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Dear Parents/Carers It has been a busy week for SQA exams with Biology, Accounting, Health & Food Technology, Sociology, Geography and Engineering Science taking place. Once again, initial student feedback has been positive. Our May Programme students have been able to spend part of the programme on outdoor activities (and enjoy the superb weather this […]

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Dear Parents/Carers Our Week of Wellbeing 2017 has gone very well, with many students confirming what a great time they have had this week. I hope you are enjoying the various Tweets from the residential trips. The weather has also contributed to an enjoyable week. I want to acknowledge the massive commitment of staff in […]

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Dear Parents/Carers Our new timetable shift has gone very well this week, with students and staff adjusting quickly to the new timings. I have also had lots of positive feedback from many students on various aspects of their new courses. We have been emphasizing in assemblies that it is important to have some breakfast and/or […]

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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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Dear parents/carers Our S4-6 have now started exam leave and we wished them well this week. All details on exams and SQA matters are on the website, including details of the special “Immersion” study support days offered by faculties prior to the exams. Those students not on full exam leave also received letters this Thursday […]

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Craigmount will feature in tonights Edinburgh Evevning News 28/4/17

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Dear Parents/Carers  The Easter supported study programme was well attended and feedback from students has been very positive. This week I emphasized the considerable  impact final focussed revision sessions can have, particularly on the performance of students at grade borderlines. I have asked all departments to set up “Immersion Days” in the lead up to […]

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Dear Parents/Carers Term ended well today, and we sent our seniors into the break with clear advice on how to prepare for the forthcoming exams. Mr Pye has made the full Easter revision support programme available on the website. I want to thank our staff for offering this once again,  as such a comprehensive programme […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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