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Bulletin 28th January 2015 - 27th Jan, 2015

New Head Teacher Mr Tom Rae was appointed as our new Head Teacher on Friday. Parents are being informed by a letter posted home on Monday. A further announcement will be made when we are informed of Mr Rae’s start date. I would like to wish Mr Rae all the best in his new post – I know he will enjoy it immensely. I […]

Information about emergency situations/school closure procedures - 27th Jan, 2015

In emergency situations/school closures text messaging will be used to update parents.  For this reason it is very important that we have your most up to date mobile ‘phone numbers so we can contact you.  Please let the school office know straight away if you change your number. As we continue to try to improve […]

Bulletin 27th January 2015 - 26th Jan, 2015

New Head Teacher Mr Tom Rae was appointed as our new Head Teacher on Friday. Parents are being informed by a letter posted home on Monday. A further announcement will be made when we are informed of Mr Rae’s start date. I would like to wish Mr Rae all the best in his new post – I know he will enjoy it immensely. I […]

Bulletin 26th January 2015 - 23rd Jan, 2015

S1-3 ATT2015 – Mr Pye Thanks to the 550 students who have now signed up to Alternative Timetable 2015! We will begin to allocate courses from next week, we hope to get choices to you by February break. The remaining 29 students who have still to sign up should do this now. If no choices […]

S2 into S3 Parent Information Evening - 22nd Jan, 2015

We will hold our Parent Information Evening on Wednesday 4th February from 7pm until 8pm. We will inform you of the choice process and be on hand to answer questions. A letter was issued to all S2 students 22 Jan. The presentation from tonight’s information evening is now available under Parents – Publications for Parents […]

Bulletin 23rd January 2015 - 21st Jan, 2015

_______________________________________________________________________________________ Prelim Exam leave – Bus pass Holders only – Mrs Wilkinson The students who are on Exam leave from Monday 26/1/2015. You will have received your Exam travel letter from your tutor. Please carry the attached letter/timetable every day you have an Exam. _________________________________________________________________________________________ S1-3 ATT2015 – Mr Pye Thanks to the 550 students […]

Bulletin 21st January 2015 - 20th Jan, 2015

Skills Development Scotland – Mrs Main Careers event on Thursday 22nd January 1pm – 4pm, Ghillie Dhu, 2 Rutland Street, Edinburgh Open to 16 – 19 years. See Mr Irving if you wish to attend S1/2 Rugby – Mr Arbuckle ​Please attend a meeting about fixtures in Mr Arbuckle’s room (2/09) at break today. Craigmount Fiddlers […]

Bulletin 20th January 2015 - 19th Jan, 2015

Craigmount Fiddlers – Mrs Morison Rehearsal for S1 ceilidh on Wednesday at lunchtime as usual. Full attendance please. Orchestra Rehearsal – Mrs Morison Full attendance at orchestra after school on Wednesday – anyone who can’t attend please see Mrs Morison in advance. S6 Photographs     Mr Allan – Business Manager Order forms for the […]

Bulletin 19th January 2015 - 16th Jan, 2015

HPV Vaccinations – Mrs Hawkins The HPV Vaccinations will take place on Tuesday 27th January.  Can students who have not returned the completed forms please do so ASAP Thank you. Chinese mandarin club – Mrs Hickinson Chinese mandarin club starts back on Monday the 19th in room 150 (Ms. Hickinson’s room) If you have not been […]

Two minute survey – relationship between schools and parents - 15th Jan, 2015

The Scottish Parliament’s Education and Culture Committee is currently investigating how to close the educational attainment gap in schools. One aspect of this work is to investigate the relationship between schools and parents. Please follow the link below to contribute your views through a very short survey. http://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/ParentsSurvey

Visit of Ian Stewart, Editor (Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday) - 15th Jan, 2015

We welcomed Ian Stewart, Editor of the Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday to the school on Tuesday 13th January. Ian took part in a question and answer session with senior Modern Studies students. The lively session covered the future of news print, the role of the media and rights of a free press, Charlie Hebdo, […]

Author Visit to Craigmount - 15th Jan, 2015

On Wednesday 14 January award winning author Kirkland Ciccone braved the wild Scottish weather to travel to Craigmount High School Library to talk to five S3 classes about his books and what had inspired him to become a writer for teenagers. Luckily Kirkland arrived unscathed, with hair in place, clutching his Louis Vuitton bag and […]

Bulletin 16th January 2015 - 15th Jan, 2015

HPV Vaccinations – Mrs Hawkins The HPV Vaccinations will take place on Tuesday 27th January.  Can students who have not returned the completed forms please do so ASAP Thank you. Chinese mandarin club – Mrs Hickinson Chinese mandarin club starts back on Monday the 19th in room 150 (Ms. Hickinson’s room) If you have not […]

Bulletin 13th January 2015 - 12th Jan, 2015

Craigmount Challenge Group – Mrs Frew A reminder that the Craigmount Challenge group runs on a Thursday at lunchtime. Please meet in Mrs Frews room this Thursday at 1pm. Transport Academies – Mrs Morrison Bookings confirmed (Central Taxis 0131 229 2468). Taxi 1: Health & Social Care: Year 1 – Picking up from Craigmount on Tuesday […]

Bulletin 12th Jan 2015 - 9th Jan, 2015

English/History London trip – November 2015 – A Jardine There will be a meeting on Wednesday 21st January at 1p.m. in Room 2/07 for all trip members. At the meeting we will discuss the payment schedule , itinerary and other relevant matters. Attendance is essential , please see me if you are unable to attend ATT2015 […]

Bulletin 9th Jan 2015 - 8th Jan, 2015

ATT2015 – Mr Pye Students have 1 week in which to sign up for Alternative Timetable 2015! Thanks to the 200 students who have already done so. The web link is http://craigmounthighschool.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/ATT-Web-Presentation-fixed.pdf Deadline is Friday 16th January. If you have committed to a residential trip you must register this online too. The sewing club – […]

Bulletin 8th January 2015 - 7th Jan, 2015

University of Cambridge – Mr Irvine CHS had 4 students at Oxbridge last year… S5-Are you interested in applying to the Uni of Cambridge next school year? Information Seminars 27th Feb. See M Irving if you are interested. Friday Debating – Mr McPake Friday afternoon debating will take place on the 9th of January in Mr […]

Bulletin 7th January 2015 - 6th Jan, 2015

Music rehearsals – Mrs Morison A reminder that Craigmount Fiddlers rehearses at lunchtime today and Orchestra after school. Debating – Mr McPake Debating will take place in the library during Wednesday lunchtime. The motion will be: This House believes the government should pay parents who stay at home to look after their children. All staff […]