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The Study support timetable is now available from HERE

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The booking form for WOW 2020 is now open. Use the link below. WOW Booking

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Thank you to those of you who were able to come along to our S3 into S4 Information Evening last week. The presentation from Thursday evening and the booklet with full details of each course on offer to our new S4 is now in the Student and Parent section of the website. Deadline for S4 […]

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Dear Parents/Carers Term has started well with the students returning refreshed from the festive break. Happy New year to all.  I have spoken to many seniors and they seem to have appreciated the fact they completed the formal assessments prior to the holidays. Staff will now be giving feedback to them, and meeting with parents […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I want to start by complimenting the senior students on the way they managed the formal assessment process in recent weeks and to share with you the glowing feedback we received on the students from our invigilators. We also had a successful S6 Ball last Friday which the staff and students attending all […]

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the week of wellbeing 2020 brochure is now live. http://craigmounthighschool.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/WOW-2020-Brochure.pdf

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I know that those of you who were in the audience will have enjoyed the fantastic Christmas Concert last night. My thanks to all the students and staff who made this possible. It is the culmination of a great deal of hard work. I want to mention our dedicated Instrumental Staff, and Mr McLaren in […]

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Dear Parents/Carers House Assemblies this week focused on our annual Food Bank Appeal. All students heard an excellent presentation led by other students which set the context around food poverty and launched a House Competition based around donations over the next few weeks. Please ask your son/daughter about this. The students on the equalities group […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I feel compelled to start with this fantastic update from Mr McPake on recent successes in debating. “Monday was one of the most successful days in twenty-one years of debating at Craigmount. Craigmount completely dominated the University of Glasgow Union Schools Competition, taking 1st place in all four rounds before going on to win […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I want to start with a message from Ms Cameron in Social Subjects who is leading on a charity initiative. Thanks to all of the families who have donated to our charity appeal this week. Our aim is to collect as many pre-loved Winter coats and jackets as we can to pass on to […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I want to start by thanking the staff and students who facilitated the P7 information evening yesterday led by Mrs Coull (DHT). There were 350 seated at the presentations with a very large S1 expected again next session. Before the presentations Craigmount students conducted tours of the school and our S3 My World […]

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Dear Parents/Carers It’s been another busy week on the extra-curricular front at Craigmount. S1 Venture has benefited from the mostly good weather as almost 200 S1 students took part this week with staff House teams. The activities were based around school values.  At the same time, Mrs Jack had another of our leadership sessions with […]

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Head Teacher update                    Friday 4th October 2019                                                                         Aim high, Adapt, Succeed Dear Parents/Carers It’s been another busy week on the extra-curricular front at Craigmount. S1 Venture has benefited from the mostly good weather as almost 200 S1 students took part this week with staff House teams. The activities were based around school […]

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Dear Parents/Carers First of all I want to compliment and commend the staff and students who took part in another successful trip to the battlefields. Student feedback on the trip was very positive and powerful once again with a number of students able to visit the graves and memorials of distant members of their families […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I want to start by thanking Mr Pye (DHT)  for leading the successful Literacy/Numeracy information evening for S1 parents yesterday. Mr Pye will email out full details to all S1 parents next week. I also want to thank the large team of staff who gave of their time to support the event. These […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I wan to start by thanking all who attended the fantastic Faculty Awards ceremony last night, and in particular all the staff who made it possible. It takes a lot to plan and deliver the event but things ran very smoothly. Our guest speaker and former Craigmount student, Professor Barlow spoke very well […]

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Thank you to those of you who were able to attend the S4 ‘How to Pass’ Information Evening on Wednesday 4 September. If you would like to review any of the content, or were unable to attend, the PowerPoint which was shared on the evening is now available in the parent publication section of the […]

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Dear Parents/Carers There have been lots of good and extra things happening across the school this week. I will start with an update from Mrs Hendrie (CL Computing and Business Education). Artificial Intelligence workshops with S2 Girls “EDT and TATA Consultancy came into Craigmount on Wednesday 9 September to run workshops on Artificial Intelligence with […]

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After you get your SQA exam results on Tuesday 6 August, come along to the Edinburgh College Course Clearing Event to find out what to do next. Thursday 8 August 2019 12 – 4 pm Granton Campus 350 West Granton Road, EH5 1QE Want to make a new course application? At the event you can […]

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