We had our first Quality Improvement visit of the session with our link Education manager visiting to review our plans for school improvement. This was a very positive meeting and the school are supported in taking forward our priorities over the next three years. I am hoping to have some parents help with reviewing our school vision, values and aims this term and will send a letter out shortly to invite you in for discussion.
The German Exchange trip departs on 4th October and the group held a bake sale this week to raise funds for their trip. Well done for the hard work, they raised £170.
Maths Week has taken over Gleniffer High this week with bridge building, relays, escape rooms and much more. The maths department have worked really hard to prepare a range of learning experiences for young people this week and have involved pupils, staff across the school and parents in their activities. Check out our Twitter feed to see what we’ve all be up to!
The Student Council were photographed for the Team Up to Clean Up campaign this week, this will hopefully appear in the local press next week. The Badge Holders attended our Student Council meeting this week to hear about the workstreams they are taking forward. All members of the council have jobs to completed over the next couple of weeks, they are really developing their confidence and leadership capacity as well as making a difference to our school.
Staff interested in Malawi 2020 met this week with Miss Aitken to hear what being a staff leader means for the expedition and also the preparation required to make it a success. Staff will be selected over the next couple of weeks before we launch with young people.
One of the Achieve classes organised a successful MacMillan coffee morning today at interval. The amount raised will be confirmed next week.
Our House Captains for 2018-19 have been finalised! Congratulations to Chloe Caddis and Calum Ferguson for Brodie, Yasmin Jose and Keira Kelly for Glen, Katie MacLeod and Cameron Muir for Moredun and Rachel Wilson and Zoe Williamson for Thornly.
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