Outstanding Academic Achievement

A number of pupils received Colours yesterday, Tuesday, in recognition of their outstanding academic success in National and Higher exams. New S5 pupils were awarded full colours having gained six ‘A’ grades at National 5, while new S6 pupils were awarded a Colours Tie in recognition of being awarded five ‘A’ grades at Higher. These are outstanding results for our pupils.

6 ‘A’s at National 5
Srutokirti Basak, Charley Clark, Bethany Dow, Lewis Draper, Esme Finnie, Sam Jeffrey, Isabel Jimenez, Beth Lindsay, Kit McCarthy, Lorna MacKenzie, Siobhan Mitchell, Angus Mitchinson, Charlotte Moffatt, James Strachan, Max Wardle, Rebecca Watson and Emma Webster.

5 ‘A’s at Higher
Hannah Braidwood, Aaron Burgess, Elizabeth Dagless, Cameron Drummond, Ruaridh Griffin, Alastair Kendall, Phoebe O’Toole, Holly Painter, Holly Roberts, Julia Savaniu, Ben Sneddon and Nicholas Van Rensburg.

Destination Information Evening – Thursday, 28th September

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Information regarding the Destinations Evening has been sent to parents/guardians of all Senior Phase pupils.  The purpose of the evening is to provide learners from S4-S6 and their parents/guardians with information regarding post-school opportunities available from local Colleges.   General workplace advice will be available from an Employability Officer who will also give an overview on Modern Apprenticeship Opportunities.  In addition, the school Careers Coach from Skills Development Scotland will be available for consultation and advice throughout the evening.

Destination Information Evening – 2017

Should you have any queries regarding the event please do not hesitate to contact Mr. N. Duncan, P.T. Employability and Work Experience or Ms. C. Pour, House Head.

 

S2 Edinburgh International Book Festival visit

A group of S2 pupils visited the Edinburgh International Book Festival as part of the Teenage Fiction enrichment this week. Pupils had the opportunity to hear from Darren Shan (“Zom-B” series), Lauren James (Sci-fi writer) and Philip Reeve (“Mortal engines” author). The authors talked about how they write; where they got inspiration from, and the pitfalls of being an author.

Graphic Communication pupils provide signage for local business

Higher and National 5 Graphic Communications pupils have been working with local company Kettlebridge Bar & Restaurant to design new signage for the business. Using the Laser Cut technology in school, the pupils have been able to design and produce a fantastic new sign – see photographs – for the entrance of the restaurant.

The Faculty of Technologies are delighted that the partnership has enabled pupils to get some industry-level experience.

'I am being prepared for life' (Ad vitam paror)

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