Weekly Update 3rd February


Dear Parents and Carers,

Please see below, some important bits of information for you your attention this week.

Family Reading Sessions

These sessions continue today with Primary3  families invited to join us at 12.15 and Primary 1 families invited next week.

Changes of dates

Our visit from Jammin’ Fitness will now take place on 16th February instead of 28th February

Primary 6 Parents Evening

Parents  appointments for Primary 6 parents will take place through the school day on Friday 10th February.  Sign up slips should be returned as soon as possible.

After School Clubs

Coaches hope to take Running Club pupils down to the Nature Walk for upcoming sessions.  Could you please ensure that pupils have shoes that they don’t mind getting muddy.

Sarah Ross, Active Schools Coordinator, has arranged training for anyone wishing to become a Bikeability Scotland Instructor, on Saturday the 4th of March at Portree High School from 9am- 5.45pm, with Cycling Scotland. The training will allow participants to run both level 1 and 2 within the school setting.  To become a BSI you should be a competent rider and must be a minimum of 16 years old or 18 where working independently. I would be willing to support any volunteers following the training if required.

In order to book a place then please follow the link below.


The code for the course is: bike23 people will need this to book on the course

Soccer 7’s

Please note a change to the date of the second Soccer 7’s date below.  The first two dates will be run as festival by Active Schools and further information is to follow.

Saturday 25th February – Plockton (Astro) 12-2pm

Saturday 11th March – Portree (Astro)  11-1pm

Saturday 13th May – Kyleakin/Kyle 

Saturday 27th May – Portree (KGV)

Saturday 24th June – Broadford 

Makaton Signs

The Makaton signs for this week play, sing, book/story, friend.  Graphics for these signs are shown below.

Shinty Taster Sessions

Ruth Gordon, our new Shinty Officer, will visit the school on Tuesday 7th February and Tuesday 14th February to deliver shinty taster sessions to all pupils.  Each class will have a session on one of these dates and should ensure that they have PE kits with them.

Known dates for this term (further dates TBC)

Friday 3rd February                          P3 Family Reading session 12.15pm

Saturday 4th February                     P7 and under & P3 and under shinty tournament  – pupils involved have received permission forms

Tuesday 7th February                      Flouride Varnishing P5-7

Wednesday 8th February               P1 Health Check (rescheduled from 30.1.23)

Friday 10th February                       P1 Family Reading session 12.15pm

Saturday 11th February                  P5 and under & girls shinty tournaments TBC

Wednesday 15th February            Youth Speaks @ LAS  Primary 7

Friday 17th February                       P2 Family Reading session 12.15pm

Monday 20th February                    Mid term holiday

Tuesday 21st February                    Mid term holiday

Wednesday 22nd February            Inset Day

Friday 24th February                       P7 Community Café

                                                        P3 Family Reading session 12.15pm

                                                        Uniform Swap

Tuesday 28th February                   Jammin Fitness visit – whole school

Thursday 2nd March                        World Book Day

Friday 3rd March                              P1 Family Reading session 12.15pm

Friday 10th March                            P2 Family Reading session 12.15pm

Wednesday 15th March                  P1 & P3 Community Café

Friday 17th March                            Comic Relief

Monday 20th March                         P3 & P5 Open Afternoon

Tuesday 21st March                         P1 & P4  Open Afternoon

                                                         World Down Syndrome Day

Thursday 23rd March                      P2 & P7 Open Afternoon

Friday 24th March                           P6 Open Morning

                                                         P3 Family Reading session 12.15pm

Tuesday 28 & 29th March              Parents Evening Appointments

As always, please be in touch with any questions or concerns you may have.