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2016-17 ASN S1/2-grow your own grass head.

Pupils took to using their creativity to create a characterised container. Learners made use of their green fingers to top off the project. Taking responsibility for looking after their plants by watering them every week, the pupils have started to become a bit competitive in the race for the maddest mane.

2016-17ASN S1/S2 Traditional mask-making.

A collection of the fantastic masks created and worn by ASN S1/2 pupils from the Art department. Using a variety of materials to create texture and colour in their masks, pupils took influence from animals such as birds and insects. The group were extremely proud of their masks which they took home to show off to their families.

2016-17 DCA Trip

In September, Senior pupils visited the DCA to engage with the exhibitions on display and learn how to critically analyse the artworks. Working in groups and alongside other schools from the city, pupils got a close look at printmaking, sculpture, painting and installation. The event proved successful as proven in the discussions in class the following day with these approaches to critical studies being the main focus for preparation of their written exam early next year.


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