St Andrew's High School

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August 9, 2020
by Mr McCrossan

Pupil Support Information 2020/21

The updated Pupil Support information for 2020/21 is as follows.  Mrs Halavage retired at the end of last term & we wish her a happy retirement, any pupil who had Mrs Halavage as their Pupil Support Teacher will have have the named Pupil Support Teacher for their year group.  Miss Donnelly (Social Subjects) will be the acting Principal Teacher of Pupil Support for S3 due to Mrs Roy being on maternity leave.

  • S1 – Ms Veldon
  • S2 – Miss Banks
  • S3 – Miss Donnelly  (maternity cover for Mrs Roy)
  • S4 – Mrs Gray
  • S5 – Ms Trainer
  • S6 – Miss Doyle

June 23, 2020
by Mr McCrossan

City of Glasgow College Virtual Clearing Day (Aug 10th)

City of Glasgow College will host a virtual event on Monday 10th August 2020 between 12 and 2pm and/or 4pm and 6pm.

They still have limited availability for some courses beginning August/September 2020 but the event is equally suitable for next year’s leavers and parents requiring further information.

Students will be able to
  • Chat to lecturers about full-time courses starting in August.
  • Discuss your options if you have not met the conditions of your offer.
  • Chat to their Student Support Team about funding and other support available.
Link to register is below

June 23, 2020
by Mr McCrossan

Online Summer Internships

Anyone senior student (ages 15-18) interested  in an online summer internship have until Sunday the 28th of June to apply.  Internships are available in the following fields and is a great way of enhancing your career skills & experience –

Investment Banking. Medicine. Engineering. Psychology. Filmmaking. Computer Science. Law. International Politics. Architecture. Entrepreneurship.
Click on the attached pdf for more details of how to apply.

June 22, 2020
by Mr McCrossan

S1-3 Achievement Awards 2019/20

On behalf of Mr Holmes, Ms Taggart, Mr Elder, Mr Cluckie and the staff of St Andrew’s High School we welcome you to our 2019/20 Achievement Awards presentations which celebrate the  achievements over the past year for students in S1-3.

The staff of St Andrew’s High School are extremely proud of the large number of pupils who have been nominated to receive one of these awards. There are three classes of award, Gold, Silver and Bronze and pupils are recognised for their achievements in the following categories

  • Effort
  • Behaviour
  • Attendance
  • Homework

It is extremely unfortunate that we are unable to celebrate the achievements in person but we thank students for all their hard work and dedication this year and we look forward to welcoming everyone back into school in August.

Congratulations S1, S2 & S3 award winners, we hope you all enjoy your summer break.

Please follow the link to view the Achievement Awards presentation on our YouTube page below

S1 Achievement Awards 2019/20

S2 Achievement Awards 2019/20

S3 Achievement Awards 2019/20

June 22, 2020
by Mr McCrossan

UCAS Hub: Courses with 15th of October application deadlines.

This week the UCAS Hub have a series of live sessions designed for those students who are looking to apply for a course that has a 15th of October application deadline.

  • Tuesday, 23 June – Q&A with the universities of Oxford and Cambridge
  • Wednesday, 24 June – Applying for medicine courses
  • Thursday, 25 June – Applying for dentistry courses
  • Friday, 26 June – Applying for veterinary courses

Every session will be led by subject-matter experts and start at 14:00. To get involved, all you need to do is join  live in the UCAS Hub and click the banner at the top inviting you to join.

June 16, 2020
by Mr McCrossan

University update

The University of Glasgow will be hosting a Virtual Undergraduate Open Day on Tuesday 23rd June from 09:00 – 18:00 for students interested in applying to any of their undergraduate degree programmes for 2021 entry. Parents will be very welcome too.

Senior girls who are considering a degree in Geoscience, the Girls into Geoscience event will take place on Monday 6 July, 9.30-4pm.  This will be an excellent introduction to the course and further information can be found at this link.

In addition to Open Day The University of Glasgow will also be represented at the UK University Search Virtual Fair, 17 June, 12 -6pm.  Students should sign up at the link below.

June 12, 2020
by Mr McCrossan

Adult and Mental Health Nursing online event – Robert Gordon University

Robert Gordon University (Aberdeen) will be hosting an Adult and Mental Health Nursing online event.  This will be taking place on Tuesday 16 June 2020 from 10.30am – 12.00pm, where senior students can find out more about these two courses.

This will be an opportunity for students to speak with the course leaders who will be teaching the course, and chat with some of the current nursing students to hear first-hand about studying at RGU.

  • Please see the RGU website for full event details and details on how to register.
  • You can also take a Virtual Tour of the RGU state-of-the-art campus and facilities.


June 7, 2020
by Mr McCrossan

UCAS Hub – Live Sessions

Students looking to apply to University through UCAS for a September 2021 start should all make sure that they are signed up for the UCAS Hub.  There are a series of live sessions that will be extremely beneficial to researching and completing their applications.

  • How to best represent yourself to Universities – 9th & 16th June
  • Unpicking league tables – 10th & 17th June
  • Universities of Oxford and Cambridge – 23rd June
  • Medicine – 24th June
  • Dentistry – 25th June
  • Veterinary – 26th June
  • Careers – 30th June & 7th July
  • Apprenticeships – 1st July & 8th July

Student should use & sign up with the following link

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