St Andrew's High School

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Weekly Update – 16th – 20th September


  • St Andrew’s Hospice 6K
    • A thank you to all students & staff who came out to support the St Andrew’s Hospice 6K race.  We really appreciate everyone giving up their time on a Sunday for such a great cause that is so close to the hearts of many in our community.  Congratulations to Mr McCrossan (PE) who placed 5th overall in the race & 2nd in the teachers category.
  • Business & ICT
    • S3 Business Management classes have been busy mastering the Sway programme, developing four key skills for the future – communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity
  • Inter Class Basketball
    • The Inter Class Basketball challenge continues on Tuesday & Thursday lunchtimes.  Thanks to all  S1 participants for taking part so far as well as the S6 Sports Leaders for assisting with the running of the competition.  
  • Columba 1400
    • Final preparations are being made ahead of our next Columba 1400 cohort making the week long expedition to Skye.   Thanks to all parents & carers who attended the final meeting as well as Rebecca and Katie from Columba 1400 who joined us for the meeting.
  • Dragon’s Lair
    • We had some of our senior students judging our S3 Dragon’s Lair candidates. The girls are through to the next selection stage.  The S3 boys came a very close second in the Dragon’s Lair selection process and delivered a very passionate presentation.
  • PE – Pupils of the Block
  • Social Subjects – Achievement Avenue winners
  • Science Supported Study
  • RE
    • Learning about St Thérèse of Liseux this week in S1 RE and looking at some of the places her Relics have visited on their journey around Scotland.
  • Geography
    • S4 Geographers felt the pressure this week as they revised the ‘Formation of a Corrie’. Pupils had to rely on their memory and instruct their group members of what to draw/annotate.
    • More S5/6 Geography fun. This time we looked at individual scenarios and created a ‘Living Graph’ filled with people’s own accounts and stories of Global Development
    • 1A have worked extremely hard on their landmark models, click here to see some of the excellent examples

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