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Head Teacher Update Friday 29th September 2017 - 29th Sep, 2017

Dear Parents/Carers Once again this has been a busy week with residential trips. The annual trip to the battlefields was once again an enormous success thanks to the commitment of the staff involved: Mrs Crosbie, Mrs Dobson and Mr Higgins. As I write we also have the second S1 Venture group returning from Benmore, and […]

Bulletin 29th September 2017 - 29th Sep, 2017

Interested in a career in the NHS? There is an NHS Careers Insight day on Saturday 4 November at the Western General Hospital.  This is not for people who are considering becoming medical doctors but for the many other careers available in the NHS. This excellent event will be very popular and we only have […]

Bulletin 28th September 2017 - 28th Sep, 2017

Debating – Mr McPake Debating will take place in the library during Thursday lunchtime. The motion will be This House supports gender-neutral schools. All staff and students are welcome to attend. Debaters are reminded that the University of Oxford will provide a training session after school today. Students should come to the staffroom after school. […]

Bulletin 27th Septemner 2017 - 27th Sep, 2017

S6 students Spring Fling Any s6 students interested in organising the Spring Fling this year should come to see Mrs McCallum in the Drama Department on Monday 2nd October at lunch time.   WOW 2018 HIGHLAND EXPLORER TRIP Letter about this brilliant 2 night trip to the Highlands are available outside Ms Hickinson’s room in […]

Bulletin 26th September 2017 - 26th Sep, 2017

WOW 2018 : Eigg Adventure (14-18 May 2018) Thank you to those who attended the meeting on Friday. It looks as though I will be able to accommodate all those who put their name on the list and a couple of other students who were unable to attend the meeting. If you had put your […]

Bulletin 25th September 2017 - 25th Sep, 2017

WOW 2018 : Eigg Adventure (14-18 May 2018) Thank you to those who attended the meeting on Friday. It looks as though I will be able to accommodate all those who put their name on the list and a couple of other students who were unable to attend the meeting. If you had put your […]

Head Teacher Update – 22 September 2017 - 25th Sep, 2017

Dear Parents/Carers I want to start this post by sharing some lovely feedback see below) on our senior students received from the team leader involved in the opening of the new Queensferry Crossing. I mentioned this at the S6 assembly last week but it deserves sharing with a wider audience. I wanted to express my […]

Opportunities - 22nd Sep, 2017

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S4-6 PARENTS INFORMATION EVENT 18.30 – 1930 – PASSING YOUR EXAMS - 22nd Sep, 2017

On Thursday 5th October we will welcome all parents of students in S4, S5 and S6. This night follows on from a successful evening last year where we received very positive feedback from parents. The event will be led by our Depute Head Teacher Mrs Urquhart supported by some of our Curriculum Leaders. We will […]

S1 PARENTS INFORMATION EVENT – LITERACY NUMBERACY & HEALTH & WELLBEING - 22nd Sep, 2017

On Thursday 28th September  we will welcome all parents of students in S1 to our Literacy, Numeracy and Health & Wellbeing evening. This is an information sharing event where you will hear from key staff in these areas. The Depute Head Teacher Mr Pye will take the opportunity to share some wider key messages for […]

Bulletin 22nd September 2017 - 22nd Sep, 2017

WOW 2018 big trips Please see below the rooms and teacher in charge of the big trips taking place through WOW 2018. Eigg Adventure – meet in room G/47 with Mr Cheyne French Watersports Adventure – meet in G/29 with Mr Beattie Highland Explorer – meet in room 1/50 with Ms Savage St. Georges – […]

Bulletin 21st September 2017 - 21st Sep, 2017

WOW 2018 big trips Please see below the rooms and teacher in charge of the big trips taking place through WOW 2018. Eigg Adventure – meet in room G/47 with Mr Cheyne French Watersports Adventure – meet in G/29 with Mr Beattie Highland Explorer – meet in room 1/50 with Ms Savage St. Georges – […]

Bulletin 20th September 2017 - 20th Sep, 2017

WOW 2018 big trips Please see below the rooms and teacher in charge of the big trips taking place through WOW 2018. Eigg Adventure – meet in room G/47 with Mr Cheyne French Watersports Adventure – meet in G/29 with Mr Beattie Highland Explorer – meet in room 1/50 with Ms Savage St. Georges – […]

Bulletin 19th September 2017 - 19th Sep, 2017

Craigmount Youth Club A reminder that the Craigmount Youth Club starts back this Wednesday in the community wing. It costs £1 per session for fun activities, food and a trip at the end of term! Come along and join in the fun! Everyone is welcome.   S1 lockers S1 lockers are in the process of being […]

- 15th Sep, 2017

Dear Parents/Carers As we go into the September weekend it has been a particularly busy time in the senior school. Many students today were supported by an officer from the Lothian Equal Access Provision (LEAPs) team with their university applications. These meetings support students coming from backgrounds where parents did not attend university. I am […]

Bulletin 15th September 2017 - 15th Sep, 2017

How do you put the four in the middle of five F iv e     iv = 4!!!   NYC/WASHINGTON DC There are still limited places available for the NYC/DC trip in October next year. Deposits due by the 30th September. See Miss Lawson if you’re interested.   HOUSE AMBASSADORS MEETING Friday P2, in the staffroom, […]

Bulletin 14th September 2017 - 14th Sep, 2017

Parallel lines have so much in common………it’s a shame they never meet   NYC/WASHINGTON DC There are still limited places available for the NYC/DC trip in October next year. Deposits due by the 30th September. See Miss Lawson if you’re interested.   HOUSE AMBASSADORS MEETING Friday P2, in the staffroom, all Ambassadors to attend.   […]

Bulletin 13th September 2017 - 13th Sep, 2017

Maths Humour What does the zero say to the eight? (0…..8) Nice belt   HOUSE AMBASSADORS MEETING Friday P2, in the staffroom, all Ambassadors to attend.   Potential Bronze DofE Participants Are you disappointed by the results of the ballot? If you are interested in finding out some alternative ways to undertake the Bronze Award […]

Bulletin 12th September 2017 - 12th Sep, 2017

MATHS WEEK 11-9-17 to 15-9-17 Maths Humour What happened to the plant in Mrs Blair’s room? It grew square roots! Uniform delivery Uniform delivery received in Office. If you have ordered uniform please come and pick up from office.   Art, Design & Architecture open day The University of Dundee is holding a discipline-specific Open […]