S6 Pupils:   UCAS Applications: As per the timeline issued earlier this year, the 24th of November is the deadline for all applications to be completed, paid for and sent to your Personal Support Teacher to be processed. Please ensure this is done on time. If you have any problems please make sure you discuss them with your Personal Support teacher before this date.

Pupil Book Swap: Pop along to the pupil swap shop in honour of Book Week Scotland in G45 at lunchtime today and pick up some fresh books or comic books! We have a vast array of genres for your perusal and we would suggest a donation of 50p per book with all proceeds going to Jak’s Den.

S1s completing the John Muir Award: Wrap up warm because if the weather is nice we are going to explore the Water of Leith. Meet in G31 at 1.15pm.

Quantity Surveying Opportunity: Due to continued growth we have an excellent opportunity for someone to join the business as a trainee estimator. Working within the Construction East division of the company you will be based in our Newbridge office which is on the outskirts of Edinburgh.

This role would ideally suit a recent school leaver and applicants will ideally have National 5 passes in both Math and English but more importantly they should be a good communicator and have the ability to learn new skills quickly. Strong IT Skills and a keen eye for details are also a must for this role.

The successful candidate will be given full training as well as being fully supported to complete the BSc in Quantity Surveying degree at University (Likely Sep 2017 start for the course). Clark Contracts prides itself on the development we give our staff and the successful candidate for this role will see that from day one.

This is a unique opportunity for someone to secure a long term career with an excellent company.

If interested email your CV – craig.mchugh@clarkcontracts.com

Chemistry Study Support: This is available Wednesday and Thursday lunchtimes this week in the GFB.

Practice Exam Papers & Study Guides: Leckie&Leckie National 5/Higher Practice Papers and Study Guides are now available to purchase. Save 30% with free delivery to school. Pick up an order form from the LRC or check the school website. Please order by 30/11.

Christmas Jumper Day: On the 2nd December Cockburn House team are holding a Christmas Jumper day in aid of Jaks Den. Please make a small donation . The money will be collected on the day in first period by your class teacher. Any donations will be very much appreciated. Many thanks.

School Photograph – S1, S3 & S5:   The school photographer will be in school on Tuesday this week, 22nd November. He will be taking individual photographs of all S1, S3 & S5 pupils, please ensure that you are in full school uniform wearing a white shirt, school tie and blazer.