Eco Project – Todays class for litter picking is 3M1 with Mr Ross.

Change of start time for exams on Thursday 28th November:

  • Higher Maths
  • N5 Physics
  • N5 Media

These exams will start at exam will start at 13:15 instead of 13:00. This will allow for a full 30 min break following the morning assessments.

Change of start time for exam on Tuesday 3rd December

  • N5 Biology

This exam will start at 13.30 instead of 13.00 and finish at 15.30.

LRC Period 1 & 2: The LRC will be closed during Period 1 & 2 today due to an event taking place for Higher Business pupils. S6 should use the Riverside Café for study periods during this time.

Bake Club: Bake Club will start again this week. Come along to G35 at Lunchtime (1.30) today if you are interested. Bake Club will run on Wednesday nights after school until 5pm. There are 20 places.

S1 Pupils Only: Ski Trip January 2021: If any S1 pupil is keen to go on a Ski Trip to the French or Italian Alps in January 2021 please see Mr Cheyne in G11 for  further information and a letter to take home. This trip is for anyone who would like to learn to ski to those who can already ski.

Board Games Lunch Club: If you fancy learning some new board games then come along and bring your lunch to G06 on Tuesday and Thursday lunchtimes

Computing Club @ lunchtime: Build your own games, program Pippa the robot, and much more at code club, you can bring your lunch on Wednesday in G06

Warhammer School Alliance: On Monday at lunchtime come along to G06 and learn the aspects of the table top wargame modelling hobby. Build and paint your own hero model and then pit them against other students heroes in a series of challenges.

Tanzania Trip: Please can all pupils involved in the trip to Tanzania meet Miss McCaig and Miss Brownhill next Wednesday (13/11/19) at 1.20pm in F08.

Challenge Week:  Challenge Week happens during the last week of the school year over two days (Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th June) when you will come off timetable.

“The main purposes of challenge week are to promote healthy activity (both physical and mental wellbeing), inclusion for all and encouraging you to come out of your comfort zone and perhaps try something new. It also helps make the last week of the academic year very enjoyable for pupils and staff alike”.

Key information about activities will be coming out on Friday 15th (S1, S2, S3 & S5) and Friday 22nd (S4 – you have an assembly on the 15th during KAT.

Please listen out for instructions from your tutor in order that you get to do more first choices this year.

Any questions? Please come and see me in F47.

Pupil Council: Could the following pupils please attend a meeting on Friday, 15 November in Meeting Room 2 during KAT.

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