All pupils attended Remembrance Services today in our school Theatre. These services on Armistice Day were conducted by Mrs E Geddes, Mr J McHugh and Rev C Bonnar. S6 pupils were involved in selling poppies to staff and pupils and this money will be sent to the Royal British Legion.
Scholar has produced a document, specifically aimed at parents, to explain the advantages and opportunities within the website.
For more information on Scholar and how your child could benefit from it’s use click here.
Note: Any s4, s5 or s6 student wishing access to Scholar should see Mr Boag for their username and password.
Details of East Renfrewshire’s vocational programme has been added to the pupil section. More information can be found by clicking here.
You can also download the 2011 – 2012 Vocational booklet here – www.eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk/education-and-learning/schools
Our Boys Basketball Team beat Dumfries Academy 46 -31 on Wednesday 9 November at an after-school game. Jon Faulds scored 34 points, but was taken off injured halfway through the 4th quarter after a bad fall. Jonnie Williamson stepped up and helped control the game for Barrhead and ensuring a victory. Well done to all the boys in the team.
Barrhead High School and St Luke’s High School jointly hold a Careers Evening every year. This year the Career Evening is being held in St Luke’s High School starting at 7pm until 9pm. Universities, colleges and a variety of careers from other professions will be on hand, along with Careers Scotland, to give out prospectuses and information. We would encourage parents/carers and young people to go along and find out information regarding future careers.
To-night at 7pm in Barrhead High School Theatre there will be a presentation to parents/carers and pupils who will be joining S1 next Session (2012-2013). Mr Sinclair (Head Teacher) and Mr Clyne (Depute Head Teacher for S1) will provide as much information as you will need to support the transition from Primary to Seconday. Tours of the school will be available at the end of the presentation should you wish.
All pupils studying SQA Highers will have the opportunity to attend 2 timetabled Sessions, per subject, of Supported Study for 1 hour between now and Xmas holidays. Pupils have been given a copy of the timetable and this link will also allow you to see the allocated Sessions. sstudy
2G were today hard at work producing desert courses for our annual S2 Ready, Steady Cook competition. Mrs Crawford, along with the pupils from 2G, had the wonderful task of trying all the deserts. Special mention must be made of the lime cheesecake which was delicious – a big well done to all of 2G and Mrs Irvine their class teacher.