School Buses: The school buses will continue to be parked on Bavelaw road at the end of the school day, due to the ongoing road works at the front of the school. Please leave by the rear of the school and exit through to Bavelaw road until further notice. Those pupils in one of the minibuses or taxis should leave by the front of the school to be picked up as normal.
Use of social spaces at lunchtime: We are aware inside social areas are very busy at lunchtimes so we are zoning certain areas for specific year groups.
As from this week to eat and socialise:
- S1/2 should only use the Riverside
- S3/4/5 should only use the concourse
- S6 should only use their social area
3G Pitch: The 3G will be closed all day including after school for essential repairs.
Loch Lomond Fieldtrip: Can all National 5 and Higher Geographers confirm their place on this trip by making the £10 payment on parent pay. The trip will run on Tuesday 17th September. Any issues please come and speak to Mr. Hamilton or Mrs. Harvey-Jamieson.
GSA (Gender Sexuality Alliance) – On every Monday lunch in F43 (Mrs Loy’s room). We will be kicking back off with a visit from STASH who will be talking about LGBT topics and queer sexual health.
S5/6 Statistics Higher Unit: Would you like to achieve another Higher qualification? If interested come along to G10 on Monday at lunchtime (1.15) to find out how you could complete a Higher unit in Statistics.
Going, going gone: Scotland’s wildlife in danger? The Green Pencil Award is a creative writing competition open to pupils in S1-S3. Entries can be a story or poem, as long as you write imaginatively about Scotland’s wildlife. Your entry should be no longer than one side of A4 paper. Please see Mrs Timoney in the LRC if you are interested.
Screen Education Edinburgh: If you are passionate about film or interested in a career in the film industry and are 16 years or over, the BFI Film Academy is now looking for applications for their next course. Further details from Ms Nitsche or at: https://screen-ed.org/2019/06/28/bfi-film-academy-edinburgh-south-east-scotland-2019-20-open-for-applications/