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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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Please click on the link to view SQA Frequently Asked Questions regarding post results. Results_Services_FAQs_web_FINAL

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Microsoft Office is now available FREE for all learning & teaching staff, as well as for all pupils, in City of Edinburgh Council. You can install Office for free from your Office365 account.   You can access this at home by using the URL http://office365.edin.org   Your first authentication screen will need to to enter […]

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THIS POST CONTAINS GENERAL SQA RESULTS INFORMATION AND ART NATIONAL 5 SPECIFIC INFORMATION   Dear Students and Parents, We wish all Students success and achievement when they open / receive their results tomorrow. Once you have received your results there may be some options for you to consider, there are many websites which will offer support […]

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The attached information handout for parents and carers of pre teens or teenagers in Edinburgh has been developed by the Parent and Carer Support Team. The handout gives details of the range of supports that parents can access.

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08 June 2016 Dear Parent/Carer Transition to Craigmount High School Further to my previous letter I am writing to inform you about the changed arrangements for transition that we are currently working on. 1. Two day transition programme We have secured Meggetland and Napier University (Craiglockhart Campus) as suitable sites to run our Transition Visits […]

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Alternative Timetable Meeting – Ms Lawson   Alternative timetable meeting for London tonight for  Craigmount parents has been postponed and a new venue/date will be confirmed soon?    

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Buses It has been brought to our attention that First Bus Company has not been honouring the bus tickets given to students and that some students were asked to get off the bus before reaching their destination. This is wholly unacceptable and we apologise for this. We have been in contact with City of Edinburgh […]

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S4/5 into S5/6 Information Evening Presentation now available in ‘Publications for Parents’ under the Parents’ tab and in ‘Student Docs’ under Student menu. Also available by clicking here.

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