Sutton Trust Summer School 28 June to 3 July 2020

The Sutton Trust Summer School at the University of St Andrews is held each year in order to give pupils in S5 the chance to experience a week in the life of a university student. It has been proven that this experience, aimed at pupils who fulfil most of the criteria set out in the information material, is of great benefit when applying to competitive universities.

The residential week includes study within academic areas of interest, social activities and advice on UCAS related topics. The week is free of charge and pupils are only required to bring spending money for their personal use.

Applications are now open, and I would encourage your pupils to apply early. Applications close on 3 March 2020.

Further information can be found online at: www.st-andrews.ac.uk/study/access/projects/sutton-trust

If you have any questions about the Sutton Trust Summer School, please do not hesitate to contact us by email schools.access@st-andrews.ac.uk or by calling 01334 462315.

Biology prelims

The Biology prelims will take place:

First set: 11-18 November

Biology: Year two of 2 year National 5, Year two of 2 year Higher

Second set: 20-31 January

Biology: National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher

 

SCOTTISH SPACE SCHOOL @ STRATHCLYDE 2018 – Closing date for applications 21 January

FAO all S5 Students

SCOTTISH SPACE SCHOOL @ STRATHCLYDE 2018

The 2018 Scottish Space School @ Strathclyde residential summer school will be held at the University of Strathclyde from 10-15 June 2018 and applications are now being invited via the online application system.

Now in its 15th year at the University, the Scottish Space School continues to inspire the next generation of engineers and scientists and is aimed at S5 pupils in Scotland currently studying Maths and Science subjects at Higher level.

Applications must be made online and further information and the online application form is available at:
http://www.strath.ac.uk/engineering/scottishspaceschool/

If you would like further information or have any questions regarding the programme, please do not hesitate to contact us by e-mail at: scottishspaceschool@strath.ac.uk

Skills Scotland Event Morning Thursday 9 November

Students who intend on leaving school in 2018 (June or December) should attend this event to help plan their destination and/or back up plans B and C.

£4 is required to cover the cost of transport plus a completed consent form. Please return this to Mrs Wilson or Miss Patterson in the guidance office to secure a place.
(If you are over 16 you can complete the consent form yourself).

Website: http://www.skillsscotlandedinburgh.co.uk/site/23/Welcome.html

Higher Education Convention 2016

Higher Education Convention

Edinburgh Corn Exchange

Wednesday 7th September 2016 12.00 – 3.30

All S5 or S6 students intending or considering University should attend this event.

It is being run on the Wednesday afternoon to minimise disruption as students will only need to miss one academic lesson.
The cost will be £4.00 per student to cover the cost of the coach there and back.

There are only 66 places available strictly on a first come first served basis.

Consent form and £4.00 must be handed in to Mrs Wilson in the guidance office to secure a place. (See below)

Once all places have been allocated and a place confirmed Miss Patterson will arrange for those going on the trip to register for a ticket with her during SE at the start of next term.