Following the announcement by the First Minister on Sunday, that no young person with SQA coursework to complete should attend school to do so, we continue to work hard on how we should take coursework evidence into account, in determining young people’s final grades.
24 March 2020.
Scotland’s STEM Bursary Scheme to encourage people to train as secondary school teachers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is to be extended by 50 bursaries this year.
More details here
Investment & Finance: Investec, Edinburgh, Monday 15 – Friday 19 June 2020
Corporate Law: Dickson Minto, Edinburgh, Flexible dates
We have a couple of fantastic experiences for girls in S4-6, especially those who attended Future Asset Roadshows, Conference or who are taking part in the Growing Future Assets Competition.
We have expended the application deadline to: Friday 27 March. We are very happy to discuss these opportunities with anyone who is interested. Please contact
• Helen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 07932 072 840
• Claire at email@example.com
We are working to source some similar experiences for girls, so do let me know if any of your girls have specific interests in investment that we could follow up.
We would love to hear from you!
Helen & Claire
Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) is hosting two course specific events in the coming months that pupils may be interested in.
On 20th March, SRUC and the Scottish Racing Academy will officially launch the first course in Racehorse Care available in Scotland with an event at Musselburgh Racecourse. This event is an opportunity to find out more about career opportunities in the horse racing industry and learn more about the NC in Horse Care (Racehorse Care specialism). The course will be delivered at the Scottish National Equestrian Centre at SRUC Oatridge campus. Any pupil wishing to attend should contact info@Scottishracingacademy.scot or firstname.lastname@example.org to secure their place on the big day.
On 29th April, SRUC Edinburgh is holding an Environment Taster Day at the King’s Buildings campus from 5pm – 7.30pm. This event will involve a practical workshop to test atmospheric quality using lichen and will also be an opportunity to find out more about the range of courses in Countryside and Environmental Management at SRUC. Pupils interested can book a place via www.sruc.ac.uk/edinburghopendays.
If you have any questions about either of the events, please feel free to get in touch.
Marketing and Student Recruitment Officer
Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC)
t: 0131 535 4033
Our Software Engineering GA degree programme has been designed in partnership with industry and draws upon global research on work-based learning best practice.
Importantly, our employer partners are recruiting now and the window for students to apply for 2020 extends into the Summer. Barclays alone are recruiting 47 Tech GAs with us and other big name and exciting tech companies are coming online soon.
Some resources, information and student feedback on the importance of taking languages at North Berwick High School.
Short presentation to set the scene.
Podcast from a former school student, Flora.