On Wednesday and Thursday we welcome to all P7 pupils transferring to St Luke’s in August. They will arrive in school for 9:00 am for their 2 final Induction Days.
The UK Mathematics Trust has invited students from across Scotland to attend a new enrichment event for forty able young mathematicians – the UKMT Mathematical Circle. This event will be held at Hutcheson Grammar School, Glasgow over two days, Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th May 2015. Emma Dunne, Shauna Doherty & Arran Hepburn has been selected from St. Luke’s High School to participate in this event. All three pupils have performed very well in recent UKMT and Scottish Maths Challenge competitions and are relishing the opportunity to test their mettle at this event!
On Wednesday evening, Miss McGrattan and her group of Duke of Edinburgh Award students have arranged for the “Singing Children of Africa” to give a concert in St John’s Church, Barrhead as part of their fundraising and awareness raising visit to Scotland, tickets are on sale now from Miss McGrattan at £4.00. Tea and Coffee will be available in the church hall afterwards. Please try and support this great cause.
The final part of our new S4 Senior Phase Transition will take place on Thursday. S4 students will work with Mr Herd, Mr McCabe and partners in a range of activities preparing them for new experiences, challenges and leadership opportunities that lie ahead.
Friday is “Activities Day”. PE & Health Faculty Staff have already provided pupils with full details of activities and the organisation of the morning sessions. S3 PDP classes and their teachers will once again be organising our Charity Fun Run in the afternoon and have also communicated details to all staff. Good luck everyone, enjoy a great day – I hope the sun is shining on us!!!
Our Cluster Ceilidh takes place on Friday evening from 7-9pm in St. John’s Church Hall. Primary 7 families have been invited to come along. This event will be a fundraiser for the ERC trip to Malawi in support of the Betty Cunningham Trust. As you know, our S5 pupils accompanied by Mrs Stead will travel to Malawi in November.
Well done to all S1 and S2 pupils on their RARA celebrations which were captured on a film produced by the film club. Thanks to all who contributed to making this a huge success. A particular thanks to Mr Jordan for the sterling job in gathering footage, editing and capturing the ethos of our school on film. Thanks also to Mrs Hopkins, the pupil support team, Mrs Devaney, Mrs MacIsaac and the PHSE staff.
Pupils will begin following their new timetables on the 1st and 2nd June. Current First to Third Year pupils will change timetable on Monday 1st June. Current Fourth and Fifth Year pupils will not be in school on 1st June unless they have an exam, but will receive their new timetables at assembly at the start of the day on Tuesday 2nd June.
Congratulations to the following S1 and S2 pupils who achieved Gold, Silver and Bronze awards in the recent UKMT Maths Challenge
25 pupils from S3 have been working towards achieving their bronze award this year. In the upcoming weeks they will be looking to put into practice their expedition skills which they have been developing over the year. On Friday 8 May they travelled to their start location in Strathaven to hone their skills on the practice expedition. The hike took them through Whitelee Windfarm and finished on the following day at Williamwood High School. They were accompanied by Mrs McColm, Miss Gordon, Mr Sharp, Mrs Hopkins and Mr Cassie.
Miss McGrattan and her group of Duke of Edinburgh Award students have arranged for the “Singing Children of Africa” to give a concert in St John’s Church, Barrhead as part of their fundraising and awareness raising visit to Scotland. The concert will take place on Wednesday evening 27 May and tickets are on sale now from Miss McGrattan at £4.00. Tea and Coffee will be available in the church hall afterwards. Please try and support this great cause.
Congratulations to our 38 S6 Caritas Students who have just received confirmation of their achievement of this prestigious award. Their voluntary work in school, the community and their parishes has been outstanding.
On Saturday 16 May, Mr Baird and Staff will offer supported study for Higher and National 5 Maths pupils.
On Friday, S1 Science students and their teachers will travel to Darnley Park to work with the Rangers on activities related to their Biodiversity Topic.