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Meet the Buyer Events 7th or 13th February

 Are you a service provider, business or individual with a skill that could support children and young people in Dundee?

Would you like to know how to become involved in working with us to improve outcomes and give children the best possible start in life?

Come along to our Meet the Buyer events

Wednesday 7th February 4-6pm, St John's RC High School, Harefield Road,, Dundee, DD3 6EY

or

Tuesday 13th February 4-6pm, The Crescent, 71 Lothian Crescent, Dundee DD4 0HU

​Click on the links below for further information

http://stjohnshigh.ea.dundeecity.sch.uk/school/documents/meet-the-buyer-event/view

http://stjohnshigh.ea.dundeecity.sch.uk/school/documents/supplier-framework-information/view

http://stjohnshigh.ea.dundeecity.sch.uk/school/documents/tender-information/view

Parent Council Meeting 6th February Cancelled

The next Parent Council meeting on Tuesday 6th February in the Conference Room at 6.00pm has been cancelled.

New S1 Breakfast Club

 

I am delighted to be able to introduce a new breakfast club for our S1 pupils.  This club will begin on Monday 5th February 2018 and initially run until the Easter holidays.  The club will allow young people to participate in 30 minutes of different sporting activities each day and then have breakfast before beginning the school day.  The club will be taken by professional coaches and our staff will support them.

 

​A copy of the parent/carer letter can be found here 

 

http://stjohnshigh.ea.dundeecity.sch.uk/school/documents/breakfast-club/view

 

 

 

 

 

 

We Are Writers 2017

Copies of We Are Writers 2017 can be ordered at the Book Fair which arrives on the 22nd November. A letter will be sent home on Monday 13th November with order details. Payments can now be made via ParentPay.

Pupils included in the year's edition can be found here.

 

Scholastic Book Fair

The Scholastic Book Fair will run in the Library from 22nd November to the 28th November. More details to follow very soon.

Future Asset Conference September 2017

In September a group of business education students attended the Future Asset Conference in Edinburgh, this event was targeted towards S5 girls across Scotland, aiming to underline the fact that gender should never be seen as a barrier to progressing in whatever career you choose.

Our S5 girls who attended the event demonstrated their interpersonal skills, thinking outside the box, resilience, problem solving and inquiry skills.

There were talks, workshops and interactive experiences with successful, inspirational speakers from a range of careers and professions.  These included Jayne-Anne Gadhia (CEO of Virgin Money), Nicola Sturgeon (First Minister of Scotland) and Ross Jennings, (The First Piper) who is a Guinness World Record holding adventurer!

Jayne-Anne Gadhia (CEO of Virgin Money),

Nicola Sturgeon (First Minister of Scotland)

Ross Jennings, (The First Piper) who is a Guinness World Record holding adventurer!

St John's High School S5 Girls

 

 

P6/7 Information Evening - 8th November 2017

Our P6/7 Information Evening will take place on Wednesday 8 November 2017 at 6.30 pm.

DCA EVENTS 6TH SEPTEPMBER 2017

On Wednesday 6th September, seniors from the Art and Design department visited the DCA. The experience at the venue saw pupils working alongside others schools in the community of Dundee, analysing artworks and sharing their own responses on paintings both weird and wonderful. One of the seniors commented that the event “helped with new vocabulary and understanding how to talk about different artworks”, whilst another said the visit to Dundee Contemporary Arts on the Perth road “helped me learn how to describe and analyse paintings and design. This will help me in my final exam and make my responses more sophisticated”. Visiting the gallery space, pupils worked with and beside their peers, bringing back some exciting discussions about the artwork on display back to the classroom that afternoon.

Seniors can continue their practice (both practical and critical) in the department at lunchtimes and evening study support sessions.

 

 

Parent Council Date Change

Please not the date change of the next Parent Council Meeting. It is no longer on the 8th November, it will now take place on the 15th November.

Parent Council Dates 2017/18

Tuesday 5th September 2017  - AGM

Wednesday 15th November 2017 (please note this is a date change)

Tuesday 6th February 2018

Wednesday 16th May 2018

They are all at 6.00pm in the Conference Room.

 

http://stjohnshigh.ea.dundeecity.sch.uk/Parent/parent-council