Carrick Academy Class Chat - 6th March 2007
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Class Chat


By Carrick’s Press Pack Team






School Of Ambition


Carrick Academy has been selected as one of the latest secondary schools throughout Scotland- and the first school in South Ayrshire – to join the Scottish Executive’s Schools of Ambition programme.  Schools joining the programme – which aims to increase ambition and belief, extend opportunities and transform future lives – will benefit from at least an extra £100,000 annually for three years.

P.S.E Speakers

A speaker from Young Carers will visit the school to speak to S1 and a speaker from Paisley University will speak to S5.


Red Nose Day

Red Nose Day will take place on Friday 16th March.  6th year pupils are currently organising events such as a pillow fight and sleeping bag race.  Uniform must be worn!! Remember to bring lots of money!! It’s for a good cause!


Easter Holidays

<<The school closes on 30th March at 2.30pm and re-opens on 16th April.>>


P.S.E Speakers

A speaker from Young Carers will visit the school to speak to S1 and a speaker from Paisley University will speak to S5.


No Smoking Day

This year’s No Smoking Day will take place on Wednesday 14th March.





S2 Visit From Turnberry

All this week a chef from Turnberry has been in school visiting S2 classes giving them an insight to the hospitality industry and about Turnberry.  The Chef will be showing the S2 pupils how to make fresh pasta as part of a healthy eating course. 


Rugby Results

The Carrick Academy S2 team played against Auchenharvie on the 6th March with a fantastic finial score of 36-5 to Carrick. The Carrick tries were scored by Thomas Nisbet, William McJannet, Keiran Scott, Jordan Brown, Jordan McCulloch (3 Tries), Kade McArthur and Blair Jardine. Well done to all the boys who played and we hope more brilliant results such as these will follow.

Rugby Games Coming up

The next game coming up is on 13th March with the S1 team playing Wellington and on the 15th March the girls team will play a team all the way from Canada so watch put for the results in the next issue.

S4 Study Leave

The S4 study leave starts on the 27th Of April all pupils should return to school on the 4th of June for there induction day. GOOD LUCK!!!


Future Chef

Philip brown took part in a competition with the HE department in which he head to cook a number of complicated dishes. He came second in the regional finals.

Reckless Driving

There will be a reckless driving presentation held on 13th March for all S5 pupils. The presentation will be held at Odeon Cinema Ayr. Attendance is compulsory and pupils will be transported to and from the venue by private coaches. The presentation will last approximately 1 hour and pupils will only be out of school from 9.00 am – 11.30 am.


French Visit

On the 12th of March a party of 25 French pupils from Crosne will arrive in Maybole and they will return back home on the 16th March.  They will have breakfast in the school canteen.  On the Tuesday they will have a tour of the local area and on the Wednesday they will be visiting Stirling.  On the Thursday morning they will be in school.  We hope everyone will be welcoming to these guests that will be visiting our school.