Reminder – Thursday and Friday Childcare classes are not running this Thursday (12 February) and Friday (13 Friday). Taxis have been cancelled.
PLenterprise will be selling roses this week for your special someone. It will cost £1 and we can deliver it to the person. They will be sold in the foyer at break and lunch this week. There is limited stock so if you want one then be quick.
Due to Mr McNeil being absent last week, the New York meeting was unable to take place last Wednesday. The re-scheduled meeting will take place in the drama studio on Wednesday 11th February at 1.15pm. Spread the word and bring your lunch.
The construction course is not running on Tuesday 10th February as Spark of Genius have the Glasgow half term holiday.
This year’s trip to Alton Towers will be held on Wednesday 1st July. If you wish to take part please collect a letter and parental consent form from either Mr Bishop in music or Miss Rankin in biology. Please do not ask for this during morning breaks!!
There are only 40 spaces available!!!
Date: Wednesday 1st July
S1 Holland Pupils
Holland Payment was due on Friday 30th January. If you have not already done so, please bring your payment and payment card to Mrs Hoban in the Learning Zone this week. Thank-you.
Please see below two summer programmes being held at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, for pupils at the end of S4, S5 and S6 and thinking about going to University. It aims to provide a targeted focus on the pupils’ chosen area of academic interest, giving them a head start on the road to their chosen career.
In 2015, there are ten areas pupils can choose from, depending on their career aspirations:
S@S Accelerate 1 (Monday 22nd – Friday 26th June 2015)
- Mini Space Academy (Electronic & Electrical Engineering)
- Product Design
S@S Accelerate 2 (Monday 27th – Friday 31st July 2015)
The cost of S@S Accelerate is £100 and it is non-residential.
Please visit our website for further information: http://www.strath.ac.uk/irl/accelerate/
The allocation of senior students to the next block of PL Challenge , starting 4th February, is shown below. Those in bold asked to stay, those in italics ask to move and the rest weren’t in class to ask so have been allocated according to where they were needed.
Please go to the appropriate teacher’s class on Wednesday P5 next week to begin supporting the S1s in their block 3 challenge.
If you are unable to attend due to college applications, please come and see me and the teacher to whom you are allocated in advance to let us know.
The scores from Event 3 are in and we have new joint leaders!
Well done 1A3 and 1C2 for climbing to the top spot. But don’t get too comfortable, 1A2 are hot on your heels. That means that Event 4 in April is going to be a crucial one to decide who will be our overall winners. So start working on those team building skills now to ensure that your class is ready to take on the challenge!
Please see below a vacancy opportunity with First State Investments.
Please find information regarding Scholarships from the Scholarship Hub
Open to students starting a degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Leeds who come from a financially disadvantaged background. £3,000 a year.
A discount of £3,000 a year available to students at the University of St Andrews awarded on the basis of financial need.
£1,000 a year for students at the University of Glasgow who achieve AAA at A’level and who might not be able to take a place at University for reasons of financial hardship