SCHOLAR Workshops w/c 11th November 2019

SCHOLAR’s upcoming Online Tutor Sessions are:

Day Date Time Subject Level
Monday 11/11/2019 6pm Modern Languages  Higher / Advanced Higher
Tuesday 12/11/2019 6pm Chemistry Higher
Thursday 14/11/2019 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.

SCHOLAR Online Workshops

SCHOLAR’s upcoming Online Tutor Sessions are:

Monday 4th Nov.              18.00            Higher Computing

Tuesday 5th Nov.              18.00            National 5 English

Wednesday 6th Nov.        18.00            Higher Physics

Thursday 7th Nov.             18.00            AH Biology

Worksheets are available on SCHOLAR for each session.

S5 Weekly Update

This week I visited all S5 classes to discuss the following:

  • Reading Festival and Literacy Evening
    • Thank you to all pupils who took part in this event. Any pupil who volunteered to help out at any of the literacy events received an English subject badge.
  • S5 Catholic Leadership
    • The first meeting will take place on Tuesday 1st October at 3.45pm in the school lecture theatre.
    • The event will end around 5pm. It is open to all pupils in S5.
    • Our first guest speak will be Mr Docherty, Head Teacher.
  • S5 Progress So Far
    • I explained to all pupils about the importance of good attendance and timekeeping. Staff will be monitoring this closely over the course of the year.
    • Staff are identifying pupils who are finding the transition to Higher more difficult than expected. Learner conversations will take place between now and the October Holidays.
  • Lunchtime Standards
    • Pupils are reminded of their responsibility to return to school on time for period 5. If pupils are eating lunch outside of school they should ensure that they respect the local surroundings by behaving properly and disposing of all rubbish in the waste bins provided.
  • Faith Events
    • Thank you to all pupil who attended the Vocations Mass and the visit of the Relics of St Therese of Lisieux.
    • Morning Mass will be celebrated at 8.25am every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday – all welcome.
    • Eucharistic Adoration will take place during Friday lunchtime.

Please continue to check our website and twitter for up to date news from the school and the Year Group.


S5 Update W/C 3rd September 2019

The following information was passed on to students this week:

  • Fire alarm procedures
    • Pupils should follow instructions from their class teacher. If the alarm sounds during an interval time S5 pupils should go to Hockey Pitch.
  • SING Choir
    • Takes place on a Thursday during lunch time.
  • Urdu Class
    • This will take place between 4pm – 5pm every Tuesday in RE room 1.
  • Catholic Leadership
    • Catholic Leadership meeting in Oratory on 2nd September after school.
  • Vocational Information
    • All pupils who attend college on a Tuesday and Thursday afternoon should report to English room 4 on Friday period 1 and 2.
  • Sports Ambassadors
    • If interested please collect application form from Sports Hall.

New Timetable (Monday 3rd June 2019)

On Monday 3rd June pupils will return from study leave and begin to follow their new S5 timetable. Pupils will be issued with their new timetable from 8.20am onwards in the upper street area. All pupils should be in full school uniform (blazer, tie, white / pale blue shirt, grey skirt or trousers and school shoes) and bring in their PE kits.

Please follow your timetable and attend the classes displayed on your timetable. If you have any queries regarding subject choice please see your Pastoral Support Teacher at interval or lunch time.

We look forward to welcoming you all back on Monday 3rd June

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