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Preparing for Exams this year? Please see this helpful mind map below !
6  March 2023

We will shortly be releasing our Easter School timetable for that important last few days of study before exams begin on 24 April.

Please continue to encourage your child to attend weekly Supported Study, Saturday School sessions and Easter School.

Masterclasses in all subjects will run approximately 2 days before final exams. All pupils are required to attend Masterclasses unless they clash with the timing of an exam.

Tuesday 7 February 2023

Supported Study begins today after school and is offered  each week day until the end of March. In addition, some Saturday School sessions are offered. Please see the timetable below for details.

Please ensure your child attends Supported Study for all subjects to help reinforce their learning and prepare effectively for 2023 examinations which begin on April 24th 2023

Ms S Welsh


Monday 30 January 2023

Please see here our Supported Study timetable for February & March 2023

Supported Study Feb March 2023 V3


Please see the Childline document here for Beating Exam Stress Tips. Pupils will be issued with this information in school also


Please note our Senior Prelims begin on January 16th 2023. A full timetable has been issued to pupils in the last 3 weeks.

2022 Jan Higher Prelims Pupil Timetable

Prelim Timetable December 2022 (National 5)

2022 Dec N5 Prelims

Supported Study Timetable Oct – Dec 2022

Supported Study Oct to Dec 2022 V3

Option Choices webinar for parents and carers of S2 and S3 pupils, Wednesday 7 December 6.30pm

Skills Development Scotland careers advisers are hosting a webinar for parents and carers of S2 and S3 pupils on 7 Dec at 6:30pm to discuss option choices and the support and resources available from Skills Development Scotland to support both young people and parents and carers at this time.

Parents and carers can register for our session here:

Tuesday 25 October 2022 6pm – 8pm

Help Your Child to Pass Evening 2022

We would encourage ALL parents of pupils in S4 – S6 to attend this event. During the event, you will be able to gain specific tips for success in subjects across your child’s curriculum, view textbooks used that will help support your child’s progress, and learn more about the study techniques we encourage, our Supported Study programme beginning on 1st November 2022; and how you can use digital platforms to support your child’s study each week.  Please make time to pop in between 6 and 8pm!

Supported Study Block 1 – 2022

Our first block of Supported Study sessions will begin on 31 October 2022 and run until the 9 December. A range of subjects will be on offer each week night. The timetable for Supported Study will be posted here in the next week, and all pupils in S4 – 6 will be given a printed copy of the timetable.  Please encourage your child to attend as many sessions as possible to ensure they are well prepared for forthcoming prelim assessments and final exams in 2023.

McLeod Scholarship Award

The McLeod Scholarship, is funded from the McLeod Trust Fund that was gifted to Port Glasgow High School by Mr George F McLeod (former pupil). It is his wish that this fund is used to support a former pupil progress to and through University. The aim of the scholarship is to raise aspirations and ease the financial burden of further education

The award represents a significant amount of financial support each year for up to 4 years.

Please see the required forms here. There is a very limited time to apply for this scholarship – these must be returned by 9 September 2022.

McLeod Trust Application Form (Aug 2022)

McLeod Trust Support Notes for Application Form (Aug 2022)


Posted 19 July 2022

2023 exam dates

The 2023 exam diet starts on Monday 24 April and finishes on Wednesday 31 May 2023. Results day will be Tuesday 8 August 2023.


is on Tuesday 9 August 2022 where learners will receive SQA results by text, post and email dependent on their preferences already logged.


Post Results Services – SQA

After results day on Tuesday 9 August, if the grade you have been awarded is lower than your estimate, you will be able to appeal your results by contacting SQA directly or by going through your school, college or training provider.

Your school, college or training provider will discuss your appeal with you before sending SQA evidence to support your estimated grade. However the decision to appeal your grade is yours.

Discuss this with your school as soon as possible after getting your results.

The appeal can be prioritised if you have a conditional place at university or college, or in training or employment that depends on your grade.

This is a free service.

Please see the SQA leaflet linked below with a range of advice for learners and parents including on Priority Appeals, UCAS and key dates.


30 May 2022 Please Note that S4 – 6 Pupils will commence their new timetables on Monday 6th June at 850am. Please ensure pupils attend in full uniform from Monday 6 June and see our Uniform Guides below.  S4 – 6 pupils will undertake Induction Activities Mon – Wed 6,7 & 8 June – please see our letter linked below for full details.
Please see the DYW section of this site for new opportunities in Apprenticeships with Inverclyde Council ** 27 May 2022**
Please see the School Uniform Section of this site for updated details on PGHS School Uniform standards.

School Uniform

Please see below details of Induction Events in school for pupils starting in our BGE S1 to 3 year groups and our Senior Phase year groups S4,5 & 6!

Induction Week @ PGHS

Induction Letter May 2022

Please click on the link below to see details of the exciting Summer Cub opportunities in Inverclyde! From 5th to 29th July for young people aged 5 to 19 year with Additional Support Needs.

Summer Club 22 Leaflet

The next Parent Council Meeting will be held on Tuesday 24th May at 7.00pm. The meeting will be held in the school building.

Please contact the school office if you would like to join the Parent Council or please see our contact form on the Parental Engagement section of this website.

Induction Week at PGHS

All pupils will take part in Induction Events around the end of May and first week in June. This will introduce them to their new Year Groups, welcome our new S1 pupils to the school, and welcome our S3 pupils into the Senior phase of their secondary education.  Full details of the programme of Induction Events will be provided shortly.

New Timetable

The school timetable will change on Monday 6th June 2022. Pupils will receive their new timetables at Registration time. Pease ensure your child attends school at 850am each day to allow them to receive important information at Registration.


The exam diet is now well underway. Congratulations to all of our pupils on ensuring they attend their exams promptly and correctly dressed in full school uniform. Good Luck to All – we are confident you will succeed!

Easter School Timetable

Please see the attached details of Easter Study Sessions from Monday 4 April 2022

Easter School (1)

Transition to Senior School

Please see our latest information on your young person’s journey through secondary school.

Transition to Senior School (Feb ’22) S2 & S3 Parents

S6 Leavers Hoodies require to be ordered by 11 February 3pm. Order forms in school to be returned to Ms Welsh
Please see our new UCAS Information page which will be added to regularly – 25 Jan 2021
Supported Study Calendar Updated Jan 2022 to March 2022 (posted 10 Jan 2022)

Supported Study Jan to March 22 revised

Higher & Advanced Higher Assessments January 2022 (+ N5 Art & Drama)

20 December 2021

Our Assessment Calendar has been published today and emailed out to all parents. Pupils will find this on their Year Group Team.

Click on the link below to see the Calendar

Higher Assessment Calendar 2022


Monday 15 November 2021

Our S6 Study Room Fruit platters are going well! Giving our senior pupils a morning boost for studying and encouraging a Healthy Start:)


Friday 12 November 2021

Please see Uniform Letter and Expectations issued today.

Please see above for examples of positive uniforms. Thank you to our S3 and S6 ‘models’!

Uniform examples Nov 2021

School Uniform November 2021


Friday 12 November 2021

Our S3 Learning Packs were issued today!  Learn the art of studying and start applying this to your classwork in S3 and into the Senior phase next year! Thanks to the S6 Digital Skills group for helping to make up these packs this week!


Monday 8 November 2021

Scholar and E-sgoil Online Tutor Sessions

Please see attached details of upcoming online sessions. Pupils are able to log in to access these live sessions which provide additional support, guidance and explanation around key topic areas. A good addition to your child’s study routine. Pupils are also able to post questions directly to the tutor.


All past tutor sessions are also available via Scholars Archive Content. There are hours of study sessions on a wide range of subject areas.  Please access this here:

Remember our Extended Supported Study sessions continue each week!

View the timetable here:

Supported Study Oct to March 2122


Scotland’s Biggest Parent’s Event (SBPE) 2021
Scotland’s Biggest Parent’s Event is back for another year!This year Scotland’s Biggest Parents’ Events (SBPE) will take place over the week of 15–19 November 2021 which coincides with a new national week ‘Scottish Careers Week’ developed by Skills Development Scotland.SBPE’s National Launch Event, will take place on Monday 15th November at 7pm, along with a series of more local events and activities across the rest of the week and social media activity.We aim to deliver some key messages about jobs and skills of the future and how employers and wider partners are involved in guaranteeing our young people in Scotland a positive step after school. We will feature information on the Scottish Careers Service with our partners Skills Development Scotland and you will hear about how Developing the Young Workforce is bringing the curriculum to life through employer experiences in schools. All of this in a jam packed 30 minute video!The SBPE National Launch Event is being played through DYW social media channels. By booking today you can access the link to this and watch either on the night or at a time that works for you.

Friday 5 November 2021

Please see image for school leaver support from Skills Development Scotland


 Skills Development Scotland national webinar for parents and carers on the options and support available for school leavers

As part of Scottish Careers Week, Skills Development Scotland (SDS) has a nationwide online session for parents and carers covering options and support available for school leavers on Wednesday 17 November at 6.30pm.

Parents and carers can find out more about the range of options available for their young person as they prepare to leave school and how parents and carers can support them.

SDS Careers Advisers will be providing expert advice and there will be opportunities for parents and carers to ask questions during the session. Help is also available on SDS’s online home for career information and advice My World of Work.

Please register for the event here:

Find out more about Scottish Careers Week.

Friday 5 November 2021

College pupils have been issued with College reports today. If your young person has missed theirs – please ask them to see Ms Welsh on Monday.  Lots of pupils doing extremely well at College this year – well done!

Friday 5 November 2021

S4 – 6 National 5 Pupils have today received the Assessment Calendar which will run from 30 November to 16 December 2021.  The full assessment calendar is also here.

Dec Nat 5 Assessment Pupil

Pupils also received the following communication re SQA and assessments. View this here:

Port Glasgow High School Information


Week Ending 29 October 2021

All pupils in S4 – S6 have been issued with a Help Your Child to Pass Pack containing lots of useful advice on ensuring their studies are positive this year as we move through the school year. Ms Welsh has spare packs in her office if your child missed receiving theirs.

View some of the content provided here:

HYCTP Advice Pack 2021

Leaflet HWB

10 Study Habits of Effective Learners 2021

HYCTP Leaflet 2021

Week Beginning 25 October 2021

View our extended Supported Study timetable here

Supported Study Oct to March 2122

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