Kilsyth Academy News – 20/05/16

The first of our three uniform evenings will take place on Wednesday 25th May, from 5.00 – 8.00 p.m., in the senior café. There will be special deals available at each of these events. The remaining uniform evenings will be on 9th June and 20th June, at the same times.

Our annual S2/3 Leadership Academy took place last weekend, at Kilbowie. The group of 37 pupils experienced fantastic weather and took part in a wide range of outdoor activities, in addition to learning about some of the key qualities of successful leaders. Many thanks to Mr Rennie, Mr Clowes, Mrs Stirling-Young and Magi Hamilton, for leading this fantastic opportunity.

On Sunday 17th May, the PE department led a trip to see Newcastle United play Tottenham, in the last Premier League game of the season. It was an action packed game, which saw Newcastle winning 5–1. The 40 pupils had an excellent day out and thanks go to Mr Urquhart, Mr Buchanan, Mr Brown and Mr Stevenson for accompanying the group.

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A group of 39, S1 pupils enjoyed a three-day residential experience at Auchengillan Outdoor Centre. Undertaking a range of activities, such as orienteering, climbing, abseiling, kayaking and mountain biking. Despite the weather, the group remained in high spirits and had a great experience over all. Thanks go to Mr Urquhart, Mr Clowes, Miss Rae and Magi Hamilton, for leading the event and for all their encouragement throughout the three days.

Friday 27th May and Monday 30th May will be school holidays, the only exception being for those sitting SQA examinations. The new timetable will begin on Monday 6th June and all pupils returning for S5 or S6 must be back at school that day.

The Parent Council will meet on Thursday 2nd June, at 7.00 p.m., in the school.

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