Head’s News 8 Apr 2022 - 8th Apr, 2022

After an extremely busy but productive term as we have moved further forward in how we live within the pandemic, it’s always a time of mixed emotions with assessments, course choice, leaving dates and next step plans whilst we turn our heads to the upcoming new courses, new P7’s and new timetable over the coming […]

Head’s News 1 April 2022 - 1st Apr, 2022

As we enter April with 1 big week to go, here are the key points below for Parents and Families. Covid – The picture remains the same for schools into next week. Use of coverings in corridors and busy places with sensible hand cleaning and ventilation in place. We may be in a different position […]

Head’s News 25 March 2022 - 25th Mar, 2022

With 10 working days to go until the Easter break, it has been another busy, intense but productive week in School.……the sun has helped. Covid – New guidelines will be released to schools for post Easter, these are moving towards a ‘living with covid’ position involving many activities, events and services coming back into place […]

Head’s News 18 March 2022 retrospective - 20th Mar, 2022

Key points; Views – Thank you for the responses to the broad questions to help us all get a sense check. It’s been a while since we have done this, the feedback was great and really useful to help us plan. Course Choice – Our S3,4,5’s are making big choices about their subjects and pathways […]

Head’s News 11 March 2022 - 11th Mar, 2022

Well done with this week to all that were involved in SQA assessments. We saw some great work on assessments in PE, Home Ec, Drama and more to come in Languages, more Drama and others….this is a big deal for those involved and the marks contribute to overall National outcomes – great work from all. […]

Head’s News 4 March 2022 - 4th Mar, 2022

As we progress through another busy week where young people enjoy their learning and education in a busy thriving Secondary School, our thoughts are with those directly or indirectly impacted by the conflict in Eastern Europe. Key points; Covid – Edinburgh Council have written to all Parents outlining some of the positive changes we are […]

Head’s News 25 Feb 2022 - 25th Feb, 2022

Welcome back to all from the Feb half term as we enter a busy period approaching Easter / Spring. Key points; Covid changes – Scottish Govt have announced changes to begin next week; Face coverings are to be worn in corridors and communal areas, they are no longer required during lessons. Youngsters can still wear […]

Head’s News 11 Feb 2022 - 11th Feb, 2022

As we reach the half term break it has been a busy time with assessments, course choice, reports (to name a few aspects) to help gauge progress and ongoing discussions with young people and their families about best next steps. Thanks for your help at home with these conversations and the sharing of messages / […]

Head’s News 4 Feb 2022 - 4th Feb, 2022

With 5 working days to go until we enter the Feb half term, the work is busy as conversations with young people, families and partners all take place to support youngsters into their new paths for the following school year and provide feedback to help them improve their outcomes. Thank you for the support at […]

Head’s News 28 Jan 2022 - 28th Jan, 2022

As we leave January and enter February we have 10 working days to go until the half term week. There is plenty of focus and business to take care of, together, in that time. Key points; Cultural Calendar – We had a Burns influenced day on Tuesday last week, thanks to all who contributed and […]