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Botswana group – bag packing

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The Botswana 2018 group had a very successful day bag packing at big  Tesco on Sunday 3rd December where we were so well supported by the community managing to raise a fantastic £637.  This will go in support of our trip in June 2018. Well done to all that gave up their time to support […]

Botswana Exchange 2017

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Yesterday saw the conclusion of our 2017 British Council Connecting Classrooms exchange with Lotsane Senior Secondary School in Botswana. Our guests, Head Teacher Mr Khangelani Tshebo, Guidance Teacher Mrs Lorato Semadi and Art Teacher Mr Justice Kgosana, along with ten students departed yesterday morning. They were our guests for almost two weeks during which time they […]

Botswana Exchange 2017

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At our S4/S5/S6 Assembly this morning we welcomed students and staff from our Connecting Classrooms Exchange School in Botswana. 10 Students and 3 staff arrived in Scotland on 18 March and will be attending classes and visiting parts of the Highlands up until their departure on 30 March. This year we welcomed the new Head […]

Botswana 2016 and…2018!

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At House Assemblies this week students have seen the excellent video below with highlights of our Global Exchange trip to Botswana this summer. We are also soon going to announce details of our next trip there…in 2018. Watch this space. We’ve also confirmed arrangements for our Sponsored Walk which will take place on Tuesday 20 […]

Botswana 2016 Begins

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Preparations for our fourth Connecting Classrooms Global Exchange trip to Botswana are now underway. Over thirty students and five staff will be heading to Botswana at the end of June to visit our partner school, Lotsane Senior Secondary School, in Palapye in Central Botswana. While there, students and staff will spend three days working in school […]

Knitting for Botswana 2016

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Shannon Wilkinson (2S1) kindly donated baby hats and scarves along with blankets for the Palapye Maternity Hospital  and an orphanage in Botswana. We support these as part of our Global Exchange Link with Lotsane Senior Secondary School in Botswana. Mum, Diane Wilkinson and Granny Hazel Wilkinson have been busy knitting. Donations are very gratefully received […]

Botswana Fundraising in Tesco

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Preparations for our fourth Connecting Classrooms Exchange trip to Botswana are almost final. Our first visit took place in 2010, and we’ve taken groups of over 30 pupils back to Botswana every two years since. Our visits to Botswana are supported by the British Council Connecting Classrooms Programme. We camp in designated camp sites, go […]

On Safari – Botswana Fundraising

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Well done everyone. Final Total is £1218.78! Full list of Raffle Prize Winners HERE. Our 2016 Exchange with Palapye Senior Secondary School in Botswana takes place in late June and early July this year. Pupils going on the trip fund themselves. However we also fundraise to be able to support various projects in Botswana when we […]

Botswana Visitors at Cairngorm

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Day 3 for our exchange visitors was spent in school. On Wednesday morning staff and pupils attended S1 assembly where they formed a panel to answer questions from S1 pupils about their educations system, culture and way of life. S2 did the same on Thursday, Day 4. After Assembly on Day 4 our guests and […]