Month: October 2017

Scottish Book Trust – Our Pupils Recommend…

Over the last few weeks, Mrs Cooper and Mr Wilkie have been working with some of our S2/3 pupils to make up a blog recommending their favourite books. This has been pulled together for the Scottish book trust ‘Pupils recommend’ series and went live this last week. You can view it here: It was […]

Stratford-upon-Avon 2018

Several spaces have become available for next year’s trip to Stratford. The play we will see is most likely to be Romeo and Juliet. If you are interested, please speak to Mrs White in D002 as soon as possible.  

Luwero 2017

Hi Folks Just a short message before we disappear over the horizon to Uganda. This year’s trip has been very successful in supporting the work of Gabriel and his team both financially and through the donations of clothes and materials to help the pupils out there. I would like to everyone on behalf of not just myself, […]

Girls in Sport Week

  As part of Scottish Women and Girls in Sport week ,we partnered with various community clubs to promote girls activity on Wednesday 4th October.  Pupils from S1-S6 enjoyed fencing, fitness and girls’ rugby, facilitated by our newly appointed Sports Captains, Samantha Callaghan and Matt Dyer. The girls really enjoyed the day and left each […]

Supported Study Sessions

Staff in the Business Education department are providing supported study sessions for National 5 and Higher Admin & IT on a Monday at lunchtime and Wednesday after school. Pupils should take advantage of this additional support.

Statutory Consultation to change the catchment areas of Duncanrig Secondary and Calderglen High

Dear Parent/Carer Below you will find a letter from Tony McDaid, Executive Director of Education Resources, regarding the proposal to realign catchment areas within East Kilbride.  Details of the consultation process are included.  If you wish a printed copy of documents please collect them from our school office. George Wynne   Dear Parent Statutory Consultation […]

Trampolining Success!

  Congratulations to  Sophie Thomas 5B2. who competed so successfully in the 2017 Scottish Trampoline Championships in Perth last weekend.  Sophie won a gold medal  in trampoline and a silver in double mini trampoline (just missing gold by 0.1 points). This was a great achievement as she has had a season full of minor injuries which […]

Language Ambassadors 2017

The Modern Languages Department are proud to introduce you to their Language Ambassadors for 2017-2018.  Look out for them around in the department, in the library and around the school and feel free to ask them for help or advice.   Left to Right… Rachel Benn, Lewis Hobbs, Jo Cochrane, Chloe MacDonald and Johnny Mulholland. […]

East Kilbride Food Bank

Pupils in our Learning Support base are organising running a donation station, starting from October 30th until December 22nd to get donations for East Kilbride Community Food Bank. We would be very grateful if you could bring in some items to be donated. Items that the food bank are in need of are long shelf-life tins, pasta, diluting […]

S1 Mathematics Family Learning Programme

Dear Parent/Carer  Thank you to those of you who have signed up for the S1 Mathematics Family Learning Programme. This is a reminder that we start the lessons tomorrow evening in the Mathematics department with lesson 1, running from 6 – 7 pm. I look forward to meeting and working with you. Mrs M Conteh Acting […]