Congratulations to this year’s S5 and S6 pupils from the Retailing class. They organised a mini enterprise retail event on Friday, 26th February 2016 which raised a very impressive £405 for the Sick Kids’ Friends’ Foundation. They were responsible for creating and selling cones of brightly coloured sweets at a stall in the foyer during interval. The event proved extremely popular with staff and pupils and we had sold out entirely within the first 5 minutes!!
They also decided to host a ‘dress down’ day for the same morning where they invited pupils and staff to come to school wearing something bright and colourful. All profits raised from both events have gone to a very worthwhile charity.
Miss Skedd has details of a part-time vacancy with the Coffee Drive Thru on Duddingston Park South.
Also the following vacancies:
- Halfords – Light Vehicle Technician
- Barrat Homes – Trade Apprenticeship (Brick Laying, carpentry/ Joinery)
- Peugeot Citroen retail Group –
- Customer Adviser
- Sales Administration
- Finance (All Apprenticeships)
The Library are looking for educational board games for students to use at lunchtime. In particular we would love some more chess boards and trivia style games.
If you have any games you are no longer using please consider donating them to the Library. Thanks
Our Eco team holds a monthly Fairtrade stall, they goe around staff with Fairtrade products such as tea, coffee and biscuits on a regular basis. They have co-ordinated awareness campaigns across the school, held assemblies to the school about Fairtrade and raised over £600 for the Fairtrade foundation during Eco week.
Next they will be working towards the Fairachiever award and trying to introduce Fairtrade products to the cafeteria.
World War One Battlefields Tour 2017 – Belgium & France – (19th – 24th May)
Walk in the footsteps of the soldiers of The First World
See link below for more information