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Growth Mindset Information Evening 27th September

The next City Wide Meeting will be held on Tuesday 27th September, 7pm at Downfield Primary School.
 
IInformation will be shared about Growth Mindset.

P6/7 Information Evening - Wednesday 9th November 2016

P6/7 Information Evening - Wednesday 9th November 2016

Our P6/7 Information Evening will be held on Wednesday 9th November 2016 at 6.30 pm.  Mrs McLagan, Head Teacher will deliver a short presentation and parents/carers and the young people will have the opportunity to meet our Senior Management Team and Support for Pupils Team.  Our senior pupils will take parents/carers and the young people on a tour of some of our departments, due to the time available it is not possible for all visitors to visit all departments.  The evening will end at approximately 8.30 am.

P7-S1 Transition Dates

P6/7 Information Evening - Wednesday 9th November 2016
 
Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th March 2017 - Business/Modern Languages Day
 
May 2017 (date to be confirmed) - Science Day
 
Wednesday 14th, Thursday 15th and Friday 16th June 2017 - P7/S1 Induction Days

 

Edinburgh International Book Festival

Monday 29th August 2016

Author Events include Lisa Heathfield, Katherine Howe and Anne Cassidy.

Bus leaves at 8am and should return by 4pm.

2012 SFA Performance School Intake Graduation

Mrs McLagan, Mrs Sinclair, Iain Jenkins and Liam McGraw attended the Graduation Ceremony of our first intake of SFA Elite Performance Players on Saturday 21st May 2016 at Hampden Park.

 

Since joining us in August 2012 the young people have developed into fine young adults.  We were very proud to join them and their families in celebrating their achievements.

 

The Players were presented with the medals and certificates by Gordon Strachan and Brian McClair

Music - Cluster Conversations

Find out more about music education opportunities in your local schools and community.  Followed by Q & A session.

Free tuition – Bands, Orchestras and Ensembles – Music Centre

St John’s RC High School

Harefield Road, Dundee

 Thursday 23rd June 2016 – 7.00 pm

With Kenny Christie, Education Support Officer

And members of

Dundee Instrumental Music Service

 

UCAS Link

Link to important information about higher education and the UCAS application process.

Click here to link to the UCAS information site.

https://www.ucasdigital.com/widgets/advisers/ucas-adviser-widget.html

ParentPay - Our New Online School Payment Service

Our school will go-live with ParentPay on 25th April 2016

 

The system is easy-to-use and offers parents the freedom to make online payments by credit or debit card, whenever and wherever they like, 24/7.

 

Parents will be sent individual letters detailing the account activation procedure nearer the time and user guides will be available online.

 

Can parents who haven’t already done so, please complete the annual data form issued on Friday 18th March and return to school ASAP with the email address included.

 

More details will follow but in the meantime, if you want to find out more about the ParentPay system, go to www.parentpay.com

 

We will of course continue to accept cash and cheque payments as necessary but we do hope that parents will use the new online facility. Less time spent in school on cash handling means more time is available to support the smooth running of the school. 

 

Getting It Right For Every Child

The Scottish Government has published a leaflet about a new law - the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 - and how it will help children, young people and their families to get more support if they need it.

You can access this leaflet by clicking on the link below:

http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0046/00469648.pdf