Monday bulletin

1 All Classes: Eco Committee

Calling anyone interested in promoting all things eco in our school. We will be deciding on topics and working out a plan for the year. All welcome! Bring your lunch and your friends to Mrs Steel’s Art room at lunchtime on Wednesday. Look forward to seeing you there!

2 All Pupils
If you are interested in an after school fitness class – please see Mr McGregor at any break time in the PE Staff base to ask questions, find out what exactly will be involved and to note your interest.



3 All classes – Late Detentions

Well done to the students who continue to arrive to school on time on a daily basis. However, the late detentions will commence on Wednesday 6th September.

A reminder that if you are late to registration or to school on 3 occasions in a week, you will be given a 20min detention and if you are late on 4 or 5 occasions in a week, you will be given a 40min detention. The detentions will take place the following week on a Wednesday at 3.30pm in Geography Room 1 and letters will be sent home to inform your parents/carers.  If you fail to turn up for your detention, you will be given an automatic hour long detention with Mrs MacKinnon the following week.










4 All Classes – Ukulele Group

Ukulele group starts next week on Monday in Music 1. Beginners welcome and spare ukuleles are available for any pupils who would like to have a try. Please bring your friends and use the room to eat your lunch– everyone welcome.





5 S3-S6 Trip to France – June 2018

Deadline for initial deposits has been changed to Thursday 7 September.  See Mrs Mackenzie if interested.  Spare letters on mod langs noticeboard.




6 S4-S6 Pupils

The new lunchtime Volleyball club will start this Wednesday in the Sports Hall. The club will run from 1:00pm-1:30pm every Wednesday and is a chance for pupils to play simply for fun or competitively. Mr McGregor





7 All S4-6 Classes: After-school Art & Design Folio Time

The Nat 4/5, Higher and AH folios are very time-consuming and some completion deadlines are already approaching. The Art Dept will be available for folio work on a Tuesday and Thursday 3.30-4.30pm, starting this week. Ask your teacher for more info.





8 S5/S6 – UCAS & LEAPS


If you are in S6 and missed the Assembly on Wednesday during PDT (P1) please come to collect a UCAS Pack from Mrs Paterson if you are applying to university this year.  If you are in S5 but want to apply to university at the end of this year, please collect a UCAS pack and speak to your Pupil Support Leader.


If you missed the LEAPS presentation on Wednesday, please collect a LEAPS form and return it to Mrs Paterson ASAP if you are eligible.

Please note if you are LEAPS eligible, you must complete the online survey by Sept 15th at in preparation of your 1 to 1 meeting at the end of September.












9 All S6

For any students interested in applying for medical school there will be a course running on the 9th and 10th of September called Applican which gives guidance on the application process including: writing personal statements, UKCAT, BMAT, MMI interview technique, ethical scenarios and panel interview preparation.  The course costs £140, bursaries are available.  Visit for more information or to book.









All S1

Breakfast club will be available in the Dolphin Café every morning from 8am.  S1 pupils are invited to pop down for a free breakfast and a bit of friendly chat from our S6 volunteers.




11 S5/6

Carousel Training centre are offering modern apprenticeships for anyone interested in a career in Childcare.  Applicants must be between 16-19 years old and have a minimum of three N4 passes including English.  See Ruth Addo for further information or go online at





12 Scripture Union

Meeting on Mondays at lunchtimes in ML1.  Bring your lunch and make new friends.  Discussion this week.




13 Modern Languages Drop-in

Any pupil wishing individual support with French or German should come to ML1 on Mondays after school.




14 School Clubs

The Hockey training on a Tuesday at Currie will now start on the 12th Sept and not the 5th Sept 3:45-5:00.


Can Isaac  and Amelie  please see Active Schools at the PE base on Monday break time regarding Hockey.


Can Liam  and Niamh Please see Actives Schools at the PE base at Monday Lunch time.










15 Ski Trip

A reminder to all pupils going on the ski trip that a payment of £250 is due by Thursday, 7th September.  Please hand this to Mr Harley during registration on or before this date.  There is also a meeting for all pupils on Monday, 4th September at 1pm.  Please make sure you attend in History room 1.







Head Teacher