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As detailed on the individual photo order form, the official S6 class picture is available to view on Tempest website – Tempest-groups.co.uk In the search box type Craigmount High School and you will then have access to view the S6 official group picture. If you would like to purchase this print you will need to […]

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The WOW 18 booking form is now live. Week of wellbeing booking

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Dear Parents/Carers Happy 2018! I hope the Christmas break went well. 2018 is the Year of Young People in Scotland and next week I will be attending an event at the council to celebrate this. School started back smoothly this week, with staff in on Monday and working on a variety of things as well […]

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We have had the ability to install Microsoft Office Pro Plus (equivalent to Office 2016) at no cost since we moved to Office 365. Users of the City’s tenancy of Office 365 who are pupils with their own accounts or who are staff with a payroll number (ie not Teachers in Training accounts or Contractor accounts) […]

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On the week beginning 13th November, Craigmount High School celebrated Anti Bullying Week 2017. The theme of this week was “All Different, All Equal”. During this week, there were several anti-bullying events around the school, including a film project with Mr Gaughan’s media class and a lively debate at Thursday lunchtime from our Debating Society, […]

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S4, 5 and 6 Prelims 2018 This session’s prelim timetable is now 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 Monday 22 January. Pupils should spend time checking when their prelims are and plan their revision accordingly […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I feel I must start this post by commending the S6 involved in setting up the excellent fund-raising quiz in school last night. Thanks to the efforts of Lydia and Sophie in S6, all involved had an enjoyable evening, and raised almost £600 for to be split between Teenage Cancer Trust and the […]

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Save Scotland from Poverty

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Dear Parents/Carers As you will see from the library post below, there’s been a great atmosphere around the school, with library activities at the centre of this, and a really creative link between our equalities work and the promotion of literacy. Such events take a lot of extra commitment and planning from staff and I […]

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Consent packs for vaccinations from NHS Lothian are out now for pupils in S3 (and in S4 – S6 who have not yet received their vaccinations). Every year, pupils in S3 are offered the Teenage booster to complete their life long protection, through routine immunisations, against tetanus, diphtheria and polio. Any pupils in S4 – […]

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Dear Parents and Carers This week we will have the second of three assemblies across the session which focus on Time for Reflection. All Scottish Schools are responsible for delivering Time for Reflection in a way that is suited to their own particular needs. However, some come features are that Time for Reflection: “… provides […]

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Dear Parents/Carers It was great speaking to so many S1 parents last night at the consultation evening. It was particularly gratifying to note the enthusiasm of the new JASS Ambassadors who were promoting this project, as well as the efforts of the senior students involved in fund-raising activities for a range of science, international and […]

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Edinburgh Schools Review 241117

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In S1 your child will be completing their Gold level JASS Award. JASS is a personal achievement award for young people P6-S1 and in Craigmount it is supported by the RME department. Find out more below. Parental Letter JASS 2017 (002)

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Biometrics CRB are now rolling out the Biometric system to schools that have had the cashless catering upgrade. This will allow students to pay for meals using the new system instead of entering their pin number. The will speed up service at break and lunch. A form will be sent home with your child tomorrow […]

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Dear Parents/Carers It was good seeing many of you at the S5-6 Parent Evening yesterday. Once again your feedback on the new booking system was very positive. I hope the conversations with staff were helpful to you in your efforts to offer support. We will be issuing some more information on supporting learners soon. This […]

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Dear Parents/Carers   I have been asked to share this letter from the Deputy First Minister, John Swinney. It has details about the consultation on the new Education Bill launched this week. A copy was also sent to our Parent Council Chair. I am now making this letter available on the website. Empowering Schools A […]

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Last term I posted that we encourage our S1 students to remain in school at lunchtime, and that after October if you wished your son/daughter to be allowed out during lunchtime to let the school know.  We would be keen that S1 students continue to stay in school during the 50 minute lunch break, there is as there […]

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Dear Parents/Carers It was good to see many of you last night at the senior school event led by Mrs Urquhart on support for examinations and coursework. The presentation will go on the website next week and parents will be emailed a direct link. This event covered the following areas: – An overview on how […]

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Dear Parents/Carers Once again this has been a busy week with residential trips. The annual trip to the battlefields was once again an enormous success thanks to the commitment of the staff involved: Mrs Crosbie, Mrs Dobson and Mr Higgins. As I write we also have the second S1 Venture group returning from Benmore, and […]

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