SQA Exam Information 2018

In preparation for the upcoming SQA exams the following is some useful information on

Electronic Devices

Please note pupils should not bring mobile phones or electronic devices such as IPad, tablet, MP3, smartwatches etc to school on the day of an examination. Such items are not permitted in the examination hall and ...

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Twilight Classes 2018

Twilight classes in a range of subjects are now being offered to S4/5/6 pupils.  The full timetable is available here

To sign up for any class, pupils should click on the appropriate link below and fill out form –

Twilight Classes 2018       National 5 or

Twilight Classes 2018       Higher /ADH

Some pupils may be doing different levels of qualifications and therefore should fill out two forms.

Follow the instructions on the form carefully.

The ...

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Show My Homework App & Winter Ready advice

 

Getting a new Device for Christmas? Click here for instructions of how you can download the Show My Homework App.  

Winter Ready & Show My Homework
In the event of severe weather closing our school; the learning will not stop. Our Show My Homework system will be used by staff in this circumstance to post appropriate work that will allow learning to continue in all subject areas. Pupils will be expected to access Show My Homework any ...

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Online Payments – iPayimpact System

Online payments available now!  

The online payments system iPayimpact  is a secure and convenient way to pay for school meals, trips, activities and other school purchases.

Accessing iPayimpact

  • Full information about the system and unique activation codes have been sent home with each child if you would like a copy of the letter please just contact the school office
  • Once you have this information click here to access the iPayimpact system and ...
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Positive Destinations Website

The Positive Destinations Website was launched in June and is a valuable resource for school leavers and at option times. It has information on job vacancies, modern apprenticeships, training, colleges, university courses, information on CV’s, application forms and interview techniques.

Check the website out at www.positive-destinations.co.uk or by clicking on the link.

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S5 & S6 Edinburgh College of Art Masterclass

The final ECA Masterclass on ‘Sounds and Stories’.  S5 and S6 students are welcome to come along and explore the worlds of recording, editing and publishing sound.  If you are  interested in music, performance or anything of that nature, we’d be delighted to see you there
The session will run from 2-4pm on Friday 27 April and is completely free of charge.  We ask that students register using ...
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Napier University Open Days

Edinburgh Napier University are holding open days in June. This is to show prospective students what Napier can offer them. You will have an opportunity to hear subject specific talks, meet staff and take part in workshops. There will also be help available with writing your personal statement for your UCAS applications. For more information visit www.napier.ac.uk/events The dates are:

June 8th 2018 – Sighthill

June 15th 2018 – Craiglockhart

June 23rd 2018 – Merchiston

13th October – all 3 campuses

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Pembroke College, Cambridge University – Arts & Humanities Residential – S5 Pupils

Applications are open for a five day arts & humanities residential at Cambridge University. this is free of charge apart from travel. Students will have the opportunity to meet current students and members of staff, take part in academic sessions which will cover a variety of arts and humanities subjects and find out what life is like at the University of Cambridge. Successful applicants will stay at Pembroke College for 4 nights. Applications must be completed and sent by Sunday 13th May. For more ...

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Georgia (USA) Rotary Student Programme (2019/20)

This is open to pupils who will be 18 by 01 August 2019. Pupils will undertake a course of study at a University College in Georgia between Autumn 2019 until May 2020. This programme is almost fully funded by the rotary clubs of Georgia and includes all course fees, accommodation, books and some pocket money. Students need to pay for flights, health insurance, VISA and SAT test. Applicants will still apply for a UCAS placement in UK as normal and then defer if they are successful ...

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John Byrne National Drawing Competition

Huge congratulations to  Marium Barouni (S2) who was recently announced as a runner up in the John Byrne National Drawing Competition.

At the end of 2017 budding young artists in Scotland were urged to enter the fourth annual John Byrne National Drawing Competition.  Since the launch of the competition, thousands of pupils across Scotland have submitted their artwork to be judged by the renowned artist and playwright himself with the winning selections being exhibited at Paisley Museum and Art Gallery.

Marium will be presented ...

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LEAPS Events

Summer School Applications now open!

For LEAPS-eligible students who are holding one or more UCAS offers and would like to strengthen their chances of university entry and experience university study.

More details:www.leapsonline.org/summerschool

Deadline for completed applications: Monday 2 April 2018

Retweet: https://twitter.com/LEAPS1996/status/976061362131623936

If you have any queries, please contact the LEAPS team on 0131 650 4676 or at leaps@ed.ac.uk

S6 Session – what to expect from university level study: a chance to try it out for real

Friday 30 ...

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