Mod Inbhir Nis

A number of pupils attended the Inverness Provincial Mod to compete on Friday and Saturday. They did the school proud and looked very smart in their uniforms. It was noted how good it was to see significant entries from Acadamaidh Rìoghail InbhirNis.

The following pupils achieved success on the day and on Saturday’s competitions:

(Competition entries marked * had been submitted before the day)

Natalie Cowan        Solo singing of a prescribed song (girls), 16-19 years, open.  1st Prize

Kirstyn Howarth    Solo singing of a prescribed song (girls), 13-16 years, fluent. 1st Prize

Kirstyn Howarth    Duet singing, own choice, 13-16, fluent (with Faith Elson ex S1) 1st Prize

Sian Jamieson         Art. Entries from secondary S1-6           1st Prize *

Angus MacPhee     Piping, March, under 18                              1st Prize

Angus MacPhee      Piping, Strathspey and Reel, under 18   1st Prize

Peter MacPherson  Solo singing of a prescribed song (boys), 16-19 years, open.   1st Prize

 

Kirstyn Howarth     Literature (short story). Entries from secondary S1-6      2nd Prize *

Angus MacPhee       Conversation, 13-16, fluent                                            2nd Prize

Eilidh MacPhee       Solo singing of a traditional song, age 13-16             2nd Prize

Harry Nicolson        Solo singing of a prescribed song (boys), 13-16 years, fluent.    2nd Prize

Lois Ravenhill          Reading at sight, 13-16, fluent                                      2nd Prize

 

Alix Aburn                 Solo singing of a traditional song, age 13-16            3rd  Prize

William MacKinnon  Solo singing of a prescribed song (boys), 13-16 years, fluent.   3rd  Prize (equal)

Angus MacPhee         Solo singing of a prescribed song (boys), 13-16 years, fluent.    3rd  Prize (equal)

Eilidh MacPhee         Piping, March, under 15                                                 3rd Prize

Megan O’ Donnell    Reading at sight, 13-16, fluent                                     3rd  Prize

Congratulations to all who took part. Some pictures of pupils and prize-winners taken on the days, below.

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Co-Fharpais Sgriobhaidh/ Writing Competition

Tha clasaichean AS1-3 Gaelic agus Gàidhlig air pìosan a sgrìobhadh airson am farpais ChLAS a bhios a’ tachairt gach bliadhna. Bha na luchd-ionnsachadh a’ sgrìobhadh air ‘Mi Fhin’ no ‘Am Baile Agam’ agus bha roighinn aig na fileantaich eadar ‘Mo ghaisgeach’ no ‘Na rudan nach b’urrainn dhomh a bhith beò as aonais’. ’S e co-fharpais nàiseanta a tha seo agus ma bhuannachas iad, tha duaisean rim faighainn – gheibh iad cairt gibht luach £50 airson a’ chiad àite, £30 airson an dàrna àite no £20 airson an treas àite.

S1-3 Gaelic learner and fluent classes have been working on pieces of writing recently to enter the annual CLAS writing competition. Entries are sent away to be judged with the chance of winning a gift voucher to the value of £50 for first place, £30 for second or £20 for third in each category. Pupils were given different titles to choose from and were asked to respond to these as best they could to show off what they have learnt in Gaelic this year.