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Tarbert Academy Buskers

When the Paddle Steamer ‘Waverley’ docked at Tarbert Pier, passengers were greeted by Tarbert Academy pupils busking to raise funds for a school trip.  Tarbert Academy Music Department is organising an excursion to the musical ‘Phantom of the Opera’ and funds raised by the pupils help to make this trip more affordable for all pupils.  Visitors to Tarbert enjoyed the pupils’ performances and gave generously.

Catriona Hood HeadTeacher

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Tarbert Academy French / H.E. interdisciplinary project

For several years now, renowned Tarbert Chef, Pascal, has supported Tarbert Academy’s pupils in a unique way.  Teachers Christine Inglis and Heather Dixon from the French and Home Economics Departments work together to prepare pupils to receive a special cookery lesson delivered in the French language.  During this lesson, pupils have an opportunity to work with Pascal as he demonstrates the dish and then assists pupils to prepare it themselves. Continue reading Tarbert Academy French / H.E. interdisciplinary project

Tarbert Academy S1/2 Work Experience/Enterprise Project

On Tuesday 20th March, all S1 and S2 pupils were given the opportunity to experience the world of work for a day. Where possible, pupils went to work with parents, family members or family friends.  Where this was not suitable, pupils took on work experience in school. In S1, pupils’ placements varied from the Fire and Rescue Service to Scottish Water, and included hotel work, fish farming, agriculture, office work and Mundells. In S2, pupils worked with cars, Cal Mac, shops, primary schools, catering and hair-dressing – to name but a few. Continue reading Tarbert Academy S1/2 Work Experience/Enterprise Project