The Spanish Exchange 2016 – Pupil Report

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The Spanish Exchange. These three little words bring back so many amazing and brilliant memories from pool parties to paintballing, from shopping to the culture that you so vividly experience when you stay in Spain. Although it was a nerve wracking experience having a stranger stay in your house – who you have never met in person before, and who you have only ever talked to over social media – those jittery ‘what if we don’t get on well’ nerves fall away the moment your partner walks into the languages classroom; you both awkwardly introduce yourselves, before laughing at how nervous you both are.

When our Spanish Partners first visited us in Scotland in June, the week was jam packed with so many different activities and outings – despite the weather being miserable for most of the week – typical Scotland, eh? Most of the week was spent as a group with the rest of the people on the Spanish Exchange, and we did things like watching the school production of ‘Grease’, climbing up the Law for a picnic, going to Foxlake and doing Foxfalls, and heading down to the beach every weeknight to play touch rugby and where everyone just chatted, and generally got to know each other better. It was great! Continue reading The Spanish Exchange 2016 – Pupil Report

NBHS PTA Monthly Prize Draw

The winner in the October draw is Colin Anderson, who receives a cheque for £40. Congratulations Colin! Thank you to all who already support this valuable fundraiser, which has raised £2,000 so far this year for the Library Project (purchase of new books and furniture). We need more parents to sign up: contact ptanbhs@gmail.com. For an annual sub of just £18 your name gets entered into 12 monthly draws, each for £40.