May Bank Holiday
School will close today at 3pm for the Bank Holiday weekend and re-open Tuesday 31 May at 8.50am.

P7 Transition
Primary 7 pupils visited Clydebank High for their last day of their 4 day visit. Pupils attended Computing, Maths, Technical and Modern Language.

Please complete the survey on your experiance of the P7 transition.

Erskine: 100 years
On the 7th June, Erskine will be celebrating 100 years since they first began to care for injured and wounded soldiers. On this day, senior pupils accompanied by Mr Hamilton will represent Clydebank High School at a prestigious ceremony being held at the Glasgow Cathedral. The event will be attended by a host of high profile guests, including the Princess Royal. Clydebank High School is also very proud to announce that two of the senior pupils attending have been invited to play a special role during the ceremony as they have been asked to pay tribute to Erskine as guest speakers. During their speech to the gathered audience, they will highlight the special relationship that exists between Clydebank High School and Erskine – a partnership we sincerely hope will continue well into the future and beyond.


Jobs and Apprenticeships
The Terasaki position’s closing date is 17th June. They should email a CV and covering letter to Liz.O’Hare@terasaki.co.uk and state clearly which position they are applying for. Applicants must be aged 17-19.
More information here.

Farm Visit
Pupils from Mr Jewels 1.5 Citizenship class visited Carston Farm in Killearn to explore and experience how life operates on a real working Farm.

Zak Shannon Diary

Fundraising Football Tournament
In memory of Lisa Ramsey, and to raise money for the ward which carded for her, a group of S3 pupils would like to organise a 7-a-aside football tournament. This will take place from 1pm until 2pm Friday 3 June on the outdoor 3G pitches. There will also be a Yellow Non-Sc
hool Uniform day on Friday 3 June. Pupils should be in Uniform if they do not bring a donation.
New Management Re-Structure
Due to the restructuring of Pastoral Care we have made a few changes to minimise disruption to the pupils. We have also reverted back to house groups as this seems the best fit for us as a school. Download the organisational chart which you can refer to see clear lines of communication and responsibility.
Sponge the Teacher Event
Pupils from the PDA course organised a fund raising event which allowed pupils to throw wet sponges at their teachers. Pupils from all years queued to seek revenge on their teachers in the form of a cold wet sponge. By the end of the 15 minutes the teachers were soaking wet!

Surveys
Can you please take 5 minutes to complete the surveys below for evaluation on Personalisation and Choice in senior phase for S3 and S5 and UCAS.

S1 Personalisation and Choice Process

S3 for Senior Phase

S6 Course Choices

UCAS

SQA Exams 2016
Senior pupils have stopped for SQA exam. We would like to wish all senior pupils good luck in their exams.

BBC Comedy Competition
Attention S3 and S4! Fancy yourself a budding comedian? Then the BBC has just the competition for you! Speak to your English teacher about the BBC Comedy Classroom competition and the chance to have your work broadcast by the BBC.

Click here for more information.

Bringing Virtual Reality To Reality
Pupils took part in an interactive virtual reality workshop in school on Tuesday 10 May. Visitors from Dundee and Glasgow University highlighted the changes in modern technology and how this impacts on every day life. Pupils also experienced Oculus Rift.

Library News
CHS Library is introducing a loyalty card for use between now and the summer holidays. Each time a pupil borrows a library book they will get a stamp on their loyalty card. Once cards are completed, pupils will be entered into a draw to win a £30 Amazon voucher. All pupils need to do is collect a loyalty card, either from the library or their English teacher, and start to borrow (and read) any books they want. For more information see Mrs Crawford or Mrs Chambers in the library.


Pupils attend Clydebank launch event
A group of Clydebank High pupils were recently invited to a launch event at Clydebank Library for artist Mitch Miller’s Dialectogram project. The pupils have been part of the consultation process for several months, expressing their opinions, thoughts and ideas on past, current and future use of Clydebank Library from a young person’s perspective. Read more..


Media Coverage of Art Pop up exhibition
Pupils from the Media club became real journalist, photographers and video camera operators during an art exhibition in Glasgow. Pupils documented the complete event – view their findings here. Pupils from the Art department showed off their art work at the Glasgow Art Club on Saturday 12 March. Art pupils from Clydebank High School and St Mungo's Academy participatd in a one day pop-up exhibition. Pupils presented work in design, printmaking, mixed media and film. View some of their art work here .


S1 Option Booklet
As pupils approach the end of their first year in Clydebank High School, we are giving them the opportunity to introduce a degree of personalisation into their curriculum for S2 and S3. Please find attached booklet.

Read all about it!
Read all the news and gossip from Clydebank High School. Download the newsletter now!

Surviving Exam Stress
It sounds obvious, but revision really is the key to exam success. Being well prepared for your exams is the best way to overcome stress and anxiety, and gives you the best chance of getting the best grades you can.



GIRFEC evaluation – parents
Can parents please take 5 minutes to complete the survey on GIRFEC.

Malawi Medic Appeal
Pupils and teachers were invited to pay £1 to take part in a non-uniform day to raise funds for this year’s Malawi trip. The funds will go towards the Disabled Children’s Project which is the focus of this year’s visit.

Read more.

Rights Respecting School Award – Level 2
CHS are delighted to inform you that the school has been awarded the Level 2 Rights Respecting School Award.Clydebank High School is the first school in WDC to gain level 2 and this is due to the leadership of the programme by Ms Bain and everyone involved in the steering group. This is also a credit to all staff who continually support and promote the school’s vision and values and do the very best for the young people of Clydebank High School.

Anti-Bullying at CHS
Clydebank High School aims to be a safe place where young people can learn in an environment where they will be treated with respect. It is our firm belief that no young person should experience any kind of discrimination or bullying behaviour. In order to help us review our policies and procedures towards anti-bullying, we would be most grateful if you could complete the appropriate survey below:

Parents & Carers: Anti-Bullying Survey

School Uniform
Please ensure your son/daughter is correctly kitted out with the approprate uniform for next session. For school blazers please visit Academy Uniform.

For full uniform information click here.

Reciprocal Teaching
Reciprocal Teaching is a research based method which helps improve children’s reading comprehension. It is effective with all students and has been found to be helpful for young people from nursery to university.

A Guide for Parents to Help Improve Your Childs Reading
A Guide for Parents to Reciprocal Teaching
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