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WOW 2019

Booking for WOW 2019 Is now live.

LGBT History Month

Today is the start of LGBT History month which is a month-long annual remembrance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, and the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements. This year’s theme is celebrating the commitment and achievements of LGBT champions.

To recognise these champions each day there will be an LGBT person and their achievements displayed on the wall of the concourse.  You can get involved by tweeting some of your favourite LGBT champions you see through the month followed by #LGBTCatalyst and by joining our Equalities group on a Wednesday in the  SfL Dept.

WOW – French River Trip

A reminder that the 4th instalment for the French River Trip is due by Friday 8th February through Parent Pay. Once this payment has been made, the total amount paid so far should be £620. If there are any issues making this payment, please see Miss Woodhouse or Miss Arbuckle as soon as possible.  

Debating  – Mr McPake 

Friday debating will not take place this week due to staff meetings. Tuesday lunchtime debating will return on the 5th of February. 


Work Experience

Any students interested in doing some work experience in HSBC over the summer. Please see Mrs Frew.

S5&6 PARENT/CARER EVENING

The Parent/carer evening is on Thursday 7th February from 1700-1930. Booking will go live on Tuesday 29th January at 1900.  As ever, we encourage you to book early.

S4/5/6 Maths

Maths after school  Revision  this  week…..

Nat 5 Maths Paper 1 skills (go over Formal assessment/common topics without calculator)

Higher 2 topics each week……. this week graphs and functions  and Trigonometry

Please see posters for day/room
For Nat 5 Applications/AH see your teacher

WOW2019: Tiree Adventure

Please pay the next payment of £100 through Parent Pay by 1stFebruary 2019. If there are any difficulties making this payment, please let me know as soon as possible. 

S4/5 students

Any S4/5 students who are looking at leaving at the end of the year please see Mrs Frew about attending the jobs roadshow on 6th March. There will be over 70 employers there and you can apply for jobs on the day. Also any S6 who is looking at an alternative to university should attend this.

S5 and S6

Any S5 or S6 student who would like to come along to the National Museum of Scotland on Friday 15 March from 1.30 to approximately 3/3.30pm, please see Mrs McKerrecher by close of day Wednesday. This is a good opportunity to hear from a range of people who work there about their role and experiences with curation, tourism, creation and innovation, working with schools and other partnerships and the opening of their new Egypt and Asia rooms.

Sutton Trust Summer School 30 June to 5 July 2019.

Only 1 month left to make an application!

The Sutton Trust Summer School at the University of St Andrews is held each year in order to give pupils in S5 the chance to experience a week in the life of a university student. It has been proved that this experience, aimed at pupils who fulfil most of the criteria set out in the information material, is of great benefit when applying to competitive universities.

The residential week includes study within academic areas of interest, social activities and advice on UCAS related topics. The week is free of charge and pupils are only required to bring spending money for their personal use.

Applications are now open and I would encourage your pupils to apply early. Further information can be found online at 

https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/study/access/projects/sutton-trust/ and https://summerschools.suttontrust.com/

Applications close on 28 February 2019.

If you have any questions about the Sutton Trust Summer School or any of our other Outreach programmes then please do not hesitate to contact us by email schools.access@st-andrews.ac.uk or by calling 01334 462346.