VALENTINE’S DRESS DOWN DAY – TODAY
Please remember to give £1 to your registration teacher. For the attention of pupils (and staff) who have taken part today by wearing something Valentine themed or pink/red clothing/accessories: the first 20 people to arrive at our stall in the link corridor at break time will receive a Valentine’s treat. To be one of the lucky first 20 you must be wearing something Valentine themed/red/pink.
S6 Social Committee
RAG BAG COLLECTION
The Malawi Partnership is raising funds to pay school fees. The Eco Committee have decided that the money from the next Rag Bag collection on Tuesday 18 February should be devoted to this. 10kg of unwanted clothing could pay for one term of school for a pupil at Namadze. We’ll run this as a competition between Liddell and Clark Maxwell. Which is the most caring house? Over the holiday week please look out clothes/shoes/belts/handbags that you are finished with. The Eco-Committee will collect your bags at the entrance as you arrive on Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 February for the weigh in.
VIOLIN LESSONS TODAY
Can the named pupils attend their violin lesson TODAY at the times given below, thank you.
ROTARY YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARD
Any student in S5/S6 who is interested in the Rotary Youth Leadership Award – please see Mr Biddick for more information – by the end of this week.
S4 – S6 BUSINESS BREAKFAST TODAY Period 1 (8.45 -9.30am)
Could all those who have put their names down for the Business Breakfast report to CLD Room 2 at the end of registration today.
S3 THEATRE PERFORMANCE FRIDAY 7 FEBRUARY PERIOD 3
As part of the PSE programme all S3 students will attend a theatre performance “Trust Me” period 3 TODAY. Students should register first and then come down to the Assembly Hall with their teacher.
BRIDGES PROJECT GROUPS MONDAYS P1 AND 2
Ross will not be in school to deliver these groups on Monday 17 February. He will be back in school to continue with the group work on Monday 24 February. Pupils involved should attend timetabled classes P1 and 2 on Monday 17 February. Thanks.
Ms McLennan and Ross MacPherson, Bridges
BARCELONA TRIP PAYMENT (S4/S5 PUPILS)
For those on the Barcelona Trip, a reminder that the next instalment needs to be paid by Thursday 13 February. This can be done via Parent Pay or by handing money into the school office. Any questions come and see Miss Tavakoli.
LGBT HISTORY MONTH
The month of February is LGBT history month. LGBT history month is an annual celebration that provides education and insight into the issues that the LGBT+ community faces. The aim of LGBT history month is to primarily teach young people about the history of the gay rights movement and to promote an inclusive society. If you support equal rights for all and want to help make our school a fully inclusive society, come along to the LGBT+ and Allies group every Wednesday lunchtime in room 28.
INTRO TO COLLEGE GROUP 2 – TUESDAYS P1 AND 2
Jasmine will be in school to deliver the 4th out of 6 sessions of this group work in Room 23 on Tuesday 18 February. Pupils involved should attend this session on this date as agreed. The next trip to Midlothian Campus will take place the following Tuesday 25 February. Pupils should check in with their teachers about what has been missed. Apologies for any inconvenience caused and thank you in advance for your support with this.
The trip to Midlothian campus on Tuesday 25 February will run as follows;
Pupils should meet at 9.20am at bottom of the main stairs. Pupils should attend P1 classes until then.
- We will leave school by 9.30am
- We will get the 140 bus from Angle Park at 9.38am
- We will get off the bus opposite Tesco at Hardengreen roundabout and cut through to the college past Tesco via the railway bridge
- We will meet Jasmine at reception at 10.25am
- Tour of the campus until 11.10am
- Leave campus 11.10am and walk back to bus stop on main road by Tesco heading back towards Penicuik
- Get 140 bus at 11.20am Approx
- Back at school by 12noon ideally to return to P4 classes. (If the first bus is too tight time-wise there is another 140 leaving college campus to get bus at 11.38 getting back to Penicuik for 12.22)
Any questions or concerns, please see me.
EDINBURGH COLLEGE APPLICATIONS AND OPEN DAYS
Applications for Full Time courses at Edinburgh College are now open!
You can apply online but please be aware that when a course is full, it will close so it is really important you get your application in as soon as possible! If you need help with this you can ask your guidance teacher or to see a Careers Advisor. If you are interested in starting a course at Edinburgh College in 2020 you can come along to the campus open days.
At an open day you can:
- Make your application
- Tour the campuses and facilities
- Meet student ambassadors
- Watch presentations about courses
Open Day Dates and Times
Thursday 30 January 4.00pm – 7.00pm – Milton Road Campus
Saturday 1 February 10.00am – 2.00pm – Granton Campus
Saturday 22 February 10.00am – 2.00pm – Sighthill Campus
Saturday 29 February 10.00am – 2.00pm – Midlothian Campus
The schedule for each Open Day can be found further down the page. For more information about our courses contact email@example.com or call 0131 669 4400.
Register your interest for the Open Days online at: http://www.edinburghcollege.ac.uk/newsandevents/edinburgh-college-open-days/
School College Partnership Courses (SCP)
Applications for School College Partnership Courses (SCP) will open on 17 February and will remain open until 30 March. Again, you can apply online and if you need help with your application, please speak to your guidance teacher or Careers Advisor.