To All S1 Pupils: Ski Trip -There is lunchtime meeting for al pupils who returned their slip requesting a place on the January 2019 Ski Trip. Please meet in Mr Cheyne’s room, G11, at 1.20pm on Thursday 23rd November.

School Show Audition – There will be auditions held in the Drama Studio from 1pm on Tuesday 28th November for S1 & S2 pupils for next year’s production of “Annie”. Singers, actors and dancers of all standards very welcome.

Girls in Engineering – Calling all S3 girls! You could be the engineers of the future. Strathclyde University is offering a week’s programme in June all about engineering. If you are interested, please see Mr Ferguson in the Guidance Base.

Naples, Italy trip: Could any pupil who is interested in going on the Naples trip, please return their permission slip ASAP to Mrs O’Donnell.

Type ‘Onesie’ Day- Friday 24th November – Friday will be a wear your onesie to school in support of Type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is a lifelong condition which causes people to not be able to regulate their blood sugar levels. More fundraising will allow advances in technology to support people with this condition. At Balerno we have young people who manage their Type 1 diabetes on a daily basis. Please support by wearing your onesie or dressing down, for a suggested donation of a £1, this Friday. Thanks.

U16 and U18 Rugby
There are training sessions planned on the following dates on the 3G for the U16 and U18 cluster squads before we play our next games:
Tuesday 21st November U16 training from 3.30 – 4.30pm
Tuesday 28th November U18 training from 3.30 – 4.30pm
Tuesday 12th December U16 training from 3.30 – 4.30pm
Any questions please speak to Mr May

Pathway to Mixed Martial Arts – Held at Currie High School for Currie and Balerno from 4:15pm until after 5:30pm on Thursdays in the end sports hall. All welcome. Any sports kit.

Book Week Scotland – Classroom Door Challenge – The class with the best decorated door, inspired by their chosen book, by Friday 1st December will win a trip out of school before Christmas! There will also be a quiz based on questions about the books which will be part of every door design – details coming soon.
Happy decorating!

Wednesday Lunchtime Biology Study Drop In
Any biology students who want to attend a revision drop in session can come along to GFB from 1.15pm on Wednesday.

All pupils interested in competing at the Scottish Schools Indoor athletics in February 2018 should give their names and PB’s to Mr McKenna by Wednesday 22nd of November.