Eco Project – Today’s class for litter picking is 2C2 with J Nitsche

Pupil should not use emergency exits to leave the building at the end of the school day. Please use the appropriate exits to make your way for the buses and home. Please use the exit at the swimming pool, or use the stairs at the side of PE to make your way to the main road.

U14 Rugby Festival – The next festival of the Edinburgh Emerging Schools Rugby series takes place this Friday (23rd November) at Currie RFC from 1.30pm – 4pm. Any player wanting to play should speak to Mr May. We are undefeated so far after 4 rounds!

Support for Learning: We are starting an Eco Awareness project.  Please save plastic bottles and lids and drop these into the boxes available in F37 or the Riverside Cafe when you get the chance. We will use them to make items for school and home.

Mini-trials – The next mini-trials meeting is in F45 on Thursday 22 November at lunch time from 1.15.

All Netball Club: From now on training will be for ALL 3.30-5 and then an optional fitness session from 5-5.30pm. If you need to leave earlier than 5pm that is fine. Any questions come and ask Miss McCaig in the PE department.

S1 PUPILS ONLY:  SKI TRIP JANAURY 2020 – If any S1 pupil is keen to join a Ski Trip to the French or Italian Alps in January 2020 please attend a meeting at the start of break on Thursday 22nd  November for further information and a letter to take home. The meeting will be held in Mr Cheyne’s room G11 at 11.10am.

S6 – In S6 and looking for advice or help with your personal statement for university? Come to the careers drop in, Tuesday lunchtimes in the LRC

S1 Football – Please note that there will be no S1 football on Monday 26th November

French National 5 Supported Study

Where – G07

When – Monday 19th November straight after school.

Tuesday 20th November straight after school.

Wednesday 21st November  straight after school

Topics  covered – email preparation, speaking preparation and  past paper practice.  Monday lunchtime homework club / drop-in session will also be available as usual.

Therapets – You may notice on occasion we have had a lovely golden retriever dog called Isla visiting school from Therapets. There are a few rules that Isla’s owner would like everyone to observe to help her stay calm and relaxed if you meet her in the corridors.

  • Please remain calm and quiet around her.
  • You must ask permission from Isla’s owner if you wish to stroke her.
  • If Isla is passing in the corridor and any individual does not like dogs, please stand still and advise the owner “I do not like dogs”
  • Please do not feed her any food other than treats given by her owner.

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

Calling all Art & Design Students! – Working on a portfolio but not sure what to include?  Edinburgh College Art & Design Team are offering all S5 and S6 pupils a unique portfolio session that will provide all attending with hints and tips in how to put together a successful portfolio.

When:             Thursday 29 November 2018

At:                   3.30-4.30pm

Where:            Granton Campus, Edinburgh College

You will get the chance to view current students portfolios as well as chat to staff and students about our courses, progression and career opportunities within the Creative Industries.

You need to book a place for this event. If you are interested, please see Mr Ferguson in the Guidance Base to book your place.

Edinburgh College Open Days –

In order to enhance the pupil experience at our open days we are changing the format slightly.

Campus Open Days:

22 November    Midlothian Campus

27 November    Sighthill Campus

29 November    Granton Campus

4 December       Milton Road Campus

From 3-7 pm

Staff will be on hand at each campus to provide further information on course choices and each campus will have presentations at dedicated times  on the curriculum areas delivered and so if anyone has any particular areas they want to find out more about please check for further details and times on the website using the following link :