Parent Update 20.03.20

Parent Update 20.03.20

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Dear Parent/Carer,   This is the last message I will be sending this week. Thank goodness I hear you say!   As had become the norm things have moved on apace from the announcements over the last couple of days. We are digesting the information from both the Deputy First Minister and the SQA about

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Parent Update Letter 18 March 2020

Parent Update Letter 18 March 2020

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  Dear Parent/Carer,   The past few days have seen rapid changes in the international, national and local situation in the coronavirus outbreak. Consequently, it seems like an appropriate time to write to you to update you on a number of matters as they are affecting schools and in particular Firrhill. There is much to

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Whole School Challenge 2020

Whole School Challenge 2020

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We (Nearly) Did It! Despite sterling efforts from many, many pupils we didn’t quite reach our target of running through every Scottish city and back again. In our toughest ever distance challenge of 770km we ended up running a total of just under 585km. Still impressive! That got us about as far as Arbroath on

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END OF TERM – DECEMBER 2019

END OF TERM – DECEMBER 2019

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Dear Parent/Carer,                 Every year I am caught out by how quickly August has turned into December. This year is no exception. As I write this there are just a few days of term left before the Christmas Holidays. Those few days will be busy, much like the rest of this long term, with both

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Return from Assessment Fortnight

Return from Assessment Fortnight

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29 November 2019 Dear Parent/Carer, As I am sure you know (and probably welcome) assessment fortnight ends today. We have packed into a fortnight what usually extends over a month or more in the summer examination period so it will be no surprise if your child is both relieved the assessments are over and feeling

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HT Results Summary August 2019

HT Results Summary August 2019

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Provisional Results 2018-19 Dear Parent/Carer, The results for the 2018/19 academic year, which were released earlier this month, are presented below. These are a summary of results using the benchmarks that have been used for some time. These are one way of considering results and whilst they are useful in comparing year on year performance

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Growth Mindset Parent/Carer Information Sessions

Growth Mindset Parent/Carer Information Sessions

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Firrhill HS are in the process on implementing a ‘Growth Mindset’ approach.  This is being rolled out across the school with a particular focus on S1-3 pupils.  The implementation has been introduced to pupils and there has been a parent/carer workshop.  We are keen to introduce the concept to parents/carers within our associated primaries and

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