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Dear Parents/Carers I hope you are well. I also hope you have had a chance to read the DHT updates email sent yesterday to all parents and carers. This morning all school promoted staff met again and were able to have detailed and fruitful discussion around the parent/carer and student feedback on online learning. This […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I hope you are well. Today we have a team of staff in the school managing the fortnightly food parcel drops. I am very pleased that these are now supplemented with items supplied by our partner, the Corstorphine Community HUB, and very grateful to them for their extra support for Craigmount families. Mrs […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I hope you are well and were able to take advantage of the good weather and the slight easing of the restrictions at the weekend. The letter sent from the Chief Education Officer on Friday set out the position around Phase 1 for City of Edinburgh so this morning I have nothing further […]

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Dear Parent/Carer, I would firstly like to express my gratitude to all our children and young people for their understanding and fortitude during this unprecedented emergency. It must never be underestimated the disruption young people have endured as well as the additional burdens placed on families during this time. Following the First Minister’s announcement last […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I hope you are well. I also want to flag up the Wellbeing Wednesday updates sent to all parents and carers yesterday. As you can see, your feedback is being used to help us refine the online learning. Please continue to ask your young people to contact the House team if any support […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I hope you are well. As always on Wellbeing Wednesdays I want to promote the activities of our five House teams, who are encouraging wellbeing activity. Today the House teams will also share a link for a short film the staff made recently which they want to share with students. We hope you […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I hope you are well. I want to start by thanking Calum and Aina in the new S6 for delivering the first ever “Craigietalks”. This initiative was planned after they took part in a senor student conference for all Scotland’s schools early this year. They returned with the idea of seniors offering supportive […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I hope you are well. I also hope you had a good weekend, despite the unseasonal weather. I want to focus on one thing in today’s post, the recent announcements for teachers to return to schools in June, and the planned openings for students in August. The links below contain the details. Key […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I hope you are well. Thanks to those of you who have already completed the two-question survey shared in a link by Mrs Coull on the DHT update on Wednesday. Your feedback is really valued and helpful to us with the on-going development of wellbeing strategies and online learning. House teams have also […]

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Dear parents/Carers I hope you are well. I also hope you have received and have now read the detailed DHT updates email sent yesterday afternoon. Mrs Coull’s wellbeing update also included a survey to help us with the on-going development of wellbeing and remote learning and it would be very helpful if you could take  […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I hope you are well. There will be the usual Wednesday DHT email update this afternoon so this morning all I want to share is that this is Mental Health Awareness Week. House Teams are promoting activities around this with students. Following on from the information I posted from Pupil Support Leaders last […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I hope you are well and had a good May weekend. Our online learning resumes this morning. Please share with our young people that staff are very pleased with engagement since the change of timetable. This week it would be great if we could ensure all students accessed work and made contact with […]

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Dear Parents/Carers In addition to this daily post, I intend to email all parents and carers with a more detailed communication later today. This will allow me to share some observations and update you in more detail on a number of areas. However, I do want to share some news from our House Teams in […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I hope you are well, and have now received the DHT update letter sent yesterday. This was quite detailed so for this morning I have no further updates. I have pasted below a report from Mr Gray on developments in Social Subjects. Faculty update from Mr Gray ( CL Social Subjects) “Since coming […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I hope you are well. Today is National Numeracy Day so I have shared below a link from Mrs Blair (CL Maths) and our staff numeracy working group. The link is also on the remote learning page. This is an optional and extra suggestion for any students interested in exploring the activities on […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I hope you are safe and well. The shift to the new time-table took place as planned yesterday. Reports from faculties tell me that our senior students were engaging well with the work being set for new courses. New Teams for the new courses have also been set up, and any glitches being […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I hope you remain well and had a good May weekend. This week we start the next phase of the school closure with the shift to the new timetable. This won’t have the same dramatic impact as when we are  in school, with everyone being issued new timetables and meeting their new teachers. […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I hope you remain safe and well, and have now received the detailed update email from our three Depute Head Teachers sent yesterday afternoon. This email contained details of the wellbeing initiatives being co-ordinated by our House Teams and the latest information from Mrs Urquhart on the change of time-table next week. I […]

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