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Newsletter wk beg 24 October 2016 

Parent Council Meeting

A Parent Council Meeting is scheduled Monday 24 October in Biggar High School at 7.30 pm.  All parents/carers are welcome.

Young Musician of the Year Competition 2016

The auditions have been completed and we have 24 finalists preparing to perform for the title of Biggar’s Young Musician of the Year. The concert will take place on Thursday 27th October at 7pm in the Street area. Tickets are available on the door on the night and cost £3/£2 concessions.

Emailing general information to parents

Email has proven to be an efficient and cost effective method of issuing general information to parents. 

If you are a parent/carer and  have not been receiving school information by email please email your details to the school office:

Tempest Photography - S1 and S4 Photographs

Tempest Photographers are coming into Biggar High School on Wednesday 26th of October to take S1 and S4 individual and group photographs.

Please let the school office know if you do not want your child to have either an individual or group photograph taken. Information on how to place orders will be issued once we have the proof photographs.

Parent Council - Minutes of AGM Sept 2016

Parent Council - Chairperson Report 2015/16

Open Forum - November Reminder . . . .

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 8th November from 5pm to 6pm.

Robert Stewart - Headteacher

Home School Partnership Courses - Oct - Dec 2016

School Holidays

School Holiday dates for 2016/17 are available on the South Lanarkshire Council website

Education Maintenance Allowance

EMA application forms for 2016/17 are available now from the school office.  An online application form and information about EMA is available on the South Lanarkshire Council website/Secondary School Information Page.

School Uniform/Dress Code

Anyone wishing to purchase sweatshirts/polo shirts with school badge now have the choice between two uniform suppliers.

Brown & Out – based in Peebles have an online shop where you can register and purchase items which will be delivered to the school. Tel: 01721 723 773

ALJ Industrial Supplies – shop in Lanark but currently do not have an online shop, 18 Bloomgate, Lanark, ML11 9ET Tel: 01555 665715

June Newsletter

Awards Ceremony 2016 - Headteacher Speech

June County Sports Winners

May Newsletter

National Improvement Framework

Adverse Weather Letter and Forms

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.

Online Safety Leaflet

Student Access to RM Portico

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