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With the exams rapidly approaching we know that students will want to do all they can to maximise the time they have left. Please follow the link below to access information about FREE revision support from Scholar.   Scholar_Revision_School_Dept_Course

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The S6 Course Choice Booklet is now available here.

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Everything you need to know about The Alternative Timetable 2014. All courses have been allocated to students and can now be paid for. Find out more at the following link http://craigmounthighschool.co.uk/information-for-parents/alternative-timetable/      

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Craigmount has gained a place in the final of the Law Society Donald Dewar Memorial Debating Trophy which will take place in the main chamber of the Scottish Parliament on Thursday 12 June. The team (Liam Stewart and Michael Davidson) won through in the semi-final in Glasgow.

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There were so many great events last week it is hard to keep up. The Comenius visit and our Spring Fling went very well. More to follow.

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… sixth year has been easy again this year. Sixty blood donations from S6 of whom fifty five were new donors. Superb! Thanks to Mr Laurie for organising the event.

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The S1 ICT/FCT/RME social enterprise event is taking place on Friday 21st March in the concourse at break. The S1 students have been busy planning the event from deciding on company names and designing logos, to choosing types of muffins to make and sell, pricing and promotional material. Each class has chosen a local community project, […]

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FRIDAY 14 MARCH 2014 Craigmount High School, Edinburgh hosted a talk from a member of the House of Lords on Friday 14 March 2014 to encourage students to engage more with the political and parliamentary process. Lord Hardie met with S6 Modern Studies students for an hour to talk about the work and role of […]

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Twelve hour sportathon (6am until 6pm). All encouraged to dress as a film/TV/cartoon character. Cash raised will go to Sports Relief and the Sick Kids Foundation. see http://www.edinburghsickkids.org/ and http://www.sportrelief.com/

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106 have launched a Mary’s Meals campaign as part of our JASS “Me and My World” project. Mary’s Meals is a charity that helps children in Africa, South America & Asia go to school and have the right equipment for it. They also provide food and water these children. 106 are doing the Backpack Appeal, […]

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The Edinburgh Guarantee Bulletin is now available on the Students Page.

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Developing the next generation of talent. Selex ES are holding a Recruitment Event in Edinburgh to promote career opportunities in the following: Experienced Engineering across a broad range of disciplines, including Microwave and RF,Firmware, Software , Mechanical  and Systems Apprentice Development Programme Student Placement Opportunities Graduate Development Programme Details: Friday 14th March, 2-8pm Crewe Toll, Edinburgh, […]

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Busy week with visits from Codeplay, JDSU and Nuclues Financial. S2 students have been working on their Scratch games and also had a go at creating their own Flappy Bird game via the Code.org tutorial.   Intermediate 2 Information Systems Class:  

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Yesterday’s presentation on the S3 Review of Learning and Jet can be found in Student Docs (under Students) or in Publications for Parents (under Parents) or by following this link.

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Thank you to Ronnie Masson from JDSU joining 2L today to tell them about software engineering and to help them with their Scratch games.   Love the updated version of Code.org’s video promoting the Hour of Code:

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Today we are joined by 2 software developers from Codeplay, an Edinburgh based software, they will be visiting some of our S2 classes, who are currently designing games in Scratch. This morning Mr Sansom is delivering one of the Hour of Code tutorials on Lightbot to a group of P7s at Foxcovert Primary school. Lunchtime […]

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We look forward to welcoming P7 pupils from catchment and non-catchment schools tomorrow morning for our P7 Maths Challenge. Having conducted themselves so well during our  World of Work Event, staff and students here are eagerly anticipating working with P7 pupils once again. As per our transition page, primary pupils should aim to arrive for […]

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The UK is now having its own Hour of Code week to encourage more people into programming. It is also tying in with the change to the Computing curriculum in England and Wales. From September 2014 schools in England and Wales will no longer teach ICT, but instead will be teaching Computing Science. Programming or […]

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Reminder of S2 Parents’ Evening which is taking place tomorrow – Thursday 13 February from 5.00 pm – 7.30 pm. Parking will be a problem. Disabled parking available by phoning 339 6823.

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Information sessions for parents and carers. Talk about Teens – West area

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