Ardnamurchan High School News



16 March 2018Scholar On-line Sessions

SCHOLAR’s upcoming Online Sessions are:


AH Modern Languages

Monday, 19 Mar @ 6:00 pm

AH Chemistry

Tuesday, 20 Mar @ 6:00 pm

Higher Human Biology

Wednesday, 21 Mar @ 6:00 pm

Higher Maths 

Thursday, 22 Mar @ 6:00 pm


Join a session by following this link: and enter as a guest.


For more information on how to take part in our Online Sessions as well as upcoming sessions, please visit: SCHOLAR's Live Online Sessions

Please note that worksheets will be available and should be attempted before some sessions.


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15 March 2018Dyslexia Masterclass for Parents

Please see information on an upcoming event below: This is an opportunity for Family Learning.

Dyslexia Masterclass for Parents
 Dyslexia - what is it?
 How might it affect my child?
 What practical strategies and resources are available?
Thursday 15 March, 7pm – 8.30pm An Cala, West Highland College, Fort William (opposite Morrison’s petrol station). Everyone very welcome to this free event. Please email for more information
National Helpline: 0344 800 84 84
With thanks to the Scottish Government for funding for this event
Charity No: SC 000951


12 March 2018Senior Phase Parent's Night

Our Senior Phase parent's evening had a DYW focus this year with representatives from several organisations making themselves available for parents to chat about the possibility of local apprenticeships and career opportunities in gaelic teaching.

Thanks to representatives from Bord na Gaidhlig, Robertsons Construction, Liberty, SDS and the local DYW Team.

12 March 2018Scottish Athletics National Championship

Congratulations to Arlo van de Peer who competed in the Scottish Athletics National Championships at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow on Sunday

He won a silver medal in the boys under 15 1500m taking over 12 seconds off his personal best.

Well done to him!

07 March 2018Donella Crawford Cup

Ardnamurchan High School hosted the Donella Crawford Cup with a record number of teams entering.

AHS fielded an amazing 4 teams with girls from S1 to S6 taking part and did really well to reach the semi-finals.

Huge well done to our young Ardnalassies. who played really well and were a credit to us all.  

01 March 2018World Book Day Award Bronze Prize Winners

We are delighted to announce that our 'kite entry' to the World Book Day Award Competition brought us a third place and a Bronze Award of £500 of Bonnier Zaffre books!

A big well done to everyone who was involved in the competition entry. Here is a little extract from our entry
'We may be small in number but the whole school has soared with enthusiasm into the World Book Day competition this year, with everyone making kite bows and talking books"


12 February 2018Keystore Successful Grant

Keystore Grant
AHS received £200 worth of Keystore vouchers following a successful application for a grant to support the Young Chef Competitions. The Area Manager visited on Wednesday 7th February to present them.


12 February 2018Future Chef Regional Final

A big well done to Katie MacGillivray for taking part in the Future Chef Regional Final in Inverness last Thursday. To quote her Mum 'it wasn't Katie's day" but she did brilliantly and we are all proud of her achievement. Thanks go to Gary Phillips, Kilcamb and Michael Campbell, West Highland College for their help and support and to Katie's parents for all those practices and nervous waiting times!!

12 February 2018Parent Council Meeting postponed

Urgent Message
The Parent Council Meeting scheduled for tonight, 12th February has been postponed until Monday 26th February due to weather. Apologies for any inconvenience.

06 February 2018Assembly

Today's assembly was based on Safer Internet Day but in the spirit of communication a number of awards were made.

Angus Dunn - trophy for District Winner at Rotary Young Chef of the year

Jean Campbell - 25 hour volunteering hoodie plus Sports' Leader

Rachael White - Grade 6 Scottish Music Exam Award for Flute

Bethan White - Grade 5 with Merit Scottish Music Exan award for Flute

World Book Day - competition entry - AHS kite

Congratulations to all involved

26 January 2018Springboard Scotland Future Chef

Our second competition winner, Katie MacGillivray,  who is only in S1 too part and won the local final of the Springboard Scotland Future Chef competition held in West Highland College pm 26th January. Big congratulations to her. Katie now goes onto the Regional Final in Inverness on 8th February.  A lot of hard work ahead!


26 January 2018Rotary Young Chef District Winner

Congratulations to one of our latest Young Chefs, Angus Dunn, who took first place in the Rotary Club District Final in East Kilbride on Wednesday. Angus presented a 3 course meal consisting of Haggis Ravioli, Smoked Haddock on a bed of spinach with Potato Dauphinoise and Tiramisu with sugared almonds. Angus goes on to represent The West of Scotland in the Northern Final (Scotland and the North of England) in March.

19 January 2018ASSEMBLY AWARDS 8th Jan

Assembly 8th January

Congratulations to the following pupils who received volunteering certificates at our assembly on 8th January

Rachel Bolton and Ella Christian 50 hours. 
Ian Kammerath 25 hours
Anna Jackson, 25, 50 and 100 hour certificates

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