Bulletin No 5




30th Oct 2017 Mock interview Day H Laird
29th Nov 2017 Skills Scotland SECC Senior Trip S Young



All forms for purchasing school photograph should be returned to the school office by 3.30pm on Wednesday 20th September. These will be sent to the photographer the following morning so it is essential that they are with the office by 3.30pm on Wednesday.  S1 and S6 can see their group photos online at www.tempest-groups.co.uk, password ML11 0FS.  Order forms will be available soon.

A Gray


A huge “well done!” to all pupils who are taking part in the online Maths Week challenge – of the nearly 200 schools taking part, Lesmahagow High School is currently in the TOP FIVE, and several pupils have already gained over 150 points and will be guaranteed medal winners! Make sure you have a note of your login details so that you can keep gaining points until 5pm this Sunday when the competition closes. In-house prizes will be given to the top 3 scorers in the school, and to the top scorer in each year group.

P Anderson


The Prize Problems competition has been extended and will now close at the end of lunch time this Monday (18th September). The problems are on the notice board in the maths corridor and photocopies are available. Prize winners will be announced, on the same noticeboard, on Tuesday 19th  .

P Anderson

 P          Reach Programme/ Access to a Career

Glasgow University will shortly be commencing their Reach and Access to a Career programmes for S5 and S6 students who are interested in studying either Law, Medicine, Veterinary Medicine or Dentistry (Reach) and Engineering, Accountancy and Finance and Teaching (Access to a Career).  These programmes will provide invaluable advice to students aiming to study these subjects at University.

Students who took part in the Reach/Access programmes last year will be invited to continue with the programme if they completed the tasks from last year and are on track to achieve the entry requirements for their course at university.

Any student who wishes to join the programme this year should see Miss Lee and complete the necessary forms by 25th September 2017.

B Lee

 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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