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Please use the links below to access the most recent Coronavirus information from the City of Edinburgh Council Latest City of Edinburgh Council Coronavirus advice (City of Edinburgh Council website) NHS Scotland Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advice SQA Statement on the Coronavirus, and impact on the National Qualifications 2020 Examinations Timetable (12 March 2020) City of Edinburgh […]

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The booking form for WOW 2020 is now CLOSED!

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Using the online WOW booking system Access using the link below these instructions 1. Enter your full name and Tutor Group then click NEXT. 2. if you are doing a 3 day course select it from the menu and click submit. If you are NOT doing a 3 day course select ‘I have chosen not […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I hope you are well. I will also be emailing you later today with some final information on plans for August. In the meantime, I want to share the very good news that last night, Craigmount student, I Rahim in S5, won the very prestigious Paolozzi Art Prize. This is an amazing achievement […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I hope you are well. You will have been following developments in education yesterday and know about the latest plans for August. I understand a further communication from the centre is coming out about this soon. In the meantime, we will email our usual Wellbeing Wednesday updates this afternoon. Stay safe. T Rae […]

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Dear Parents/Carers I hope you are well. There are no further updates on significant matters  since my letter on Friday. However, I understand a web link was texted to all City of Edinburgh parents last night. This offers a Frequently Asked Questions document which can be found on the link below: https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/schools-learning/returning-school-august-2020/1 Mrs Blair (CL […]

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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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We have many helpful links on our website to make ordering online as easy as possible for parents this back to school period. We want to encourage all parents to shop online instead of in store due to social distancing, and you can help us achieve this by passing on the below information.  We have […]

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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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We’ve brought together over 100 universities and colleges from across the UK for our ground-breaking Virtual Fair on Wednesday 17 June from 12:00 – 18:00, to allow you to easily explore all your choices in one place. Exhibitors include Cambridge, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Manchester Met, Loughborough and many more. You can chat to ambassadors, ask questions, and […]

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https://www.napier.ac.uk/study-with-us/undergraduate/meet-us/open-days In accordance with governmental guidelines, Edinburgh Napier University has suspended any on-campus events scheduled in the near future. They are hopeful that their Open Days will be able to go ahead as planned in September and October, this may be subject to change. To stay informed with the latest updates and register your interest […]

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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 want to start by saying an official farewell to our wonderful S6, and to express my sadness and sympathy that their time at Craigmount has ended this unusual way.  This key transition, and all the usual rites of passage associated with it ,like prom, have not been […]

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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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