PLenterprise selling roses

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.

New York meeting – rescheduled

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.

One space has also become available for this trip. Anybody interested in taking this space should contact Mr McNeil as soon as york feb


Alton Towers 2015


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

Price: £45


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.


Summer Programmes – Uni of Strathclyde

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)
  • Psychology
  • Product Design
  • Sport

S@S Accelerate 2 (Monday 27th – Friday 31st July 2015)

  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Education
  • Languages
  • Law
  • Physics

The cost of S@S Accelerate is £100 and it is non-residential.

Please visit our website for further information:

PL Challenge Senior Helpers

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.

PL Challenge helpers

PL Challenge Event 3 Results

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!

PL Challenge 3

New York – Oct 15′

There will be a meeting for all those going to New York in Mr McNeil’s room on Wednesday 4th February at 1.15pm. Spread the word and bring your lunch.

One space has also become available for this trip. Anybody interested in taking this space should contact Mr McNeil as soon as possible.new_york_1

Scholarship News

Please find information regarding Scholarships from the Scholarship Hub

The Staley Scholarship

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.

Accommodation Bursary

A discount of £3,000 a year available to students at the University of St Andrews awarded on the basis of financial need.

Excellence Scholarship

£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