S2 Festive baking club
If you would like to join Miss Arbuckle for 6 sessions of festive baking please see Miss Arbuckle in G/60 today at break time to register your interest. This baking club is for S2 students only and will run once a week beginning Tuesday 6th November until Tuesday 11th December. There will be a maximum of 16 places, if oversubscribed then names will be chosen at random to attend the club. I am looking forward to baking with you!
S3 football squad
Can all players please attend a short meeting during morning break on Wednesday in the dance studio. Information regarding fridays Scottish cup tie will be issued.
There will be a Halloween themed Bake Sale on Wednesday 31 October at the Sandwich Bar at breaktime. This is being organised by Retail students as part of their course. Hope you can support us!
To mark the centenary of the end of WW1 please buy a poppy as an act of remembrance for all those who have lost their lives in conflict since WW1.
“Poppyscotland provides life-changing support to our Armed Forces community
We reach out to those who have served, those still serving, and their families at times of crisis and need by offering vital, practical advice, assistance and funding. We believe that those who serve or have served, whether regular or reserve, are deserving of our support to live life fully without disadvantage after service. No veteran should live without the prospect of employment, good health and a home, and we all have a part to play in achieving this”.
French River Trip (WOW19) Final Reminder:
Could all S3 students who have signed up and returned their permission slips for the French River Trip 2019 please ensure that initial deposits of £140 are paid via ParentPay by Friday 2nd November in order to secure your place on the trip. Deposit letters should be completed and returned to Miss Woodhouse in G12 by Friday 2nd November as well.
HEALTH CARE CAREERS (NURSING, LABORATORY AND PHARMACY)
There is a careers insight day on Saturday 3 November at the Western General Hospital.
maximum of 50 spaces available which must be booked via
Employability & Work Placement Administrator
Recruitment & Personnel Services
Tel: 01506 523425 (53425)
Can the students who completed a form please pay via parent pay. Your first meeting is Thursday 8th November in CDT 3:35-4:30/5pm. Please also check you received an email from Mrs Batten, if not speak to her.
Any students interested in attending an information evening on careers, job skills and apprenticeships, there is an event taking place on Wednesday 7th November from 5pm until 7pm at the Royal Highland Centre. Please look at the skillsscotland website for more information.
So You Want to be a Social Worker?
“So You Want to be a Social Worker?” will take place from 1.30pm until 4.30pm in the University of Edinburgh’s central campus on Friday 2nd November. Pupils will hear from social workers working within a variety of areas, about their “typical” days, as well as academic staff who will talk about the university course content. There will be discussion workshops and opportunities for pupils to get advice about applying to social work courses (eg, entrance requirements, work experience, personal statements etc).
To register to attend, pupils should complete the online form here: https://sywtbasocialworker2018.eventbrite.co.uk
Alternatively, they can phone 0131 651 1755 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will email them the link to the form.
We are able to help with travel costs for any pupil who wishes to attend, if needed. Pupils can get in touch directly by phone (0131 651 1755) or email (email@example.com) to arrange this