In discussion with Dunfermline & Dunfermline Carnegie it was decided to add to the previous competitions, a new competition – Young Artist - ‘Wild Nature’.
Young Writer: Theme – ‘My Happiest Day’
Young Photographer – ‘Wild Nature’
All the information was simplified and more child friendly so that it could be used by Pupils as well as Teachers. This was delivered to schools in October. Due to restrictions, I was unable to support workshops in class visits as I had done in previous years.
Schools received another information sheet and entry form in January with an extended closing date to week- before Easter Break.
Carnock, Holy Name, Culross and St Serfs submitted class entries whilst individual pupils from Limekilns and Torryburn submitted entries. The number of entries was fewer than previous years.
Alan and Ewan judged the Young Photographer – Intermediate Winner – Gabriella , (Carnock) Junior Winner – Angus (Carnock)
Grace and I judged the Writing – Intermediate Winner – Xander (Carnock)
Junior Winner – Melanie (Holy Name)
Robert judged the Artist – Intermediate Winner Gabriella (Carnock);
Junior Joint Winners – Melanie (Holy Name) & Maggie (Limekilns)
Schools and Parents of pupils were notified that award winners would be announced on Sunday 9th May at 7pm on Twitter, Facebook and RCWF website. Thanks to Douglas for organising. All entries received their certificates and gift voucher on Monday in school.
Young Musician – The 3 clubs decided not to hold this competition in November.
Primary School Quiz – There was no practical solution in holding this in ZOOM format.
RYLA– The Council discussed and agreed that at this uncertain time we would not sponsor an entry. Our £250 deposit from 2020 was carried forward by District to 2022. The District were planning to hold however in Mat it was announced it had been cancelled.
Technology Challenge – For a second year this will not take place,
This has been a very challenging year in schools, however in discussion with some Headteachers and Teachers I have been in awe of how they have risen to the challenges in many ways. (as an aside I am so very glad I retired as a Headteacher 6 years ago!)
I have enjoyed my role as the Youth Convener for Rotary Club of West Fife. It started with my 1st year in Community when I was able to use my school contacts in presenting End Polio Now assemblies in schools as well as other members assisting planting Crocus Bulbs.
All the best to Robert and the committee who will discuss new competitions that they could introduce.
Aileen North, May 2021
more Convenor Robert North's report to the 2022 AGM
more 331 entries received in total for Young Artist, Young Filmmaker, Young Environmentalist, Young Photographer and Young Writer
more Experiment with Filmmaking, using digital or traditional methods
more New for this Rotary Year
more The West Fife part of the wider Rotary Competition
more The West Fife part of the wider Rotary Competition
more Information about the 2021-22 competition
more Well done to all our entrants and thank you all for participating
more To encourage entries the Club has donated art materials to Blairhall Primary School
more Report to the 2020 AGM by convenor Aileen North
more The West Fife Primary School Quiz took place on Thursday 27th February in Cairneyhill PS.
more Club President Brian Mitchell and the club’s Youth Activities convenor Aileen North are shown with School head teacher Mrs Gresty and four of the children at the official presentation.
more The Rotary Club of West Fife celebrated their successful youth activities year
more Seven local schools made it a close contest with Cairneyhill Primary and Community School winning the trophy with a score of 97.
more Report to the 2018 AGM by convenor Aileen North
more Crossford win again
more Summary of activities in current year. We have once again sponsored two classes at the Fife Festival of Music earlier this year.
more Proposals for Rotary Year commencing 1 July 2016
more Success for Culross and Crossford Primary Schools. Rotary Young Writer winners and Primary school winners
more West Fife schools local PSQ competition in Crossford PS 16 March. Progressing now to Aberdeen for District Finals
more Update since Report to Club Assembly
more Activities proposed in Rotary year 2015/16
more Winners of the Rotary Club of West Fife's Primary School Quiz were Crossford PS
more Crossford cantered into an early lead for the first three rounds but then saw that clawed back for them to be overtaken by the winners Camdean Primary School.
more New Generations Committee report to Club Assembly for Rotary year 2013-14
more Report to AGM - 1st May 2012
more Report to Club AGM
more The West Fife Club hosted the 2011 Zone final at Camdean Primary School on Wednesday 18th May.
more The 2011 West Fife Primary Schools Quiz was held at Crossford Primary School on Thursday 10th March.
more Crossford won through to the Zone Final
more Donald MacKay's report to the 2009 AGM
more Crossford PS beat off Carnock in second and somewhile leaders Cairneyhill to win
more The winners were Camdean PS
more Held in Crossford Primary School, the event was won by the host team who progressed to the Zone Final in Cupar
more In a fiercely contested competition Cairneyhill Primary School came from behind to pip the hosts, Crossford to pick up the Bank of Scotland Trophy
more Crossford trailed Culross by six points at half way but clawed back their deficit to win by three points.
more Saline Primary School emerged as clear winners scoring 94 points
back Primary Schools linked to Rotary Club of West Fife:- Blairhall, Cairneyhill, Carnock, Crossford, Camdean, Culross, Inzievar, Holy Name, Limekilns, Milesmark, St Serfs, Saline, Torryburn, Tulliallan. Secondary Schools:- Queen Anne and Woodmill