The My Place Photography Competition is a built environment photographic project run by the Scottish Civic Trust for primary and secondary school-aged children throughout Scotland. It aims to provide young people with the opportunity to express their thoughts, experiences and perspectives on the heritage, buildings and archaeology around them.
All entries will be placed in an online gallery, displayed in a public exhibition and recognised with a certificate.
Two winners will be selected by a panel of judges and these will go on to represent Scotland in a worldwide exhibition and catalogue.
Competition deadline: 31 JANUARY 2014
If you would like to enter this competition or would like more information please see Mr Lanyon
Activities Week 2013 will be launched in assemblies this week. From Friday 12th April to Friday 26th April you will be able to make your Activity Options online, a link will be posted on the school website. Everyone must complete the online form.
You will need your edubuzz email and password to log on. If you do not know it please see Mr Stewart or Mr Lanyon.
The Royal Society of Edinburgh is inviting applications for the spring session of Startup Science Masterclasses. These are run in partnership with, and take place at universities across Scotland. The Masterclasses are intended to give young people who have shown interest in science and technology the opportunity to broaden their knowledge and experience.
Four Masterclasses will take place on successive Saturday mornings and will comprise of a mixture of talks and fun, practical activities with guidance and encouragement from session leaders. Further Information can also be view on our website http://www.rse.org.uk/news/news.php?id=143.
There is no limit to the number of students who apply from one school; however places are limited and allocated on a first come, first served basis. Once applications have been received we will correspond with students and parents at their home address.
Activities Week 2012 takes place during the last week of the summer term 25th-29th June. Pupils have been given a list of activities to choose from that they will participate in on the Monday to Thursday. On the Friday we will be holding a whole school event and barbque.
Pupils must return their activity choices form to their register teacher or school office by Wednesday 28th March. Please ensure the PC1 is also completed.
If pupils require more information about any of the activities on offer they should speak to the member of staff responsible for it.
Any other questions they should direct to Mr Lanyon.
House points will be allocated to the first three register classes in each year group to have a 100% return of forms.
This is the last call for those wanting to sign up for Adventure Camp 2012 which is open to all pupils currently in S1 – S6. This year it will be held at the Lochgoilhead Centre, Lochgoilhead, Argyll. With a full activity program including, sailing, kayaking, climbing, gorge running, archery, abseiling, jacobs ladder plus many more its one not to miss. Staying in dorms & lodges. The approximate cost is £200 which includes transport, food, activities, a personal chef, dish washer and a commemorative t-shirt. Letters can be collected from Mr Lanyon, Ms Douglas or Ms Young. If you need any more information please speak to Mr Lanyon or have a look at the centre website by clicking the link above.
The closing date for the return of deposits is Friday 18th November.