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S3 pupils will be involved in assessment opportunities from 20th February to 10th May 2018. A few assessments will take place in the Assembly Hall to ensure pupils have some experience of an assessment environment in the hall. Other assessments will continue to take place in class. Your child has a study plan to complete to help to plan for the assessments.
Please see below for timetable:
The Scottish Government has also introduced standardised assessments in S3. Your child will complete three SNSA assessments: one in reading, one in writing and one in numeracy. Your child will not have to revise or prepare for the ‘SNSA’ assessments. The assessments are used as part of routine teaching and learning to help teachers understand how well your child is progressing and to plan next steps.
For further information please visit the website: https://standardisedassessment.gov.scot/parents-and-carers/
Applications for the Medic Insight Week Programme open on Monday 25/2/19 and will close on the 10/03/19 at midnight. The link to the application form will be posted on the FaceBook page (https://www.facebook.com/MedicInsightGlasgow/) on Monday morning. We encourage you all to follow this page for the most up to date information regarding the programmes we offer.
We would like to remind all students that applications are usually very competitive, so should take time when filling out the form (treating as a practice for applications to Medicine should prove useful to them and also increase chances of being successful). Also, as places are very competitive there are many high quality applications which may be unsuccessful, but this should not deter them from applying to Medicine!
We wish all candidates good luck and welcome any questions you may have.
Applican’s Medicine Practical Afternoon Course will take place this year on the 24th March from 12-4pm, at the University of Strathclyde.
The taster afternoon would be suitable for S4/S5/S6 pupils, and will cover a range of topics relating to medicine and the medical school application process.
To cover the costs of the event, we are asking for just £5 per pupil for the session.
For the last 2 years this event has been fully booked and we operate at first come first served with a waiting list – therefore we would highly recommend your pupils sign up as soon as possible!
The current timetable for the afternoon will be along the lines of:
12pm – 1pm: Entry to medicine, Personal Statements
1pm – 1:45pm: Situational Judgement UKCAT Teaching
1:45pm – 2pm: Quick break and snacks!
2pm – 3:45pm: First Aid, Anatomy, History taking, Blood pressure, Stethoscope workshops.
3:45 – 4pm: Questions and Answers.
For more information, please see our website: https://www.applicancourses.com/regional-practical-days, and please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions.
Mrs Farrell S3 Administration & IT Supported Study
Will now take place Wed 27/02/19 instead of Thurs 28/02/19.
Wednesday 27/02/19 2.45pm – 3.45pm
Room ICT 4
Miss Smith Business Supported study will take place on:
Thurs 28/02/19 3.35pm – 4.35pm as planned.
Room: ICT 5
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Wednesday 20th February 2019
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