St Andrew's High School

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Weekly Update: 4th – 8th November


  • Primary 7 Transition Sports
    • The PE Department hosted the first of this years Primary Transition Sports Events for Primary 7 students from our Associated Primary Schools. A total of 208 students took part in a series of Basketball tournaments and the games were all very competitive and of a good standard.  We thank all the pupils who came up to take part & we hope they have enjoyed their first taste of sport up here at St Andrew’s High School.  Congratulations & well done to all who took part particularly those who were the winners of each of the tournaments.  A huge thank you to our Sports Captains & Sports Leaders who were responsible for the smooth running of the event. What an amazing group of students & we are incredibly proud of the standard of leadership skills they show, they are definitely a real asset to our school.  And finally a thank you to Miss Barr for all the incredible work she has put in over the last few weeks in coordinating this event and to all staff & Stephen from Active Schools for assisting on the night.
  • Auschwitz visit
    • This week S6 students Kelsey Foley & Megan Gamble headed to Auschwitz in Poland to learn about the Holocaust as part of the Lessons from Auschwitz project.  A truly life changing experience for both students and we look forward to them coming home and sharing their experiences with the school at future assemblies.
  • Fulton MacGregor
    • Advanced Higher Modern Studies students were visited by local MSP Fulton MacGregor.  Students were able to ask specific questions relating to their dissertation topics on criminal justice, racial equality, local & national politics.
  • Sports Teams 
    • 3 of the Football teams were in action away to St Ambrose. The U13s recorded a 6-3 victory with the U14s losing out by 4 goals to 3. The U16s recorded a 5-0 victory with goals from joint MOTM Aidan Savage (2) & Liam Boyle with Devin McCarte & Adam Davidson also scoring.
    • Well done to the S6 netball team after a good win tonight against Calderhead High School. Player of the match was Orla Costello.

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