Modern Languages Success

Stirling High School 2nd year pupil Ailie Robertson recently won SCILT at Strathclyde University’s ‘Language Learning postcard competition’. Pupils across Scotland were invited to design a promotional postcard that SCILT will use nationally at events to promote the importance of language learning. Ailie’s winning postcard contained key messages on the value of language skills and was deemed to have an eye-catching design. She focussed on highlighting the importance of learning a language in today’s globalised society and referred to the career advantages of speaking another language. This year the Modern Languages department at Stirling High School submitted applications for this annual event for the first time and were thrilled to hear Ailie had won. Ailie was invited to the Scottish Parliament on 11 May 2018 to receive her prizes as well as a printed and published copy of her promotional postcard. (photo attached)

Exam Diet 2018

Study leave commenced Monday 30 April 2018 to Friday 1 June 2018 inclusive.   All S4/5/6 pupils who are entitled to exam leave, are sitting exams or require to be in school at any time during exam leave MUST have full school uniform on at all times.  Pupils who are not sitting an exam and wish access to the school must sign in and sign out at the school office when the secretary is not dedicating time to the shipping labels amazon.  Mobile phones are PROHIBITED in the exam room and must be put into your locker or left at home.  Please do not ask a member of school staff or invigilation staff to look after your phone during your exam.  THANK YOU. 

Annual Data Checks

S4/5/6 Annual Data Check forms were sent home via school bag mail on Wednesday 18 April, can parents and pupils please check that ALL the information on this form is accurate and up to date.  If there are any changes to pupils’ names, dates of birth and addresses please amend and hand into the school office asap as we are required to send all changes to SQA.

Borrrowed Ties

Please ensure that if your child has borrowed a tie from the school office that they return it asap and if necessary purchase a replacement tie at a cost of £6.  Ties are available to purchase from the school office

S1/S2/S3 Timetable Change

All S1, S2 and S3 (new S2, S3 and S4) pupils will start their new timetables on Monday 28 May 2018.  New S5/6 pupils begin their new timetable on Monday 4th June (pupils sitting their German exam will be marked study leave on this day)

 Dates for Diary

Activity Day for S1, S2 and S3 pupils – Friday 1 June 2018 (letters sent home to parents)

Junior Prizegiving Event – Tuesday 5 June 2018

S4 Work Experience Weeks – Week 1    11.6.18-15.6.18

Week 2   18.6.18-22.6.18

New S1 Induction Days – 20 June – 22 June 2018

End of Term – Friday 29 June 2018

Stirling High School news – Wednesday 23 May 2018

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