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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 As we go into the September weekend it has been a particularly busy time in the senior school. Many students today were supported by an officer from the Lothian Equal Access Provision (LEAPs) team with their university applications. These meetings support students coming from backgrounds where parents did not attend university. I am […]

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Letter to Secondary schools, 2017 09 04

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Dear Parents/Carers When taking an S1 class this morning it was great to hear that every single student in it had become involved in at least one extra-curricular activity this past week. These activities are now up and running and you can see the range from the Daily Bulletin posts on the website each morning. […]

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UCAS Information 2017/18 We now have the buzzword for you to start your Application for UCAS 2018. This will be displayed in the common room, guidance base and management corridor with a reminder of the instructions from Monday. If you are keen to get started on your application over the weekend, please email Tracy.Urquhart@craigmount.edin.sch.uk and […]

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Dear Parent / Carer One of the pupils at Craigmount High School is receiving medical treatment which puts them at risk if they are exposed to measles, chicken pox, shingles and cold sores. The Royal Hospital for sick Children have asked us to share the following information to help reduce this risk. The best way […]

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Dear Parents/Carers Now that we have reached the end of week two routines are well established once again and the senior coursing following exam results is almost complete. Assemblies this week  were delivered to S1-3 and focused on the new school values and setting high expectations. Our new S1 continue to impress and no longer […]

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S1 Students – Lunchtimes It has been great to welcome our S1 students this week who have settled in well into life at Craigmount.   In previous years school practice is to encourage S1 to remain in school until the October break at lunchtimes.    This means we can encourage them to attend wider achievement opportunities sand […]

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Dear Parents/Carers It has been great these past three days to welcome back our students at the assemblies for all year-groups.  I also visited a number of S1 classes this morning, and enjoyed hearing about how the week had gone. Our staff have been very impressed with them. We are also aware that some students […]

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Marking Review Requests for SQA If you would like to request a marking review from SQA but are not waiting on confirmation of a University place, you can also do so by emailing Tracy.Urquhart@craigmount.edin.sch.uk detailing your name and which subject you would like to request a review for. These requests will be reviewed after the […]

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Please be aware that the new cashless catering system manifested some teething issues today. We are working with council staff to address these issues. Please be assured that all students were able to access catering facilities.

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The uniform orders have arrived and ready for collection from the School Office. The school is open Tuesday 15th from 8am – 4pm

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Post Result Service – SQA Results 2017 The wait is over and the results are finally here! Hopefully all of your the hard work has been rewarded with a great set of results. If however you have not got the results you expected, please don’t panic, we are here to help. Priority Marking Review Requests for SQA […]

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Students who have recently sat SQA exams, you can sign up to receive your results by a text and/or email. By selecting this service, your results will arrive from 8am on Tuesday 8 August 2017. To register, you need to sign up to MySQA by 5pm on 18 July, and activate your account by 5pm […]

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SpringSummer 2017 part 1 Spring Summer 17 part 2

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Friday 23rd June 2017   Dear Parents/Carers   The main event this week has to be the P7 three day visit. The staff have been commenting on what a great group of young people they are and we are looking forward to seeing them again in August. The parent information evening was also well attended […]

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Dear Parents/Carers Last week ended with the wonderful Craigmount Debating Day, and this week I was informed that both our senior and junior teams had made the Donald Dewar Debating Prize final. This will take place at the Scottish Parliament later this month. Success was also achieved by our talented S1-3 dancers this week. Please […]

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Dear New S4 Parent,   Every year we invite you to attend a brief information session to outline what S4 National Qualifications look like and involve. We cover a range of topics and answer questions. It hopefully gives you some information to help support your son or daughter as they enter the first year of […]

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Thursday 8 June – General Election School is open as normal for both staff and students

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Dear Parents/Carers What a fantastic day it has been at Craigmount. There’s been so much going on and our many visitors today have commented on the great atmosphere around the school. When I finish this update I will be going to watch the finals of Craigmount Debating Day, which has seen us host schools from […]

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