Student Newsletter Friday 23 August 2019

DATA CHECK FORMS

Pupils are reminded that they should return their data check forms to the school office as soon as possible. Thank you.

Mrs Razavi

 

PLACES AVAILABLE ON THE FOLLOWING SCHOOL COLLEGE PARTNERSHIP AND FOUNDATION APPRENTICESHIP COURSES STARTING NEXT TUESDAY

27 AUGUST 19

Higher Photography – Milton Road Campus

Higher Photography – Sighthill Campus

Digital Media Editing – Milton Road Campus & Sighthill Campus

NPA Film and Media – Milton Road Campus

National 5 Photography – Sighthill Campus

Computer Games and Software Development – Granton Campus

Introduction to Computer Games and Software Development (Friday Afternoon) – Milton Road Campus

NPA Acting & Performance and NPA Professional Theatre Prep – Milton Road Campus

Introduction to College for Schools (ACE) – Various Campuses and levels

Health and Social Care National 5 – Sighthill Campus

Advanced/Higher French – Sighthill Campus and Open Learning

National 5 French – Sighthill

Advanced/Higher/National 5 Spanish – Sighthill Campus and Open Learning

National 5 Spanish – Sighthill Campus

Higher German – Open Learning

National 5 German – Sighthill Campus and Open Learning

General ESOL for School – Various Campus and Levels

HNC Police Studies – Sighthill Campus (See attachment for more info)

Introduction to Events Co-ordination – Milton Road Campus

Skills for Work – National 5 Retail – Sighthill Campus and Milton Road Campus

Foundation Apprenticeships

Engineering – Midlothian Campus

Scientific Technologies – Sighthill Campus

Creative and Digital – Sighthill Campus

IT and Software Development – Sighthill Campus

Civil Engineering – Granton Campus (Tuesday all day)

If you are interested or would like more information, please have a look online http://www.edinburghcollege.ac.uk/Courses/Schools where you can apply for these courses and then see your Guidance Teacher or Careers Advisor if you need help with your application.

Ms McLennan

 

STUDENT LEADER INTERVIEWS- PUPIL PANEL

If you were involved in the pupil panel for student leader before the summer holidays please meet in Mr Biddick’s office at the end of break on Monday 26 August. You will be out of class period 3 and 4. Please make sure to catch up on any work you miss during these classes.

Miss Docherty

 

STUDENT LEADER INTERVIEWS

Interviews for Student Leaders will be held on Monday 26 August during Periods 3 and 4 in Mr Biddick’s office. The Student Captain positions will be decided after these interviews have taken place. If you have any questions please speak to Miss Docherty, Mr Milligen or Mrs Forbes before the end of the week.  Please see list below for times.

Miss Docherty

 

ASSEMBLIES WEEK BEGINNING 26 AUGUST

There will be assemblies next week as follows:

Tuesday   27 August         –    S1

Wednesday 28 August     –    S2/3

Thursday   29 August       –    S4-6

Mrs Burgess

 

FITNESS CLASSES

The following fitness classes will start shortly and are available for staff and pupils in S3-S6.

  • Friday morning Spin (7.20-7.50am) starting this Friday
  • Monday after school Spin (3.40-4.15ish) starting Monday 26 August
  • Tuesday morning Fitness (circuits, insanity, etc 7.20-7.50am) starting Tuesday

3 September

All welcome.

Miss McShannon

 

OCTOBER BREAK OPPORTUNITY

If you are interested in attending the above, please see Mr Saffhill in Guidance as soon as possible.

Mr Saffhill

 

SCHOOL MEAL PRICE INCREASE

Please note the cost of a school meal is now £2.30.

Ms D Cochrane

 

EMA – S4-S6

If you were born between 1 March 2000 and 28 February 2004 you may be eligible to receive EMA.  Forms are available from the school office.

Mrs Davidson

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