News - Month: March 2020

Education Scotland Inspection Report - 31st Mar, 2020

The school was recently visited by Education Scotland and the report results are now available. We are pleased to say that the school achieved the following results: Evaluation Leadership of change: Good Learning, teaching and assessment: Good Raising attainment and achievement: Good Ensuring wellbeing, equality and inclusion: Very Good The letter below provides some further […]

Staying Safe Online - 30th Mar, 2020

Thinkuknow is the national online safety education programme from CEOP, the online child protection command of the National Crime Agency. During this time of school closures, your children will spend more of their time than normal online. The document below provides advice on how parents and carers can help keep their children stay safe when […]

SQA Exam Estimates - 30th Mar, 2020

You will be aware that, due to the cancellation of the exam diet, SQA are currently working on arrangements to ensure fair recognition of pupil achievement. As yet, we do not have exact details of what this will involve but it is likely to be a combination of prior attainment, coursework, estimates and professional judgements. […]

SQA Coursework - 26th Mar, 2020

As you may already be aware, the SQA has announced that due to current public health advice, schools and colleges are not required to submit learner coursework for marking in Higher and Advanced Higher courses. However, we would encourage all our young people, including those in National 5, to continue to engage with work set […]

Scottish Government and SQA joint statement on the Coronavirus, and impact on August 2020 certification - 18th Mar, 2020

18 March 2020 The Qualifications Contingency Group met yesterday to consider the impact of the Coronavirus outbreak on the 2020 examination timetable, and wider qualifications certification. The Group, chaired by the Scottish Government, and with membership drawn from across the education system, agreed that it was dealing with a very serious and evolving situation. The […]

Learn at Home Resources List Published - 18th Mar, 2020

We have published a list of resources that pupils can make use of should they not be able to attend school. The list can be found here and will be updated as required. In addition to this, teachers make use of Teams, OneNote, Google Classroom and Scholar. The document linked to above includes per subject […]

Coronavirus – Head Teacher Update – 17th March 2020 - 17th Mar, 2020

17 March 2020 Dear Parent/ Carer You will appreciate the measures to counter the spread of the Coronavirus have been widened significantly. Advice from the Scottish Government and Health Protection Scotland continues to guide our response. I realise this is a very worrying time for everyone but please be reassured that the Council is doing […]