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Activities and facilities

We encourage all our students to get involved in our broad and varied activities programme. Young people can choose which activities they want to take part in, although we always encourage them to try new things.

Activities

Talocher School organises a number of events throughout the school year to recognise achievement, further learning or simply to bring parents and pupils together. This may include:

  • School shows
  • Charity and community based events and fund raisers
  • Enterprise projects
  • Educational trips linked with an academic subject e.g. science fairs, art exhibitions, cinema, theatre, PE and outdoor education trips
  • End of term rewards ceremony

Sporting facilities

Talocher School boasts modern sports and recreational facilities which our young people can use, including:

  • On-site games room
  • On-site tennis courts

We also arrange for students to access resources in the local community, such as:

  • Jumptastic
  • Mountain biking
  • Kayaking and canoeing
  • National climbing centre
  • British amateur gymnastic centre
  • Joint sports day with other local schools
  • The Dallaglio Foundation
  • Swimming
  • Squash
  • Athletics
  • Indoor cycling
  • Surfing
  • Free Running
  • Bouldering and Rock Climbing
  • Archery

Supporting charities

At Talocher School, staff and students alike support a number of fundraising events for both local and national charities, including mountain climbs, bake and craft sales and sponsored runs.

Activity workshops

We run a number of fun and friendly workshops, bringing in external staff to lead these where required. Previous workshops have included:

  • Food technology
  • Mechanic garage
  • Construction
  • Music
  • DJ and recording workshops