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School Christmas Lunch - 11th Dec, 2013

Our Christmas lunch, for all staff and students, will be held on Tuesday 17th December. Tickets are on sale from the catering staff. Tuesday will be a Christmas ‘dress up day’. Tasteless Christmas sweaters encouraged. There will be a collection for Shelter, the campaign for the homeless.

Thanks to Craigmount from Drumbrae Care Home - 11th Dec, 2013

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the students from the school who have volunteered their time to come into the Drumbare Care Home, working along with staff to enhance the wellbeing of the Residents. The feedback from the Residents has been very positive and rewarding. The staff  have stated that the […]

The Hour of Code. The story so far… - 11th Dec, 2013

Monday 9th December was our launch of the Hour of Code initiative. We had 3 software developers visiting a variety of our classes from S1 ICT to Higher Computing. We were also joined by the QIO for Technologies in Edinburgh, Alison Kidd. On Monday approximately 200 students were involved in coding, with some 120 students […]

Christmas Cyber Security Lecture – S3 Computing Science classes - 9th Dec, 2013

S3 Computing Science students attended Napier University’s Christmas Lecture today. Topics and speakers today were: Speaker 1: Bill Buchanan, Napier University,“Cryptography for Kids” Speaker 2: Mick Paddington, Trend-Micro, “The dark side of the internet and your online ‘presents’” Speaker 3: Police Scotland “Online Safety” Speaker 4: Lee Lawson, DellSecure Works Speaker 5: Brian Higgins, Cyber Security Challenge […]

The Hour of Code is coming… 6 days to go! - 3rd Dec, 2013

We are delighted to welcome 3 guests on Monday 9th December: Ronnie Masson – JDSU – http://www.jdsu.com/About-JDSU/Pages/default.aspx Technical Consultant, responsible for installing and configuring complex mobile network monitoring systems that help mobile phone companies detect problems with the phone network and help them fix the problems.   Brian Grant -JDSU –http://www.jdsu.com/About-JDSU/Pages/default.aspx Solution Architect, responsible for understanding […]

Microtyko Bake Sale - 3rd Dec, 2013

S3 students from Craigmount set up a bake sale stall in the Gyle to raise money for their Microtyko social enterprise company. The students used their initial £1 investment to bake  the cakes and sell them. The profit raised will go to the charity Wild Hearts in Action.   Thank you to the Gyle, for […]