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There’s a link on the Edinburgh Council web site to the independent report that was commissioned into the closure of the 17 schools accross Edinburgh last year.  Gives information about the building defects, action carried out to bring the schools up to standard, the decant, recommendations, etc. Independent report into school closures There’s also an […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I have just heard that our S2 netball team has won the Scottish Cup 24-18 against St Andrews over in Motherwell. Well done to them, and to the S1 team yesterday who narrowly lost a cup final 10-9 against Perth HS. Both results speak volumes of the efforts of students and the staff […]

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We would like to thank everyone who helped with the blood donor session when we visited Craigmount High School on 8th March 2017. Thank you poster

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Dear Parents/Carers I have just heard that our S6 Charities Committee, supported by Events Management student expertise, raised £150.60 at morning break by organising a staff bake-off, which was won by Mr Beattie. This also added to the convivial staffroom atmosphere as we said farewell to Ms Wallace, who will start her new DHT post […]

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Dear Parents/Carers The week started well with two student trophies won in national competitions. First of all our junior debaters, as always supported superbly by Mr McPake, won the Ernest Mills Trophy, the first Scottish state school to do so despite stiff competition from the independent sector. Next, a team of senior students won the […]

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Dear S4 S5 Parent, On Thursday evening we will hold an information session for you. This will talk you through the choice process for students moving from S4 into S5. S5 Parents are also welcome as this presentation (though seen last year) will support students moving from S5 into S6. The Course Booklet 2017/18 is […]

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Please see new Family Learning Page on website.

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Dear Parents/Carers Yesterday all parents/carers were texted to publicise the release of the report into the school closures, which has received extensive media interest. You can access the 250 page report on the council website. It was great to have such a high turnout at the S2 parent information evening on Tuesday. The new online […]

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Online Booking for WOW17 will close this Sunday. BOOK NOW using the link below. WOW 17 course choices are now available to view via the following link WOW17 course choices. Booking is now open today (Friday 27th January) and will close on Friday, 3rd February. Book here. Any questions regarding booking, please see Mr Beattie in […]

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Please see below details of an exciting opportunity for students.   Hebridean way poster 2017.   Application-Form-Hebridean Cycle Challenge 2017   Key dates / Programme   We have provided all of the key dates for your information. Before completing your application; please fully consider the following dates: –   Date Session Friday 17th February 2017 […]

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Dear S2 Parent,   Over the coming weeks your child will make their subject choices which will progress them into S3. The S2 into S3 course booklet will be available online from tomorrow (Jan 31st). This provides information on the courses available in S3 as students begin to plan for their next steps. The booklet […]

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Dear Parents/Carers It was good meeting so many of you at the excellent S3 parent evening on Wednesday. Attendance was almost 100% and we have contacted the small number of parents unable to attend. It was good to hear that the support materials on the website about the new curriculum structure have been well-received by […]

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Students who receive free school meals are helping the school! So, please apply if you think you might be eligible. As you may know, a part of our school funding is based on the number of students claiming Free School Meals.  Therefore, all students benefit from families claiming their Free School Meal entitlement. Craigmount High […]

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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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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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