Month: March 2018

Business Pupils Demonstrate their Entrepreneurial Skills

S3 Business Education pupils were recently involved in a marketing and business challenge set by Mentholatum, a global pharmaceutical and healthcare company based in East Kilbride. Pupils had been challenged by Mentholatum, one of the school’s longstanding business partners, to prepare an advertising campaign for Deep Heat Rollerball product.   Work on the project began […]

Easter Supported Study

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National 5 English – “Macbeth”

All pupils studying Shakespeare’s “Macbeth”, especially as part of their National 5 English exam, are strongly encouraged to see it in performance live from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, on Wednesday 11 April at 7pm. It will be shown in cinemas across Glasgow,  and in Hamilton and East Kilbride. It’s a must see! Speak […]

The University of Strathclyde Accelerate Program

  Accelerate is a one-week program, held at the University of Strathclyde for pupils at the end of S4, S5 and S6 thinking about going to university. It aims to provide a targeted focus on the pupils’ chosen area of academic interest, giving them a head start and the opportunity to gain first year university […]

Looking for a modern apprenticeship?

Local Engineering employers have opportunities for school leavers here in East Kilbride. The skill areas include: Electrical/Electronics Fabrication & Welding Plastic & Polymers Maintenance Pneumatics and Hydraulics Information Technology CNC Machining Fitting CAD   EKGTA have been working with local employers for over thirty years and provide apprentice trainees for many companies. The next start […]

Spring Break Study School

Dear Parent/Carer, Arrangements for Spring Break Study School have now been issued. Pupils should speak to their subject teachers about signing up for classes. Should you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact the school.

S5 Subject Choices

Dear Parent/Carer Next session we are looking to implement some changes to the sixth year curriculum to provide a greater range of opportunities that prepare our young people for life beyond school. S6 is an opportunity for young people to obtain more qualifications but also to develop their skills in preparation for further education, employment […]