Category Archives: health

Health and Wellbeing Information

The Scottish Government campaign “Eat Better Feel Better” has just launched its new website to encourage people to start cooking and eating well to improve their health. The website contains a variety of recipes to try and the nutrition content of recipes is given to make it easier to make informed choices. For those of you who enjoy interactive videos there is a selection of “cookalong” recipes on the website. Cookalong recipes can be a great way to involve children when cooking the family meal. The web address is

Giles’ Bleep Test Challenge Club

Congratulations to all pupils who took part in Mr Giles’ Bleep Test Challenge Club.  A particular mention to the following pupils who have earned their houses points.

Most Consistent Attendance – Oliver Grieve, Lewis Bond and Greig MacKay

Best Male – Lewis Bond – Level 13.6

Best Female – Victoria Letham – Level 8.7

Most Improved – Oliver Grieve and Elliot O’Donnell – 11 extra shuttles

Bike Health Check

All pupils who are cycling to school next week are reminded that they will receive a free bike health check on Thursday.  The Health and Wellbeing Team are looking to get as many pupils to cycle into school on Thursday to take advantage of this great offer.

For any more details, speak to Mr Giles in the PE department.

All Pupils – Health Survey

The staff from the Place @ East Renfrewshire Youth Health Service are looking for your views. They are redesigning the youth health service and want you to give them your views on how it should look.

 Complete the survey monkey questionnaire on:  enter a contact phone number, and you will be entered into a prize draw to win Braehead/Xscape vouchers:

  • First prize £50
  • Second prize £30
  • Third prize £20

 You can also complete the questionnaire without leaving a contact phone number but will not be entered into the prize draw as we need to have some way of contacting the winners.

S3 Vaccinations – DTP ( Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio)

These vaccinations will be taking place for ALL S3 pupils on Monday 28th January.

Pupils have already received an information letter for  parents and a consent form which should be completed and returned to the Blue Boxes as soon as possible in the brown envelopes provided. These should be marked for the attention of the school nurse.

Heather Murphy, our school nurse, will also share further information with pupils on Friday 18th January during English classes period 3. Pupils should go to class as normal and you will then be escorted to the Main Theatre to hear Heather’s presentation.

Further information about arrangements for 28th January will be shared with pupils at the assembly on Friday.