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Dear parents/carers The planned temporary relocation of S4-6 to Tynecastle today has gone incredibly well. Both sets of staff and students have been amazing. I am incredibly proud of the way our senior students have responded to a very difficult situation. At assemblies, we briefed students on the situation, and outlined key information on how […]

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Please see the updated message copied below from the Council communication page and note the change (in blue) to the times for collecting bus tokens.  Collecting tokens from 8:00am rather than 8:30am should give S5/6 students enough time to get to Tynecastle for a 9:00am start. Please also note the following: Attendance is expected for […]

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Please note the school will be closed from  Monday 11th April. Please click on the following link for closure information and for regular updates on the closure status: www.edinburgh.gov.uk/schoolclosures Social media updates are available on the Council twitter feed @edinburgh_cc or Facebook page.   Please follow our Twitter, and see individual faculty pages and the severe weather page […]

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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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Dear Parent,   Next Thursday 3rd March we will hold our annual Parent Information Evening aimed at guiding you and your son / daughter through the learner pathway process. All of the information you need should be available from the course booklet available to download from the website. The evening will start at 7pm and planned to […]

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Dear Parent, To help you through the choice process we will hold a Parent Information Evening next Tuesday 2nd February, starting at 7pm. The aim of the evening is to help you support your son / daughter as they choose the subjects they would like to study in S3, the final year of their Broad […]

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At Craigmount we are reviewing our Curriculum, how it is planned across the years groups and areas within it we can improve. Please follow the link below to complete the survey, there are no tick boxes – it allows full prose to promote a true picture. Feel free to comment on the positive and negative […]

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S3 into S4 Course Choice This information is designed to keep Parents and Students informed of the subject choice process from S3 into S4. The course choice / timetabling process begins tomorrow (Jan 7th 2016) with the S3 into S4 Review of Learning. Students in S3 will be issued, through their Tutors tomorrow, an individual […]

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Click this link Student Prelim TT 2016 v3 Please print this off and begin to highlight and plan your prelim dates. Remember, we do not have the luxury of 5 weeks to spread the prelims over as per the Summer exams, so look carefully and start to plan your revision and exam prep questions. Print […]

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On the back of some feedback and discussion with our Business Partners, we have put to gether an information evening AIMED at S2 Parents as they enter the S2 into S3 subject choice process. Many of our Students go through UCAS for Uni or go to College, with a few going straight to employment. Modern […]

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Our diary shows our S4,5,6 ‘How to Pass Your Exams’ evening this Thursday 1st October, however, we have just recently managed to do a deal with a company ‘Live & Learn’ who are planning a bespoke program of sessions for students / staff / Parents later in October / November. The new date will be […]

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31st August 2015 https://www.ucasevents.com/ucas/frontend/reg/thome.csp?pageID=669183&eventID=1462&redirecting=1&traceRedir=2&eventID=1462

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First of all, the very best of luck tomorrow, we hope you get what you wanted and more importantly what you deserved for the work put in during the run up to this point. If you’re pleased with your results you can enjoy the rest of your break and we’ll see your first day back. […]

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The presentation notes from Thursday’s Information Evening are now available from our ‘Publications for Parents’ page, under the ‘Parents’ menu or by clicking here.

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Kamil’s expressive work in Art & Design this year won him the Highly Commended Award (and £100) in the Paolozzi Award for Art. The text for his nomination is below and accompanying photo of his work is attached here. Kamil created a series of self-portraits in which he focused on expressing emotions. Having looked at the work […]

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OoVoo is a high quality video chat application similar to Facetime or Skype. It allows people to connect with up to 12 friends at one time and video chat or have a voice call. You can download it on an iPad, iTouch, iPhone, Android phone, etc. And you must be 13 years old to set […]

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Letter from Head Teacher

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Below are the links to the National Parent Forum’s Revision in a Nutshell guides for the new Highers (20 subjects) and updated Revision guides for National 5s (20 subjects). Tina Woolnough, the Edinburgh representative on the National Parent Forum of Scotlandand co-creator of the Curriculum for Excellence in a Nutshell guides for parents, has asked […]

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In line with City of Edinburgh Council’s recommendations, exam leave for the SQA exams will be granted as follows: Students sitting 3 or more National 5 S4 Sitting 3 or more National 5s – Leave starts 12.44pm on Friday 24th April S5 – Leave starts 12.44pm on Friday 24th April S6 – Leave starts 12:oopm on Monday 27th […]

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Our S5/6 Handbook and the slides from our S4 into S5 Information Evening are now available in the Parents‘ section of our website under Publication for Parents. These can also be viewed by clicking here, for the Handbook, and here for the presentation notes. Apologies for any inconvenience caused by the delay in sharing these documents. This […]

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