Student Newsletter Thursday 23 January 2020

PRELIMINARY EXAMINATIONS CONTINUE

Examinations are taking place across the school so please try and move around the school quietly, particularly in the Art corridor and around the front areas of the school.

IT users should collect their equipment at the beginning of the day and should be returned at the end of day to the SfL Base.

Mrs Edge-Loake

 

ZENITH – MODERN APPRENTICESHIP IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Zenith, based in Bilston Glen Industrial Estate in Loanhead, has a Modern Apprenticeship opportunity for a school leaver aged 16-18.  If you are interested in applying for this post or would like further information, please see Mrs Brandie as soon as possible.

Mrs Brandie

 

S1-S3 LAW INFORMATION EVENING – WEDNESDAY 29 JANUARY 2020

Are you in S1-3 and considering pursuing a career in Law.  Our Law Information Evening is aimed at S1-S3 pupils and their parents/carers and will take place on Wednesday 29 January from 18:30 – 20:00 at the University of Edinburgh’s Central Campus (full details on registration).

The event aims to give pupils and their guests an idea of what studying Law is like and the variety of career options available. By the end of the session, pupils and their parents/guardians should be able to:

  • Discuss some of the main aspects of a Law degree & student life
  • List all the universities in Scotland that currently offer the LLB (Bachelor of Laws degree).
  • List the main subject(s) pupils will need to sit when they get to senior phase
  • Understand, to a basic level, the application process for Law.
  • Discuss career options, including continuing on to professional practice.
  • Recall basic information about the support offered by Reach Edinburgh

Please note that as we anticipate this being a busy event, pupils and guests must register in advance to attend.  Please speak to Mr Saffhill if you are interested.

Mr Saffhill

 

PROM 2020 – FINAL PAYMENTS

Can all pupils attending the prom please ensure they meet the following payment deadlines:

£20 by Monday 3 February

£20 by Friday 27 March

Payments should be made to the school office.

S6 Social Committee

 

S1 VACCINATIONS

Signed vaccination forms should be returned to the school office by Friday 7 February please.

Mrs Davidson

 

REMINDER – GIRLS’ JUNIOR NETBALL

Junior Netball will return on Monday 27 January 3.30-4.30pm in the Games Hall. New members are welcome.

Miss Campbell

 

REMINDER – S6 PHOTOS

Ordering instructions were attached and orders should be in to the school office by Friday 31 January 2020.  The group photo is on display in the cabinet outside the school office, and on the corridor wall.

Mrs Davidson

 

 

SCOTTISH SCHOOLS CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS

This event takes place at Hopetoun House Estate, South Queensferry on Tuesday 3 March.  If you are interested in representing the school please visit the PE department by Friday 31 January for more information on the entry times and distances.  Thanks.

Scott Montgomery

Active Schools Coordinator

 

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