Category Archives: Whole School

Stories of interest from Eastwood High School and the wider community.

Nautical and STEM Open Week 30 Nov – 4 Dec

City of Glasgow College will be holding a Nautical and STEM virtual open week from 30th November to 4th December.

To register for this online event click here

By attending you will get the chance to explore the following courses:-

  • Cyber Security
  • Software Development
  • Computer Science
  • Industrial automation with robots
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

We will also be looking at sponsored cadetships in:-

  • Nautical Science
  • Marine Engineering
  • Electro-technical

Senior Prefect Team 2020/2021

Congratulations to Steven Collingham, Rebecca Paton, Scott Campbell and Helen Chong who, following a very competitive application and interview process have been successful in the position of Head Boy, Head Girl, Deputy Head Boy and Deputy Head Girl respectively.

Congratulations also go Mohamad Abdelkader, Olivia Brady, Murray Brown, Cameron Constable, Kirsty Dougall, Charlie Evans, Innes Garmany, Mia Hepburn, Flora Robertson, Lara Sturgeon, Erica Winning and Disha Yadav who are our new Vice Captains!

SENIOR PREFECT TEAM 2020-2021

Pupil Senior Leadership Team

Applications for positions on the Pupil Senior Leadership Team – Head Boy/Head Girl, Deputes and Vice Captains, should be submitted in writing by Friday 24th August. The letter should be addressed to Mr Maxwell and should detail your reason for applying and what you would bring to the role in question. The letter should be handed into the school office.

Interviews for the positions will take place on Wednesday 26th August starting at 10am.

Interview times will be posted on the S6 notice board.

 

First Day News

We are looking forward to welcoming everyone back to Eastwood tomorrow at 8.45am

S1 – to report to the Games Hall
S2- S6 – to their Period 1 classes. Details of their Period 1 classes will be on their Year Group noticeboard outside the school office.

From tomorrow S1/S2 pupils who use the Neilston train will be released from school at the end of the day at 2.15pm (Wednesday & Friday) and 3.15pm (Monday, Tuesday, Friday) to alleviate congestion and crowding when exiting the school.

Parents/Carers will only be allowed access to the school/grounds with prior notice. You can either contact the school to organise this on 0141 577 2200 or by email

schoolmail@eastwood.e-renfrew.sch.uk

Lockers will not be issued to our new S1 pupils at the present time.

SQA Results

Your examination results will arrive on 4th August by post; and by text or email if you have signed up to MySQA. Please call your school if you do not receive your results by 1pm on 4th August.

The SQA’s Candidate Advice Line (0345 279 1000) and Skills Development Scotland Exam Results Helpline (0808 100 8000) can provide advice from 8am on 4th August.

Post Certification Reviews

Your school is currently reviewing how final grades compared to those estimated and checking school based evidence that could support appeals. Pastoral staff are also aware of all outstanding College or University conditional offers and will consider Priority Post Certification Reviews where possible. School staff will contact you directly if they would like to appeal on your behalf.
Post Certification Reviews require your approval and can only be requested by the school. How we identify and process Post Certification Reviews is summarised in our ‘leaflet for parents and candidates’.

Click here for leaflet.

For URGENT Appeals (University applicants) – to school by 10 August
For all other Appeals – to school by 17 August

Good Luck !

Prefects 2020 – 2021 / Colours

Congratulations to all colours recipients and to next year’s Senior Prefect Team, we look forward to working with you.

We are sorry not everyone was able to be included on the list, as we know there are very good candidates who did not make it.

Interviews for Head Boy/Girl will be carried out when we return in August.

Pupils entitled to braiding should take proof of ID to one of our braiding suppliers,

Julies Alterations – 367 Clarkston Road, Glasgow G44 3JG (0141 637 5186)
Or
Academy Uniforms – 4 Rennie Place, East Kilbride, Glasgow G74 5DH (01355 244879)

Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, we would ask you show consideration and understanding when enquiring about braiding as there will be a waiting list.

Colours 2020

Braiding 2020

SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM 2020-2021

 

 

Online Learning Newsletter

We are now in the final week of online work and I am sure you are looking forward to a relaxing summer. Please see attached the 4th edition of the Online Newsletter. We would really appreciate if pupils could continue working up till the latter stages of the week in order to fully prepare them for August. The materials and instructions will remain in Google Classroom, but please note that staff will not be available throughout the summer holidays.

The work and effort at home from so many has been extraordinary and, on behalf of the staff, can I pass on my gratitude to you all under such testing times.

 

NEWSLETTER – 22ND JUNE 2020

SDS Career Advisors

Over summer, any school leaver who is looking for support from SDS should phone their helpline on 0800 917 8000 Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Any pupil on our school roll can contact Eastwood High’s Career Advisors, Karen Rees on 07887993465 Mon-Wed and Gina Kelly on 07771 505 766 Tues-Thurs for support.

From next session, Karen and Gina may call home, in addition to meeting pupils in school, in order to support pupils in S4,S5,S6 whilst blended learning is in place.

 

Online Newsletter Edition 3

Please see below the 3rd Edition on our online newsletter. As we draw ever closer to the summer holidays, the temptation for your son/daughter to stop completing work may start to appear. The work carried out in the next two weeks will be pivotal to a smoother transition in August.

On behalf of the Pastoral Care department, can I pass on my thanks to all parents who continue to support learning from home under challenge circumstances.

 

NEWSLETTER – 15TH JUNE 2020