Category Archives: Activities

Outfit Moray – Biking Adventures during the School Holidays

Please see information below from Outfit Moray:

Family ‘Fix & Ride’
Thanks to Cycling UK Shift initiative we are able to provide family ‘fix and ride’ days which are aimed at encouraging families to be more self-sufficient with regards to basic maintenance and repairs, helping them save money and feel more confident to get out cycling more together.
The days start with a 2 hour bike basic bike maintenance session, followed by a local, instructor-led ride.
£10 per person
18th, 19th, 30th October
Book here:

Bike Discovery tours
2nd October (Fochabers) & 9th October (Lossie woods)
Book here:
£5 per person (ages 8+)

There’s also our all ability cycling sessions that happen regularly over the weekends in Cooper Park:
Our all ability cycling sessions offer the opportunity for young people, and adults, with additional cycling needs to try out and enjoy cycling with different adapted bikes, including trikes and wheelchair bikes.
2 & 16 Oct, 6 & 20 Nov

£5 per 45 mins session

Book here

**These are not instructional sessions, our goal is that parents/family/carers can come along and use our bikes for a cycling session around the park, maybe with siblings or other family members (no booking required for family members, but please bring your own bikes). We hope that, by making these bikes available, we can encourage and enable more families to get out cycling together.

Thank you!

Karen Cox
Admin & Fundraiser (Community and Corporate)
Outfit Moray, Shore Street, Lossiemouth, Moray, IV31 6PB
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Outward Bound 2020

On Monday 25 March S1/2 students were given details about next session’s Outward Bound Trip.

This is a fantastic opportunity to experience a range of adventurous activities with all equipment supplied and costs subsidised by a local family trust and Outward Bound Trust sponsorship.

Further details can be found in the attached outward bound 2020 letter and in these OBT documents – Winter Kit Infographic, Sample Winter Programme, OBT for 2019

There is also a video showing the features and benefits of the trip Learning Away Winter Residentials campaign

We are keen that no student misses out on this opportunity so if you have any queries or concerns please do get in touch. Additional funding is available where this is a barrier to taking part or we can accept a different payment schedule if this would help. Please contact your child’s Guidance Teacher or the Rector if you want to discuss this.

If any local business would like to support this opportunity by either subsidising the trip further or sponsoring an individual please contact the School Office.

Career Ready 2019-21

Career Ready

Keith Grammar School is fortunate to be able to offer the opportunity to some of our current S4 pupils to become Career Ready Students over their S5 and S6.

Career Ready UK, is a business led charity, supporting a movement of employers and schools working together to help raise the aspirations of 16 to 19 year olds and bridge the gap between education and work by giving them access to real experience of the world of work.  Together we provide an awareness of business that broadens young people’s horizons and helps them decide whether to opt for employment, work-based learning (such as apprenticeships or school leaver programmes) or higher education.

Selected students follow a programme of mentoring, masterclasses, workplace visits and a four week paid internship.

S4 pupils have been informed about this opportunity in PSE and those meeting the selection criteria who are interested have taken a letter home about an information evening on Tuesday 26th March.  If your child has not taken home a letter and you would like them to apply for this opportunity please contact their Guidance Teacher.

To be eligible to apply for this programme students must meet the following criteria:

  • Studying between one and three Highers in S5
  • Decent grades in National 4/5 qualifications
  • Planning to stay in school until the end of S6
  • Available for the minimum four consecutive week paid internship that starts in the last week of summer term of S5 and continues into the school holidays.

More information can be found at

Ms Emily Souness

Principal Teacher of Guidance



Moray Young Citizen Awards Successes

The 2018 MYCA Ceremony was held on Friday 16 March at The Mansefield Hotel in Elgin.

It was a fantastic night celebrating the contribution Moray’s young people make to their communities. To cap it all off Keith Grammar Pupils enjoyed great success.

More details and pictures will follow in the soon to be published March edition of The Banter but in the meantime our congratulations go to Kurtis McQuade as Moray Young Citizen of the Year 2018; The Lofties – Madison Warren, Ellie Broadley, Zoe Nicol, Molly Riddell, Charlotte Freeman and Chloe Dalgarno – Community Group Winners 2018 and to our Health Education Group – Joseph Stronach, Bruce Henderson and Ben Williams – Highly Commended in the School Group category.