Kirkcaldy High School

Respect for Self, Others, and Learning

110. Blue Bulletin – Thursday 22.02.24


Hot Meal: Soup of the day, Chilli con carne or vegetable chilli with rice.

S4 and S5 Course Choice (Mr Farquharson)
Any S4 and S5 who has not been coursed yet must see their guidance teacher in the guidance base as soon as possible. Remember that even if you plan to leave, you need to be coursed as back-up.

France Trip February 2024 (Mrs Morris)
Any pupils who were on the recent France trip and still have messages, and stories for the memory book please see Miss Coggill in C7 during lunch or break this week to include them. A massive thanks to each of you, from the teachers on the trip, as you were all amazing and a credit to us, and the school – Merci mille fois! On y va! Miss Coggill, Mr Spink, Mrs Hamilton, Miss Prentice and Mrs Morris.

Together We Can Group (Miss Johnston)
A reminder that all those in the Together We Can Group are meeting today after school in the PE classroom.

Battlefields Trip 2024 (Mr Harrower)
All pupils going on the Battlefields trip must attend a meeting at 1:20pm this Friday (23rd February) in B17. Important information will be given out so attendance is essential. Any pupil unable to make the meeting should speak to Mrs Harrower ASAP.

Music Performances (Mrs Duckett)
Mr Wilkie is available at lunchtimes for to go through accompaniments for upcoming music performances and exams. Book in with him in the music dept.

Babcock International Engineering Apprenticeships (Mr McCowan)
Are you interested in working to maintain the Royal Navy’s fleet of warships? Getting paid to study and learn a trade? Babcock International, based at Rosyth are currently advertising for 2 apprenticeships in:

Level 6
Engineering Design

Level 5
Engineering Trades (Welding/Mechanical & Electrical Fitting/Fabricating/Machining/Pipefitting)

They are hosting a virtual careers fair on Thursday 7 March from 5.30pm until 7pm to discuss all the apprentice opportunities they have available across Scotland.

If you’re interested in finding out more, then scan the QR code to register. These are fantastic opportunities and the application deadline is March 2024. Please see Mr McCowan in C4 if you need any help.

Scottish Apprenticeship Week Events (Mr McCowan)
Attention S4-S6’s! Looking for an apprenticeship for after your time at KHS? Scottish Apprenticeship Week, run by Skills Development Scotland, will be hosting TWO apprenticeship events in March at:

  • Carnegie Conference Centre, Dunfermline – Tuesday 5th March 2024, 6pm-8pm
  • Auchmuty High School, Glenrothes – Thursday 7th March 2024, 6pm-8pm

These events have lots of information and opportunities for pupils/parents/carers to find out about:

  • Modern Apprenticeships
  • Foundation Apprenticeships
  • Graduate Apprenticeships

You can find out more information here: or by coming to speak to Mr McCowan in C4.

Fife Council Apprenticeships (Mrs Davidson)
Advert for the following apprenticeships will be going live on Fife Council jobs on Monday 12 February with a closing date of 28 February. Apply here:

  • HGV Mechanics
  • Gardeners
  • Arborists

Fife College Open Days (Mrs Davidson)
Fife College will be hosting Campus Open Days at the end of March 2024. Please see link to our website, which includes a Programme of Events for each Campus – Open Days 2023 (

S6 Yearbooks (Miss Lipton)
Reminder that full payment for the S6 Yearbook should be made before Friday 1 March. These are £20 each… please pay via iPayimpact or at the Office.


Piano/Keyboard Lessons (Mr Macdonald)
Lessons are on today in the Music department.

Violin/Viola Lessons (Mrs Ranieri)
Lessons are on today in the Music department.

N5 Music Study Support (Mrs Clark)
This will run every Thursday at lunchtime.

Calm Colouring Club (Ms Geddes & Miss Millar)
If you are looking for a quiet space to enjoy your lunch and do a bit of colouring, then head along to A3 from 1:10pm every Thursday lunchtime. Ms Geddes, Miss Millar and the Mental Health Ambassadors will be there to welcome you.

Upper Strings Ensemble (Mrs Ranieri)
Upper Strings Ensemble will run today at lunchtime in the Music department.

Chemistry Study Support (Dr Black)
3:20-4:20pm in A6. Open to all levels. Start your prelim revision.

Higher Music Study Support (Mrs Duckett)
This will run every Thursday after school, 3:15-4:15pm.


Hot Meal: Soup of the day, Breaded fish or Salmon fish fingers and chips or Vegetable stir fry with noodles.

Brass Lessons (Mr Letham)
Lessons are on today in the Music department.

Woodwind Lessons (Ms Kelso)
Lessons are on today in the Music department.

Wind Band (Mrs Duckett)
Wind band will run today at lunchtime in the Music department.

Have Lunch with a Hero! (Classics Film Club)
Percy Jackson is back to save the world, again! All are welcome to classics film club. Bring your lunch with you to C11. See me for a pass in advance.

KHS Radio Show on K107FM (Dr Murray)
We present a weekly show on Kirkcaldy’s radio station, K107FM every Saturday morning. You could be involved, even if you’re never available on a Saturday! We meet every Friday in A4 (Dr Murray’s room in Science) to plan the show. Come along and bring your lunch! See Dr M for a lunch/building pass.

KHS D&D (Dungeons and Dragons) Group (Dr Murray/Miss Collins)
The KHS D&D Group meets in D2 (Home Ec) every Friday after school. Take part in exciting adventures and storytelling. It’s all up to the fate of the dice!

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