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Dear parents/carers, As the long weekend arrives (and hopefully some nice weather too), please find a quick update about Craigmount High School. Health & Safety Management After reviewing our systems in place and considering feedback from learners and staff; we have made some slight adjustments to the management of learners around the school premises. The […]

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Dear parents/carers, As the country takes more caution in terms of the pandemic, we are grateful for the strong community ethos we have at Craigmount High School. Working together as a team, following protocols and supporting each other is our best way to navigate these extraordinary times. I thank you for your continued support and […]

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Dear parents/carers, Please find an update relating to several areas of school life. 50th Anniversary Article – Evening News Craigmount has reached 50 years of delivering futures! As current circumstances have suspended our planned celebrations till a more appropriate time; we recognise this landmark with an article in the Evening News (Monday 7th September). Further […]

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Head Teacher’s Update Dear parents/carers, Please find a quick update regarding several areas of school life. Induction Week A quick update about our young people returning to the school building.  Your child has completed his/her induction and understands the safety measures in place.  It was great to see the smiles on the young people as […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I hope you are well. Later today an email will be sent to you with further details of the plan for August opening. This will also include details on an opportunity to gain Dynamic Youth Awards. I also received some brilliant news yesterday about some dynamic Craigmount S3 students, as two of our […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I hope you are well.  I have no further information I can update you with on the City of Edinburgh model shared with parents and carers last Friday. This remains the preferred attendance model that Edinburgh schools have been asked to plan around. We are continuing to do this. As intimated yesterday, some […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I hope you are well. You should have received a letter directly from City of Edinburgh on Friday afternoon outlining the council decision on the preferred model for blended learning in August, and information about session dates in session 2020-21. In this council letter it indicates that Head Teachers will communicate further details […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I hope you are well. I want to start by flagging up that a further parent communication will be coming out from City of Edinburgh around the preferred Edinburgh model for opening in August. This will be on the council website when ready. Looking at the calendar, I realise it would have been […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I hope you are well, and received the Wellbeing Wednesday DHT update email yesterday. I am pleased to share this individual debating success from Mr McPake. “F Simonnet-Lefevre became the first Craigmount debater ever to be selected for the Scotland debating team this week. He will represent his country alongside four other debaters […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I hope you are well.  Yesterday I was able to sit in on the excellent online presentations from Craigmount students taking part in the final of a national business competition aimed at girls, Growing Future Assets. I was very impressed with the level of preparation, confident delivery and team work shown by K […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I hope you are well.  I have no further whole school updates since my email sent to all parents and carers on Friday. However, I want to share some encouraging information received from Mrs Stevens (CL Science/Biology) about the start made in Higher biology. Higher Biology ( Mrs Stevens, CL Science The higher […]

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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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