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TITLE
A Day in the Life of Kingussie High School - Emma Mitchell
EXTERNAL ID
AB_KINGUSSIE_HIGH_SCHOOL_06
PLACENAME
Kingussie
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Kingussie and Insh
DATE OF RECORDING
2010
PERIOD
2010s
CREATOR
Emma Mitchell
SOURCE
Am Baile
ASSET ID
40952
KEYWORDS
audio
audios
oral history
audio recordings
oral recordings
anniversaries
everyday life
secondary schools
schooldays

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The current building at Kingussie High School was opened in October 1970. As part of the celebrations to mark the 40th anniversary in 2010, several pupils at Kingussie High School recently took part in oral history recordings during the school's activity weeks at the end of the academic year.

In this extract, Emma Mitchell is being interviewed by David Taylor.

Interviewer: What is your name, age and what year are you in?

Emma: My name's Emma Mitchell and I'm fourteen years old and I'm in second year.

Interviewer: Where do you live and how do you get to school?

Emma: I live in Newtonmore and I get to school by bus.

Interviewer: What do you wear to school and are you happy with your school uniform?

Emma: I wear trousers, a shirt, and tie, and a jumper.

Interviewer: What do you do at interval and lunch time and what do you usually eat?

Emma: At interval I hang around with my friends. At lunchtime I have a sandwich, packet of crisps, and a yogurt, sometimes.

Interviewer: Do you ever games or sport at school, either before class, in the interval or at lunch time?

Emma: No.

Interviewer: What are your favourite subjects at school and what don't you like?

Emma: My favourite subject at school is Home EC and, and I don't like German or French, either.

Interviewer: What teachers do you think you'll remember once you've left school and what will you remember about them?

Emma: I'll remember Mrs Rimell who's helped me a lot through my classes and homework.

Interviewer: What do you hope to do once you leave school?

Emma: I would like to be a beautician when I'm older.

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A Day in the Life of Kingussie High School - Emma Mitchell

INVERNESS: Kingussie and Insh

2010s

audio; audios; oral history; audio recordings; oral recordings; anniversaries; everyday life; secondary schools; schooldays

Am Baile

Kingussie High School: A Day in the Life

The current building at Kingussie High School was opened in October 1970. As part of the celebrations to mark the 40th anniversary in 2010, several pupils at Kingussie High School recently took part in oral history recordings during the school's activity weeks at the end of the academic year.<br /> <br /> In this extract, Emma Mitchell is being interviewed by David Taylor.<br /> <br /> Interviewer: What is your name, age and what year are you in?<br /> <br /> Emma: My name's Emma Mitchell and I'm fourteen years old and I'm in second year.<br /> <br /> Interviewer: Where do you live and how do you get to school?<br /> <br /> Emma: I live in Newtonmore and I get to school by bus.<br /> <br /> Interviewer: What do you wear to school and are you happy with your school uniform?<br /> <br /> Emma: I wear trousers, a shirt, and tie, and a jumper.<br /> <br /> Interviewer: What do you do at interval and lunch time and what do you usually eat?<br /> <br /> Emma: At interval I hang around with my friends. At lunchtime I have a sandwich, packet of crisps, and a yogurt, sometimes.<br /> <br /> Interviewer: Do you ever games or sport at school, either before class, in the interval or at lunch time?<br /> <br /> Emma: No.<br /> <br /> Interviewer: What are your favourite subjects at school and what don't you like?<br /> <br /> Emma: My favourite subject at school is Home EC and, and I don't like German or French, either.<br /> <br /> Interviewer: What teachers do you think you'll remember once you've left school and what will you remember about them?<br /> <br /> Emma: I'll remember Mrs Rimell who's helped me a lot through my classes and homework.<br /> <br /> Interviewer: What do you hope to do once you leave school?<br /> <br /> Emma: I would like to be a beautician when I'm older.