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Dear Parents/Carers Now we are at the end of the second week of the school closure disruption, I am very relieved that all Craigmount students are back in classes. Once again, I appreciate your feedback and understanding. Overwhelmingly, you seem to appreciate the challenges this has posed for the team here. I know you will […]

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Dear Parents/Carers You will have seen on the Council website that alternative arrangements for SQA examinations have been announced for students affected by the recent school closures who are sitting exams next month. This means that all students will be sitting their exams in the schools they are currently attending. We are really pleased that Tynecastle will be sharing […]

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Thank you once again for both the positive feedback, and the concerns you are sharing about the current situation. Knowing that so many parents understand the difficult situation we are responding to is a real boost, and I am sharing selected comments in a staff briefing each day. The senior team is also responding to […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I will keep things a little briefer tonight as last night’s post was a bit of an epic! Once again we have had a successful day, with our  fantastic S1-3 now successfully established for the time being at the three new school locations. We are very grateful to our colleagues at these schools […]

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Dear Parents/Carers Please find below all the details for the S1-3 return to school tomorrow (Wednesday 20th April). I have also tried to incorporate certain key details that have come up from parents, and a senior school update. I know you will appreciate that time to respond to individual parent questions has been limited, given […]

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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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Dear Parents/Carers I want to update you with progress on planning today. Our senior team has now developed an adapted curriculum for all S1-3 students and teams of Craigmount staff will relocate to Broughton (S3) , Darroch (S2)  and Forrester/St Augustine’s (S1)  tomorrow to plan for the pupil start on Wednesday. This will start with […]

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Dear Parents and Carers Now that our S4-5 are located safely and working towards SQA exams at Tynecastle, I am in a position to say more about arrangements for next week, including S1-3. Firstly, I am pleased that we will be located in a school environment. Safety is my number one concern. The three school […]

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Dear Parents/Carers, It has been another very positive day here at Tynecastle High School. All Staff and students continue to be a credit to their respective schools and lessons are in full swing! Transport arrangements with Lothian Buses continues to operate smoothly and I am confident this will improve further once travel routes, bus/walk times […]

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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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