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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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Dear all, This week we shall deliver the SQA Exam assembly to all S4,5,6. The students are well prepared following their Prelims and have hopefully spent time preparing for their upcoming assessments. The following points outline exam leave at Craigmount this year: S4 exam leave begins this Thursday 27th April at 3.30pm students sitting 3 […]

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music concert tour in June 2018 “The Music Department have been looking into taking a music concert tour in June 2018. This would include pupils involved in extracurricular music groups (including choirs) performing in concerts abroad. We are keen to gauge interest and have a rough idea of numbers in order to help with booking […]

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Equalities Group The Equalities Group will meet on Tuesday 25th April in room 208 (Miss Walker’s room in the English corridor) at 1pm. Everyone is welcome. Careers in Investment Management Any students interested in attending a event called ‘Careers in Investment Management’ day on Friday 23rd June 2017 please see Mrs Frew ASAP. Summer Term […]

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Dear Parents/Carers  The Easter supported study programme was well attended and feedback from students has been very positive. This week I emphasized the considerable  impact final focussed revision sessions can have, particularly on the performance of students at grade borderlines. I have asked all departments to set up “Immersion Days” in the lead up to […]

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Honduras Bake Sale Delicious bake sale on Friday for our final Honduras fundraiser! We are departing in June to travel to Honduras to work with scientists to carry out conservation work. This is the LAST opportunity to support our cause! See you at the sandwich bar in the concourse at break time! Library closed Friday […]

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Honduras Bake Sale Delicious bake sale on Friday for our final Honduras fundraiser! We are departing in June to travel to Honduras to work with scientists to carry out conservation work. This is the LAST opportunity to support our cause! See you at the sandwich bar in the concourse at break time!   Summer Term […]

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For all S6, S1 and S2 Paired Readers: There will be a celebration for all paired readers on Wednesday, April 26th, period 1. This is the second week back after Easter. It will be in the library. Seniors, bring your reading logs. There will be certificates, activities and refreshments. S6: please let me know if […]

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Easter Revision Classes updated 05_04_17

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Dear Parents/Carers Term ended well today, and we sent our seniors into the break with clear advice on how to prepare for the forthcoming exams. Mr Pye has made the full Easter revision support programme available on the website. I want to thank our staff for offering this once again,  as such a comprehensive programme […]

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The deadline for LEAPS-eligible students to apply to the 2017 LEAPS Summer School is fast approaching (this Friday 31 March 2017) and we’d be really grateful for any help spreading the word this week! Please see below for more details and a link to the online application form.   LEAPS 2017 summer school

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S1 Social Enterprise – Muffin Sale Well done to all S1 students taking part in the muffin sales this week. A grand total of £264.97 was raised. The class that made the highest profit are 1A. Well done, the class will now choose which local social enterprise to donate the proceeds to.   For all […]

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Debating – Mr McPake Thursday lunchtime will mark Mrs Grant’s last debate at Craigmount High School. We will mark the occasion with a staff vs. students debate on the motion This House would ban S6 from the library. All staff and students should make an effort to attend!   Composition Competition Are you a budding […]

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Parent and Carer Support and Information Sessions on Young People’s Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Issues Please find attached a flyer and poster about the next Information and Support Sessions for Parents and Carers who wish more information or are concerned about their pre-teen or teenager’s Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health. Each monthly session has a […]

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S1-6 Composition Competition Are you a budding Mozart or Beethoven? Every year the music department looks to celebrate the compositional work of our students. Two winners are chosen every year – a classical piece and a contemporary piece – and are awarded a prize at the Evening of Celebration. If you would be interested in […]

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S1-6 Composition Competition Are you a budding Mozart or Beethoven? Every year the music department looks to celebrate the compositional work of our students. Two winners are chosen every year – a classical piece and a contemporary piece – and are awarded a prize at the Evening of Celebration. If you would be interested in […]

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S1-6 Composition Competition Are you a budding Mozart or Beethoven? Every year the music department looks to celebrate the compositional work of our students. Two winners are chosen every year – a classical piece and a contemporary piece – and are awarded a prize at the Evening of Celebration. If you would be interested in […]

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There’s a link on the Edinburgh Council web site to the independent report that was commissioned into the closure of the 17 schools accross Edinburgh last year.  Gives information about the building defects, action carried out to bring the schools up to standard, the decant, recommendations, etc. Independent report into school closures There’s also an […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I have just heard that our S2 netball team has won the Scottish Cup 24-18 against St Andrews over in Motherwell. Well done to them, and to the S1 team yesterday who narrowly lost a cup final 10-9 against Perth HS. Both results speak volumes of the efforts of students and the staff […]

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WOW17 DEADLINE FOR PAYMENTS IS FRIDAY 24th MARCH! Cheques or cash payments can be made on Friday 24th March on the Concourse between 8.20 am – 8.40am. Student name, tutor group and WOW17 must be written on back of cheque Payment can also be made by BACS. Sort Code 83-19-04 Account Number 00746661 The reference […]

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