Welcome to Balfron High School

Support for Learning Newsletter – Autumn 2020

 

Coronavirus Updates

Please be aware of the Scottish Government Protect App for Android and iOS.  We are encouraging anyone over the age of 16 to download and use the app. The links are below:

Apple iOS                        Android Play Store

If you have any concerns about privacy, etc, please check the FAQ using this link:     https://protect.scot/faq

Letter to parents and carers re COVID case

COVID Update 030920

Wearing Of Face Masks In School

As you know in light of advice from the World Health Organisation published on 21/8/20, the Scottish Government has updated guidance on face coverings .

From Monday 31 August, all adults and young people should wear a face covering in secondary schools moving around the school, such as in corridors and communal areas where physical distancing is difficult to maintain. Young people should also now wear face coverings on all school transport.

Here is a link to the extended guidance.  The protocol for face coverings are points 79-92. As outlined in the guidance, all pupils have received this presentation at Form Time today (Friday).

Useful Links

Please use these links for up to date information relating to the COVID-19 Coronavirus

  1. NHS Scotland
  2. Scottish Government
  3. Stirling Council

Please also use this link for support with your Mental Health   Mental Health – Young People

Understanding COVID-19:

Resources from NHS & CAMHS for  ParentsTeenagers

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Welcome to Balfron High School

Balfron High School is a vibrant and caring learning community where the needs and aspirations of our young people are at the heart of our planning and day to day practice. We are committed to preparing our pupils to the highest standards for life beyond school. We do this by ensuring that relationships between staff and young people are positive, productive and supportive. Together, we are proud to be Balfron.

At Balfron High School we have a strong ethos of attainment and achievement in all aspects of school life. We work closely with parents and partners to maximise the support that our young people are offered.  We are committed to recognising and celebrating the
success of our young people and work hard to ensure that everyone has a chance to find their thing. The curriculum is broad and varied with a wide range of choices for pupils as they move into the senior phase. In addition we offer an ever increasing number of co-
curricular covering a breadth of disciplines.

We hope that you will find our website helpful.  Please feel freeHTL0028
to contact us directly for additional information – we would be delighted to help.

Elaine Bannatyne, Head Teacher

bannatynee01s@glow.sch.uk

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