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S5 pupils only

Any S5 pupil who is considering a career in Medicine, Nursing or Life Sciences should meet with Mr Cairney on Thursday 23rd at the start of morning interval in the Pupil Support office.

Any S5 pupil who is considering applying for a course in Sciences or Engineering at Glasgow, Edinburgh, Oxford or Cambridge University should meet with Mr Cairney on Thursday 23rd at the start of morning interval in the Pupil Support office.

Any S5 pupil who is interested in applying for a university course in  Nursing, Physiotherapy, Pharmacy, Laboratory work , Radiology  as well as Bio-engineering from Strathclyde University should meet with Mr Cairney on Thursday 23rd at the start of morning interval in the pupil support office.

Nuffield Placement Scheme Summer of 2014. S5 Pupils

Nuffield Placement Scheme will take place once again during the summer of 2014. This involves completing a science/mathematics/engineering placement during the summer holidays.

As in previous years, the scheme is aimed at the current 5th year students who will be sitting their Highers in 2014 and who are studying any science, technology, engineering and/or maths subjects.

The students should have good Int 2 level results in these subjects . More importantly they should be motivated and interested in studying sience at university.

It also pays £80 per week!

If you are interested then please speak with Mr McGarry lab A14.

Careers Convention

Our annual Careers Convention takes place tonight, Wednesday 23rd October in the Open Area.

It promises to be an interesting and informative evening with representatives from Universities and Colleges and from many diverse careers such as Armed Forces, Dentistry and Veterinary. 

 S2 and S3 parents can attend from 6pm to 7pm and S4, S5 and S6 from 7pm to 8pm.

Click here to read the letter sent home about the event.

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Drop-in Sessions in East Renfrewshire

SDS Centre Barrhead – 160 Main Street Barrhead G78 1SL – 1041 881 2886

Tuesday 6th August 11am – 3pm
Wednesday 7th August 11am – 3pm

‘The Edge’ Newton Mearns – Fairweather Hall Barrhead Road Newton Mearns G77 6BB

Wednesday 7th August 11am – 3pm
Thursday 8th August 11am – 3pm

No need to book – just drop in between 11am – 3pm

Admissions tests key dates 2013

The Admissions Testing Service website has been updated with the key dates 2013, including registration deadlines and test date, for the following university admissions tests:

  • Sixth Term Examination Paper (STEP) Mathematics
  • BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT)

and the following University of Oxford admissions tests:

  • English Literature Admissions Test (ELAT)
  • Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA) Oxford
  • Classics Admissions Test (CAT)
  • History Aptitude Test (HAT)
  • Mathematics Admissions Test (MAT)
  • Modern Languages Admissions Tests (MLAT)
  • Oriental Languages Aptitude Test (OLAT)
  • Physics Aptitude Test (PAT)

A key dates calendar for all of the above tests can be found on the website page –https://support.admissionstestingservice.org