Masterclasses 2017

For updated details of additional study sessions for students preparing for exams follow this link or look in the “Exam Information” tab above.

School Satisfaction Survey

Information on the Moray Council Parent Satisfaction Survey can be found by following this link or by clicking on the “Other Links” tab above.

“The Banter” – School Newsletter – April 2017

“The Banter” School Newsletter (April 2017) is now available.  Click on the “Newsletters” tab at the top of the page or click on the following link:  The Banter – April 2017

End of Term

Term ends today at 3.20 pm.  As a reminder to all young people and parents, the coat pegs will be cleared down at the end of the school day today.  Please collect any belongings, otherwise they will be donated to charity.  We hope everyone has a restful break and our seniors have a fruitful time for studying!  As another reminder, Easter Revision Sessions are on offer to all pupils in S4 to S6 – please see the following link for further details:  Easter Revision Sessions 2017

Easter Holiday Revision Sessions…

Teachers in a number of subject areas are offering Easter Holiday Revision Sessions in order to support young people with their studies and forthcoming SQA Exams.  Senior Phase pupils were asked to sign up as desired to revision sessions on offer.  The Easter School Revision Timetable can be found here:  Easter Revision Sessions 2017

New Fitness Club – Wednesday Lunchtimes…

New Fitness Club for KGS S1-S6 boys and girls starts this Wednesday lunchtime (1-1:30pm). First session is a fun, quick Metafit taster! Get ready for a supercharged whole body workout, which will strengthen your muscles with short bursts of energy and leave you feeling amazing. If you’re self-conscious no worries: you’ll be so focused on what you’re doing you won’t notice anyone else! Bring a pack lunch and eat after the session. Sign up mandatory on Active Schools board.

 

KGS Active Schools – opportunities to get active!

NEW Opportunity – Fitness Club

We are starting a new Fitness Club after school Wednesdays 3:30 pm-4.00 pm/4:30 pm and would love to hear what activities you would like in the mix! This will be your new club so your feedback is vital – do you want Metafit HIIT training, Clubbercise, outdoor athletics? If you’re keen, please see the Active Schools noticeboard at the PE Department for more information.

NEW Opportunity – Climbing Wall

Free after-school Climbing Wall sessions continue for S6 on 20th February, 13th March and 27th March at Speyside Climbing Centre in Aberlour. Loads of fun, no experience required, a great challenge for both the team sports and the individual sports types. Also a great way to get over your fear of heights! Minibus leaves at 3:30 pm, returning at 5:30 pm. Pupils must sign-up AND return consent forms to PE Dept as soon as possible.

Girls Netball S1-S6

The Girls Netball Club want YOU! Now open to all year groups S1-S6, with new coach Mrs Wood leading the charge. Friendly, welcoming atmosphere and loads of fun. Come out and try netball on Mondays 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm in the Community Centre Games Hall. Sign up and consent forms on the Active Schools board.

Cullen catchment area: consultation affecting KGS…

The Children & Young People’s Services Committee has approved a statutory consultation on amending the Keith Grammar School/Buckie High School catchment area delineation as it affects the Cullen Primary School catchment area.

Please find attached, a letter from the Corporate Director (Education & Social Care) for parents with information regarding how to respond with comments:

2017-cullenrezoning-parent-notification

 

In the event of adverse weather…

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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S4-S6 Prelim Exams – Monday, 16th January 2017…

With Preliminary Examinations fast approaching, due to start on Monday, 16th January 2017 until Monday 30th January 2017 inclusive (see “Exam Information” tab at top of screen to locate the timetable), the following web links may prove useful to pupils and parents at this important time.  All the very best with the revision and assessments!

https://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-at-home/Supporting%20study

https://www.theguardian.com/teacher-network/2016/apr/19/students-revise-exams-revision-science?CMP=share_btn_tw

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/parents/helping_with_exams/

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2014/may/15/parents-exam-related-stress

https://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-at-home/what-can-i-do-as-a-parent/General%20tips%20for%20supporting%20learning%20at%20home

https://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/41292.html

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