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Dear Parents/Carers This week has been enriched by the excellent STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) work that has been going on across the school. All S2 students participated and the feedback from them and partners has been overwhelmingly positive. Activities took place in a number of Faculties: Maths, Computing, CDT, Science, and a major highlight […]

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“S3 Parents Night Online Booking open from 1900 on 16/1/17 at www.parents-booking.co.uk/craigmount book early”

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Dear Parents/Carers  I hope you had a good festive season, and have been able to read about all the great work that took place last term in our December newsletter. We are trying to reduce our carbon footprint, but please be aware that if you require a hard copy, these are available on request from […]

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Dear S3 Parent, Your son / daughter will receive a sheet of A4 paper this week from their Guidance Teacher, this is called their ‘Review of Learning’. The students will use this to select their subjects for S4. The instructions on the Review of Learning sheet are designed to be user friendly and straight forward. […]

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Craigmount Curriculum change news Dear all, please have a look at the Parent publications section of the website where you will see a letter from Mr Rae, Headteacher. We have also produced an FAQ’s for Parents, we hope you find this useful.  

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winter-newsletter-2016

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Dear Parents/Carers What a fantastic start to the week we had with the Christmas Concert. The performances were excellent, with a musical piece for all tastes. The whole organisation and delivery was a real team effort, but I think it fair to mention the pivotal role played by Ms Hannah in pulling it all together […]

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Dear S4,5,6 and Parents, The Prelims are now planned and available to view by downloading from the school website under the Parent Publication and Student Docs sections. You will see the Prelims by day starting with January 23rd 2017. Spend time checking when your Prelims are and highlighting your timetable to aid your planning / […]

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Schools have been asked to share information on the National Improvement Framework and the plans for assessing Children’s Progress. A leaflet from the Scottish Government, “A Guide for Parents and Carers” is now available on our Family Learning Page.  

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Dear Parents/Carers The S6 Christmas Ball last night was an excellent evening, and I must commend the team of S6 students who led on this. Planning was first class, and all the staff and students present had a great evening. This week we have also been having final rehearsals for the sell-out Christmas Concert on […]

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Dear Parents/Carers It’s been another busy and productive week at Craigmount. At the Parent Council on Monday night, we spent time looking at some key questions on the Governance consultation that is currently taking place. I also shared some core messages on our School Improvement Plan and highlights from our attainment report. I will post […]

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Dear Parents/Carers Our S1 parent evening was very well attended and feedback on the S1 experience was very positive. Thank you to those who offered feedback on the new online booking system and the trialling of 4 minute interviews for the S1 evening. Many of you commented on how well staff seemed to know the […]

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INVITE! – S1 FAMILY LEARNING EVENING   To help support you and your child, we are inviting S1 Parents to an engagement / info sharing evening where we will share ways in which you can help your son / daughter through Literacy and Numeracy.   Literacy and Numeracy skills are crucial in the early development […]

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Dear Parents/Carers It has been a very active week as we approach mid-November. Many staff continue to report that senior classes remain focussed and are working hard. Hopefully the well-attended S5-6 evening recently will have allowed staff to share specific crucial feedback. Currently our S4 are out on work experience, but later this month we […]

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Dear Parents/Carers It was good meeting so many of you on Wednesday at the S5-6 Parent Information evening. Attendance was very high and feedback on the new online booking system was overwhelmingly positive. Having spoken with many of you, I think it would be useful to raise awareness of a brilliant free study resource called […]

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Dear Parents/Carers of S1,                  Welcome to our new online booking system for the upcoming S1 Parents’ Consultation Evening on Thursday 24th November 1700-1930. This system will allow you to have control over your evening including availability and pre-meeting communication. Please type –   http://www.parents-booking.co.uk/craigmount  into your web browser. Login to see all of your son/daughter’s teachers […]

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Dear Parents,   My name is Euan Kelman and I work in Craigmount High School as the Careers Adviser. I work for an organisation called Skills Development Scotland. We intend to speak with all S3 pupils’ who are making a decision about the subjects they are going to choose for S4.   This will be […]

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Dear Parents/Carers This week we hosted 20 teachers, mostly from China. They are training to become teachers of English and visited the school in order to gain direct experience of Scottish classrooms. We were able to offer them a very rich experience over two days as so many staff were willing to open classrooms to […]

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Dear Parents/Carers School started back smoothly after the October break. The joint Art/Modern Studies trip to New York was a major success, with a variety of curricular-related visits taking place. It has also been really good to now know the S1 much better following the Lagganlia Venture trips earlier in the term. It means  members […]

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Measles infection in Lothian Measles cases have been confirmed in Lothian over the past month in teenagers and young adults. Please do not send your child to school if they have any symptoms suggestive of measles infection. Symptoms The symptoms of measles include fever, lethargy, runny nose, conjunctivitis, cough and a red, blotchy rash which […]

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