S1 Mandarin Lunch Club

We are delighted to offer the S1s the opportunity to attend a Mandarin lunch club.  Sessions will be on Wednesdays from 1.10 – 1.45 and will start after the October break.  (Room to be confirmed.) There is no need to have any previous experience and it is a great opportunity to learn a new skill.  Please see Miss Ritchie for further details.

S6 Mandarin Language Taster Sessions

Awesome upcoming opportunity for S6 to attend Mandarin language taster sessions here in school with a fully qualified teacher of Mandarin after the October holidays!!!  If you are free in Column A and would love to learn a new skill and have an experience of Mandarin, see Mrs Cairns to sign up!!  Sessions will run Tuesday period 1 and Wednesday period 5 in English Room 7.  A fantastic opportunity – go for it!

NBHS PTA Monthly Prize Draw

Congratulations to Lucy Miller and Jill Sneddon – our winners in the August and September draws. Each receives a cheque for £40. Thanks to all who already support this valuable fundraiser, which has raised £2,000 so far this year for the Library Project (purchase of new books and furniture). We need to raise another £4,500. If you’d like to sign up please contact ptanbhs@gmail.com. For an annual sub of just £18 your name gets entered into 12 monthly draws, each for £40.

S1 Classes: “Pondlife” theatre production

S1 will have the opportunity to attend a production of Pondlife by Catherine Wheels Theatre Company on Wednesday 12th October 2016.  The performance will last an hour and will take place in the school assembly hall during school hours.  The cost of this is £1 which should be paid to registration teachers.

Pondlife is described as a compelling piece of active storytelling; it explores the struggles of a boy arriving at a new school and focuses on the themes of fitting in, friendships and loyalties.

1000 Girls, 1000 Futures – STEM Opportunities for Girls Aged 13 – 19

The New York Academy of Sciences is inviting girls aged 13 – 19 years to participate in an exciting initiative called the 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures programme with the Global STEM Alliance!

Fourteen Scottish girls participated in the pilot programme last year with two girls being invited to represent Scotland at the concluding event in New York. Continue reading 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures – STEM Opportunities for Girls Aged 13 – 19