Congratulations to S6 pupil Izzy Tolometti.
Izzy has been successful in her selection for national squads for 2017. Depending on how the next couple of competitions go will determine her success in being considered for the 2018 Commonwealth Games squad.
Leaving School This Summer
Can I please encourage all school leavers who are looking for apprenticeships, employment or training to check the vacancy file in the Guidance Area on a regular basis.
There are several really good apprenticeships available at present with closing dates in February or March –SO DON’T MISS OUT!
If anyone would like to meet to discuss your post school plans please call into the Careers Room (In the Medical Suite) on a Monday or Wednesday or email me.
You will be invited to a meeting on March 15th to find out how to search for vacancies , who to apply to, prepare a covering letter , CV’s etc – Save the date.
Linda Johnston – Careers Adviser
Mobile number – 07557190081
Work Number – 01467 623623
Email – email@example.com
The senior pupils have been reminded of the need to have an effective study plan for home study to support their learning at school. The recommended weekly commitment for home study is 10 hours minimum. Pupils and parents can organise home study plans using the following document:
Congratulations to Alford lad Brodie Ross on making his debut for the Scottish National Development U15s at Toryglen this afternoon. Brodie played against South Queensland select.
A fantastic achievement. Well done Brodie!
This week it is the turn of the Guidance team to share some of the work that we are doing. Our S4’s are focusing upon study skills . The pupils have been asked to consider their time and make best use of this outside of school. The pupils should be looking to study for at least 10 hours per week at home. Study plans have been issued. For more information on exams, course outlines, exam papers, marking schemes and much more, go to:
This week it is the turn of the Guidance team to share some of the work that we are doing. Our S3’s are working through topics related to sexual health and relationship education . The pupils will cover topics such as relationships and positive communication amongst others. Find out more at:
This week it is the turn of the Guidance team to share some of the work that we are doing. Our S2’s are working through issues related to bullying . The pupils will cover topics such as cyberbullying and homophobic bullying amongst others. Find out more at:
This week it is the turn of the Guidance team to share some of the work that we are doing. Our S1’s are working through several units looking at personal safety and wider safety messages.
One topic is on Internet Safety and appropriate online activity. Find out more at:
Tonight’s YPI finals brought 5 highly talented and superbly rehearsed groups together to battle for the £3000 grant for their chosen charity.
The judges had the hardest of decisions trying to choose the winning group from such a fantastic range of presentations and worthy charities.
A massive congratulations to all who participated and who made the finals evening. But there could only be one winning group, who were Eve Morgan, Lucy Maclean, Liam Troup, Tabby Allan and Sarah Trewin who were representing Dates-n-mates.
Well done to all!