Month: March 2017

Parents as Partners – S1 Information Evening

It is my very great pleasure to remind you about our First Year Information Evening which will take place on Monday 27th of March and will last from 7 o’clock until 8 o’clock. The Information Evening will afford us the opportunity to provide you with useful information on the transition from First to Second Year. Please […]

Notice from SLC Roads and Transportation Services

Please see below the contents of a letter received this morning advising of changes to crossing patrols within South Lanarkshire.   Dear Parent/Carer Removal of School Crossing Patrollers As you may be aware, the Council’s income from government grant is falling and at the same time as demand for our services is increasing. The Council […]

Comic Relief Fun Run

  Please encourage your child(ren) to take part in this Friday’s Comic Relief fun run, All S1-3 pupils will be completing a short fun run course on Friday morning during the following times: P3 – S1 P4  – S2 P1 – S3   All pupils should bring appropriate clothing for running outside and are encouraged […]

More Sporting Success

Well done to Sophie Thomas (S4) who received a Gold Medal with the Scotland Trampolining Team for 2017 British Regional Championships – an amazing achievement! Congratulations to Jack Regan (S6) who came 2nd in the West of Scotland Schools Table Tennis Championships at the weekend!  

Scottish Gymnastics Championships Success

I would like to share some amazing news with you all. At the weekend, 4 of our S1 gymnasts Alex Brew, Lauren McIver, Jenna Welsh Jess Duffy were competing in the Scottish Schools Gymnastics Championships at Perth and performed exceptionally well.  The girls had qualified for the finals due to their outstanding performance in winning […]

Concert Band Success

I am delighted to announce the following musical accolades that were secured at the Scottish Concert Band Festival Finals in Perth on Saturday. Our Concert Band were awarded a Gold award for their performances of Aztec Fire and Canticum in the Achieving Bands class and also received the Entertainment Award for their choreographed performance of […]

Easter Food Bank Collection

S6 pupils visited the EK Food Bank a couple of days ago and the shelves were bare!  In order to provide the Food Bank with more reserves we are asking you once again to display your generosity in the form of donations that we can pass on. We are collecting the usual non-perishable items again […]

Spring Break Supported Study Programme – Week 2

The programme for the second week of the Spring Break is shown below. Monday 10 April Tuesday 11 April Wednesday 12 April Thursday 13 April Friday 14 April BUSINESS MANAGEMENT National 5 10 am -2 pm                   E101   GRAPHIC COMMUNICATION Higher 10 am – 2:30 pm (Sign up with Mr Atkins)   PHYSICS National 5 […]

Spring Break Supported Study Programme

The programme of Supported Study we have put in place over the Spring Break to support pupils in their efforts to achieve the best possible results in their national exams is shown below.  The programme is comprehensive and demonstrates the commitment of staff to support pupils: please encourage your child(ren) to attend as many sessions […]

Donald Dewar Memorial Debating Competition

  Congratulations and commiserations in equal measure to Alison Balmer (S5) and Julia Duncan (S6) who represented our school in the semi-finals of the Law Society Donald Dewar Memorial Debating Competition here in Duncanrig.  They did not make it through to the final (only one team went through out of the four competing) but acquitted […]