Our week-long 50th Anniversary events culminated in our Fun Day on Saturday. From stalls in the hall, to games outside . . . displays in the corridor, to visits from the Police dogs . . . Saturday was a GREAT day [regardless of the rain].
Thank you to everyone who helped make the week a success!
Friday afternoon was most eventful for all involved. Kicking off at 2pm was Pupil vs. Parent Netball. The Netball Club gave it their best shot; however, the Parents had the upper hand.
At 3.15pm, the Teachers joined for Teacher vs. Parent Netball. Even with their fetching outfits, the staff never stood a chance against our Parents.
What a fantastic turnout at our 50th Anniversary Football Tournament on Thursday.
Thank you to the Lochardil Football Club and to Inverness Caley Thistle for supporting the event.
The hall was buzzing with current/former pupils, parents and staff this evening for our Open Evening. It was lovely to see everyone taking a trip down memory lane. It’s great to have such a fantastic community, continuing to grow 50 years on!
Our corridors are full to the brim of ’50’ inspired art work – a real joy to get ‘lost’ in as many relive their past, and think of the next 50 at Lochardil.
Mike Martin from Inverness Tennis Academy joined us for a fun afternoon of tennis on Tuesday.
Lizzy, Mike and Rory rallied with the boys and girls and played Prisoner which was watched by mums and dads!
We’ve had a lot of tennis in Lochardil the last few years, so let’s keep it up and see if Inverness can produce the next Andy Murray!!
We will hopefully be back in school after October, but if you would like any more information on when you can play please contact Lizzy.
What a scorcher of a day we got for our opening ceremony today. The front playground looked fantastic filled with Lochardil pupils, staff, ex-staff and invited Highland Council dignitaries celebrating 50 years of Lochardil Primary School.
Thank you to all of the staff, parents and Highland Council Members who made the event a massive success. Our afternoon tea was attended by many – a wonderful way to launch our 50th anniversary exhibition.
The next public event is the Open Evening on Wednesday night, 7pm – 9pm.
The plans for our 50th Anniversary, kicking off Monday 25th August 2014, are in full swing. The corridors are now decorated with work inspired from 1964, we’re still collecting in memorabilia from the school’s 50 years, and our programme of events has now been finalised. Programmes have been sent home to all parents/carers. You can download the programme below:
The Parent Council PR drive to publicise our 50th birthday hit the Highland Council press last week. After handing out 300 balloons to pupils on Thursday with information regarding the 50th celebrations, we’ve drummed up some interest – and appreciate the support of parents, carers and local community members.
To volunteer your services, in any way you can, drop an email to email@example.com
Our 50th Anniversary plans are well under way.
Could you assist by – helping organise one of the events, sponsoring one of our events or assisting with the set-up of the events during the week beginning 25th August 2014?
We’d love to hear from you. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details!
The ‘Lochardil 50’ group met last night to plan Lochardil’s 50th Birthday in August of this year. Anyone who would like to help with the organisation of this event is invited to meet at the Lochardil Hotel on Thursday 3rd April at 7.30pm.
In the meantime, we are looking for old photographs/ newspaper articles of Lochardil in days gone by. If you, a friend, or a family member has any memorabilia that you’d be happy with us taking a copy of for our 50th Birthday Display, please get in touch with Alison Fraser at Lochardil Primary School on 01463 230250. The school can be reached via email on email@example.com
Please share the message with any friends, family or colleagues who have attended Lochardil as a pupil, parent, teacher or community member.
Come along to the 50th Anniversary and Parent Council Meeting on Thursday 16th January @ 7pm. You may wish to attend one of these meetings or both.
50th Celebration Agenda (7.00-7.45 p.m.)
Parent Council Agenda (7.45 p.m. onwards)