robert McBeath.  The stone is part of the U.K. Government’s program to provide a paving stone for every person who won the Victoria Cross in World War 1.

We were honoured that so many people (school, community, visitors, representatives of the armed forces, police officers and representatives from Highland Council).  The citation was read by Mr Jim McKinnon who is the great-nephew of Robert McBeath.

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Youth Theatre Workshop – Durness Ages 8 and up

No Experience Necessary.  Just a willingness to try something new and to have fun.

Youth Theatre Workshop

Saturday 2 September 2017

Durness Village Hall

11:30 am – 2:30 pm

Ages 8 and up

With writer-director Rachel Clive.

Rachel is an experienced theatre practitioner and drama teacher who has produced plays in many places across Scotland, and is coming to Durnessspecially for this workshop. She is keen to meet as many of the young people as possible. So come along!

Transport will be provided between Scourie/KLB and Durness.

Lunch will be provided.

No charge for the workshop, transport or lunch.

For more information contact

Tony Jackson 07543 809432 or Jill Jackson 07539 623 096

Stephanie Inglis Visits School

On Tuesday (21 March), pupils from all 3 primary schools joined us for a visit from Commonwealth Silver Medallist (Judo).  Stephanie led the pupils in a session of circuit and fitness training before giving an inspirational talk at assembly about her life journey.

Red Nose Day

The school will  be taking part in Red Nose Day on Friday 24 March.  Pupils can wear red should they wish (or come to school in uniform as normal).  There will be an in-house talent show in the afternoon for house points.  Pupils are asked to donate £3 each to take part or watch.

There will also be a bake sale at morning interval.  We will be very grateful for any home baking sent in from parents.  Pupils should also  remember to bring extra money to buy baking.

Valentine’s Day and the Hamper

Many thanks to all who bought tickets for the KLB High Valentines Hampers. The winners were drawn at morning interval by some of our pupils and are as follows: Large Hamper – Aileen MacDonald; Small Hamper – Zoe Keith; Wine and Chocolates x 2 – Cathie from Durness and Karen Gregory. A massive £828.50 was raised for our Vancouver Trip In October. Well done all our sellers and their Parents!

Screen Machine – Moana replaced by Star Wars in KLB

Please note a change from the previous announcement.  Moana has been replaced by Rogue One: A Stars War Story in Kinlochbervie.Screen Machine Logo

Kinlochbervie Monday 20 February
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story 5:30 pm
La La Land 8:30 pm
 Durness Tuesday 21 February
Moana (PG) 5:30 pm
La La Land (12A) 8:30 pm

For more information visit the Screen Machine website at http://www.screenmachine.co.uk/