Monday bulletin

1 S2-S6 – SCO VIBE (FREE Event)

SCO VIBE is a fusion orchestra open to all singers and instrumentalists aged 11-18 who have been learning for at least a year, from all musical backgrounds, including classical, folk, rock and pop, to create and perform new music.  Rehearsals are held at Holy Rood High School between 16-19 July.

Please see Mrs Martin/Miss Halliday for more information.






2 S3-S6 – Edinburgh Schools Secondary Choir

Edinburgh Schools Secondary Choir is open to all S4, 5 & 6 students, as well as S3 pupils who are recommended by instructors and music staff. The 8 rehearsals are after school on Tuesdays in November will culminate in a performance at Central Halls for the Lord Provost’s Fanfare concert at the end of November.  The music to be performed will be a variety of classical and modern repertoire of intermediate/ advanced level.  Sight reading is useful but not required.

Please see Mrs Martin/Miss Halliday for more information.








3 S5/6 – NHS Work Placements

Can anyone who has taken a NHS work placement form please return it fully completed to Mrs Paterson by Tuesday 26th June?




4 S5/6 – Organ Donation & Medical Careers Seminar

There is a rare opportunity for S5/6 students who are considering a career in Medicine, Nursing or Allied Professions to meet with staff and people involved with Organ Donation and Transplantation.  The event takes place on 29th August at Edinburgh Napier University.  Please see Mrs Paterson before Monday 25th June for more information or to sign up.






5 The Mix Up Theatre Fringe Festival Summer Week

Salvation Army Pleasance from Monday 30th July to Friday 3rd August from 1.30 pm – 4.30 pm. Age 12+

Join the Mix Up Theatre Fringe festival Summer Week during the first week of the Fringe Festival and work with various theatre companies on a variety of theatre skills. There will also be group visits to see some of the best shows at the festival.

You will also be working towards a site-specific performance for the Friday afternoon.

Bursaries may be available for families on a low income


See Mrs Mulvey for details if you are interested.










6 Dance Leadership SCQF Level 5

The SCQF Level  5 Award in Dance Leadership is a nationally

recognised qualification that enables successful learners to lead small groups in simple dance activities, whilst under the direct supervision of their Tutor/Assessor or other suitably qualified adult.

The qualification teaches generic leadership skills such as organisation, planning, communication and teamwork through the medium of dance. It is a fun and practical qualification with no entrance requirements or final examinations to sit. Dance division and Edinburgh Leisure are offering the opportunity for any interested pupils to achieve this qualification this summer FREE of charge.

Dates and Venue: Summer Holidays Monday 2ndJuly to Thursday 12thJuly

2018 at the new Portobello High School, 1 Milton Road Edinburgh, EH15 3AS. The course will run Monday to Thursday both weeks.

Each day will start at 10am and finish no later than 4pm.


See Mrs Mulvey for more details















7 Frantic Ignition 2018

Ignition is a risk-taking and energetic movement and theatre project for young men aged 16-20 across the UK. This year is even bigger and better, with extra performances taking place in London at the Imperial War Museum and Stratford Circus Arts Centre. Plus, the show will be directed by our Artistic Director Scott Graham.

Ignition is completely free to take part in and no experience of theatre is necessary.
Our Taster Workshops are a great opportunity to try out our fast, risk-taking style of theatre. These will be followed by Trial workshops for the chance to be part of our Ignition 2018 Company. The Tasters & Trials are completely free and participants don’t need any experience to take part.

Taster: Saturday 1 September
Trial: Thursday 20 September

See Mrs Mulvey for further details.
















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