Pupil Bulletin

No 115 Thursday 14th March 2019


Today’s Events


Assemblies – Technology for Reading with Mr Henderson

Thursday          S4

Friday              S5/6


Out of Bounds

Following recent vandalism at the grandstand beside the running track, this area is now out of bounds to all pupils at break and lunch, this joins the area directly behind the Deveron centre which is also out of bounds.  There will be consequences for any pupil who is found in these areas at break and lunchtime.

Mrs Slater


Classroom displacements

Please note the following displacements from Drama on Thursday 14th March.

Thursday 14th March 2019      
  3 1.5 - Mrs Cherry-Grant C109 C103
4 1.5 - Mrs Cherry-Grant C109 C103
5 2.5 - Mrs Cherry-Grant C109 C214
6 2.5 - Mrs Cherry-Grant C109 C214

Apologies for the inconvenience.

Mrs Robertson


Tomorrows Events


Battlefields Meeting Friday 15th March

There will be a short meeting at Friday break time in Miss Johnston’s room T405 to allocate rooms.


S1-3 Activities Days

All activities days must be paid for by this Friday 15th March. If you do not pay for your trip by Friday, you will be removed and added to an in school trip which has no cost. If you can no longer pay for your trip and need to change to something else, please see Mrs Howitt for this to be arranged. If there is a problem financially, please see Mrs Cherry-Grant asap. Thank you.  Mrs Cherry-Grant


Red Nose Day – Friday 15th March

Red Nose Day is back on Friday 15th March 2019 and a variety of things will be going on to raise money for Comic Relief.

  • Red Noses will be on sale all week in registration so make sure you have money ready! They are £1.25 each – will you find the rare ones?! They can also be purchased at any break/lunch in C105 and all day on Friday.
  • Friday will be a wear red dress-theme day – come to school wearing red and put a small donation forward (recommended min. £1 donation). In addition, the registration class that is the ‘most red’ will win a prize (to be announced) as a class!!! This will be judged by the Senior School Executive in Friday registration.
  • Staff Sweepstakes are circulating the staffrooms – make sure you have money to be in with a chance of winning a prize!
  • Seniors vs Staff Quiz will take place next week at lunchtimes. The times of the rounds are on the door of C105. If anybody would like to enter a team last minute, you MUST let Mrs Fulton know by Friday 8th March lunchtime.

Keep your eyes peeled for more notices! Let’s see if we can break past records and raise loads of money for Comic Relief. Thank you

Mrs Fulton


News/Forthcoming Events


School Uniform S4/S5 pupils

Please be aware that Academy Uniforms will be in school on Tuesday 26th March to measure blazer sizes for all S4 and S5 pupils who are staying on to S5/S6.  Pupils wishing to order a new blazer will need to bring £10 deposit on that day. Further details will follow with times for this.

Mrs Robertson


Banff Youth Platform

Banff Youth Platform is organising a live band/dj night in the Easter holidays in Macduff Art Centre and we are looking for local singers/bands to perform.

If you are interested please get in touch with Wendy in U9 and put your name down.

Wendy Jones


Children’s University

There are a couple of really great challenges on the Children’s University at the moment to have a go at.

One for International Women’s Day and another music challenge.

You can look at them here:


Or see Ms Strachan.

Keep logging those credits and see you next Monday lunchtime in C208.

Ms Strachan


Jasmine Easter Lucky Squares

Lucky squares will be available in the social centre from Monday 18th March.  Its £2 a square and the prize will be a giant bunny toy and selection of chocolate easter eggs. Money raised in aid of Jasmine Charity Challenge.

Mrs hazlehurst



There is still time to join the Aberdeen trip to the ‘Grampian Children’s Book Awards’ on May 8th.  All S1-S3 pupils have to do is read at least one of the shortlisted books (available on the library desk).  Read all Six to earn a £10 book token!

The awards will be attended by school pupils from all over the City and Shire.  On stage will be all six celebrated authors.  There will be an opportunity to visit Baskin Robbins before the ceremony.

If interested, see Mr Henderson for more details.


Arnold Clark Apprenticeships

Arnold Clark Vacancies for apprenticeships are now live. There are various opportunities available such as:

  • Apprentice Light Vehicle Technician
  • Apprentice Body Repair

Please see website or guidance teacher for further info.  https://apprenticeships.gtg.co.uk/

All vacancies are live via region so please be aware of this when applying.   Guidance Team