Letter for Parents/Carers from Executive Director, Tony McDaid

Please find below, a letter for parents/carers from the Executive Director Education Resources, Tony McDaid.

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Transport Questionnaire

Please find below a link to a School Transport questionnaire for parents/carers of wider school pupils. It will be helpful if all parents/carers whose children travel on school transport would complete the form. A separate consultation for parents/carers of ASN pupils will follow. Parents/carers are asked to respond by Sunday 14 June 2020.

https://forms.gle/Fi5TW7aUR96MubPH9

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S1 & S2 – Transition to S2 & S3

Please find below a letter for the parents/carers of students currently in S1 and S2. The letter outlines arrangements for the move into S2 and S3 respectively.

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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 refunds for parents/carers.

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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 their option choices.

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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 sources of information about active opportunities

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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 August 2020 and will also enable you to check the personal details the SQA holds for you.

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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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