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Parent/Carer letter from Executive Director, Tony McDaid

Please find below a link to a letter for parents/carers from Tony McDaid, Executive Director.

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Cancelled Excursion information for parents and carers

A number of our parents/carers had paid for their children to participate in a school excursion which was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Lynn Sherry, Head of Education, has written a letter outlining the Council’s current actions to secure … Continue reading

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Senior Phase students: ‘New’ Courses

Please find below a letter for the parents/carers of students entering or moving through the Senior Phase – that is students currently in S3, S4 and S5. The letter outlines arrangements to support students engage with learning experiences associated with … Continue reading

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Skills Development Scotland

Skills Development Scotland recently launched My World of Work Job Hub. The Job Hub is a free service which enables employers across Scotland to quickly promote immediate vacancies and supports individuals seeking employment, who may be finding it difficult to find trusted … Continue reading

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Parentzone Scotland

Education Scotland has collated guidance and support for parents and families regarding their child’s learning at home on Parentzone Scotland. This site contains educational resources designed specifically for parents and carers to use to support their child’s learning.

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Sign-up to My SQA

My SQA allows each student to have a direct link to the SQA. If you are undertaking courses this session and you sign up to My SQA it will send you results by email and text message on the 4 … Continue reading

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SQA Update (02.04.2020): Guidance for learners, parents and carers

The SQA has produced the above Guidance for learners, parents and carers. It can be accessed below.

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Cancelled excursions (Madrid; Disneyland Paris; and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre)

Please see parent/carer letter information below.

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SQA News Update

SQA statement on coursework for National Courses Tuesday 24 March 2020 Following the announcement by the First Minister on Sunday, that no young person with SQA coursework to complete should attend school to do so, we continue to work hard on … Continue reading

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Deputy First Minister Update

The Deputy First Minister, John Swinney, has updated advice on support for Senior Phase students in relation to completion of course work. He states that, on the basis of public health advice he has decided that, with immediate effect, no … Continue reading

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