For S1 and S2 :
Ms Mouriere will start a French Club on a Thursday lunch time. This will involve exchanging letters with pupils from a secondary school in France. This is a great opportunity to learn more about French culture as well as promoting ours ! Please attend next Thursday lunch time if you are interested, room 2/11 in the Modern Languages Department.
S4-S6 – Leonardo Engineering Work Experience Opportunity:
For all year groups:
The week of 8 September is going to be our Indigenous Languages Week.
Thursday 26 September is European Day of Languages.
For both of these, we are having a poetry or poster competition. You can either:
Write a poem about another country or culture and use some words from another language in it.
Write a poem in a language you use at home apart from English. This could be Scots, Mandarin, Cantonese, Arabic or any language at all.
Create a poster using the same ideas as above.
Please hand this in to a teacher in the ML department by the end of September. There will be certificates and prizes.We are looking for some students to take part in a film competition using more than one language. We would warmly welcome any language learners and any Mother Tongue language speaker apart from English.
Mrs McKerrecher will start Mother Tongue club on a Tuesday lunch time. Here we will share and create work in many different languages, and share cultures and languages across the school. Please attend next Tuesday lunch time if you are interested – Mrs. McKerrecher’s room. This will also involve helping out with the film.
Debating – Mr McPake
Friday debating will not take place this week due to staff meetings.
S3 Students – Bronze DofE Group
Could all S3 students who put their name in the draw for this year’s Bronze DofE Group go to room 143 on TODAY at break time for the draw.
Exciting New Junior Drama Club!
We are starting a brand new drama club which will be held every Thursday after school, in the Drama Studio.
If you are in S1 or S2 and you enjoy drama, come along after school next Thursday to SIGN UP or you can speak to a teacher in the drama department for more information.
Start Date: 12th September
Where: Drama Studio
When: 3:45pm-4:45pm t 6;
“S4-S6 Hospitality Open day, 12.09.2019
Come along to the Apex Hotels Open Day to find out how pupils can apply for a space on the upcoming Apex Hotels Pre-Apprenticeship Programme.
To provide further insight into the Pre-Apprenticeship Programme, Apex Hotels are inviting interested pupils and teachers to an Open Day at the Apex on Thursday 12th September from 10am until 12 noon. The purpose of this session will be for pupils and teachers to understand more about the programme and what it involves as well as have a chance to see inside the hotel.
Sector: Hospitality, catering and tourism
Curriculum areas: Health and wellbeing.
If you are interested, please see Ms Tomas in Guidance ASAP as places are booking up fast.
Opportunity for S4-S6 Students interested in Law: Brodies Career Insight Day.
The Career Insight Day is designed for S4/S5/S6 students looking to learn more about a career in law. There will be an overview of the firm and pupils will have an opportunity to ask questions to some of the lawyers working at the firm. There will be a number of activities including a mock case scenario, the route to the career in law will be explained and the firm will and provide some top tips for writing CV’s, attending assessment centres and interview techniques.
Event date: Friday 27September
Location: 15 Atholl Crescent, Edinburgh, EH3 8HA
If you are interested in going, please see your Pupil Support Leader ASAP.
A rare S5 and S6 opportunity: Free, interactive learning sessions to help with career development. These will be held at Robert Gordon University Aberdeen next week. If you are interested, please see your Guidance Teacher ASAP.