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Dear Parents/Carers I hope you had a good September weekend. On the Sunday a number of staff , students and parents took part in the Kilt Walk in support of a former student, J Lamb. The weather was not kind to us but there was a great atmosphere at the event, and lots of funding […]

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All s4 Students will be on work experience from Monday 12th – Friday 16th of November 2018. This form must be returned to Pupil support leader (guidance) by Friday the 05th of October 2018.  This will give us the opportunity to send it to Gateway and it will give them the opportunity to check the […]

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Head Teacher update   Friday 14th September 2018   Dear Parents/Carers   It was good meeting many of you at the well-attended events for S1 and S4 this week. S1 and S4 parents will be emailed details from the evenings next week. Most parents have now provided a current email address, but please contact us with […]

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Dear Parents and Carers This week we will have the first of three assemblies across the session which focus on Time for Reflection. All Scottish Schools are responsible for delivering Time for Reflection in a way that is suited to their own particular needs. However, some features are that Time for Reflection: “… provides opportunities […]

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Dear Parents/ Carers It was great seeing many of you at the Faculty Awards yesterday evening. Thanks to all the staff who worked hard to make this possible, and of course the students in our wonderful Big Band. In compiling the Head Teacher address for the event it just confirmed for me the huge range […]

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Dear Parents/Carers Thanks to all of you who have now returned the annual data update by today’s deadline. If you have not yet managed to return this, please do so as early as possible next week. Now that we are three weeks into term, the clubs and activities are well underway, and I’m particularly pleased […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I want to start by offering students who are currently celebrating Eid our best wishes for this important time. Our S1 continue to find their feet in secondary school and many staff have been commenting on the positive attitude to learning they are showing. One science lesson I dropped in on certainly had […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I want to start by complimenting our new S1 on the fantastic start they have made this week. Staff have been very impressed with the attitude shown. At the first assembly they also looked really smart and eager. We held assemblies for all year groups this week, just to welcome them back and […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I hope you have had a good summer and enjoyed the fine weather. We are looking forward to welcoming back our students tomorrow, especially the new S1 cohort. They are always very smart, but I want to emphasize that our flexible Dress Code allows for the wearing of polo shirts, or the more […]

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If on receiving your exam results you would now like to change your course choices for next year. You can email me at Tracy.Urquhart@craigmount.edin.sch.uk to make a request. I will where possible make any possible changes in advance of you returning on Wednesday. Alternatively you can wait until you return on Wednesday and speak to your Guidance Teacher about […]

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If you have received your results today and have not met your entry requirements for university or college, there is help, support and options still available. University Clearing: You can log into your UCAS account to see of you are eligible for Clearing or picking different course options. Applicants can search for Clearing vacancies in the […]

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Post Results Service I hope that the results arriving this morning have rewarded the hard work over the last year. If however you are considering requesting a Marking Review, please read the attached documentation to confirm that your request meets the criteria set out by the SQA. If on reading this information you would still […]

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In my final update of the session I want to highlight what a fantastic term we have had. Core business such as the SQA exams has gone smoothly thanks to the efforts of all, and especially our wonderful team of invigilators. We have also placed event greater emphasis on health and wellbeing, with the Week […]

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Dear Parents/Carers   The main event in school this week has been P7 transition, and it has been obvious that thanks to all the excellent planning and organisation by support staff working with the twenty primaries involved, that we have had a very successful week. This was also the feedback from the very well-attended P7 […]

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Dear Parents/Carers This week Mrs Coull and the pupil support team have been working hard planning the final details of the P7 transition visit next week. Of course, 24 students have already been in the school on Fridays recently this term as part of our enhanced transition. We also welcomed the parents of those on […]

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SPORTS DAY 2018 Sports Day will run on Friday the 15th and will run as follows: Period 1: As normal 9.30-9.50: Interval 9.50: All students to report to tutor classroom for registration 9.50-10: Tutor classes will be called by year group to make their way to the athletics track (tannoy announcements) 10-12.20: Sports Day! Students […]

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There is currently an error on the school calendar which states that there is an Informaiton Evening for S4 Parents this Thursday Evening (14 June). Please excuse this and accept our apologies for any confusion. Based on feedback from last year we will be holding this event in the new term on Thursday 13 September […]

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Dear Parents/Carers The former S6 students are in school this morning collecting prom tickets and Year Books in advance of prom this evening. I look forward to seeing many of you there. Meanwhile, the learning cycle continues with the return of S5 and S6 earlier this week. The welcome and induction assemblies highlighted the importance […]

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Our S6 Prom is fast approaching and will take place on Friday 8 June at the Marriott Hotel, Glasgow Road, Edinburgh. Parents are invited to join us for a drinks reception from 6 pm with the prom starting officially at around 7.30 pm. S6 pupils are invited into school on Friday morning between 9.30 and 10 am to […]

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Our S6 students have the opportunity to wear a school blazer as part of their uniform for their final year. Our uniform supplier, Border Embroideries, will be in school on Thursday 7th June between 2.00pm and 3.00pm to arrange fittings. They will supply each student with details of the correct size to allow you to […]

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