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This short announcement is intended to give an overview of our 3 Day Visit. Pupils should arrive at Craigmount on Tuesday for an assembly at 9:00am in the concourse when they will meet their Group Tutors and their S6 House Ambassadors. On Wednesday and Thursday the day will start at 8:30am and each day will […]

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SPORTS DAY Sports Day will be on Friday the 16th and will run all day. P1&2 will be a festival followed by the running events after break. Please come dressed to participate in sport in your house colours and bring plenty of water. Please note that if you are participating in heats on Thursday you […]

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Dear Parents/Carers Last week ended with the wonderful Craigmount Debating Day, and this week I was informed that both our senior and junior teams had made the Donald Dewar Debating Prize final. This will take place at the Scottish Parliament later this month. Success was also achieved by our talented S1-3 dancers this week. Please […]

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Dear New S4 Parent,   Every year we invite you to attend a brief information session to outline what S4 National Qualifications look like and involve. We cover a range of topics and answer questions. It hopefully gives you some information to help support your son or daughter as they enter the first year of […]

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Dear Parents/Carers What a fantastic day it has been at Craigmount. There’s been so much going on and our many visitors today have commented on the great atmosphere around the school. When I finish this update I will be going to watch the finals of Craigmount Debating Day, which has seen us host schools from […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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“ 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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Dear Parent / Carer, After nearly 2 years of consulting and planning we are close to moving into not only our new timetable, but also our new day structure. The students will be given Timetables in the coming days to help prepare them for Monday 8th May when the new S2 S3 S4 will begin. […]

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Dear parents/carers Our S4-6 have now started exam leave and we wished them well this week. All details on exams and SQA matters are on the website, including details of the special “Immersion” study support days offered by faculties prior to the exams. Those students not on full exam leave also received letters this Thursday […]

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Immersion Study Days Timetable 2017

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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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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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