Thank you to the S2 and S3 pupils of Tiree High School for such a polished, professional tour of the island on a day of rather inclement weather. Mr Derek Campbell provided a warm welcome. The first of the pupils gave his well researched presentation. His theme was the British Minesweeping Trawler ‘HMS Tiree’. Pupils […]Read more "Tremendous Tiree Tour"
October 1st, 2016. Tiree High School Gala Day. The weather could not have been better. Bright blue sky all day and it was warm for the occasion. On Gala Day the neighbouring islands stood out so clearly. Walking down from the Post Office to the old harbour the Paps of Jura were framed by the […]Read more "Gala Day Blues"
Sunshine, showers and silvery surf. The sunshine and showers have brought their own beauty. The Passage of Tiree and Gott Bay transformed by the sun and clouds. (Mouse-over for captions, double-click for larger photographs) Thursday the 30th of June was the School’s Annual Awards Ceremony. Friday the 1st of July is the first full day […]Read more "Sunshine and Showers"
An hour away from Tiree by plane and yet Glasgow feels like a different world altogether. The two airports stand in sharp contrast. Both have safety and security requirements, but there most of the similarity ends. You leave a world where the airport staff are known to you and enter the anonymous world of Glasgow […]Read more "Rising Above It All"
It has been a day of dramatic contrasts. Joys and sorrows reflected in the weather. Sunshine and black skies. Calmness drowned out by high winds and squalls of driving hail. It was a great privilege this afternoon to be involved in Tiree High School’s (Àrd-Sgoil Thiriodh) Carol Service held in Heylipol Church of Scotland. Family members and […]Read more "The Wild West"
The Tiree High School Gala Day is always a date to have in your diary and this year was no different. As a fund raising event it is normally highly successful and for a fun event it gets top marks. One of the highlights of the afternoon is “Soak A Teacher”. Standing around without a […]Read more "Soak A Teacher"
It’s been an action packed weekend. It began on Friday with a lively School Carol Service at Heylipol Church. Once again we were reminded of the tremendous talent there is on the island, from the youngest to the oldest, Later in the evening, it was a privilege to be a guest of the residents of Tigh-An-Rudha at […]Read more "Tiree: Celebration"
Tiree High School put on a great show this afternoon. The Gala Cafe served delicious lunches and light snacks. Next to the Cafe was Jo and Jacqui’s Ice Cream Parlour serving home made ice cream with flavours that included ginger and whiskey as well as the more traditional vanilla. Those relaxing in the ‘Market Hall’ […]Read more "Tiree High School Gala Day is a Hit"
Life On Tiree is grateful for the provision of education on the island even although we are well beyond the age for primary or secondary education. The local education authority website states, Tiree High School is unique in providing education for the community of Tiree from pre-school to eighteen years of age and beyond. Teachers on […]Read more "Tiree High School"