CHANGES TO NATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Pupils in S4, S5 and S6 have been issued with a letter explaining the changes to National 5 qualifications this session (see attached).  More information about the changes to National Qualifications can be found on the SQA website.

10th October 2017
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Reporting in the Broad General Education

The Scottish Government has asked all schools to change the way CfE levels are reported this session.  You will no longer see developing, consolidating and secure on your child’s report.  Instead, schools will report on level achieved.   More information can be found in the attached leaflet.

10th October 2017
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SQA COURSEWORK

Pupils in S4, S5 and S6 have been given a presentation on the procedures and rules relating to SQA coursework and unit assessments.  Pupils have been issued with the SQA publication “Your Coursework”.  This can be accessed by clicking on the attachment below.

29th September 2017
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S5 and S6 subject changes

Any pupil wishing to change subjects must come in on Monday 21st August at 1.50 to the Guidance Base. Please note that due to the volume of changes, the appointments will be for pupils only.  

16th August 2017
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RESULTS AND POST RESULTS SERVICE

RESULTS AND POST RESULTS SERVICE   SQA exams will start on Tuesday, 2 May until Friday, 2 June inclusive.  Pupils will receive their results on Tuesday, 8 August.  Pupils have been issued with a letter regarding the Post Results Service.  This can be accessed through the link below.

28th April 2017
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SQA EXAM ARRANGEMENTS

Study leave for S4, S5 and S6 pupils begins on Monday, 1 May until Friday, 2 June inclusive.  New timetables for those returning for an S5 or S6 will begin on Monday, 5 June.  Pupils have been issued with personalised timetables together with a letter about study leave and exam procedures (see attachment).  Pupils have also been issued with the SQA publication “Your Exams 2017” and a leaflet about how…

30th March 2017
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Debating Success

Pictured above are pupils who won their first heat of the Procurator Fiscal Junior Public Speaking Competition.  They won on February 21st at Banff Academy. They will be competing for a second time on March 14th in the Grampian Schools Semi Finals at the Council Chamber in the Town House. Our second team also performed very well at Albyn, however they did not make it any further in the competition….

6th March 2017
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Foundation Apprenticeships – Current S4 and S5 pupils

Please find attached a briefing note regarding the Foundation Apprenticeships that are available via NESCol for AY 17-19. These are a fantastic opportunity for pupils to gain accredited industry recognised qualifications and work based learning whilst remaining at school for S5 and S6.  Pupils who select a Foundation Apprenticeship alongside school based Senior Phase qualifications have the opportunity to progress to University, College, employment or with advanced entry into an…

28th February 2017
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