Pupil Council – Election

Thank you to everyone who has put their name forward to be on the Pupil Council. As we can only have 2 pupils per year group, we need to elect our members which will take place in PSHE classes. In order to do this, could you make up ONE slide on PowerPoint and email it to myself Mrs Mullen on glow by Wednesday 20th October.   The PowerPoint slide should include the following information: Your name (Reg Class) Photo of yourself (if possible) What your hobbies are / your interests Why you think you would be a good candidate for the Pupil Council Many thanks, Mrs Mullen

Tempest Photography

A reminder that Tempest Photography will be in on Monday 18th October (after the October holiday) to take official S1 and S4 photographs. Please ensure you are in full school uniform that day. Classes will be called down one at a time to the hall throughout the course of the morning.

School Dinner; Specialist Diets

Medically Prescribed Diet In some circumstances, diet may be the only treatment of a medical condition or can form a major part of it. These can be required for a wide variety of medical conditions including, diabetes, coeliac disease, overweight and obesity*, food allergies/intolerance and phenylketonuria. In this instance a dietary referral must emanate from either a Medical Practitioner or a Registered Dietitian. Special Diet Request Form Special diets requested for ethical, religious or cultural reasons and can be used to support children with restricted eating habits, in cases such as autism. In these cases, the parent/carer should request the diet in writing to the PT Pupil Support, who will liaise with the Area Manager for catering services. The Area Manager will then provide advice and support to the schools Catering Manager. Please note vegetarian children do not require a form and should simply select from the menu the appropriate choice.

Covid Letters 2021/22

The following two letters are the letters that will be sent out via Groupcall email if a positive case arises in the school community over the session 2021/22, hopefully this is something you won’t see too often over the year! Please continue to promote the mitigations we have in place for all our young people and staff: sanitise regularly wear face coverings at all times in the building avoid all unnecessary contact one-way systems multiple entrances morning, break and lunch Lateral Flow Testing regime 1. Letter for the new term – schools – August 2021 – NHSL – v3 ML final 3. Signpost ‘warn and inform’ Parent-carer letter – August 21 r

2021 National Qualifications Appeals

All requests for an appeal that have been requested by candidates to the SQA have now been passed on to the school. As the SQA guidelines state, before processing, Mrs Anderson will contact all involved to discuss: Reminder/confirmation of how the learner’s provisional result was determined. Reminder/confirmation of the assessment evidence that was used to determine provisional result, including any assessment arrangements that were in place. Reminder of quality checks undertaken – both locally, and nationally – to make sure the provisional results have been determined fairly, and in line with the national standard. Reminder that results can go up or down as the result of an appeal. Any SQA candidate who would like more information must contact Mrs Anderson by Wednesday 18th August. Mrs Anderson