Eco Project – Todays class for litter picking is 2C1 with R Harvey-Jamieson

S4/S5 Pupils – The pupils who are involved in tomorrow’s PISA Education Survey should report to the Business Dept at the start of the school day. Please bring pens, pencils, calculator and some work to do if you complete the questions early.

S1 Christmas Trip – Could the pupils who have put their names down for this, please come along to room F33 on Tuesday 12th at 13.20, to discuss the upcoming trip.  Thanks

S6 – MUN Copenhagen meeting in Mr Ross’s room at breaktime. Make sure you attend as you will be finding out accommodation information and finalising plans.

Chemistry N5 Prelim Homework Help – Drop in session in G44 – Monday- Wednesday lunchtimes (last 30 mins of lunch) from now until prelim.

Assembly Notice for S4 – During Tutor time on Monday 12th November please go to the Drama studio for a short presentation from the senior pupil team.  Please remember to register first.                                                                                                                                              

Calling all S3 Girls – Are you interested in Engineering? If you are, there is an Engineering Residential in June 2019 for 1 week at Strathclyde University.  If you are interested, please see Mr Ferguson in the Guidance Base.

Trainee Quantity Surveyor Programme – opportunities in Edinburgh & Glasgow

Thomson Bethune a leading Property & Construction Consultancy has been running a Trainee Quantity Surveyor Recruitment Programme for over 30 years.  We have assisted many individuals achieve their BSc(Hons) in Quantity Surveying with on the job training and support during their time at University.

Due to the ongoing success of the programme, we once again have pleasure in offering school leavers permanent employment whilst they obtain their Quantity Surveying qualifications at either Edinburgh Napier University or Glasgow Caledonian University, our Higher Education partners.  Please see attached letter for further information.

The benefits of this programme are that students would be paid during their University studies and given relevant, practical experience (on and off-site) in the working environment.  They will work alongside other trainees of a similar age and will be involved in some of very prestigious large scale new build and refurbishment projects across Scotland.  Details of our projects and the range of clients we work with can be found on our website –

The successful applicant will be offered a job in either our Edinburgh or Glasgow office and will attend University in line with the curriculum.  They will also be entitled to our company pension scheme and other company benefits.

On completion of their Quantity Surveying degree, we will support them towards their professional examination to become a Chartered Quantity Surveyor.


For further information about applying, see Mr Ferguson in the Guidance Base.