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S5/6 Prelim information

S5/6 Prelim information Please find below a parental letter and the timetable of examinations for the forthcoming S5/6 Prelim diet which will take place from 24 – 30 Jan 2018. Please note that pupils have been issued with their own paper copy at assembly. S5/6 pupils...

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NOROVIRUS ADVICE LETTER WINTER 2017-2018 In recent years we have seen a large number of Norovirus outbreaks in schools and nurseries during the winter months and these have caused service disruption. Full advice is offered in the attached...

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School Session Dates Survey

We are writing to ask for your assistance in gathering the views of parents/carers, pupils and staff on future school session dates for 2019/20 and beyond.   We have devised a questionnaire about the timing of school holidays and how the school year should look in...

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Careers and Skills Development Scotland

Careers help in school Skills Development Scotland is Scotland’s careers service. Our qualified Careers Advisers are working in schools and careers centers across the whole of Scotland. Your SDS Careers Adviser is Karla Hart and you can get in touch with them through...

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News Digest for August 2017

Huge congratulations to all of our senior pupils who achieved awards in their SQA qualifications. We were delighted to see such a large number of our outgoing S6 pupils securing university and college places. We wish them well in their future studies. We welcomed back...

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Sports Programme 2017-18

Please download the Holy Rood Sports Programme 2017-18. This programme is delivered through Active Schools. Contact the Sports & Outdoor Learning Unit for advice and support on the delivery of quality programmes in your school or community. These programmes include...

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New parents factsheet on National 5s launched

The Scottish Government has developed a factsheet for parents on the revisions to the National 5 qualifications for academic year 2017/18. This information explains why the unit assessments are being removed and what the changes mean for your...

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