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The Craigmount Parent Council Annual General Meeting will take place on Monday 29th May 2017, 7 – 9pm, in the Craigmount High School Staff Room. The meeting is to review the work of the Parent Council over the past year, approve the accounts and discuss issues raised by parents. It is open to any member of the […]

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Dear Parent / Carer, After nearly 2 years of consulting and planning we are close to moving into not only our new timetable, but also our new day structure. The students will be given Timetables in the coming days to help prepare them for Monday 8th May when the new S2 S3 S4 will begin. […]

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Parent and Carer Support and Information Sessions on Young People’s Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Issues Please find attached a flyer and poster about the next Information and Support Sessions for Parents and Carers who wish more information or are concerned about their pre-teen or teenager’s Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health. Each monthly session has a […]

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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 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 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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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 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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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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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,   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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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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S4 WORK PLACEMENT – We thought it would be beneficial to provide some Parental information on our annual Work Placement, in the hope this keeps you in the picture as we approach the key dates in November. At Craigmount all Students in S4 commit to a Work Placement, we value the benefits that a week […]

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Information regarding Parents Open Days on the 13th and 26th of October 2016. letter-to-parents-re-open-afternoon-info-evening

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Dear Parent / Carer, PLEASE NOTE A DATE CHANGE – THIS EVENING WILL NOW TAKE PLACE ON WED 12TH OCTOBER Every year we run a Parental engagement session for our Seniors, to help you understand and be prepared for the demands of the National Qualifications. Many of the messages are generic; be on time, attend […]

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Dear Parent(s)/Carer(s) It was good to meet many of you at the Duke of Edinburgh Celebration event last week, when around 40 students gained Bronze Awards. This event, and the fantastic Craigmount Debating Day organised by students and Mr McPake recently, highlighted to me that we are now very much back into our school routine. […]

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With the new 2016/17 Academic session well under way and with many exciting Student opportunities to come, it seems like the perfect time to let Students, Parents and Carers know about some of the potential trips and excursions for 2017 and the rationale behind them. Please read the letter below for detailed information. Trips and […]

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