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Senior Pupils: Apprenticeship Opportunities

A wide range of opportunities including mechanics, administration, childcare, hairdressing etc.

See www.apprenticeships.scot for information and to apply.

Keep your options open!

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Mrs Methven, Thu Aug 22nd




Currie & Brown, Construction Consultants, Glasgow

You will gain experience in Project Management, Quantity Surveying, Building Surveying to get a feel for this type of work. You will shadow staff, possibly attend sites and site meetings.

Great opportunity! See Mrs Methven for details.

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Mrs Methven, Thu Aug 22nd


Barclays Higher Apprenticeship Programme, Glasgow

Apprenticeship purpose and responsibilities may vary dependent on the role they have been allocated. Currently available roles include positions in Finance, Compliance and Risk teams.

Essential Skills

For roles in England, 3 A-Levels (or equivalent) at AAA-BBB
For roles in Scotland, 4 Bs in your Highers (or equivalent), including maths or computing
Interest in Operations
Good communication skills

Desirable Skills
Commitment to a 4 year development programme
Motivated and enthusiastic behaviour

For more information and to apply go to:

J Craig, Thu Aug 22nd


Apprenticeship opportunity - STV, Glasgow

Applications should be made by full CV and covering letter to hr@stv.tv.

Closing date: 23 August 2019 and early applications are encouraged.

More information can be found at:

J Craig, Thu Aug 22nd


Learning & Teaching - Focus of the Month

Our learning and teaching focus for this month is 'Standards in Presentation of Work'.

We expect that all pupils make sure that all work is completed to the highest possible standard at all times.

Producing your best effort allows you to show the respect you have for your studies, yourself and your teachers.

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G Kerr, Wed Aug 21st



Tickets avalable for the Glasgow Rocks vs UK Armed Forces Basketball game.

Emirates Arena, London Road, Glasgow

Wednesday 4 September 2019

7.30 pm Game Tip Off

Email nicola.plenderleith100@mod.gov.uk or see Mrs Methven

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Mrs Methven, Wed Aug 21st



The deadline for self found placement forms is THIS WEEK and there are about 50 pupils without a placement!

If you have contacted an employer please remind them to return the form to you or directly to Mrs Methven immediately. Also, you MUST return your parental permission form.

This is a great opportunity so don't miss out. Return all paperwork (please, please, please!) Make Mrs Methven happy.....

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Mrs Methven, Mon Aug 19th


Apprenticeship Opportunities

Great Modern Apprenticeship opportunities available. Check out:


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Mrs Methven, Mon Aug 19th



Morgan Stanley are offering a work experience placement during the school October holiday. Opportunities exist in either Technology or Operations and Accounting. To be eligible, you must be:

aged 16 by 14 October 2019
have (or be on track to get) 4 Highers at Grade B or above (must include Maths and English)

For more information see Mrs Methven or Mrs Craig, Careers Adviser

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Mrs Methven, Thu Aug 15th



Date   Event  
Thu Aug 29th   S4 Information Evening - 7pm
Mon Sep 2nd   Strathclyde University Open Days
Mon Sep 23rd   Work Experience Week
Fri Sep 27th   Holiday
Mon Sep 30th   Holiday
Fri Oct 11th   In-Service Day
Mon Oct 14th   October Break