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Bulletin 2nd February 2015 - 30th Jan, 2015

ATT Alton Towers – Mr Gray (Maths) Please could you remind all pupils going on the Alternative Timetable trip to Alton Towers there is a meeting at breaktime today in room 1/69 (Maths) S3 Students – Ms Dobson. TRENCHES TRIP 21015 – IMPORTANT Can those people who have secured a place on the trip next September make […]

Bulletin 30th January 2015 - 29th Jan, 2015

S3 Students – Ms Dobson. TRENCHES TRIP 21015 – IMPORTANT Can those people who have secured a place on the trip next September make sure, if they haven’t already done so, to hand in their £100 deposit ASAP.  Edinburgh Jobs and Skills Fair – an invitation from Ian Murray MP Friday 6th February at the St Augustine’s Church […]

Bulletin 29th January 2015 - 28th Jan, 2015

S3 Students – Ms Dobson. TRENCHES TRIP 21015 – IMPORTANT Can those people who have secured a place on the trip next September make sure, if they haven’t already done so, to hand in their £100 deposit ASAP.  Edinburgh Jobs and Skills Fair – an invitation from Ian Murray MP Friday 6th February at the St […]

Bulletin 28th January 2015 - 27th Jan, 2015

New Head Teacher Mr Tom Rae was appointed as our new Head Teacher on Friday. Parents are being informed by a letter posted home on Monday. A further announcement will be made when we are informed of Mr Rae’s start date. I would like to wish Mr Rae all the best in his new post – I know he will enjoy it immensely. I […]

Information about emergency situations/school closure procedures - 27th Jan, 2015

In emergency situations/school closures text messaging will be used to update parents.  For this reason it is very important that we have your most up to date mobile ‘phone numbers so we can contact you.  Please let the school office know straight away if you change your number. As we continue to try to improve […]

Bulletin 27th January 2015 - 26th Jan, 2015

New Head Teacher Mr Tom Rae was appointed as our new Head Teacher on Friday. Parents are being informed by a letter posted home on Monday. A further announcement will be made when we are informed of Mr Rae’s start date. I would like to wish Mr Rae all the best in his new post – I know he will enjoy it immensely. I […]

Bulletin 26th January 2015 - 23rd Jan, 2015

S1-3 ATT2015 – Mr Pye Thanks to the 550 students who have now signed up to Alternative Timetable 2015! We will begin to allocate courses from next week, we hope to get choices to you by February break. The remaining 29 students who have still to sign up should do this now. If no choices […]

S2 into S3 Parent Information Evening - 22nd Jan, 2015

We will hold our Parent Information Evening on Wednesday 4th February from 7pm until 8pm. We will inform you of the choice process and be on hand to answer questions. A letter was issued to all S2 students 22 Jan. The presentation from tonight’s information evening is now available under Parents – Publications for Parents […]

Bulletin 23rd January 2015 - 21st Jan, 2015

_______________________________________________________________________________________ Prelim Exam leave – Bus pass Holders only – Mrs Wilkinson The students who are on Exam leave from Monday 26/1/2015. You will have received your Exam travel letter from your tutor. Please carry the attached letter/timetable every day you have an Exam. _________________________________________________________________________________________ S1-3 ATT2015 – Mr Pye Thanks to the 550 students […]

Bulletin 21st January 2015 - 20th Jan, 2015

Skills Development Scotland – Mrs Main Careers event on Thursday 22nd January 1pm – 4pm, Ghillie Dhu, 2 Rutland Street, Edinburgh Open to 16 – 19 years. See Mr Irving if you wish to attend S1/2 Rugby – Mr Arbuckle ​Please attend a meeting about fixtures in Mr Arbuckle’s room (2/09) at break today. Craigmount Fiddlers […]

Bulletin 20th January 2015 - 19th Jan, 2015

Craigmount Fiddlers – Mrs Morison Rehearsal for S1 ceilidh on Wednesday at lunchtime as usual. Full attendance please. Orchestra Rehearsal – Mrs Morison Full attendance at orchestra after school on Wednesday – anyone who can’t attend please see Mrs Morison in advance. S6 Photographs     Mr Allan – Business Manager Order forms for the […]

Bulletin 19th January 2015 - 16th Jan, 2015

HPV Vaccinations – Mrs Hawkins The HPV Vaccinations will take place on Tuesday 27th January.  Can students who have not returned the completed forms please do so ASAP Thank you. Chinese mandarin club – Mrs Hickinson Chinese mandarin club starts back on Monday the 19th in room 150 (Ms. Hickinson’s room) If you have not been […]

Two minute survey – relationship between schools and parents - 15th Jan, 2015

The Scottish Parliament’s Education and Culture Committee is currently investigating how to close the educational attainment gap in schools. One aspect of this work is to investigate the relationship between schools and parents. Please follow the link below to contribute your views through a very short survey. http://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/ParentsSurvey

Visit of Ian Stewart, Editor (Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday) - 15th Jan, 2015

We welcomed Ian Stewart, Editor of the Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday to the school on Tuesday 13th January. Ian took part in a question and answer session with senior Modern Studies students. The lively session covered the future of news print, the role of the media and rights of a free press, Charlie Hebdo, […]

Author Visit to Craigmount - 15th Jan, 2015

On Wednesday 14 January award winning author Kirkland Ciccone braved the wild Scottish weather to travel to Craigmount High School Library to talk to five S3 classes about his books and what had inspired him to become a writer for teenagers. Luckily Kirkland arrived unscathed, with hair in place, clutching his Louis Vuitton bag and […]

Bulletin 16th January 2015 - 15th Jan, 2015

HPV Vaccinations – Mrs Hawkins The HPV Vaccinations will take place on Tuesday 27th January.  Can students who have not returned the completed forms please do so ASAP Thank you. Chinese mandarin club – Mrs Hickinson Chinese mandarin club starts back on Monday the 19th in room 150 (Ms. Hickinson’s room) If you have not […]

Bulletin 15th January 2015 - 14th Jan, 2015

Attention all S1 Pupils – Ms Gibson The trips to the National Museum of Scotland are taking place this  Monday, 19th January for practical sets A B C D E and Monday 26th January for practical sets F G H I J. We are still waiting for some pupils to return money to the office […]

Bulletin 14th January 2015 - 13th Jan, 2015

Congratulations – Mr Rafferty Claire Norman, one of our former students has graduated from Newcastle University with a degree in Medicine & Surgery MB BS. Silver Duke of Edinburgh S4/5 – Mr Beattie Could all members of the Silver Duke of Edinburgh group please meet in the PE Classroom at 1:00pm on Thursday during lunchtime. Attendance […]