SQA Information Evening – Tuesday 29th October

An information night will be taking place in Chryston High School for all parents of S4, 5 and 6 pupils on Tuesday 29th October starting at 18.30.

The presentation will relate to all aspects of the Scottish Qualifications Authority, the upcoming assessments in December, the final exams in April / May and what takes place in school throughout the academic year to ensure success for all students.

The topic headings from the presentation are:

  • Key dates for Communication (reports, parents nights, assessment periods)
  • Assessment fortnight (prelims)
  • SQA levels, grades and options
  • Presentation levels – The process for deciding on the best level for each child
  • The role of teachers, parents and pupils

There will also be an opportunity to speak to a member of the Senior Leadership Team at the end of the evening to discuss specific questions.  We look forward to seeing you there!

S1 Interdisciplinary Event

PICNIC IN THE PARK 2019

This Friday the 4th of October sees all of our S1 pupils head to Drumpelier Country Park to participate in our annual interdisciplinary event Picnic in the Park.

  • ALL EV5 PERMISSION SLIPS NEED TO BE RETURNED TO THE PE DEPT TO ATTEND
  • PLEASE COME PREPARED FOR WET WEATHER
  • PLEASE ENSURE SUITABLE FOOTWEAR IS WORN FOR COUNTRY PARK TERRAIN
  • PLEASE COME PREPARED FOR CLASSES IN SCHOOL IN THE AFTERNOON
  • WE WILL BE RETURNING DURING LUNCHTIME SO A PACKED LUNCH AND ADDITIONAL WATER IS ADVISED

Pupils have been working in PE lessons to develop their cardio respiratory endurance, navigate between controls on a map and judge their running pace between controls. In Health and Food Technology the S1’s have been learning how to fuel their bodies before sport and replenish energy stores after the competition. Each pupil has prepared food for themselves to eat before and after the event. In Geography, the pupils have been learning how to read a map and use the features of the map to get to the controls in the safest and fastest route.

All of our S1’s are excited to compete in one of our 3 challenging courses. Photos will be published after the event. However, you can follow some of the action on the day via the PE Dept twitter feed at @chrystonpe

 

S1 Welcome Evening

There is a welcome evening for S1 parents, families and children on Thursday 3 October  from 6.30pm until 8.30pm.  Parents will be able to visit classrooms with their children and speak to teachers and pupils about what their children have been learning.  Pupils representing the various clubs and committees in the school will be in the social area.  We look forward to welcoming you to Chryston High School.

Please see S1 Welcome Evening 2019 for more information and S1 Dates for your Diary.

Headteacher’s Welcome for 2019

We hope you enjoyed the summer holidays. We have had a very busy and positive start to our new school session and we look forward to yet another successful session at Chryston High School.

We have many new and exciting projects happening throughout the year but 2 of our main updates that we would like to give you more information on are the launch of The Parent’s Portal and the CHS Supporters 500 Club.  The link below is a letter giving a brief summary of both of these but further info on how to sign up can be found in The Parent’s Portal Menu at the top of the page.

2019 Welcome Letter

We would like to thank all our school community for their continued support and hope that session 2019-20 brings all our young people and their families lots of joy and success.

CHS Supporters 500 Club

We would like to take this opportunity to introduce to you our fantastic new 500 Club.

Our new club will be run by Chryston High School Supporters (CHSS), a new and exciting fund raising and community building branch of our parent forum in partnership with our Parent Council.

The aim of our club is to raise some funds for our school on a monthly basis whilst giving you the chance to have a flutter and win a cash prize.

When you join we will allocate you a number which costs £2 per month. You can have up to five numbers per household. So £4 a month for two numbers and so on.

For a full explanation of the rules and how to sign up please click on the links  below:

CHSS 500 Club Letter Sept 2019

Rules for the CHSS 500 Club

Our first draw is likely to take place at the end of September/beginning of October 2019 so join up soon to avoid disappointment. Good luck!

Get Involved!

All  Chryston High P.E. clubs are up and running!

Here is our timetable: (with a few added extras!!)

Due to popular demand we have added another Fitness Suite session Monday after school for all pupils which will be lead by our very capable, motivating and inspiring senior pupil Rhiannon.

The Ultimate Frisbee days and times will be be advertised ASAP!

#getinvolved #wearechrystonhigh

 

End of Year Reflection

It is difficult to believe that we are fast approaching the end of yet another successful school session at Chryston High. I‘d like to take this opportunity to thank you for your ongoing support of our school and I look forward to the exciting challenges, opportunities and experiences that lie ahead of us next session.

Our school session will officially end on Friday 28th June at 1pm and the 2019-20 school session will begin for all pupils on Wednesday 14th August at the normal time of 8.55am.

Please click on the links below to access our latest newsletter, a letter to all parents and next year’s parent / family calendar.

Summer News June 2019

Summer Parent Letter June 2019

CHS Family Calendar 2019-20

Finally, I’d like to thank all pupils, staff and parents for their continued tremendous support and hard work. I wish all associated with Chryston High School a very happy and restful summer and I look forward to welcoming everyone back to school in full school uniform eager to learn on Wednesday 14th August!

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