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(webpage updated 18/5/17)

Music Summer Schools

These are taking part at Wiston Lodge as follows: Residential Week 3-8 July £250; 17-19 and 20-22 July - FREE Tinto Tasters, located at Wiston Lodge and facilitated by Hands up for Trad.

It's a great opportunity for local children & young adults, particularly those who show musical potential but whose parents can't afford lessons or whose circumstances might prevent them from accessing these kinds of opportunities as well as placed for children who are interested in / passionate about music, particularly traditional Scottish music.

Ideally they would have had some musical experience but fluency in an instrument is not a requirement.

For Tinto Tasters they have to be 9 years and there are two courses running back to back in July...all tuition, supervision, food and lodging paid for. Parents concert on conclusion!

For the full week-long Tinto Summer School children need to be aged 12 +. This is an amazing experience and is for established musicians wishing to develop their traditional music ability – paid and bursaried places available.

For more information and to book children onto the courses, please go to:    info@handsupfortrad.scot  or their website: Tinto Summer Schools

Clydesdale Citizens Advice Bureau

Clydesdale Citizens Advice Bureau are now holding a weekly advice surgery at Biggar Library from 2pm - 4pm every Friday.

"We offer free, impartial, confidential and independent advice on issues such as Debt, Benefits, Employment, Housing and much more"

"Please come along if you are experiencing problems - we are here to help."  School Library

Newsletter wk beg 15 May 2017

School Dress Code/Uniform Supplies

For information about school dress code and where to buy dress code items please click here

Managing Exam Stress

please click on the links below for information and tips for managing exam stress.

Introduction

Beating Exam Stress

BEST workbook

BEST manual

Pupil Council Minutes

Minutes of Pupil Council March meeting.  Please click here

Minutes of Pupil Council February meeting.  Please click here

HT Open Forum - May 2017

As a school we consider we have a very inclusive and open door policy with regard to communication on any school related issues. In addition to the above general availability, it is my intention to set aside specific time once per month after school as I know parents/ carers can sometimes find it difficult to manage to school during daytime hours. This open forum will run from five o’clock until six o’clock. If there is an issue or area of school life where you require further information or want to share your views please contact the school to agree an appointment time and I will be happy to meet with you to discuss further at this time.

The next drop in is planned for Tuesday May 2 from 5pm to 6pm.

Robert Stewart - Headteacher

Parent Council Minutes

Minutes of Parent Council January meeting.  Please click here

Minutes of Parent Council February meeting.  Please click here

Minutes of Parent Council March meeting.  Please click here

Subject Option Forms

please click on links below:

S2 into S3

S3 into S4

S4 into S5

S5 into S6

Options Information Evening Letter

Subject Option Handbooks 2017/18

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S2 into S3

S3 into S4

S4 into S5/S6

Home School Partnership Courses 2017

Pupil Council and Parent Council Minutes

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Pupil Council December Minutes

Parent Council November Minutes

Adverse Weather/Early Closure Letter

Lunch Clubs and After School Activities

The school offers a range of lunch clubs and after school activities.  Please click here for details.  Please note - If your child attends an after school club and would normally travel home by school bus you are asked to make alternative transport arrangements.

Student Access to RM Portico

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