At Braidhurst we are proud of the achievements of our pupils and our school and all work extremely hard to ensure our young people experience positive wellbeing, attainment and employability outcomes to enable them to successfully fulfill their role in society by moving onto a positive destination.
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Last week the Maths department celebrated Pi Day with pupils in S1-S3 learning about irrational numbers, having pi recitals and competing in Pi Dingbat competitions. It was also the North Lanarkshire Sumdog competition, our top performing class were 1.1 and our school winners were Brianna McLeod, Lucie Macis, Cooper McHolm, Alexander Mathieson and Jay Sneddon.
Easter School will run in Braidhurst High School on the 1st and 2nd of April. This presents an excellent opportunity for pupils to hone their skills and gain invaluable exam advice and practice.
Pupils who want to participate should return their forms to Miss Kerr by Friday the 15th of March at the latest.
The Braidhurst S3/4 and S2 netball teams were both in action recently with the S3/4 girls winning their matches against St Ambrose High School on Monday 4th March the S2 girls won their game against Our Lady’s High School in Motherwell with Emily Dougan being named Player of the Match.
Pupils from our girls football programme recently assisted at the Girls’ Football Festival at Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility where primary teams from across the authority competed in the tournament. The Braidhurst girls were highly commended by the organisers of the festival for all of their help and support.
The U16 boys’ football team played their Scottish Cup semi-final match against Linlithgow Rose Football Club on Friday 1st March. Despite goals from Alex Lowry and Max McGuigan the score remained a 3-3 draw which took the match to a penalty shoot-out which Braidhurst unfortunately lost. Well done to the team for reaching the semi-finals!
On Friday 1st March a group of 44 Braidhurst pupils attended a great day out at the Edinburgh Science Festival at the National Museums Scotland. Pupils had the opportunity to explore the exhibits and develop their STEM learning and skills as part of our developing the young workforce programme.