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Transition to Craigmount High School

Primary Parents’ Information Evening: Wednesday 10th October 2018 – 6:30 pm

Our information Evening involves a tour of the school along with a presentation and discussion led by members of the Senior Management Team and students. As well as providing guests with an overview of Craigmount and the transition process, the evening gives an opportunity to speak to students about their experience within different areas of the school curriculum.

P7 Maths Challenge :  Tuesday 13th November 2018

Primary 7 pupils join together in Craigmount to engage in Maths workshops which, as well as developing numeracy skills, give pupils the opportunity to work with and get to know staff, senior students and pupils from other schools.

The P7 Maths Challenge is for all pupils in our associate primaries. They will come to the Maths department for a morning of activities. There are puzzles rooms and team event rooms. The pupils are mixed with other pupils from different primaries to give them an opportunity to meet with some of their peers. S2 pupils from Craigmount are used as helpers so the primary pupils will also make some friends with the other pupils.

Primary pupils aim to arrive about 9:00 for the start and will be available for collection from 11:30 to 11:45.

Hour of Code Week – 3rd – 7th December 2018

Primary 7 classes will be invited by our Business Education and Computing faculty to take part in an hour of code activity within Craigmont Hgih School.

P7 Christmas Choir – 10th December 2018

Our music teachers will visit all Primary 7 classes during November / December to teach them some Christmas songs.  Primary 7 pupils will then have the opportunity to perform at our Christmas Concert on Monday 10th December 2018.

Enhanced Transition Group for Vulnerable Pupils : May 2019

The ‘Enhanced Transition Group for Vulnerable Pupils’ meets on Fridays after Easter to provide vulnerable pupils with an enhanced transition programme. This programme is co-ordinated by our Support for Learning  (SfL) department.   Referrals for this group are collected by our learning support teachers during the SfL meetings with Primary staff.

Moving Up Programme : May 2019

In May teachers and students from Craigmount visit Primary Schools to speak to students about their transition and answer any questions they may have.

P7 Sport & Fun Day : Monday 17th June 2019

Primary 7 pupils from our cluster primaries  will come together for a sports and fun day organsied by our active schools co-ordinator prior to the three day transition visit.

Transition Induction Visits : 18th – 20th  June 2018

Invitations to our Induction days will be issued to Primary Schools and posted out to non cluster students.

P7 Parents’ Information Evening : Thursday 2oth June 2019

On the completion of our Induction Visits, parents are invited to an Information Evening which helps to prepare them for their child’s change of school and provides an opportunity to meet their child’s Pupil Support Leader. The evening will begin with a presentation at 6:30pm and will finish no later than 8:00pm. Refreshments will be provided on arrival by our Parent Council.

School Handbook

Our School Handbook, which contains useful information about the school, is updated annually. A guide for Parents and Carers can be found Here.