May 012015
 

Handball will continue for the duration of this term. The team training will be on Tuesday lunchtime in the Old Gym in PE Dept (12.30pm – 1pm). All S1/S2 boys are welcome to come along. The boys who attended Handball club during last term should attend.

Our first team game will be after the SQA exams (5th June onwards).

May 012015
 

Any pupil who would be interested in competing in the Scottish Schools Team Swimming Championships MUST attend a short meeting with Mr Murphy on Tuesday 5th May in the Old Gym at interval.

The Championships are due to take place on WEDNESDAY 17TH JUNE 2015. These will be held in TOLLCROSS LEISURE CENTRE. All relays will be 4x50m.

Swimmers may compete in the Freestyle and/or Medley events for their own school year.

Apr 292015
 

S1 Sports Day – Tuesday 19th May

S2 Sports Day – Wednesday 20th May

Both sports days will last for the full duration of the normal school day and we will return to school by the end of the school day. It is really important that you return your consent for (yellow – S1 and blue – S2) to your PE teacher as soon as possible if you have not done so already. This should be returned by Friday 8th May at the very latest.  Remember to bring along the following –

Essential items to bring:

  • Packed lunch
  • £2 travel contribution
  • Plenty of water/sports drinks
  • Waterproof jacket to stay warm and dry
  • Tracksuit trousers
  • Trainers or running spikes
  • Suntan lotion

The lists are now available in PE Dept to sign up for the event(s) which you would like to compete in on the day. You must sign up by Friday 8th May. Speak to your PE teacher if you are unsure at all.

 

Apr 242015
 

Any pupil who would be interested in competing in the Scottish Schools Team Swimming Championships MUST attend a short meeting with Mr Murphy on Tuesday 5th May in the Old Gym at interval.

The Championships are due to take place on WEDNESDAY 17TH JUNE 2015. These will be held in TOLLCROSS LEISURE CENTRE.

All relays will be 4x50m.

Swimmers may compete in the Freestyle and/or Medley events for their own school year.

Mar 232015
 

Congratulations to the following S1 girls who won the Renfrewshire Schools Basketball Cup, beating St Andrews Academy in the final 50-16. This was a great end to their season which saw them undefeated and capped off an excellent League and Cup double. Both trophies are away to be engraved and will be in the trophy cabinet at the front of the school soon.

KATE GALLOWAY

KIERA CAMPBELL

FIONA SNEDDON

JENNA EWING

KIRSTY MACDONALD

NAZEEFA MALIK

EMMA MORRISON

LAURA BAILLIE

Mar 182015
 

The Triathlon that was originally scheduled for 1st April has been postponed for the time being – the plan is still to offer this even but it will be in the summer term.

Thank you to those pupils who expressed an interest – Mr Murphy will keep names and have a meeting when the new date has been confirmed.

Mar 182015
 

Can all of the pupils who have entered the competition please get your music to Mr Murphy or Mrs McNab as soon as possible if you haven’t done so already.

The music should be on a CD and the CD should only have that one piece of music that you intend to perform to.

The performance should not last any longer than 3 minutes

You should arrive at Eastwood HS between 5.45pm-6pm. Performance are due to start at 6.30pm

Mar 182015
 

S1-3 girls who are interested in coming along to our Rugby club should attend the after school club run by Brandon (Rugby Development Officer). The club runs on Wednesdays in the Old Gym from 3.35pm – 4.45pm. The club is free.

It is non-contact at the moment but we are hoping to get enough girls along to introduce contact and enter teams into local competitions.

Mar 182015
 

Any pupil (boys or girls) who would be interested in being involved in the school cricket team must give their name to Mr Murphy as soon as possible.

Coaching will be available to those who attend (details will be confirmed – likely to be Wednesday after school).

Regional qualifiers are due to be held in May and the school intend to enter a team so get involved!

Feb 202015
 

ERC Cross Country championships is due to take place on Wednesday 11th March. Those who have been selected to represent the school must return their consent forms to a member of PE department as soon as possible.

Those who expressed an interest in competing in the Scottish School Cross Country championships on Saturday 7th March have all been entered. You will need to make your own arrangements to attend. Please inform me if you are no longer able to participate in this competition.

If you have any questions then please speak with Mr Murphy.

Feb 202015
 

S1-S3 girls who are be interested in coming along to our Rugby club should attend the after school club run by Brandon (Rugby Development Officer).

The club runs on Wednesdays in the Old Gym from 3.35pm – 4.45pm. The club is free.

It is non-contact at the moment but we are hoping to get enough girls along to introduce contact and enter teams into local competitions.

Feb 182015
 

Congratulations to our level 1 and level 2 gymnasts who participated in the East Renfrewshire Schools Gymnastics Competition.

The level 1 ‘A’ team won the bronze medal (Isla McMillan, Eilidh Stevens, Lauren Dignan and Robyn Turner).   Our level 2 ‘A’ team won the silver medal and have qualified for the Scottish Schools finals at the end of March.  The level 2 team was Joy Fitzpatrick, Sean Roberts, Heather Cook and Rachel McCallum.

Well done to all pupils who participated in the event.

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Feb 182015
 

An inter-school triathlon is being organised for East Renfrewshire pupils and we need to speak to any pupil who may be interested in taking part in such an event.

You may be a keen runner, swimmer or cyclist but would like to attempt the three disciplines in one event! You may already compete in triathlons. Please speak with me if you would like to be considered for this. The event itself is planned to go ahead on Wednesday 1st April but further details will be given.

The distances for each discipline are below to give you an indication of the difficulty and your own suitability.

S1 – 800m run, 1 lap of cycle trail route, 50m swim

S2 – 1000m run, 1 lap of cycle trail route, 100m swim

S3 – 1200m run, 1 lap of cycle trail route, 150m swim

Seniors – 1500m run, 1 lap of cycle trail route, 200m swim

Mr Murphy (PE Dept) will record those who are interested so please inform him before Friday 27th  of February  if you would like to be considered.