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S2 Options Parent Information Session

Dear Parent,

As described in the school newsletter, the S2 Options Information Session for parents will take place tomorrow, Thursday 11 March at 7pm.

Please find below a link for this online meeting which uses the Webex platform. Please note that meetings are limited to 50 minutes; if more time is required, you can click the same link to re-enter the room.

JOIN THE MEETING HERE: https://meet21.webex.com/meet21/j.php?MTID=m74612b0c386afe850af2a2869f2d766d

We look forward to ‘meeting’ you tomorrow.

Kind regards,

Miss Rooney
DHT S2/S3

Easter School 2019….Postscript

Easter School 2019 saw a large turnout of students from Fourth to Sixth Year who took the opportunity for additional support from their teachers in preparation for the forthcoming SQA exams which start on 25th April.

The Easter School subjects represented at this year’s event were  English, Mathematics, Biology, Human Biology, Chemistry, Physics, History, Geography, Modern Studies, Computing Science, Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies, Business Management, Graphic Communication, Physical Education, Spanish, Hospitality, Music, Health and Food Technology, Art & Design and Cakecraft.

The link to the photo montage below shows pupils ready for the final push to this year’s exams in April and May!

Easter School Montage 2019

SQA Exam Results 2017

Good luck to all our  pupils receiving their SQA exam results tomorrow  – we wish you all the best 🤞

Please note that the following helplines are available from 8am on Tuesday 8 August should you wish to discuss anything about your results:

SQA advice line – 0345 279 1000

Skills Development Scotland advice line – 0808 100 8000

Options

Teaching staff will be available on Wednesday 9 August for any pupils who wish to discuss their option choices for next session:

S5 pupils – 10 to 12pm

S6 pupils – 12 to 2pm

 

 

 

Upper School Prelim Exams

Prelim examinations for  pupils in S5 & S6 begin on Monday the 6th of February and end  on Thursday the 16th. Pupils should attend school at the time of their exams.

In the interim we encourage all pupils to study hard and attend supported study where available.

Good luck to all the pupils involved!

Don’t doubt yourself,  WORK HARD and make it happen

                                                                                                                                 T Edison

Exam Results

The following advice lines will operate to support  candidates with their queries around the time of results day.

SQA Candidate Advice Line

The Candidate Advice Line will run from Tuesday 9 – Friday 12 August 2016, providing general information to candidates and answering questions about the Scottish Qualifications Certificate. The Candidate Advice Line operators will have no access to candidates’ results. Candidates enquiring about their results should contact their school .

The Candidate Advice Line will be open from 8am until 6pm on 9 August, and from 8.30am until 5pm on 10, 11 and 12 August.

Candidates can telephone 0345 279 1000 or complete and return our Candidate Enquiry Form, which they can find at www.sqa.org.uk/candidateenquiryform

Candidates should also seek general information from www.sqa.org.uk

Careers Helpline

Skills Development Scotland will run an Exam Results Helpline from 8am – 8pm on 9 and 10 August, and from 9am – 5pm on 11 – 17 August, offering candidates impartial careers advice and information. Candidates can telephone 0808 100 8000 or visit www.myworldofwork.co.uk/examresults

New Term 2016-17

We are all looking forward to welcoming all our students for our new term which begins on Wednesday 17 August at 8.55am. New S1 students will go straight to the Theatre and all other students will attend a special registration slot to get a new timetable. Lists will be published around the building to direct you to your registration room. See you soon…..

Cyber Course Opportunity for University Entrants

An exciting opportunity has arisen at short notice  for outgoing Fifth or Sixth Year  students who intend to take up a place at university in Autumn 2016 studying a STEM course – Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. 

It is a 3-week cyber course targeted at young people with a place on a STEM course at University in the autumn.  The summer course is fully paid for – food and accommodation (Monday – Friday, students go home at the weekends).

It will be held at Glasgow Caledonian University in July. There are 30 places available and the deadline for applications is 17th June.

Those who attend can also be considered for the Cyber First bursary of £4k per year.

http://www.arkwright.org.uk/exclusive/cyberfirst_advanced.htm

Please contact Ms. McCrone, DHT, at the school for more information.