Category Archives: Achievement

Posts of specific interest of Achievement.

S1 House Athletics

The S1’s took part in their annual House Athletics Championships on Tuesday.  This event saw pupils taking part in a number of track and field athletic events.  The sun was shining throughout and the pupils had a fantastic time competing against the other houses and cheering everyone on.  Auldhouse finished 1st with Balgray a close 2nd, Duncarnock 3rd and Capelrig 4th – well done S1!

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East Renfrewshire Secondary Games

Over 300 secondary pupils participated in the annual East Renfrewshire Secondary Games event, competing in various commonwealth sports.  38 of our S1-S3 pupils represented the school in numerous categories including Table Tennis, Football, Lawn Bowls, Netball, Rugby and Hockey.  Our Table Tennis team returned home with medals after placing 3rd overall in the tournament.   The efforts shown by pupils was outstanding – well done to all involved!

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Zack wins Tycoons in Schools’ KS4 Award and Highly Commended Award

Teens 2 Go launched by 14-year-old Zack Griffin, won KS4 Award and the Highly Commended award.

Zack created a business that enables skilled teenagers to earn money sharing their expertise with peers and members of the community.

While Zack taught classes in computer coding, he trained others to deliver sessions in “academics, music and sport”.

Zack said: “It feels really good to have won the highly commended award – I feel really proud to have been a part of the competition. I’ve now got a lot more enterprising skills that will stand me in good stead for later on in life.

Tycoon in Schools is an annual competition that challenges youngsters to run their own real-life businesses using a loan of up to £1000 provided by the Peter Jones Foundation.

Zack Griffin

Well done Alyson!

Alyson S1 competed in the Scottish Women’s Athletic League on 30th August and was first in the 100m achieving a PB of 13.12 seconds

Last weekend, Alyson also competed as part of a team for the Tri Cup in Stornoway where she won 100m and 200m and her team were successful overall. Well done Alyson!