Holy Rood RC High News
Here is the update of recent events/news from Holy Rood, your Cluster Secondary School.
- We celebrated Catholic Education Week by focusing on our School Mission Statement in RE, identifying the Gospel Values and giving examples of how we act these out in school. A group of pupils met and discussed with staff what makes Holy Rood such an inclusive school community.
- The Higher French Class and their teachers returned from a 3 day trip to Paris talking enthusiastically en français about La Tour Eiffel, les bateaux mouches, le centre Pompidou, le Cinema Rex, Montmartre , Sacré-Cœur et le Musée d’Orsay. Paris – c’est magnifique!
- 32 pupils and 4 staff slept out in the centre of Edinburgh overnight, they fund raised to support the work of the host charity, The Rock Trust, who focus their efforts on preventing Youth Homelessness amongst young people between the ages of 16 and 25.
- A group of S1 girls were invited to the Scottish Parliament as part of a select group to participate in a “Hackathon” to coincide with launch of STEM report. They toured the parliament, debating chamber and worked in groups with a mentor using coding programs to create a promotional leaflet. Well dome to all!
- Thank you to all the parents and carers who attended the S5/6 Parents’ Meeting. It was a privilege to share such detailed dialogues about learning and next steps, and work in partnership with you to support our young people reach their potential.
- Dates for your diary:- Christmas Concert & The Drama Club perform in “The Grinch” – 6pm, 3rd December, £2 (children free). All welcome
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Call us on 0131 661 5871
55 Duddingston Road West,
Edinburgh, EH15 3ST