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Head Teacher update Thursday 30th April 2020 - 30th Apr, 2020

Dear Parents/Carers I hope you are all safe and well. I also hope you found the Depute Head Teacher updates sent by letter yesterday afternoon helpful, and especially Mr Pye’s new table ( on remote learning) based around school values. This table sets out reasonable expectations for staff, parents/carers and learners as we all adapt […]

Head Teacher update Wednesday 29th April - 29th Apr, 2020

Dear Parents/Carers Good morning. I hope you are safe and well. As this is our second Wellbeing Wednesday, please support us by encouraging engagement with the wellbeing activities being shared through our House Teams. There will also be another letter coming out later today which offers an update from our DHTs on key developments in […]

Head Teacher update Tuesday 27th April 2020 - 28th Apr, 2020

Dear Parents/Carers Good morning. I hope you and your families remain safe and well. I will be emailing a letter to all parents later today with some key messages so this daily post is brief. Currently there are no new updates or developments from yesterday. I do however want to post some nice work shared […]

Head Teacher update Monday 27th April 2020 - 27th Apr, 2020

Dear Parents/Carers I hope you all had a safe and relaxing weekend with some walks in the sunshine. Thank you to those of you who have responded to the Digital Access survey Mrs Coull (DHT) put out. There has been a very high return but if you have not yet had a chance to complete […]

Head Teacher update Friday 24th April 2020 - 24th Apr, 2020

Dear Parents/Carers I want to focus on a couple of aspects of the online learning in this post.  Mr Pye is leading in this area and has now posted  examples of  5-period-day timetables for 1-2 and S3 students on the Remote Learning page of the website. This offers a plan for what a typical day […]

Head Teacher update Thursday 23rd April 2020 - 23rd Apr, 2020

Dear Parents/Carers I hope you and your families are well. I also hope you have received the detailed email sent yesterday afternoon, which set out some key messages for the term ahead, and included  a number of  links and surveys. I hope the content of the email made it clear that everyone’s priority during this […]

Head Teacher update Wednesday 22nd April 2020 - 22nd Apr, 2020

Dear Parents/Carers I hope the first day back yesterday went well. We also know how challenging the current situation will be for many families. The Scottish Government has made it clear that as we will now be in this position for the summer term, more support for parents, learners and schools will be forthcoming. Later […]

Head Teacher update Tuesday 21st April 2020 - 21st Apr, 2020

Dear Parents/Carers I hope you and your families have remained well over the Easter break, and that you have coped well in the difficult circumstances we are presently facing. Now that the Easter break is over, staff have been catching up with developments since we broke up. This term, we are no longer designated as […]

Head Teacher Update Friday 3rd April 2010 - 3rd Apr, 2020

Dear Parents/Carers This is a very different update to what I would normally be posting as we head into the Easter break. If anything though, I want to thank everyone in our school community even more for all their efforts and goodwill, and patience, at this incredibly challenging time. Our staff have done a fantastic […]

HT Update on information just received by schools - 2nd Apr, 2020

After I had posted my update today, a message from SQA arrived. This is on the SQA website under Coronavirus Update. The briefing offers guidance for all schools which we will be digesting tomorrow and following after the holidays.  I understand City of Edinburgh will now be issuing a revised letter tomorrow. https://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/70972.html T Rae […]

Head Teacher Update – Thursday 2nd April 2020 - 2nd Apr, 2020

Dear Parents/Carers I am going to keep my briefing today to one thing only. A communication has just come in from City of Edinburgh with a statement from a Senior Education Manager on the SQA situation. This will be posted soon on our website. This letter offers a consistent message from the city on expected […]

Head Teacher update Wednesday 1st April 2020 - 1st Apr, 2020

I want to start by commending S1-3 students for engaging well with the online tasks being set. Staff have been sharing some of the students’ PowerPoints and posters with me. One particularly excellent piece of work was a menu for a bistro created by an S2 girl for Mrs Hendrie. So well done to all […]