S2 Balfour Beatty Challenge

7th October 2019

On Friday the 4th of October all of our S2 year group took part in a challenge set up by Belfour Beatty during Period 5 & 6. The challenge was to construct the tallest tower to hold a golf ball at the top in 20 minutes in groups of five. This was lead by John Cairns of Balfour Beatty. The towers were constructed out of K’Nex and marked in three areas:…



PLANNING FOR SUCCESS/HOME LEARNING You will find our Planning for Success/Home Learning guides for S1, S2 and S3 pupils attached.  The purpose of these guides is to provide parents/carers with practical strategies to support their child in their learning.  It also provides an outline of home learning expectations for each subject.  We hope you find these guides helpful.  These guides will be accessible under the ‘Planning for Success” tab on…

28th September 2019

Final Consultation on Summer School Holidays 2021- 2025 

In May 2019 the Education Operations Committee considered the public feedback on the school holiday pattern. They approved retaining the general pattern of school holidays of previous years with the exception of bringing the summer holidays forward by one week. The Committee requested that further consultation should be sought to agree when the summer holidays should start from 2020-21 to 2024-25. They are seeking the views of all parents, school…

17th September 2019

Energise Your Future at Offshore Europe 2019

9th September 2019

A group of fifteen S4 – S6 pupils attended the OPITO EYF event on Friday 6th of September. After the group had a welcome from OPITO the group then took part in a Shell STEM challenge. This was to build a Salt water Car. The car was powered by saltwater fuel Cell. Once the cars were raced it was time to get a tour of Offshore Europe lead by OPITO…


Concrete in the Classroom

3rd September 2019

A group of S3 pupils took part in a series of lessons over two days recently with the group having a site visit to Leiths Quarry in Dyce at the end of the second day.  This was a very successful opportunity which was delivered by Dale Lyon of Concrete Scotland.  This being his first school in the NE he has delivered the course to. Some of the main objectives of…