Futurechef cooking competition: Anyone aged 12-16 who is interested in entering a national cooking competition with great prizes and the opportunity to be mentored by well-known chefs come see Mr Gilliland in HFT by Wednesday lunchtime. T Gilliland

Group Session: The following pupils are to come to G16 at the start of period 3 today to take part in a group session for the University of Edinburgh study.

Conner Miller 5B1, Murray Mackenzie 5C1, Mhairi Hume, 5M1, Kirstie Muldoon 5B1, Roisin Quigley, 5C1, Laura McGavin 5M1, Amber Murray 5B1, James Speirs 5C1, Sara Mediouni, 5M1, Hannah Scougall 5B1, Jason Traynor 5C1, Eilidh Robertson 5M1      Alyssa Calder 5B2, Ryan Ward 5C1, Katherine Winton 5M1, Bradley Palmer 5B2 Laura Ward 5B2 J Begley

Dance Club: Starting w/b 29th August the following classes will run;S1: Monday Lunch S2: Tuesday Lunch S3: Wednesday LunchTuesday 3.30-4.45: S1-3 club Wednesday 3.30-4.45: S1-3 club Thursday 3.30-4.45: S1-S3 clubAs discussed at the meeting please ensure you have lunch first, not in PE, and bring a change of clothes. All in small gym. After school classes may be limited to certain year groups after the first week depending on numbers. Any new dancers who were not at the meeting please see me. V Wright

Sports Clubs @ Balerno HS: The following sports clubs will be starting back week beginning 29th August:S1-3 Netball – Tuesday  4-5pm S4-6 Netball – Tuesday 5-6pm Senior Basketball – Wednesday 3.30-5pm Athletics – Wednesday 3.30-5pmInformation on junior basketball, badminton, rugby, football and girls football  will follow in the near future! Please keep checking the school bulletin for these updates! L Campbell

Sports Fayre – Helpers: The following pupils have been selected to help out at the Sports Fayre on Monday 29th from 12-1.30pm. Could they please meet at the PE base at 11.30am sharp on Monday 29th to set up?Holly Moran & Ewan Stirling (hockey) Emily Simpson (netball) Katie Moodie (Girls football) Hannah bell (dance) Calum Grier (rugby) Lee Harrity (athletics) Ellen Brignall (rowing) Lucas Howieson & Corey Connell (Basketball) Ben Wilson & Fergus Connelly (Badminton) Finlay Hunter & Jake Roberts (Football) Kieran walker & Rachel Forsyth (4th year young ambassadors) Nicola Scott & Eildih Hinselwood (6th year young ambassadors) L Campbell

 Cockburn Logo Design: We are holding a logo design competition for 1st and 2nd year pupils to design the new logo for Cockburn House. Please hand in your designs to a member of the House Team (Hannah Bell, Eilidh Hinselwood, Rachel Neill, Ben Fulton) or Mrs Thompson by 23 September. We look forward to seeing all your designs. Cockburn House Team

Lessons from Auschwitz If anyone in S4/5/6 is interested in taking part in the ‘Lessons from Auschwitz’ project which includes a visit to Auschwitz as well as attending 2 seminars, please come and see either Ms Thomson in Social Subjects, or Mr Ross in RMPS BEFORE 30th AUGUST. Each school is allowed to nominate 2 pupils and so if demand is high, we would look to informally interview candidates. K Thomson