Drama Summer School in Skye

The 2018 Gaelic Drama Summer School will take place in Portree between Monday 2nd and Saturday 14th of July.  Gaelic speaking teenagers aged between 13 and 18 at the time of the School are welcome to apply.

Pupils from the school have been participating in this event for three years now and have thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

For more information and to apply please follow the link below.

http://www.feisean.org/en/gaelic-drama-summer-school/

If you have any questions feel free to contact Mr Mackay at the school.

Texts for N5/Higher and Advanced Higher exams

A booklet of the texts that have been studied this year by pupils can be found below.

This is the booklet that will be available on the day of the exam and a fresh copy will be available to all pupils.

Pupils should look over these in preparation for the writing element of their exams and practice essay questions that can be found in the past paper section of the SQA website.

Booklet of texts for N5Higher

SQA Exams

A reminder that the Gaidhlig SQA exams are this Monday coming (1st July) as follows.

Higher Leughadh agus Sgriobhadh 9-10.50

Higher Eisteachd 11.10-11.50

Advanced Higher Sgrudadh 9-10.30

Advanced Higher Litreachas agus Sgriobhadh 10.50-12.30

N5 Leughadh agus Litreachas 13.00-14.40

N5 Eisteachd 15.00-15.25

Remember to come in and get some help in preparation.

Listening materials for N5/Higher pupils

Further listening exercises for practice in preparation for listening exams can be found below.

The interviews on which the questions are based can be found at http://www.ansgeulachdghoirid.com/stories.aspx?ID=9

Eisteachd Domhnall MacLeoid a’ beachdachadh air An Duine Dubh

Eisteachd Domhnall MacLeoid a’ beachdachadh air An Duine Dubh.le FREAGAIRTEANdocx

Eisteachd Maureen Nic leoid a’ beachdachadh air An Duine Dubh

Eisteachd Maureen Nic leoid a’ beachdachadh air An Duine Dubh.LE FREAGAIRTEANdocx

Èisteachd.An Duine Dubh Linda Nic Leoid

Èisteachd.An Duine Dubh Linda Nic Leoid.FREAGAIRTEAN

1+2 Awards

The school were represented at the North Lanarkshire Council 1+2 Awards on Tuesday as Bethany Spence performed a solo, singing “Fear a’ Bhata”.

Read, Write, Count

Scottish Government are looking for input from parents regarding resources.

As part of the development of Read, Write, Count Scottish Government have created a short questionnaire to get parents’ views on the ways we can contribute to the resources available to GME parents.

 

If you would like to give your views then follow the link below.

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/TP3FZ3J

We are delighted to announce that our pupils, who are part of the the school band Lan Chomais, will be performing at the following event.

This is a massive event with over 1000 tickets sold all ready.

The pupils will support the main acts and will play on the main stage. Half of Broadwood Stadium has been floored and the main stand opened up.

This is a family event with doors opening at 5pm on Saturday 2nd June and it would be great to see any of you there who are interested in the event.

More information can be found by following the link below.

https://www.nlleisure.co.uk/news/broadwood-live-by-the-loch

Listening practice for National 5 and Higher

Any pupils who wish to practice their listening can do so by visiting the following website:

http://www.ansgeulachdghoirid.com/

The files below correlate with different interviews that can be found on the website.  Pupils can answer questions and check their answers.

Briseadh na Cloiche

Catrìona NicIain – Briseadh na Cloiche

Seònaid NicDhòmhnaill – Briseadh na Cloiche

Tristan Ap Rheinallt – Briseadh na Cloiche

Mod Competition Support

We are looking forward to supporting our young people as they prepare for all Local and National Mod competitions.

Mod competitions are as follows:

Mod Shruighlea – Sat 16th June (singing and poetry), Fri 1st June (evening) instrumental
Mod Chille Bhrighde an Ear – Fri 1st June (poetry), Sat 2nd June (singing)
Mod Ghlaschu – Saturday 9th June
National Mod – Dunoon- Mon 15th October, Tues 16th October, Wednesday 17th October

We will be able to support pupils preparing for singing competitions, poetry, story telling, conversation and with musical instruments.

If you wish your son/daughter to participate in any competitions then please register them and inform us of any piece that you would like us to support them with.

Enter your son/daughter by following the link below.

http://www.ancomunn.co.uk/

If you would like your son/daughter to receive this support then please complete the letter attached and returned to Mr Mackay.  A paper copy of this letter will be sent home with every pupil.

Mod Letter 2018