Bulletin No 23


P          NHS Lanarkshire Careers Information Session

NHS Lanarkshire have organised a careers information session in St. Ambrose High School, Coatbridge, on Thursday 22nd February 2018, from 4 pm until 6 pm.  Anyone interested in a career in biomedical science, nursing, psychology, radiography and all other NHS related careers is welcome to attend.  Please see Miss Lee for more information.

B Lee

P          Senior Phase Options – Information Evening

An options information evening for parents/carers of S4 and S5 students will take place on Thursday, 22nd March in the Street area.  Parents/carers of S4 students are invited to attend at 6 pm, and parents/carers of S5 students are invited to attend at 6.30 pm.  Information about the options available in S5 and S6 will be discussed, including Foundation Apprenticeships. Please speak to Miss Lee for more information.

B Lee

P          Senior Phase Options – new S5 and S6

Course choice forms will be issued on Thursday, 22nd February to current S4 and S5 students.  Forms should be returned by Friday, 16th March 2018.

B Lee

P          University of Edinburgh Summer School

If you are currently in S5 and are thinking about applying to University, you may wish to consider applying to join the Sutton Trust Summer School, which allows you to study two subjects for a week (1st – 6th July 2018) at the University of Edinburgh.   Application deadline: Thursday 8th March.  For further information, please see Miss Lee, or look at the following link: www.summerschools.suttontrust.com

B Lee

P          Scholar for Senior Phase students

There are lots of great resources available on ‘Scholar’ for Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths, English, Computing and French, which will help with revision for National, Higher and Advanced Higher courses.  If you are unsure of your username and password, please see your teacher or Miss Lee.

B Lee

P          London Trip

5 places have become available for the London Trip this June.  We have now extended this to include S1 pupils.  If you are interested, please see Mrs Rae ASAP as places will be filled on a first come first served basis.

N Rae

P          EMA – S5/6

EMA application forms can be collected from Miss Lee 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 Miss Lee.

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 Miss Lee if you have any questions about EMA.

B Lee  

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