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

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Student Newsletter Tuesday 21 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

 

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

 

SENIOR PRELIMS

All S5/S6 pupils are reminded that they MUST register as usual in the morning and then attend their exam.

Mr Chisholm

 

VACCINATIONS – TUESDAY 21 JANUARY

Pupils from these classes should report to the Assembly Hall at the following times TODAY:

3C1 – 09.00

3C3 – 09.50

3C5 – 10.55

3L4  – 11.45

Catch-ups – 12.15  (

All pupils are advised to have breakfast before school and girls might want to wear a vest top under their shirt.

Mrs Davidson

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Student Newsletter Monday 20 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

 

SENIOR PRELIMS

All S5/S6 pupils are reminded that they MUST register as usual in the morning and then attend their exam.

Mr Chisholm

 

S1 VACCINATIONS

Vaccination forms will be handed out at registration today.  Signed forms should be returned to the school office by Friday 7 February please.

Mrs Davidson

 

VANDALISM

There has been a spate of minor vandalism our school over recent weeks.  In particular there has been graffiti and anti-social behaviour that has appeared in your pupil toilets in the English area. As this is your toilet and affects your environment we would welcome any confidential information you can give us so we can address the issue.  Please see any member of staff to follow up.  Thank you

Mr Biddick

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Student Newsletter Friday 17 January 2020

ARMY APPLICATION

A senior student handed an Army application form into the school office this week.  Can they please come back to see Mrs Razavi as soon as possible.  Thank you.

Mrs Razavi

 

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

 

GIRLS’ FOOTBALL

Any girl in S3 to S6 interested in playing in a game against Beeslack HS should come to a short meeting at breaktime on Monday (20 January).

Mr Milligen

 

SENIOR PRELIMS

All S5/S6 pupils are reminded that they MUST register as usual in the morning and then attend their exam.

Mr Chisholm

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Student Newsletter Thursday 16 January 2020

SENIOR PRELIMS

All S5/S6 pupils are reminded that they MUST register as usual in the morning and then attend their exam.

Mr Chisholm

 

THE ROBERTSON TRUST – JOURNEY TO SUCCESS SCHOLARSHIP CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2020

Are you bright but financially needy?
Would a place on our supportive scholarship improve your chances of getting into and staying on at university?
The Robertson Trust Scholarship 4 year programme develops the skills needed to get the most out of a degree:

  • Self Development Training Sessions
  • Paired mentoring with a professional in the industry
  • Paid Summer Internship Opportunities
  • Bursary of up to £4000 per year
  • Career support throughout university and beyond

If you would like more information and are keen to apply, speak to Mr Saffhill

Mr Saffhill

 

VACCINATION FORMS

Anyone who has not returned their vaccination form to the office should do so THIS WEEK.  Thank you.

Mrs Davidson

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