Galashiels Academy — Usual £60 instalment is due at the end of this month through ParentPay

Monday 16th January 2017

S1 S2 S3
FRENCH TRIP - S2 - MAY 2017 : The final deposit will be due at the end of February. Usual £60 instalment is due at the end of this month through ParentPay. Go and see Mr Raffier if you are unsure whether you still need to pay previous deposits.

ART CLUB - Art club will start again on TUESDAY lunchtimes in E21. Bring lunch and come and enjoy making things, crafts, drawing, having fun! Open to any S1, S2 or S3 pupils. Mrs Inglis.

HOCKEY AND RUGBY TOUR: meeting on Monday at break. All pupils wanting to go on the tour must attend for important information regarding fundraising.

FOOTBALL TRIP : The remainder of the money needs to be paid through Parent Pay by Wednesday 18th January at the latest. Anyone having difficulties with Parent Pay please see Mr Forrest asap.

S4 S5 S6
S6 DANCE GROUP PHOTO – taken on the night! : If any S6 would like to order a group photo, please see Mrs Grahame in reception. Cost of photo is £8.

S5/6 STUDY SKILLS JANUARY 2017 : On Tuesday 17th January, Norman Roxburgh-former Head Teacher and current tutor in Study Skills and Exam Preparation-will be in school to deliver a practical and interactive session to all S5 and S6 students during PSE. Both sessions will take place in the Assembly Hall, S6 during period 6 and then S5 during period 7. Please report directly to the Assembly Hall and bring one piece of revision work with you. This is an exciting and very timely session before upcoming prelims. S6, this will be a follow up session to your S6 induction day last summer. Any questions, please see Mr Crichton.

S4 STUDY SKILLS JANUARY 2017 : On Wednesday 18th January, Norman Roxburgh-former Head Teacher and current tutor in Study Skills and Exam Preparation-will be in school to deliver a practical and interactive session to all S4 students in Abbotsford and Yair houses. This will take place in the Assembly Hall during periods 3 and 4. Pupils should report to the hall immediately after break. Eildon and Tweed students should report to PE as normal. An exciting and very timely session before upcoming prelims. Please bring one piece of revision work with you. Any questions, please see Mr Crichton

COLLEGE APPLICATIONS : All S4/S5/S6 students who plan to apply for college will be given full support with regard to Applications and Interviews. If you have not already done so, please inform your Guidance teacher of your plans. Mrs Catto.

HOCKEY AND RUGBY TOUR : meeting on Monday at break. All pupils wanting to go on the tour must attend for important information regarding fundraising.

LAW SOCIETY OF SCOTLAND : The Law Society runs Legal Study and Careers Days in order to give young people accurate, up-to-date advice on the LLB and careers which follow.
The next Edinburgh event is :
Monday 20th February 2017 – 10am – 3.30pm. The Law Society of Scotland, Edinburgh
A student’s registration must come through the school, which can send up to THREE students to the event. Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Interested 5th year students should contact Mrs Catto urgently
Web based resources : www.lawscot.org.uk/education-and-careers and www.lawscotjobs.co.uk/traineeships

FOOTBALL TRIP : The remainder of the money needs to be paid through Parent Pay by Wednesday 18th January at the latest. Anyone having difficulties with Parent Pay please see Mr Forrest asap.

TANZANIA 2018 : There will be a Tanzania meeting in Mr Gruba's room at the beginning of Tuesday lunchtime. This meeting will provide pupils with forms to allow them to attend the trip. We will also brainstorm some fundraising ideas in order to begin raising money. I hope to see all pupils who have shown an interest there. If you cannot make it, be sure to let Mr Gruba know.
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