School Christmas Party – New Date

The school Christmas party has been rescheduled.  The party will now be held on the last day of term (Friday 22 December in the morning).  Pupils may wear their Christmas jumper (no charity donation needed) or their school uniform.


Youth and Philanthropy Initiative – Invitation to Final Competition

All community members are invited to the school final of the Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) at the high school on Tuesday 12 December at 2.15 pm.

S3 pupils have been working in teams – researching local social issues and creating a presentation on a local charity.  The presentations will be made in front of a panel of judges and the winning team will be awarded £3,000 for their chosen charity.

For more information, click on the following link to view/download the letter from the YPI leaders Mrs Paterson and Mrs Craigie.

YPI Invitation

Craft Fayre – Seeking Raffle Prize Donations and Home Baking

Everyone is invited to attend the Craft Fayre this Saturday at the high school from 11.30 am until 2.30 pm.  All proceeds will go to the Highland Hospice. The event is being organised by the school’s S3 class.

We are seeking donations for raffle prizes and/or home baking.

There are still a few tables left at a cost of £10.  If  you are interested, please contact Diana Bain, Business Education teacher at


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.

Click on the link below to view all the photos.

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