Monday bulletin


Have you lost anything in school over the last year – please check the lost property table in the Foyer to see if it’s there.

Anything left at the end of the week will be given to charity.





2 Scripture Union Group

There will be no meeting this week.  See you in August to welcome new S1s!




3 S5 Peer Supporters

Thank you to the Peer Supporters who showed the new S1 pupils around last week you all done a great job. Miss Ellis and Mrs Paterson will meet with all Peer Supporters when we return in August. This will be to give out all of your badges and assign your roles, this will also be your opportunity to select days you’d like to carry out some of the specific roles. All those who picked to be a tutor group supporter, and didn’t get the chance to do this last week, will get to do this come August. Any questions please see Mrs Paterson this week as Miss Ellis is in Belguim.

4 S5 Pupils

Cool, Calm & Connected – All pupils who signed up to be CC&C peer supporters should attend training on Monday and Tuesday (26th and 27th June) in the Community Lounge.  Training runs P1-P6 on both days, students are expected to register as normal.  If you cannot attend and still wish to be a peer supporter please let me know as soon as you can.






5 To all S6 classes

Please could anyone who is interested in doing Young Enterprise or finding out more about it, come to a quick meeting in Business on Monday at break.




6 S4-6 EMA Applications

If you have received a letter advising you to apply for EMA this year, please collect an application form from the Support for Pupils staff base.




7 S5/6 Seminar on Organ Donation and Transplantation

There is a seminar at Napier University in August for S5/6 students who are interested in a career in Medicine, Nursing or Life Sciences. You will be given access to Specialist Nurses in Donation, Doctors in Intensive Care, Transplant surgeons and donor and recipient families. The professionals will give short talks/discussions on their roles & answer any questions.  We may only get 3 or 4 places and therefore we cannot guarantee a place to everyone who applies. However, if you are interested, please give your name to Mrs Paterson by Tuesday 27th June.








8 S5/6 students applying to study medicine

The Royal College of Physicians are delivering school talks to support students applying to Medicine.

The three talks are:

1. Ethical Dilemmas in Medicine (Sept)

2. Topical Medical Issues (Nov)

3. Becoming a Doctor (Nov)

If you are interested in attending of any of these, please see Mrs Paterson ASAP so I can register you.









9 S5 Prefect Interviews

Please note these interviews will take place next week with days and times pinned up on Mr McKinney’s office door.





10 School Ski Trip

Three spaces have become available for the school ski trip to France(February 2018). If you would like a place collect a form from  Mr Duchart.

Forms and deposits should be returned to Mr Duchart. Places will be allocated on a first come basis.






11 S5/6 Work Placements – 23rd – 27th October 2017

Can all S5/6 students who put their name down for a work placement, please meet with Miss Moar in the Community Lounge at the start of lunch on Tuesday. This is to collect essential documentation to start organising placements over the summer. Students who are in the process of applying for an NHS placement do not need to attend. Thank you!







12 For S4, 5 & 6 pupils

There is a current opportunity for anyone seeking a joinery apprenticeship with Hutton & Read joiners (near the golf course).  They are seeking one school leaver and currently have 7 other apprentices.  If interested, candidates should write a letter expressing their interest and suitability for the position to Mr Clifford Read, Hutton and Read, Burnwynd Works, Kirknewton EH27 8EA.  Alternativley call 0131 333 1590 or e-mail for more info.









Head Teacher