CARBOST FC NEWS

CARBOST FC UIG TOURNAMENT

The Carbost FC youngsters turned in a further round of improved and encouraging performances at the latest football festival yesterday in Uig.

The P1/2s ever-growing team spirit was once again epitomised by a driving performance from Fergus; Grant’s tigerish tackling and plucky Logan’s strong kick-ins. Player-of-the-tournament award, though, must go to Molly who on her second outing for the team bagged a terrific first goal. Overall, the team battled for every ball and each other in each of their four games.

The P3/4 team too put in a collective 100% effort in their five games and kept clean sheets in all but one of them. As ever, this solidity was built upon the foundation of another strong defensive performance from Jess and with the fleet-footed pairing of Robaidh and Charlie leading the line up front, and from where they bagged a clutch of excellent goals and numerous assists. Jess also helped herself to a goal, but special mention here to Finlay, who like Molly, also registered a first strike on his second outing and was as well a model of consistency and determination.

Last but by no means least, the P5/6/7 team – bolstered by Jess and Charlie from the younger group, who both put in herculean shifts in playing 13 straight games – who yet again did themselves great credit against largely older opposition.

The team was especially impressive coming out on top in their first two games and again in three gutsy, dogged performances against powerful Portree A, Broadford A and Macdiarmid teams. In none of these contests did they get the rub of the green, but they never let their heads drop and pushed the opposition all the way.

With Aiden and Tom tireless in midfield, Aaron excelling largely at the back, Mathilda and Heather as fearless as each other, and our own Duracell bunny, Donnie, harrying for every ball outfield, and saving pretty much everything that was thrown at him when volunteering to step between the sticks, the team is making strides with every tournament. More importantly, they once more never stopped working for, and encouraging each other, and as such continue to do themselves proud.

A big thanks again to all of our parents and siblings for their ceaseless vocal support for all three teams, and which was made in the face of a midge onslaught.

The next tournament is scheduled for Saturday 17 June in Plockton.

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Nursery News

The past two weeks have been busy for Nursery! We have been preparing vegetable and flower beds, down at the seaside exploring in the sunny weather and also exploring technology! Its all been great fun!

Chanter Competition

Well done to Rhia Cargill, Primary 6, who came 5th in a recent Chanter Competition!

Rhia played ‘Captain Norman Orr Ewing’ at the competition last Saturday and the adjudicator said she played very well indeed.

Rhia will be competing again at the local Mod.

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Green Flag Award

‘Carbost Primary School celebrated being awarded its second Green Flag in recognition of the work done towards a sustainable lifestyle.

Pictured are the Primary 1 – 7 children along with some of the Nursery children.’

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P4-7 Cross Country

On Tuesday, Primary 4 – 7 went to the annual Cross Country Competition in Portree. Charlie and Megan came first from our school – they did really well! The weather was sunny and we all had a fantastic day!

K’NEXT VISIT

Last week K’NEXT came to visit the school to hold a Timed and Tested Design and Bridge Challenge where the Primary 1 – 7 children, along with Struan pupils were set a challenge to build a bridge of a certain length. We all had great fun!!

Badminton

Liam Bell, a pupil at Portree High School held a block of Badminton Sessions after school for the older children.

They all had a great time and we’d like to thank Liam for all his hard work over the past few months.

The children who participated all received a certificate at the end.