Thursday bulletin

1 S3 Only – Interested in becoming an S3 prefect?

The school is looking to appoint a number of pupils from S3 as prefects to undertake a range of duties that will promote the school, encourage responsibility, develop leadership skills and help with confidence building.


If you feel that you have the skills and enthusiasm to join the schools prefect team then please submit an application form to Mr Farren or Ms Jordan. Forms will be available from the school office from Monday 19 March and need to be handed in by Friday 23  March.










A representative from JET (Job/Education/Training) will be coming in to school on THURSDAY 15th MARCH at 6PM to give parents more information about the JET programme and what it offers. Please bring your parents along if you have chosen JET as an option in S4.





3 S3 D of E

Please come to a meeting on Thursday 15th March at 1:15 pm in ML5. I have important information for you regarding the expeditions. If you can’t make the meeting, you must see me at the start of lunch instead!





4 S5 Pupils – SCIENCE INSIGHTS 23rd – 27th July 2018

Science Insights is an exciting work experience programme designed to give 5th year high school pupils a real insight into the work and life of research scientists.

The annual programme – launched in 2014 by the MRC Institute of Genetics & Molecular Medicine and The Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh– now involves all five research institutes in the University’s College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, providing access to its cutting-edge facilities and inspiring researchers. This year’s programme will provide an opportunity for 40 high school pupils to spend a week of their summer holidays following a varied programme of activities on four different University of Edinburgh campuses, gaining a real insight into research and work in biological sciences, medicine and veterinary medicine.

See website: to for more information. Deadline Monday 23rd April 2018















5 S6 – Opportunities 

The BBC are on the look-out for talented people to join a BBC Scotland Production Apprenticeship and, for those with a particular interest in news, to join the Journalism Training Scheme. If you would like more information about these, please see your Pupil Support Leader.





6 HPV Vaccinations

Permission slips have been handed out to all S1 students and some other pupils in other year groups that have not had their HPV Vaccinations. Please ensure these are returned by Friday 16th March 2018.





7 Time for Reflection

Members of the TfR team should meet in RME 1 at 1pm on Thursday 15th March. This is to plan the Easter assembly on 29th March.





Head Teacher