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Dear all, This week we shall deliver the SQA Exam assembly to all S4,5,6. The students are well prepared following their Prelims and have hopefully spent time preparing for their upcoming assessments. The following points outline exam leave at Craigmount this year: S4 exam leave begins this Thursday 27th April at 3.30pm students sitting 3 […]

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Dear Parents/Carers  The Easter supported study programme was well attended and feedback from students has been very positive. This week I emphasized the considerable  impact final focussed revision sessions can have, particularly on the performance of students at grade borderlines. I have asked all departments to set up “Immersion Days” in the lead up to […]

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Easter Revision Classes updated 05_04_17

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Dear Parents/Carers Term ended well today, and we sent our seniors into the break with clear advice on how to prepare for the forthcoming exams. Mr Pye has made the full Easter revision support programme available on the website. I want to thank our staff for offering this once again,  as such a comprehensive programme […]

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The deadline for LEAPS-eligible students to apply to the 2017 LEAPS Summer School is fast approaching (this Friday 31 March 2017) and we’d be really grateful for any help spreading the word this week! Please see below for more details and a link to the online application form.   LEAPS 2017 summer school

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Parent and Carer Support and Information Sessions on Young People’s Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Issues Please find attached a flyer and poster about the next Information and Support Sessions for Parents and Carers who wish more information or are concerned about their pre-teen or teenager’s Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health. Each monthly session has a […]

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There’s a link on the Edinburgh Council web site to the independent report that was commissioned into the closure of the 17 schools accross Edinburgh last year.  Gives information about the building defects, action carried out to bring the schools up to standard, the decant, recommendations, etc. Independent report into school closures There’s also an […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I have just heard that our S2 netball team has won the Scottish Cup 24-18 against St Andrews over in Motherwell. Well done to them, and to the S1 team yesterday who narrowly lost a cup final 10-9 against Perth HS. Both results speak volumes of the efforts of students and the staff […]

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We would like to thank everyone who helped with the blood donor session when we visited Craigmount High School on 8th March 2017. Thank you poster

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Dear Parents/Carers I have just heard that our S6 Charities Committee, supported by Events Management student expertise, raised £150.60 at morning break by organising a staff bake-off, which was won by Mr Beattie. This also added to the convivial staffroom atmosphere as we said farewell to Ms Wallace, who will start her new DHT post […]

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Dear Parents/Carers The week started well with two student trophies won in national competitions. First of all our junior debaters, as always supported superbly by Mr McPake, won the Ernest Mills Trophy, the first Scottish state school to do so despite stiff competition from the independent sector. Next, a team of senior students won the […]

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Dear S4 S5 Parent, On Thursday evening we will hold an information session for you. This will talk you through the choice process for students moving from S4 into S5. S5 Parents are also welcome as this presentation (though seen last year) will support students moving from S5 into S6. The Course Booklet 2017/18 is […]

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Please see new Family Learning Page on website.

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Dear Parents/Carers Yesterday all parents/carers were texted to publicise the release of the report into the school closures, which has received extensive media interest. You can access the 250 page report on the council website. It was great to have such a high turnout at the S2 parent information evening on Tuesday. The new online […]

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Online Booking for WOW17 will close this Sunday. BOOK NOW using the link below. WOW 17 course choices are now available to view via the following link WOW17 course choices. Booking is now open today (Friday 27th January) and will close on Friday, 3rd February. Book here. Any questions regarding booking, please see Mr Beattie in […]

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Please see below details of an exciting opportunity for students.   Hebridean way poster 2017.   Application-Form-Hebridean Cycle Challenge 2017   Key dates / Programme   We have provided all of the key dates for your information. Before completing your application; please fully consider the following dates: –   Date Session Friday 17th February 2017 […]

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Dear S2 Parent,   Over the coming weeks your child will make their subject choices which will progress them into S3. The S2 into S3 course booklet will be available online from tomorrow (Jan 31st). This provides information on the courses available in S3 as students begin to plan for their next steps. The booklet […]

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Dear Parents/Carers It was good meeting so many of you at the excellent S3 parent evening on Wednesday. Attendance was almost 100% and we have contacted the small number of parents unable to attend. It was good to hear that the support materials on the website about the new curriculum structure have been well-received by […]

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Students who receive free school meals are helping the school! So, please apply if you think you might be eligible. As you may know, a part of our school funding is based on the number of students claiming Free School Meals.  Therefore, all students benefit from families claiming their Free School Meal entitlement. Craigmount High […]

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