Please find below today’s daily bulletin. Thank you.
All Pupils – A watch was found in HE before the holidays, if you think the watch may belong to you please come to the school office.
Netball – there will be no netball training this week. We will start back next Monday (S1/2) and Wednesday (S3-6).
All Pupils – Most extra-curricular clubs will resume this week but it is worth double checking with the staff member who leads each club just to be sure. If you’ve lounged about over the holidays, eaten your body weight in chocolate and feel the need to get moving again then there are many lunchtime and after-school clubs to choose from. When you exercise, this releases endorphins in the brain, (feel good chemicals) therefore, exercise is not only good for your physical health but helps you to maintain positive mental health too! Best of all, you get to meet new people and make new friends. On a Tuesday Volleyball takes place in the New Games Hall with Miss Allan at lunchtime, while Gymnastics is on in the Large Gym, also at lunchtime. After school, Basketball for S1-S2 happens in the New Games Hall with S2-S4 football taking place on the astro-turf. Come along and try something new. Be brave and be bold in 2020.
Miss Cook, Active Schools
S3-6 – SSE Apprenticeship Activity Day – SSE are hosting apprenticeship activity days in March for pupils interested in the wide range of apprenticeships they offer. The day will be a mix of workshops and taster activities and includes a tour of their Inveralmond training facilities. These opportunities are open to girls and boys interested in apprenticeships, engineering or STEM subjects and aims to give an insight of the opportunities available with SSE. Please give your name to Mrs Martin by Thursday this week if you would like to attend. Places will be confirmed at a later date.
S5&6 – M&G Financials (Prudential) Insight Day – 6th Feb 2020: M&G are a £12 billion investment company operating all over the world with a huge office based in Edinburgh. They are offering a 3 hour workshop event for S5 and S6 pupils who are looking to get into the financial services sector primarily but also accounting, marketing, IT, digital marketing and Tech. The format will be workshops, networking with M&G personnel and a tour of their offices in Edinburgh. Workshops will be led by leading professionals within the firm and you will hear all about their paid work experience and degree apprenticeship opportunities with some possible fast tracks on offer. If you are interested in attending this event, please give your name to Mrs Martin asap.
S5&6 – HSBC Work Experience Programme 2020 is open for applications. Opportunities across various areas of business. Further information from Mrs Martin.
S4/6 – Arnold Clark apprenticeship vacancies are now open for their March 2020 intake. Apply online at https://www.arnoldclark.com/careers/apprenticeships/ . Applicants must be 16 years of age by March 2020. Search North Scotland location for Perth and Dundee vacancies. Vacancies are also available in other Scottish locations. Contact details from Mrs Martin if required.
S4 – S6 Pupils – The Royal Medical Society Essay Competition. The competition is open to anyone with an interest in medicine, medical sciences and STEM, but is recommended for S4 – S6 pupils. Entries should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 5pm on 1 February 2020.