Secondary School 60
Knightswood Road Glasgow G13 2XD
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Roll: >1400 Non-Denominational School day 8:55am - 3:50pm (Mon
- Tues) 8:55am - 3:00pm (Wed - Fri) Lunch 12:40pm - 1:20pm
Glasgow City Council
SQA Exam timetables and other information
Our Maths Resources
website offering help with click & go
revision notes to download for some popular Higher Still courses
big exams are coming! As
the exams approach, all S4/S5/S6 pupils should now be preparing themselves
properly. There are many Supported Study classes available after school in many
subject areas. Past paper booklets are available from any good book shop and form
a vital part of exam practice.
the moment you should.. Make sure you have your own equipment (pencil/pen,
ruler, rubber, protractor, Scientific Calculator) Practice past papers (available
from all good book shops and on-line at Leckie
and Leckie) Attend school as often as possible Attend Supported Study
classes after school - Easter school timetableS4S5/6
Do all set homework and also develop a revision technique which best suits you
Ask teachers to explain anything you do not understand When sitting
an exam... Arrive in good time for exams and check your seat number
Use all the time available (never leave the exam hall early, there are always
things to do and check)
Countdown to the starrt of Standard Grade Exams...
Countdown to the start of Higher Still Exams... ..
are now issuing Let's Grow vouchers
from 20th August to 28th October. If anyone uses Morrisons the school's Eco Group
would appreciate your vouchers. Bring in your vouchers and pass them to Mr
SCOTTISH MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMER OF THE YEAR
19th May 2012 at the SECC saw the finals of this new national award as part of
The Magic of the Musicals concert.
panel of judges (Claire Moore - West End legend. Billy Differ, representing Cameron
Macintosh and Ken Alexander Director and ex Artistic Director of Pitlochry Festival)
and the audience awarded Ewan Black the runner up and Jennifer Neil was awaded
the trophy and a cheque for £400 and the title of the Young Scottish Musical
Thetare Performer of the Year.
four-page factfile with a handy summary of the key features of Curriculum for
Excellence and the main language and terms used to describe these is available
from the Parentzone
of the Learning and Teaching Scotland web site. This document should help parents
understand the key features of the new curriculum and also help discussions with
class teachers at parents' nights.
Curricular (Sport) Programme
This programme is funded by
the Active Kids Budget. The programme contains a list of after school clubs which
are available for pupils to attend. Please speak to the responsible member of
staff for the particular club you are interested in joining.
Save yourself having to write a note to cover for your child's absence from school.
Download, print off and complete an absence
form instead. A great time saving idea! Give the completed form to your
child on their first day back after an absence which should be given to the student
recipes was launched in 2005 after a one night shift in the Simpson's Maternity
Unit in Edinburgh May 2005, Linda McDonald a parent of a former pupil (Sally McDonald)
heard the stories and saw photographs of one of the worst maternity hospitals
in Malawi. Babies dying daily, lying on a rack in a filthy sluice, and mothers
were dying weekly due to lack of resources. It was shocking in this day and age
and most shocking of all knowing their deaths were avoidable. Therefore Linda
set out to try and help raise money for a better chance for these mothers and
babies. MUMs Recipes is a response to a shocking situation and having an overwhelming
need and determination to help try and alleviate some of the pain and suffering.
are 3 recipe books to buy and help support the Malawi underprivilleged mothers.
award ceremony2012 On Monday 18th
of June our annual award ceremony was held in the school's assembly hall. Over
160 students from all years received awards. Among the invited guest were Emeritus
Professor Andrew MacMillan Councillor Malcolm Balfour Councillor Judith
Fisher Councillor Paul Rooney Associated Primary
Head Teachers and Primary 7 staff, members of the Parent Council and the P.T.A.
and the school Chaplains. Awards were given in the following categories:- · Endeavour awards. · Sporting awards. · Subject
awards. There was entertainment provided for the parents and teachers
which included a performance from the school orchestra.
Lorna Ray - Drama, 2006 - 12
retired Helen Clegg - Science Technician, 2001 - 2012 early retirement Helen
Taylor - School Office, 2010 - 2012 retired Suj Munir - Maths, end of probationary
year Chis Adams - Maths, Emigrating to Canada
Pupil Site If you are a
former pupil of Knightswood Secondary I would encourage you to visit the Former
Pupil Website created and maintained by Rosemary Young (herself an ex-pupil
of the school). On the site you will be able to register messages and get in touch
with old school pals all for no fee (unlike friends reunited). There is also a
huge amount of old photograph waiting to be seen (thanks to John Lightbody for
posting these images).
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