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P7 Induction Day

Running Order

 All pupils should report to their Primary School at normal start time to be registered.  All pupils will then travel together to St Ninian’s High School.

Arrival at St Ninian’s High School:  9.15am

Welcome and Introduction:  9.30am – 9.45am

Session 1:  9.45am – 11.30 am

Group 1 – Half pupils to Mini School Day (Games Hall)

Group 2 – Half pupils to Physical Education (Sports Hall)

Lunch:  11.30am – 12.15pm

Session 2:  12.15pm – 2.00pm

Group 1 – Half pupils to Physical Education (Sports Hall)

Group 2 – Half pupils to Mini School Day (Games Hall)

Session 3:  2.00pm – 2.30pm

Mrs McCrea/Pastoral Team

Depart and return to Primary School:  2.30pm

 Important Information

  1. All pupils should report to their primary school at normal start time to be registered
  2. All pupils will then travel together to St Ninian’s High School.
  3. Pupils should arrive in school wearing PE kit (primary school kit)
  4. Bring a waterproof/sun cream for outside activities – weather dependent
  5. Bring £2 for lunch – Food will include options such as chicken burgers / hot dogs / sausage rolls / pizza, a snack and a drink.
  6. If there are dietary requirements pupils may bring a packed lunch.

Pupils who are joining St Ninian’s in August and do not attend St Clare’s St Cadoc’s, St Joseph’s or Our Lady of the Missions should report to our school office on arrival (9.15am) and be collected by parents from the forum at the end of the day (2.30pm).




Ramadan began on Sunday 5th May, with the festival of Eid-al-Fitr being celebrated on or around Tuesday 4th June.

Throughout Ramadan, Muslims spend 30 days observing fast during daylight hours, as a means of celebrating and reflecting on their faith.  To support our pupils, rooms have been made available during lunch to provide a space for prayer and rest.  Boys are welcome to use Maths room 1 and girls can use Maths room 2. These rooms were chosen as they face the direction of Mecca.

Pupils should still bring in their PE kit and change for PE, however we understand strenuous activities should be avoided.  Pupils will have the opportunity to take part in  PE however their participation will be led by how much the pupils feels they can manage.


Tuesday 14th May 7pm

Our Primary 7 Information Evening for parents and pupils will take place on Tuesday 14th May at 7pm.

This is a wonderful opportunity for parents to obtain important information for their children who will begin S1 in August 2019 in the new session.

There will be the opportunity to meet staff from all departments and to have a tour of the school. We look forward to welcoming as many young people  (in school uniform ) and parents as possible.

Faith Schedule

Mass at 8.25am. Memorial of Pius V, Pope, Religious.

Feast of St Joseph the Worker.
Prayer Breakfast in RE Room 2 at 8am. Staff warmly welcome.

Mass at 8.25am. Memorial of St Athanasius, Bishop, Doctor of the Church

Mass at 8.25am. Feast of Ss Philip and James, Apostles
Eucharistic Adoration: 12.20-1pm. Rosary at 12.25pm

Luke Chapter 24. A discussion of Luke’s account of the resurrection and post-resurrection appearances.

He Arose. An astonishingly powerful film without words about the events of holy week and the resurrection.

Computing Pupils of the Month

Congratulations to the following pupils

S1 Joseph Chrystal
S1 Mia Wilson
S2 Sean Stewart
S1 Covadonga Varon Seijo
S3 Anna Johnstone
S1 Jed Daly
S2 Matthew Madsen
S3 Oliver Russell (3F)
S3 Jonathan Manini (3E)
S1 Erina Smith
S1 James Mowat
S2 Megan Smith
S2 Sophia Cameron
S3 Mark Campbell
S3 Louis Plunkett
S1 Bried McBride
S1 Meghan Burns
S2 Paul Higgins
S3 Michael Andrew-Mckenzie

HSBC and British Council Mandarin Speaking Competition 2019 Winner’s Trip to China

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My Winner’s Trip to China as part of the HSBC and British Council Mandarin Speaking Competition 2019 was an amazing experience that I will remember for a very long time. The trip consisted of 2 parts – sightseeing the main tourist attractions in China and staying at the Affiliated High School of Beijing University.
During the trip, I managed to get to know the history of China, the culture that surrounds it, and also practise my knowledge of Mandarin. I found it a fantastic learning experience.
I was absolutely delighted with how the trip went and I definitely made many friends there. I enjoyed the great food, the atmosphere, and the cultural difference here from that in Scotland. I spent an amazing time there! I’m certain that I will visit this country again in the summer.


SCHOLAR’s upcoming Online Tutor Sessions are: Tuesday 23/04/2019 6pm Chemistry Higher
Thursday 25/04/2019 6pm Maths Higher

For more information on how to take part in upcoming sessions, please visit SCHOLAR’s Online Tutor Sessions.

Please note that worksheets will be available and should be attempted before some sessions.

You can see regular updates via Twitter @SCHOLARuk and Facebook SCHOLARprogramme.

Weekly Prayers

Tuesday 23 April 2019.
Easter is the celebration and remembrance of the resurrection of Jesus Christ on the third day after his crucifixion. On Easter Sunday we celebrated the resurrection of Jesus Christ and the renewal, hope and new life Jesus brings to the world.
Our Saviour has risen! The resurrection of Jesus reminds us that God makes all things new. He has given us the same resurrection power to live free from sin and death and to have a life fully alive!

Lord God,
You loved this world so much,
That you gave your one and only Son,
That we might be called your children too.
Lord, help us to live in the gladness and grace
Of Easter Sunday, everyday.
Let us have hearts of thankfulness
For your sacrifice.
Let us have eyes that look upon
Your grace and rejoice in our salvation.
Help us to walk in that mighty grace
And tell your good news to the world.
All for your glory do we pray, Lord,
Amen. Continue reading Weekly Prayers

Weekly Prayers

Monday 15th April 2019.

Lord God,

Six days before his death, your son sat with Lazarus,
Whom he had raised from the dead,
And ate dinner with his friends.
Once again, your gospel tells us, Martha served,
And Mary knelt at Jesus’ feet
To anoint them with costly perfume.
The disciple who was about to betray him
Said that it was a waste.
He didn’t care about the poor, really –
He just wanted to fill his own pockets
And make Mary feel ashamed.
Lord God,
Often we cannot discern what is best:
When to pour out costly perfume for your sake,
Even if the world thinks it a waste.
When to be busy serving,
Or when to rest at your Son’s feet and learn.
Give us ears to hear you and eyes to see.
For the sake of your Son, Jesus Christ.


Our Father……..

Tuesday 16th April 2019. Continue reading Weekly Prayers

Faith Schedule

Mass at 8.25am. Solemnity of the Annunciation (Lady Day).
Meeting of the Wednesday Breakfast Prayer Group and          Catholic Leadership Group,3.30pm, Oratory. Refreshments afterwards in  the staffroom.

Mass at 8.25am

Mass at 8.25am.

Mass at 8.25am.

Mass at 8.25am.
Eucharistic Adoration with Stations of the Cross, 12.20pm.

Global Game Jam

S2 Computing Science classes recently took part in the Global Game Jam competition to design and create a computer game in a day. A winning entry was chosen in each class. Here is the winning team from 2F1 ‘The Shadow Kings’ who won with their excellent game ‘Lost in the Past’.