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Concourse menu – Week 3


Debating – Mr McPake

Debating is back this session with two new times. We will now meet during Tuesday lunchtimes in Mr McPake’s room (2/22). Line debates will now take place in the library during Thursday lunchtimes. Friday afternoon debates will continue to be fortnightly – the next one is on the 4th of September.

All students are welcome to attend debating. You don’t have to speak; spectators are as welcome as speakers!

Andy McPake


S1-S4 Boys’ Rugby – Mr Arbuckle

There will be a meeting in Mr Arbuckle’s room (2/09) at break on Wednesday for anyone wanting to play for Craigmount this year. Beginners are welcome.


S3 students  Bronze DofE 2015-16  Miss Grocott

Thank you all for putting in your entries for selection for the award next year. They were of a really high quality and it was really tough to make a decision, but we made one so come to 1/52 at break on Monday 31st August to find out if you have a place.


Girls Rugby – Miss Johnstone

Any girls interested in playing rugby this year please come along to the first session Monday at 3.45pm. Meet at the PE changing room fire exit and bring suitable clothing and footwear for rain or shine.


Anime  ( pronounced animay) Club – Ms Russell and Mrs Wood

The anime club meets every Tuesday lunchtime in room 1/ 20. We draw, play computer games and chat. Come along and bring your lunch. All years welcome!


Careers update
Bus and Coach Repair Engineer – 10 Modern Apprenticship positions available in Edinburgh – You must have or expect to gain National 4 or above in English, Maths and Craft & Design or a science subject. Standard Grades at Credit or General Level and Intermediates are also accepted. You must be literate, numerate, reliable and keen to learn. A driving licence is essential for this post. Look on www.edinburghguarantee.co.uk for more information and to apply. Closing date 31st August.


All S1,2 & 3 Students  Ms Wood

All students interested in attending the school ski trip

to: Alpes D’huez, France

From: 5th-12th March 2016

Please attend a short meeting at break on Monday in the Dance Studio, to pick up a letter for parents.


S3-6  Senior Vocal Group  –  Mrs Murray

Mrs Murray will be holding auditions for Senior Vocal on Tuesday 1st September in  G65 at lunchtime. Come prepared to start singing at 12.50. You will then have opportunity to eat your lunch while you all audition individually. I will be auditioning in order to fill a few spaces that we now have in the choir, and would also like to have a reserve list in place.

Looking forward to seeing/hearing you all


Netball –  Miss Smith

Netball training will begin on Tuesday 1/9/15 for all year groups.

Could any senior pupils interested in coaching younger teams please meet in the dance studio this Thursday at break. If you can’t come to the meeting please see Miss Smith in PE this week.


After School Sports Clubs  –  Mr Laurie

All our after school sports clubs will get underway next week, starting on Monday, 31st August.

Please check out the notice boards for times and activity areas.

Make sure you have submitted your sports club applications and EE2 forms.