Bulletin No 20


22 Jan 2019 Careers Event (S3-S6) A Gray
25 Jan 2019 Employability Workshops A Gray


29 Jan 2019 S2 Parents’ Evening (4.30-7.30pm) G Parry

P         Rights Respecting Schools Award

Thank you to all students who have joined the Rights Respecting Schools Award team.  We look forward to gaining recognition for the excellent work that is taking place in our school as we work towards our Silver Award.  If you would like to join the team, please let Mrs Wright or Miss Lee know. 

B Lee

P         Duke of Edinburgh’s Award – S3 Bronze Group

Letters will be issued this week to all students who have expressed an interest in joining the new DofE (Bronze) group.  Please return your letter to Miss Leckenby as soon as possible. 

B Lee

P         Careers Event – S3-S6 Students and Parents

Our Careers Event takes place on Tuesday 22nd January from 2:15pm – 4:15pm in the Street Area.

B Lee

P         S3 to S4 options

Spare copies of the new S4 choice form can be collected from the school office.  Forms should be returned after your interview with your Pupil Support teacher and by Friday, 25th January. 

B Lee

P          Shine Show: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Good luck to all pupils who are part of the Shine theatre group and are performing in the latest show, ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’ at Motherwell Concert Hall from  22nd – 26th January 2019.  We look forward to seeing the performance.

B Lee

P          Additional Learning Opportunities

A list of the many additional learning opportunities and extra-curricular activities can be found on the school website.  We encourage all students to take part in these activities.

            B Lee

P          Printing

Please remember that students can request to print an essay/assignment in B208.

B Lee

P          Blazer Exchange

We would love to receive donations of any unwanted items of school uniform,  particularly school blazers, so that we can provide a ‘blazer exchange’. When we have sufficient stock, we hope to offer students the opportunity to exchange their blazer for a new size.  If we don’t have your size available, a token would be given meantime.  Please note: It would be helpful if blazers were washed before they are donated so that we can arrange the exchange quickly.

B Lee

P          EMA – S5/6

EMA application forms can be collected from the School Office or downloaded from the South Lanarkshire Council website. On the Council website, click on ‘Education and Learning’, then ‘Secondary School Information’, then ‘Education Maintenance Allowance’.  If you need any help with this, please see Mr Gray or your Pupil Support Teacher.

It is your responsibility to complete and send the application form.

When you receive an award letter with your EMA number on it, bring this to Miss Lee who will then issue a copy of the Learning Agreement to be signed by your teachers and Parent/Guardian.  You should then return the completed Learning Agreement to Miss Lee and the school office will then process your EMA.

Only when you have completed all of the above will the payment process begin.  Please see Mr Gray if you have any questions about EMA.

B Lee

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