Miss Mackenzie and Miss Macleod took a team of boys and girls to run in the Cross Country Competition in Alness. Every runner did well with the best performers being Ross MacLeod who was placed 5th in the boys’ race and Chloe MacAskill who was 14th in the girls’ race.
We had great fun celebrating books this year. P7 organised a lot of fun activities including a character hunt, a book quiz and of course, the Big Bedtime Read!
Remember World Book Day is on Friday 3rd of March.
P7 would love it if everyone was able to come in wearing PJ’s, ready for our Big Bedtime Read in the afternoon. You can bring in a blanket or pillow to get comfy too!
Prizes will also be given out for:
P1-3 – The best drawing of your favourite character
P4-7 The best imaginative story – (up to 150 words)
Whole School – Extreme Outdoor Read Photo Competition.
There will also be Quizzes and activities during the day organised by P7.
Portree Primary School held their 2017 Cross Country Championships on Tuesday 1st March. Nearly 80 pupils took part and the Girls’ Champion was Emma Gunn and the Boys’ Champion was Ross Macleod.
Places were as follows:
Girls – 1st, Emma Gunn; 2nd, Iona McMath; 3rd MoragAnna Matheson
Boys – 1st, Ross Macleod, 2nd Myles Jackson; 3rd Angus Gilpin
The house with the most points was Kiltarraglen
Well done to everyone who took part!
Portree Primary’s School retained the P7 and under National First Shinty Trophy at the finals which were held in Fort William on Saturday 25th February. Teams from across Scotland who were representing their own areas took part and along with Portree, Dunvegan and Auchtertyre also represented the west coast. After the two league sections had been completed Portree were placed second in League A which was won by a strong Dingwall team while Inverlochy won League B with Glasgow Gaels runners up.
In two competitive and hard fought semi-finals, Dingwall beat Glasgow Gaels 2-1 and Portree beat Inverlochy by the same score in what was there best performance of the day. In the final Portree upped their performance even more and in a clean competitive encounter, where both teams played skilful shinty Portree managed to win 3- 0 with the whole team giving of their best.
Portree captain, William James Sutherland who played strongly all day collected the National Trophy from Jim Barr President of the Camanachd Association. The picture shows the winning team along with their coach Callie Maclean and Jim Barr and Ronald Ross of the Camanachd Association.
Well done to all who played in the Shinty tournament in Portree on Saturday 14th January.
P7 and Under came away with a shield and go through to another tournament in Fort William. They beat Dunvegan in the final 2-1.P1-3 also won their tournament. They won against North End, Portree A, Portree B and Dunvegan. They were very pleased with their shield.