The Global Banter – Special Edition – September 2016

Click on the following link – kgs-the-global-banter-september-2016 – to download “The Global Banter” [Special Edition] September 2016, highlighting the foreign travels of KGS pupils and staff last session and during the Summer holidays.

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“The Banter” – School Newsletter – August 2016

“The Banter” (August) is now available on the Newsletters tab at the top of the page or by clicking on the following link: KGS The Banter_August 2016

Look out mid-September for “The International Banter”!

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Our Vision and Values…

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Supporting our wider area…

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Back to school…

New term for staff starts with Inset Day activities on Monday, 15th August 2016 at 8.45 am.

Pupils will return to school on Tuesday, 16th August at the normal time of 8.45 am.  Hope everyone has had a great holiday!

SQA Results – Tuesday, 9th August 2016

The KGS Senior Leadership Team – Mr Macpherson, Mr McLauchlan and Miss Buchan – will be in school from 8.00 am to 3.00 pm on Tuesday, 9th August 2016 (SQA Exam Results Day) to offer advice and support following examination results received.  This may include requests for the school to consider possibility of Clerical Check/Marking Reviews.  As a reminder, Mr McLauchlan was Year Head last session for S4 and S6, Miss Buchan for S5.  Mr Macpherson as Rector has overview of all learners alongside timetable and course choice overview.  All are more than happy to assist as necessary – call us on (01542) 882461.  Further generic advice is also provided by SQA along with helpline numbers as detailed below.  The following link provided by SQA – http://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/65952.html – provides video guide and step-by-step overview of the exam certificate as well as Frequently Asked Questions to support you.

Registration for MySQA has now closed.  If students have registered and their account has been activated (last day for activation is 20th July 2016 – registration now closed), exam results may also be received by text message/e-mail as well as traditional post.

For advice on university admissions:

The Universities & Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) is also happy to speak to any applicants if grades are not what was expected for admission to College/University (conditional acceptance). Their operational hours Monday to Friday from 8:30am – 6.00pm and you can contact them using the following methods:

  • Telephone: 0871 468 0468
  • E-mail: enquiries@ucas.ac.uk
  • Postal address: UCAS, Rosehill, New Barn Lane, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL52 3LZ

For careers advice:

Please call the Skills Development Scotland Exam Results Helpline. Qualified Careers Advisors will be on hand to offer careers advice, and discuss clearing vacancies and alternative options. The helpline number is 0808 100 8000. The 2016 helpline will run from Tuesday 9 August until Wednesday 17 August 2016. The opening hours are as follows:

  • 9 and 10 August: 8.00 am – 8.00 pm
  • 11–17 August:  9.00 am – 5.00 pm

India Trip 2016 – Travel Blog

A travel blog has been set up – http://travelpod.com/members/kgsindia – to map the adventures of the KGS group travelling to India on Sunday, 3rd July 2016 returning on Tuesday, 19th July 2016.  Here’s hoping it all works and we can keep you updated!

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“The Banter” – School Newsletter – June 2016

“The Banter” (June) is now available on the Newsletters tab at the top of the page or by clicking on the following link:  KGS The Banter_ June 2016

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“The Banter” – School Newsletter – May 2016

“The Banter” (May) is now available on the Newsletters tab at the top of the page or by clicking on the following link: The Banter_May 2016

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Newsletter – “The Banter” – April

“The Banter” (April) is now available on the Newsletters tab at the top of the page or by clicking on the following link: KGS The Banter_April 2016

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