RIVERSIDE MUSIC COMPLEX – OPEN DAY

Riverside Music Complex is holding an open day on Wednesday 15 March.  Based in Busby, their innovative courses offer a unique and rewarding insight into the music industry giving our students the ideal platform in which to build a successful career. Their Sound Production, Music Performance, and Music Business courses are all taught from their modern, technically advanced complex by working industry professionals.

The open day is ideal for S5/S6 students who wish to find out more information on our courses and further career paths in the music industry.

The day will consist of a presentation from staff, lecturers and Duncan Cameron (Head of Centre) entailing details of each course, funding and career paths.. There will also be an opportunity for a Q&A, followed by a tour of the complex and an opportunity to view some of the classes current students are taking.  The session will last approximately one hour.

More information on the courses can be found on their website (www.riversidemusiccomplex.com).

ENGINEERING THE FUTURE FOR GIRLS

The 2017 Engineering the Future for Girls summer school will be held at the University of Strathclyde from 19 to 23 June 2017 and applications are now being invited via the online application system. Now in its second year at the University, the summer school is aimed at S3 pupils who are studying any range of subject choices at National 5.  Engineering the Future for Girls at the University of Strathclyde is designed to engage girls in a wide range of engineering challenges that will inspire them to become the next generation of engineers.  There are 100 places for this year’s summer school available, all fully-funded by BP and BAM Nutall.

Visit https://www.strath.ac.uk/engineering/outreach/engineeringthefutureforgirls/ for full details.

Those wishing to apply should see Miss Mortimer by Friday 3 March at the latest.

INFORMATION EVENING FOR PARENTS OF PUPILS IN S4

s4-letter7.00pm on Thursday 2 March 2017

Pupils in S4 are about to embark on the S5 options programme. I should like to take this opportunity to remind you that we intend to hold an information evening for parents, the arrangements for which are detailed above.

The purpose of the evening is to introduce you to the options process and to present to you the different subject choices and other opportunities available to pupils in S5. These include a full range of National Qualifications and an extensive programme of vocational education which East Renfrewshire schools will offer in partnership with local colleges.   Please click here to view the letter which was sent home on Monday of this week.  If you plan to attend this event, please complete the tear-off slip below and ask your child to return it to the school office by Friday 24 February to allow us to ensure that sufficient seating is available.

PUPIL ACHIEVEMENT

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Congratulations to Logan (S4), who finished 3rd place in the Senior Rotax Max at the WSKC first round.  She was the youngest competitor on the grid at 15 1/2 years and drove brilliantly.  Logan has recently progressed to the senior category, brining her into a far more competitive environment, alongside exceptionally experienced drivers.

PUPIL ACHIEVEMENT

Congratulations to Michael (S2) who recently competed in the West of Scotland Table Tennis Schools Championships, finished 3rd place in the Under 14 Boys category.  As a result, he was then invited to the Scottish Schools Championships where he reached the quarter finals, which is a fantastic achievement.  Well done!

PUPIL ACHIEVEMENT

hazaifah-s1-2Congratulations to Huzaifah (S1) who won the title of Under 13 Scottish National Champion at the National Championships in Aberdeen on 12 February.  This is a Major event in the Scottish squash calendar where the top playersfrom all over Scotland come to battle for the national champion title in their respective age group.  Huzaifah, who was the top seed, won his final 11/5, 12/10, 11/8.  Well done!

PUPIL ACHIEVEMENT

orla-s1Congratulations to Orla (S1), whose synchronised ice skating team took part in an international competition at Dumfries last weekend.  Her team, Starlight Blizzard, skated alongside other teams from Scotland and the rest of the UK to represent Great Britain.  Well done Orla!

CHINESE NEW YEAR LUNCH

Ocss1css2n Friday 3 February, the Communication Support Service hosted a Chinese New Year lunch.  Pupils have recently been studying China as part of their Modern Studies, Personal Development and Community courses.  Guests were treated to a variety of Chinese dishes such as chow mein, chicken curry and fortune cookies.  Pupils organised this event and everyone had an excellent time.  Well Done S1/S2 CSS pupils!

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