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Nationals In A Nutshell!

pupilThe National Parent Forum of Scotland have produced two new resources to help parents and learners with the new National qualifications.

National Parent Forum of Scotland Pointers for Parents and Pupils supports learning and revision in the Senior Phase and National Parent Forum of Scotland – Nationals in a Nutshell- Assessment explains assessment for National qualifications.

These are particularly relevant to S4 pupils & parents who are doing National qualifications this year. The NPFS website  www.parentforumscotland.org has lots of information and links regarding all aspects of the new qualifications.

Digital Parenting

The Digital Parenting website and magazines from Vodafone offer parents information and advice about the latest digital technologies and the kind of challenges children and teenagers might face in their digital world. Their ‘Expert View’ articles, ‘How to’ guides and ‘Take Action’ checklists will help you to stay up-to-date and feel more confident about getting involved.

Renovation of courtyard for S1/2 pupils …

Here are some ‘before’ shots of the courtyard area towards the rear of the school that is surrounded by CDT, Science & Maths. The parent council successfully put in a bid to ‘Awards for All’ for the funding for the project which will see in the revamping of the space including tables & chairs (pictured), murals on the walls and lots of planting in the beds! Watch this space for updates as the summer progresses ….