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S2 PARENTS' EVENING AND INFORMATION SESSION - TUESDAY 7 FEBRUARY

I am sure you will realise that this is an important opportunity for you to discuss your child's progress and next steps with their teachers. We sincerely hope that you are able to attend. There will be an information meeting at 3:45 to 4:00 pm in the Assembly Hall to explain the new qualifications and options your child has and also the process involved. Appointments will start directly after this meeting at 4:00 pm. Your child will be given an appointment card and letter to take home in due course. Your child will make appointments with their teachers on your behalf. Please make every effort to attend this very important evening. We look forward to seeing you at St. Paul's on Tuesday 7 February 2017.

S4/S5/S6 PARENTS' EVENINGS -

There will be two Parents' Evenings for senior phase pupils (S4/S5 & S6). The first meeting will be on Tuesday 29 November, 4 to 6 pm. The second meeting will be Monday 5 December 2016, 6 to 8 pm. This gives you a choice of which meeting you wish to attend. Pupils received appointment cards and letters to take home on Monday 21 November 2016. Parents/carers were informed by text message. Parents are encouraged to attend this very important parents' evening to discuss your child's progress and next steps with their teachers. We sincerely hope that you will make every effort to attend.

S3 PARENTS' EVENING - WEDNESDAY 2 NOVEMBER 2016 - 4 - 6 PM

A reminder that S3 Parents' Evening and Information session will take place on Wednesday 2 November 2016. The Information session will start at 4:00 pm and finish at 6:00 pm. Appointments will last 5 minutes. I am sure you will realise that this is an important opportunity for you to discuss your child's progress and next steps with their teachers. We sincerely hope that you are able to attend. All S3 pupils were given an appointment card to make appointments with teachers on your behalf and a letter to take home with information about the Parents' Evening. Please ensure your child makes appointments for you. We look forward to seeing you at St. Paul's on Wednesday 2 November 2016.

Parent Council AGM

Parent Council AGM

All parents are welcome to attend the St Paul’s Parent Council AGM held in the school at 7pm on Wednesday 21st September. It is a great opportunity to meet other parents and find out more about the wider life of your child’s school.

REWARDS PROPOSAL FOR SESSION 2016/2017

Rewards Proposal for session 2016/17

  • There will be a reward each term for S1 – 4 pupils

  • Fundraising will be put in place throughout the year to raise money so minimal cost for pupils

  • Pupils will get the reward if they meet the following criteria

  • >90% attendance (85% in first term due to fewer weeks)

  • <5 Late to Class recorded that term

  • <3 LDs recorded that term

  • <5 lates recorded

  • No exclusions that term

  • <2 negative referrals

Aug – Oct

Reward will be Landmark as replacement M & Ds so will include pupils who had paid for M & Ds (including S5s) - £15 cost.  Fundraising Bingo night 15th Sept to offset this. (7th Oct)

Oct – Dec

Reward will be S1/2 Disco/Party and S3/4 Movie Party 2 consecutive pms.  Both will be held in assembly hall and tied in with non uniform days.  Reward will have no cost to pupils. (20th/21st Dec)

Jan – Apr

Reward will be Cinema/Icerink trip at cost for event to pupils, buses covered by  Non uniform - £5 cost (31st March)

Apr – June

Reward will be BBQ Fri 16 June pm, Non uniform – no cost

THE PATRON'S EYE

Our Pupil Literacy Group have launched St. Paul's newspaper, The Patron's Eye. It has been very well received and many more pupils have expressed an interest to be involved with writing articles, photography and editing. The newspaper is on sale monthly and costs only 30p

TIMETABLE FOR AUGUST 2016

This is the new timetable which will be in operation from August 2016 when pupils return to school. Please note that school finishes at 15:40 on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. School finishes at 14:50 on Thursday and Friday. Lunchtime starts at 13:10 for 50 minutes on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Lunchtime starts at 12:20 on Thursday and Friday for 50 minutes.

Period Time

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

8:45-9:35

1

1

1

1

1

9:35-10:25

2

2

2

2

2

10:25-10:40

Interval

Interval

Interval

Interval

Interval

10:40-11:30

3

3

3

3

3

11:30-12:20

4

4

4

4

4

12:20-13:10

5

5

5

Lunch (50mins)

Lunch (50 mins)

13:10-14:00

Lunch(50 mins)

Lunch(50 mins)

Lunch (50mins)

5

5

14:00- 14:50

6

6

6

6

6

14:50-15:40

7

7

7

 

Edinburgh International Film Festival – Understanding Cinema Project

Edinburgh International Film Festival – Understanding Cinema Project
Edinburgh International Film Festival – Understanding Cinema Project

Cinema Squad

A group of S3 Computing students have been taking part in a national film project this year. The pupils worked with a local filmmaker Sandie Jamieson to devise, script, film and edit their own short film. The project ended with the pupils showcasing their film at the Edinburgh Filmhouse along with 6 other schools from across the country. The pupils took part in a Q&A session and talked confidently and eloquently about the project to a large cinema audience. Click here for more information.

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