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P7 Information Evening – Thurs 10th June 2021

Dear Parent / Carer,

Thanks to all who came along to our virtual Information Evening. A copy of the PowerPoint presentation shown can be found below – just click on the link. If you have any queries, please contact Mrs Campbell, Depute Head Teacher. You can call the school on 0141 582 0100 or email Mrs Campbell  at

P7 Parents Evening 10 June 2021

S5 Pupils- College Course Offering for S6.

There is an option to study a course at college as part of your S6 studies. This is a great opportunity to try something different and achieve a qualification that isn’t on offer in school.
Below are some videos/ links that explain more about what each course involves and also how to apply. It is very important that you let Mr Richardson know when you apply and what courses you apply for.
Registration link

The registration portal can be accessed on the link below.

Senior Phase College Course Introduction Film

List of Courses (more information attached and videos below show more about each course)

Course Level College Campus
Hospitality FA 4 City City
NPA in Bakery 4 City City
NPA Professional Cookery 4 City City
Up in the air and on the Ground 4/5 City City
Introduction to Your Future: Health, Child & Social Care 5 City City
NPA Radio & Podcasting 5 City City
NQ Introduction to Construction Skills 5 City City
SFW Financial Services 5 City City
Supply Chain Operations 5 City City
Intro to Marketing, Advertising & PR 6 City City
NPA Criminology 6 City City
NPA Cyber Security 6 City City
NPA Health & Social Care: Skills for Practice 6 City City
NPA Legal Studies 6 City City
NPA Social Services, Children & Young People 6 City City
NPA Television Production 6 City City
NPA Computer Games Development 5 Clyde Anniesland
SFW Early Learning and Childcare 5 Clyde Anniesland
Sport Through Coaching 6 Clyde Anniesland
Construction 4 Clyde Cardonald
Creative Beauty Skills and Hair Styling 4 Clyde Cardonald
Fashion & Textile Technology 5 Clyde Cardonald
Inspire Your Future 5 Clyde Cardonald
TV Production 5 Clyde Cardonald
Cyber Security 6 Clyde Cardonald
Data & Artificial Intelligence 6 Clyde Cardonald
Fashion & Textile Technology 6 Clyde Cardonald
NPA Horticulture 4 Clyde Langside
SFW Early Learning and Childcare 4 Clyde Langside
Web Design 5 Clyde Langside
Automotive Skills 4 Glasgow Clyde Anniesland
Beauty and Complementary Therapy Skills 4 Glasgow Clyde Langside
Automotive FA 4 Glasgow Kelvin Springburn
Construction FA 4 Kelvin East End
Introduction to Cafe Culture 4 Kelvin East End
SFW Early Learning and Childcare 4 Kelvin East End
Current Trends in Hairdressing & Make-up 4 Kelvin Easterhouse
SFW Early Learning and Childcare 4 Kelvin Easterhouse
Sound Production:Recording 5 Kelvin Easterhouse
Higher Dance 6 Kelvin Easterhouse
Professional Theatre Preparation 6 Kelvin Easterhouse
Construction FA 4 Kelvin Springburn
Intro to Adventure Sport & Fitness 4 Kelvin Springburn
Uniformed and Emergency Services 4 Kelvin Springburn
National 5 Psychology 5 Kelvin Springburn
NPA Building Services Engineering 5 Kelvin Springburn
NPA Construction 5 Kelvin Springburn
SFW Early Learning and Childcare 5 Kelvin Springburn
HNC Mechanical Engineering 7 Kelvin Springburn

Courses in more detail

Prospectus Courses

Senior Phase Automotive and Engineering Glasgow Clyde College

Senior Phase Beauty and Complementary Therapy Skills Glasgow Clyde College

Senior Phase Early Learning and Childcare Glasgow Clyde College

Senior Phase Hairdressing Glasgow Kelvin College

Senior Phase NPA Construction Kelvin College

Senior Phase NPA Television Production City of Glasgow College

Senior Phase Professional Theatre Preparation Glasgow Kelvin College

Senior Phase 4-7 Recruitment Event 21 Feb 2019 City of Glasgow College

Senior Phase SFW Sport and Recreation Glasgow Clyde College

Senior Phase Skills for Work Automotive Skills Glasgow Kelvin College

Senior Phase Up in the Air and Down on the Ground City of Glasgow College

Senior Phase Young Women into Construction City of Glasgow College

University of Strathclyde Events

Virtual Open Days

Our Undergraduate Open Days will be taking place virtually this year on:


Wednesday 28th October        1.30pm – 6pm

Saturday 14th November         10am – 2.30pm


More information will be posted as and when it becomes available on our website here.


Higher Education Information Evenings

At this time of year we would ordinarily be visiting many schools to provide information to parents as well as pupils about the UCAS process. In recognition of this we have scheduled Information Evenings which will be particularly useful for parents. Our first one of these was very successful and well attended.  Please pass this information on to your students. You and your students can register for one of the dates provided here:


Thursday 8th October 6pm


Monday 19th October 6pm


As always you  contact us on and we may be able to arrange an alternative date for your school.


UCAS Events


UCAS are running a number of subject specific virtual events over the coming weeks. Strathclyde will be in attendance along with a wide selection of other Universities from across the UK. The details are as follows:


16th October     Biological and Physical Sciences

23rd October     Social Sciences, Humanities and Teaching

2nd November   Maths, Engineering and Computing


For further information please visit the UCAS site:


UK University Search Fair


UK University Search are holding a virtual fair on Wednesday 11th November. Strathclyde will be in attendance along with a number of other Universities. For further information please see here.

Business Apprenticeship Information Evening

Ernest Young are hosting a virtual information evening for anyone interested in a business apprenticeship in the finance industry.
This is a great opportunity to find out more information and some hints and tips that will be useful when applying for apprenticeships.
More information is available in the below link
Please speak to Mr Richardson once you have registered or if you need any more information.

Business, Law, Finance Virtual Exhibition

It will provide you with an opportunity to:
  • Chat to subject teachers and admissions specialists, and start comparing unis and courses.
  • Meet current students to find out what uni life’s really like.
  • Get advice on applying to uni through UCAS, and making your personal statement stand out.
  • Discover apprenticeships, what they are exactly, how to apply, and the careers you could achieve.
  • Find out about student finance, what you’re entitled to, and how to apply.
  • Explore over 100 unis and colleges.​

Letter for P7 Parents

Dear P7 Parents and Families,

This post contains a second letter to you all from Mrs Campbell, Depute Head Teacher for S1 and S2. You can read the letter by clicking the link below:

Hillhead High School Letter to P7 Parents June 2020

Inside the letter you will find a link to a survey. This can be completed by P7 pupils and is designed to help us address any concerns pupils might have about the move to high school.

To complete the survey you can follow this link or QR code:

The deadline for the survey is 15th June.

Finally, don’t forget there is lots of information available to you in the dedicated P7 Transitions section of our website. This can be accessed via the menus at the top of the page, or by clicking here.

Update: New Year Groups

Dear all,

Today the school has published new information for current students outlining information about how changes of Year Group will work this term. Please read this letter here:

HHS Update 21st May 2020 – New Year Groups

Mrs Campbell, Depute Head Teacher, has also written a letter for P7 parents and families. Please read this letter here:

Letter to P7 parents

For all the latest information about transitions to secondary school, please visit our new web page. You can access this via the menu at the top of the page, or click here.

As always, any information shared during this time is also published on our Communications page, in the Covid section of our website. Again, You can access this via the menu at the top of the page, or click here.

We wish you a restful long weekend.