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Schools have been asked to share information on the National Improvement Framework and the plans for assessing Children’s Progress. A leaflet from the Scottish Government, “A Guide for Parents and Carers” is now available on our Family Learning Page.  

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Dear Parents/Carers The S6 Christmas Ball last night was an excellent evening, and I must commend the team of S6 students who led on this. Planning was first class, and all the staff and students present had a great evening. This week we have also been having final rehearsals for the sell-out Christmas Concert on […]

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Dear Parents/Carers It’s been another busy and productive week at Craigmount. At the Parent Council on Monday night, we spent time looking at some key questions on the Governance consultation that is currently taking place. I also shared some core messages on our School Improvement Plan and highlights from our attainment report. I will post […]

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Dear Parents/Carers Our S1 parent evening was very well attended and feedback on the S1 experience was very positive. Thank you to those who offered feedback on the new online booking system and the trialling of 4 minute interviews for the S1 evening. Many of you commented on how well staff seemed to know the […]

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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/Carers It has been a very active week as we approach mid-November. Many staff continue to report that senior classes remain focussed and are working hard. Hopefully the well-attended S5-6 evening recently will have allowed staff to share specific crucial feedback. Currently our S4 are out on work experience, but later this month we […]

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Dear Parents/Carers It was good meeting so many of you on Wednesday at the S5-6 Parent Information evening. Attendance was very high and feedback on the new online booking system was overwhelmingly positive. Having spoken with many of you, I think it would be useful to raise awareness of a brilliant free study resource called […]

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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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Dear Parents/Carers This week we hosted 20 teachers, mostly from China. They are training to become teachers of English and visited the school in order to gain direct experience of Scottish classrooms. We were able to offer them a very rich experience over two days as so many staff were willing to open classrooms to […]

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Dear Parents/Carers School started back smoothly after the October break. The joint Art/Modern Studies trip to New York was a major success, with a variety of curricular-related visits taking place. It has also been really good to now know the S1 much better following the Lagganlia Venture trips earlier in the term. It means  members […]

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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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Dear Parents/Carers It is now mid-term, and I am very pleased with the way we have settled back into Craigmount. Today, our joint trip to New York (Modern Studies/Art) leaves and we wish them well for the week ahead. It was also impressive to hear the excellent student-led assemblies on the Honduras trip this 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 Parents/Carers Following the successful S1 Venture trips this week, I am very much looking forward to going to Lagganlia on Monday, no matter the weather! Today I also enjoyed welcoming Susan Wilson, the Principal Officer for the U.S. Consulate in Edinburgh to the school.  She was here to deliver a session to senior students […]

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S1-3 Tracking Reports will be issued to students on Monday

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Dear Parent/Carers I very much enjoyed the S5 drama performances last night. It was good to see the performances well supported by parents and friends. The overall standard was very high but there were also some very innovative and creative ideas in the three ensemble pieces. Well done to the students and staff involved for […]

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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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Please note our Primary Parents’ Open afternoon will now take place at a changed date to be confirmed soon on this website.

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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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