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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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Our SQA visiting assessor for the music performance exams  is coming to school on Wednesday 19th , Thursday 20th and Friday 21st March for all National 5, Int 1, Int 2 and Higher Music candidates. A timetable with specific times for each student will follow in due course.

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Congratulations to Daniel Baur of S3 who has been called up for the Scotland under-15 Football squad travelling to Turkey later this month.

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Next week it is Safer Internet Day. At Craigmount, we are holding assemblies to remind students of the dangers online and how to act safely and responsibly online. Check out our Internet Safety Tips for Parents powtoon below (click on the play button) and follow us on Twitter for updates.

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Reminder: The S2 Course Choice Information Evening is tonight from 7:00pm to 8:00pm – all parents of our current S2 are welcome.

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The Kodu Kup is open to anyone from a UK school aged between seven and fourteen. Children may be entered for the competition as individuals or as part of a team of up to three people. Students who are interested in taking part should come along to room 250 at lunchtime on Thursdays, starting today, […]

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The S3 Course Choice booklet has been updated and can be found under ‘Publications for Parents’ or ‘Student Docs’ or by clicking here.

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Today we were privileged to have an incredibly moving and powerful talk from Rudi Oppenheimer who is a Holocaust survivor. We thank Rudi and the Holocaust Education Trust for agreeing to support us today. We must also thank Ms McCall for her organisation of the event and our S2 students for being such a respectful […]

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Version 2 of the Prelim TT now available for download here.

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