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Here is this week’s update of recent events/news from Holy Rood, your Cluster Secondary School.

In the past week…..

  • All S2 pupils enjoyed a whole school, full day Interdisciplinary Disaster Relief Challenge which included working in teams to complete activities such as stretcher and shelter building, fire building and food preparation, SOS and apprentice activities, water transportation and Morse Code . Many thanks to Holy Rood staff and to the 15 STEM ambassadors from Edinburgh University, EDF Energy, Atkins Global,  Goodson Associates, Aecom who made the event such a success and so enjoyable for the pupils.
  • Cara Murie in S6 has been awarded a scholarship through Young Ambassadors for Sport and will represent Holy Rood at a 19 day Outward Bound Residential at Loch Eil. Cara was awarded this scholarship for her outstanding leadership qualities. She work alongside other young people from all over the world to gain a Skills for Life Award. We wish her well.
  • A group of S4/5 dancers are visiting London this week enjoying 2 full day workshops at Pineapple Dance Studios and managing to fit in some sightseeing too!
  • Tamzin Burgess in S6 was awarded Silver for her Tap Solo at the Dance World Cup on Wednesday – an amazing achievement.
  • A group of staff and pupils participated in the annual Breast Cancer Race for Life round Arthur’s Seat – well done to all involved and for raising money for this good cause.
  • 80 S3-6 Geography and Food and Textile Technology pupils enjoyed a great learning experience at the Highland Show.
  • Our new Active Schools Coordinator, Lauren Millar, achieved overall second place for Scotland in the Regional Team Finals for Trampolining in Birmingham. Well done to Lauren, we are really enjoying working with you.

As we take a break, we wish you all a relaxing summer. We’ll be back in August!

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