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S6 Blazer - 31st May, 2017

Dear all, Our S5 students approached Mr Irving last year and asked if we could look into an S6 Blazer for session 2017/18. We listened to their pitch and agreed to proceed for the coming year. This is an optional blazer and does not replace the exisitng Craigmount dress code we have in place with […]

Bulletin 31st May 2017 - 31st May, 2017

STUDENT COUNCIL We will have a student council meeting on Wednesday 31st May during P2. We have 3 items to discuss – new school logo, house names, travel in West Edinburgh. The meeting will take place in the staffroom at 0930.   Debating – Mr McPake Debating will not take place on Thursday lunchtime due […]

S5 and S6 Induction - 30th May, 2017

Dear Students,   As the Seniors complete their assessments and SQA Exams we turn our focus to the new school year ahead. For the new S5 and S6 this will be a crucial time in planning their future and making positive choices about their learning. We have planned sessions to inspire, channel and motivate our […]

Identifying With Craigmount - 30th May, 2017

“ This week we are sharing with our Parent Council and S2-4 students the extensive work that has gone on into developing our new Vision and Values statement and school crest this session. These key values and the story that promotes them were developed in a number of sessions with our Student Council this year. […]

Bulletin 30th May 2017 - 30th May, 2017

WOW17 Coast to Coast Surf Adventure: Photos are available now from this trip. Please see Miss Mackay with either a memory stick or blank CD.   Edinburgh High Schools Athletics Championships: Can all students who registered to take part in this event please come along to a short meeting in the PE classroom on Wednesday […]

Bulletin 29th May 2017 - 29th May, 2017

French Ski School  Due to students away on Duke of Edinburgh, Friday’s meeting was cancelled. We will meet at break today in the PE classroom (G29). Netball TicketsIn recognition of Craigmount reaching the S1 Silver and S2 Gold Final at the recent Netball Scotland Schools Finals day we have been offered 40 tickets to attend one […]

Head Teacher’s Post – Friday, 26 May 2017 - 26th May, 2017

Dear Parents/Carers It has been a busy week for SQA exams with Biology, Accounting, Health & Food Technology, Sociology, Geography and Engineering Science taking place. Once again, initial student feedback has been positive. Our May Programme students have been able to spend part of the programme on outdoor activities (and enjoy the superb weather this […]

Bulletin 26th May 2017 - 26th May, 2017

French Ski School Can those students who attended the French Ski School in March please come to a meeting in G29 (PE classroom) at break time on Friday.   Netball Tickets In recognition of Craigmount reaching the S1 Silver and S2 Gold Final at the recent Netball Scotland Schools Finals day we have been offered 40 […]

Bulletin 25th May 2017 - 25th May, 2017

French Ski School  Can those students who attended the French Ski School in March please come to a meeting in G29 (PE classroom) at break time on Friday.   Netball Tickets In recognition of Craigmount reaching the S1 Silver and S2 Gold Final at the recent Netball Scotland Schools Finals day we have been offered 40 […]

Bulletin 24th May 2017 - 24th May, 2017

 Netball Tickets In recognition of Craigmount reaching the S1 Silver and S2 Gold Final at the recent Netball Scotland Schools Finals day we have been offered 40 tickets to attend one of the final Sirens home matches.  It is on Thursday 1st June at 17:30 v Hertfordshire Mavericks.  The cost will be £5 to cover the cost of […]

Bulletin 23rd May 2017 - 23rd May, 2017

Edinburgh High Schools Athletics Championships:  Can all students who registered to take part in this event please come along to a short meeting in the PE classroom on Tuesday during morning break.   There are some library closures this week. Wed 24 May       11.45-4.15 Thurs 25 May     10.45-12.20 Friday 26 May    12.30-4.00 If […]

Head Teacher Update – Friday, 19 May 2017 - 19th May, 2017

Dear Parents/Carers Our Week of Wellbeing 2017 has gone very well, with many students confirming what a great time they have had this week. I hope you are enjoying the various Tweets from the residential trips. The weather has also contributed to an enjoyable week. I want to acknowledge the massive commitment of staff in […]

Bulletin 15th May 2017 - 15th May, 2017

Woodwind pupils Woodwind pupils who have lessons with Mrs McQue in school: please check your lesson times on the department notice board as the days of lessons have temporarily changed. See Miss Hannah if you have any further questions.   Well done to Merryn Gunderson & Leonardo Brioschi!! Their designs have been shortlisted for the […]

- 12th May, 2017

Dear Parents/Carers Our new timetable shift has gone very well this week, with students and staff adjusting quickly to the new timings. I have also had lots of positive feedback from many students on various aspects of their new courses. We have been emphasizing in assemblies that it is important to have some breakfast and/or […]

Craigmount Parent Council Annual General Meeting – May 29th - 12th May, 2017

The Craigmount Parent Council Annual General Meeting will take place on Monday 29th May 2017, 7 – 9pm, in the Craigmount High School Staff Room. The meeting is to review the work of the Parent Council over the past year, approve the accounts and discuss issues raised by parents. It is open to any member of the […]

Bulletin 12th May 2017 - 12th May, 2017

WOW ski trip “Would all students taking part in the WOW ski trip next Tuesday, who did not come to the meeting yesterday, please come to Mr MacArthur’s room (room 143) at break today.” WOW – Jumpstation This is a reminder that all disclaimers must be signed and returned to Ms Allan in Room 132 […]

Bulletin 11th May 2017 - 11th May, 2017

WOW17 Ski Trip “Would all students taking part in the WOW ski trip next Tuesday, please come to Mr MacArthur’s room (room 143) at break today.” WOW – Jumpstation This is a reminder that all disclaimers must be signed and returned to Ms Allan in Room 132 ASAP, or students will have to be removed […]

Bulletin 10th May 2017 - 10th May, 2017

S3 Mandatory National Tests – Literacy & Numeracy Students who have not completed their mandatory tests must do so on Tuesday and Wednesday. Your tutor will give time slots. A copy of this will also go up on concourse. This will take place in 2/33. There is no preparation required – just do your best! […]

Bulletin 9th May 2017 - 9th May, 2017

S3 Mandatory National Tests – Literacy & Numeracy Students who have not completed their mandatory tests must do so on Tuesday and Wednesday. Your tutor will give time slots. A copy of this will also go up on concourse. This will take place in 2/33. There is no preparation required – just do your best! […]

Bulletin 8th May 2017 - 8th May, 2017

S3 Mandatory National Tests – Literacy & Numeracy Students who have not completed their mandatory tests must do so on Tuesday and Wednesday. Your tutor will give time slots. A copy of this will also go up on concourse. This will take place in 2/33. There is no preparation required – just do your best! […]