Form 4 have been learning about all things "Scottish" in their History lessons and what better way to develop their skills than learning some Gaelic. As a fluent gaelic-speaker, Mr MacDonald, grandfather of Emma and Caitlin Leckie, visited us to give us some phrases to try out at home. He showed us a map of Scotland, with all the place names in Gaelic, and taught us how to say various greetings. He continued to tell us about life growing up in a small village in northern Scotland. The photos were fascinating, particularly when he showed us the local school and its annual school photograph; there were only 6 children! We saw photos of men digging the peat for their fires, as there was no electricity, and the ways in which they caught fish. It was a fascinating insight so thank you, Mr MacDonald.
We can’t welcome you to our grounds right now, but we can offer you a virtual tour and we can answer questions via email or telephone. We especially like to chat face-to-face on a video call.
We have places available for 2021 entry in most year groups.
For now, we hope that this video, presented by our Headmaster, Mr Rob Taylor, will give you a flavour of what life is like here at Cargilfield. Our website and social media channels are kept up to date and hold a wealth of information about our school.
Our Registrar, Fiona Craig is available to contact via email: [email protected] and she will be happy to help you. Thank you