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Visit to Kyle RNLI

by Catherine Harvey

[ A+ ] /[ A- ] At the end of March, we hopped over the bridge to Kyle, to visit the RNLI lifeboat station. The RNLI volunteer crew members did a great job of explaining how the station runs, and what all the different pieces of equipment are for. We all enjoyed our tour, and […]

ACE Target Sports

by Catherine Harvey

[ A+ ] /[ A- ] At the beginning of March, we were lucky enough to spend a really fun morning with Matt from ACE Target Sports (based near Portree), learning how to use air rifles to shoot at targets in Kyleakin village hall. Matt was really good at explaining how to use the air […]

People First Highland – 20th Anniversary Party in Inverness

by Catherine Harvey

[ A+ ] /[ A- ] At the end of November, the KC Gang travelled to Inverness to help People First Highland to celebrate their 20th anniversary, with a party at Jury’s Inn. What a brilliant night – thank you, People First Highland! We had delicious food, and everybody enjoyed the music and dancing, as […]

“Contact Us” form

by Catherine Harvey

[ A+ ] /[ A- ] Recently, it was brought to our attention that the “contact us” form on this website wasn’t working properly. Unfortunately, the ‘captcha’ programme which is meant to stop robot spam messages actually wasn’t letting real human beings send messages to us either! This issue has now been fixed, so if […]

Photography with Simon Larson

by Catherine Harvey

[ A+ ] /[ A- ] Over the past two years, we have been lucky to have Simon Larson working with us, teaching us about a wide variety of different types of photography and photography techniques. We have worked on sun prints, pinhole cameras, black and white photography, portraits, close-up photos, ‘joiner’ self-portraits and much […]

Grease at Eden Court, and a trip to Cantraybridge College

by Catherine Harvey

[ A+ ] /[ A- ] At the end of August, the KC gang travelled through to Inverness to see ‘Grease’ the musical at Eden Court Theatre. We had a great time at the show (especially Jenny, who made a special effort with her outfit!), and everybody recognised lots of the songs from the original […]

Applecross Trip

by Catherine Harvey

[ A+ ] /[ A- ] In mid-July, we took a trip over to Applecross in a RIB – what an adventure! We wore special suits to keep us dry, and we all had to hold on tight when we were on the boat. Jenny and Lachie John definitely enjoyed sitting at the front! When […]

Athletics in Inverness

by Catherine Harvey

[ A+ ] /[ A- ] In July, we travelled to Inverness for the annual athletics day at the Queens Park Athletics Stadium. It was great to see old friends from other centres and colleges, and everybody showed good sportsmanship. We came home with lots of medals, too! The KC team did very well at […]

Calum’s seal trip in Plockton

by Catherine Harvey

[ A+ ] /[ A- ] At the beginning of June, we took a trip to Plockton for an afternoon on Calum’s boat. It was a lovely sunny afternoon, and we saw lots of seals. Calum even let everybody have a turn steering the boat!

Beach Clean

by Catherine Harvey

[ A+ ] /[ A- ] In May, we took part in a ‘Surfers Against Sewage’ beach clean in Balmacara with Gill Houlsby. We did a beach clean with Gill last October, too, so we knew what to look out for, and why it is so important to do our bit to protect the environment. […]