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In order to access information regarding school status in the event of adverse weather, the following web link and information sources are provided:

Hyperlinkhttp://schoolclosures.moray.gov.uk

School Twitter feed: @KeithGrammar

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KGS School Notices 22 April 2019

All the latest school information is displayed on the school plasmas or can be found here Plasma Notices 180419 – website

Charity Concert & Ceilidh

The Moray Young Citizen Award winning Country Quines, together with KGS students past and present, are organising a fundraising event in support of Kayleigh’s Wee Stars and the Chest, Heart & Stroke Association. Details of the event can be found here Charity Concert

Treat yourself to a night of entertainment and family fun whilst supporting these very worthy causes. Raffle contributions gratefully received.

Police Scotland Advice to Parents

Please follow the link to information from Police Scotland about one aspect of keeping your child safe 2019-04-15-Police Scotland letter to Parent Guardian-all Schools

School Notices 15 April 2019

All the latest KGS student notices are displayed on the school plasmas or can be found here Plasma Notices 150419 – website

The Banter – March 2019

The latest edition of the school newsletter, The Banter, can be found here Banter March-April 2019

Easter Revision Classes

Maths Revision with Miss Morgan; Monday 8th April and Tuesday 9th April 9.30am-2pm

Higher English with Mrs Whyte; Tuesday 9th April 11.30am – 1.00pm

There are other teachers who have made arrangements directly with their classes. Students should be aware of these through their teacher.

 

School Notices 25 March 2019

All the latest notices are displayed on the school plasmas and can be found here Plasma Notices 220319 – website

Outward Bound 2020

On Monday 25 March S1/2 students were given details about next session’s Outward Bound Trip.

This is a fantastic opportunity to experience a range of adventurous activities with all equipment supplied and costs subsidised by a local family trust and Outward Bound Trust sponsorship.

Further details can be found in the attached outward bound 2020 letter and in these OBT documents – Winter Kit Infographic, Sample Winter Programme, OBT for 2019

There is also a video showing the features and benefits of the trip Learning Away Winter Residentials campaign

We are keen that no student misses out on this opportunity so if you have any queries or concerns please do get in touch. Additional funding is available where this is a barrier to taking part or we can accept a different payment schedule if this would help. Please contact your child’s Guidance Teacher or the Rector if you want to discuss this.

If any local business would like to support this opportunity by either subsidising the trip further or sponsoring an individual please contact the School Office.

Career Ready 2019-21

Career Ready

Keith Grammar School is fortunate to be able to offer the opportunity to some of our current S4 pupils to become Career Ready Students over their S5 and S6.

Career Ready UK, is a business led charity, supporting a movement of employers and schools working together to help raise the aspirations of 16 to 19 year olds and bridge the gap between education and work by giving them access to real experience of the world of work.  Together we provide an awareness of business that broadens young people’s horizons and helps them decide whether to opt for employment, work-based learning (such as apprenticeships or school leaver programmes) or higher education.

Selected students follow a programme of mentoring, masterclasses, workplace visits and a four week paid internship.

S4 pupils have been informed about this opportunity in PSE and those meeting the selection criteria who are interested have taken a letter home about an information evening on Tuesday 26th March.  If your child has not taken home a letter and you would like them to apply for this opportunity please contact their Guidance Teacher.

To be eligible to apply for this programme students must meet the following criteria:

  • Studying between one and three Highers in S5
  • Decent grades in National 4/5 qualifications
  • Planning to stay in school until the end of S6
  • Available for the minimum four consecutive week paid internship that starts in the last week of summer term of S5 and continues into the school holidays.

More information can be found at https://careerready.org.uk/

Ms Emily Souness

Principal Teacher of Guidance

 

 

Weekly Notices – 18 March 2019

All the latest notices are displayed on the school plasmas or can be found here Plasma Notices 150319 – website

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