1. The SQA exams are now underway. Best wishes and every success to all who are involved.
2. Please see the attached document from Mr Newall in relation to a Health and Wellbeing Survey. Your responses will be much appreciated.
3. Well done to the following pupils who achieved awards in the Scottish Maths Challenge:
a. Junior School
i. Chirag Shetty GOLD
ii. Andrew James Wright GOLD
iii. Arturo Andrews Vargas SILVER
iv. Fedor Cheltsov SILVER
v. Cameron Stuart Edgar SILVER
vi. Rachel Allan SILVER
vii. Sandy MacGregor BRONZE
viii. Reuber Laurier BRONZE
ix. Esther Silverton BRONZE
b. Middle School
i. Ioannis Dabos-Doukas BRONZE
c. Senior School
i. Dawson Silkenat SILVER
4. Well done to the following who took part in the Edinburgh Schools Cross Country championships held on Friday 20 April.
a. Rose Newman came 2nd in the event for the second year in a row closely followed by Elizabeth Mole (9th), Kirsty Johnston (10th) and Catherine Mole (12th) all in S2. The girls also took 3rd place in the team event due to their individual successes.
b. Our boys also performed well in a field mostly made up of S3 boys – Robert Newman in S1 came 4th just missing out on a medal and Fraser Morrison came 16th.
And finally, I wish all a lovely long weekend. Please note that pupils are off school on both Monday and Tuesday. Classes resume on Wednesday 9 May.
Donald j Macdonald