School Photos Monday 5 November

School photos are taking place on Monday 5th November. Full school uniform should be worn. The timings for the photos are listed below:

1Go1 8.45am 

1Go2 9.00am

1Go3 9.15am 

1Gr1 9.30am 

1Gr2 9.45am 

1Se1 10.00am

1Se2 10.15am

3Go1  10.30am 

Break  

3Go2 11.00am 

3Gr1 11.15am

3Gr2 11.30am 

3Se1 11.45am

3Se2 12.00pm

3Se3 12.15pm

S6 group photo with SMT will be taken at 12.30pm SHARP.

12.50pm Senior Team and House Captains.

6Go1 1.45pm 

6Go2/3 2.00pm

6Gr1 2.15pm 

6Gr2  2.30pm 

6Se1/2 2.45pm

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.

New S6 – Blazer Fitting – Tuesday 14 June

The new S6 students will be fitted for their blazers on Tuesday 14 June. Could classes please come down to the common room promptly at the timings listed below. If you are not going to be in school on Tuesday for any reason, please come and see the office. Thanks

9.30 am 6Go1
10 am 6Go2
10.30 am and after break (11 am) 6Gr1
11.15 am 6Gr2
11.45 am 6Se1
12.15 pm 6Se2

Posted in S6

S@S Accelerate 2016

S@S Accelerate offer two summer programmes, which are held at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, for pupils at the end of S4, S5 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 2016, there are ten areas pupils can choose from, depending on their career aspirations:

S@S Accelerate 1 (Monday 20th  – Friday 24th June 2016)

  • Mini Space Academy (Electronic & Electrical Engineering)
  • Psychology
  • Product Design
  • Sport

S@S Accelerate 2 (Monday 25th – Friday 29th July 2016)

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

The cost of S@S Accelerate is £125 and the programme it is non-residential.

Please visit our website for further information: http://www.strath.ac.uk/sees/wideningaccess/

New immunisation programme against meningitis

Consent packs for vaccinations from NHS Lothian were distributed to pupils in S3 to S6 on Tuesday 1 December.

Every year, pupils in S3 are offered the Teenage booster to complete their life long protection, through routine immunisations, against tetanus, diphtheria and polio.

In addition this year all S3 – S6 pupils are recommended a meningitis vaccine (ACWY). This is to protect against the W strain of meningitis which is on the increase across the UK.

Please read the letter, discuss the vaccinations and return completed and signed consent forms to school by Friday 11 December.injections

Exam Timetables

If you are in S4-6 and are due to be sitting SQA exams shortly and have NOT yet received your examination timetable, please contact the school office as a matter of urgency.  Many thanks.

Exam Leave 2015

Please see below letter that was recently distributed to all S4-6 students. Further copies can be obtained from the office or downloaded. The exam leave sheet should be returned to the school office no later than Tuesday 31 March.

Calling all S6 Entrepreneurs

Are you interested in experiencing first-hand the setting up and running of your own company in school over the course of the year?  It is your company – you elect the Board of Directors from amongst the members, raise share capital and market and finance a product or service of your own choice, in doing so learning about all aspects of business such as market research, finance, sales, production or service provision, customer service and HR as well as enhancing your CV and your personal statement.

Young Enterprise is open to all S6’s regardless of whether you have studied Business Management.

Interested, come along at interval on Monday 25 August to C18.  If you can’t make the meeting or want further information, please see Mrs Scott in Business Education.

Posted in S6