PICTURES: An Inverness primary school celebrated its 50th anniversary last week and found its missing time capsule
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Pupils and staff at Drakies Primary School enjoyed a jam-packed schedule last week as it celebrated a major milestone.
The school marked its 50th anniversary with a variety of fun events offering the chance for the whole school community to get involved.
A sports day and a Highland games were among the fun, along with a community fair held on Saturday.
Pupils and staff were also led on a bit of a mystery as they tried to locate a time capsule that had been previously buried in the school grounds to mark its 25th anniversary.
Thankfully, with a little help from former staff, pupils and parents it was successfully found and unearthed.
A new time capsule was buried last Friday.
The week of activities was arranged by class teacher Jacqui Barclay, who was delighted with how well it had gone.
“It’s been such a wonderful week of celebration and the kids and staff have all had a fantastic time, she said.
“It’s been really special and hopefully these are memories that the kids will remember when they’re older.”
Headteacher Scott Campbell said: “It has been so nice to see all the community come together – ex-staff, ex-pupils and parents – to mark the occasion.
“And a massive thank you to Jacqui for all the hard work that she put in to organise the special week.”
School pupils also gathered for a photograph taken by a drone courtesy of Steve Campbell, of Somewhere Sky Photography, to capture the special occasion.