CAMPBELTOWN GRAMMAR SCHOOL

Welcome to Campbeltown Grammar School!

 

Our website is a great way to keep in touch. The Bulletin shares information about what is happening in school and is updated daily. Scroll down our homepage and read news about pupil achievements and the wider life of our school. You are very welcome to be in touch personally if there is anything you would like to ask or say.

 
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School Letters

Below you can find the latest letters issued to parents.

3rd April 2014 - Supported Study in English

2nd April 2014 - S6 Graduation Ceremony

1st April 2014 - End of Term Arrangements

26th February 2014 - Options & Parents' Information Evening

13th February 2014 - Newsletter

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School Holidays

School Holidays 2013-14

School Holidays 2014-15

 
Young People's Sport Panel

As you may have noted in last weeks Campbeltown Courier, applications for the Young People's Sport Panel are now open. The sport panel was formed through a partnership between sportscotland and Young Scot, and aims to influence and shape the future of sport in Scotland and raise the profile of sport.

Applications are open for young people between the ages of 14 and 25, and close on the 7th of February. Further information can be found here: http://www.sportscotland.org.uk/ypspapply

This is a wonderful opportunity which is open to older students within school and to former pupils, both still at home and those further afield. If you want a more personal viewpoint from a local perspective, check out the following link to Kintyre Forum(http://www.kintyreforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=4&;t=16529) or if you require contact details for further advice, please see Mrs L Millar.

 
Outdoor Education

Outdoor Education is a 3-week rotation for groups of senior pupils on a Friday.  Pupils engage in a variety of activities, including: climbing, abseiling, bouldering, mountain biking, gorge-walking, coastal walking and basic camping skills.  Click here to view a video from our recent groups.  Enjoy!

 
CGS Radio Show

If you missed out on a recent episode of CGS Weekly Talk on Argyll FM you can listen to previous editions click here.

Enjoy!

 
Technology Interdisciplinary Challenge

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At present, all S3 pupils are working on a design task. Having investigated local produce, pupils have been given the challenge of designing a biscuit to serve with Mull of Kintyre extra mature cheese. The pupils' introductory session saw them carrying out flavour analysis on a number of purchased biscuits and Mull of Kintyre cheeses.

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Fundraising Flamingos

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CGS is currently organising a volunteering trip to Gambia in February 2014.  We are working closely with Argyll based charity Firstaid4Gambia to ensure the trip runs smoothly.

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Rector's Blog!

This blog shares information, thoughts and reflections on school life and is updated most days. Click on the link below to view.

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If you are having difficulty accessing your e mail account from home click here for full instructions.

 
Health Behaviour in School Study 2014

Randomly selected classes are being asked to take part in a health and lifestyle related survey on behalf of St Andrew's University.  Click here to see the letter recently sent out with students in class 2.2 and 4.1.  Please contact A Murray or G McAnerney for further information, if required. 

 
Homework Survey

We are currently reviewing the school's homework policy and in order to get the views of as many pupils and parents as possible on the effectiveness of our current homework procedures we are conducting a survey which has been put together under the leadership of Miss McLaughlin with the help of the Students' Council. 

We would be very grateful if you would support us by taking some time to complete the survey by clicking the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Homework01

The deadline for responses is Friday 31st January.   After that we will publish the results and begin to reformulate our policy on homework.

 
Renewable Energy Survey

All S5/6 pupils are asked to complete this short survey. Time will be available in tutor groups and it would also be appreciated if you complete it in your own time instead.

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Fairtrade Fortnight

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As part of Fairtrade Fortnight and promote Fairtrade produce, the S4 hospitality class cooked a variety of recipes using Fairtrade bananas and chocolate. Our thanks to Matthew Armour and Steven Brodie who very capably manned a Fairtrade stall in the foyer on Thursday allowing pupils and staff to try some of the delicious dishes. The Fairtrade banana curry recipe is included as a link below.

Banana Curry Recipe

 
Technology IDT Prizewinners

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Congratulations everyone! You are all winners in a way and it is also a pity you couldn't all be there when the products were judged as there were so many excellent comments made about your work. Your maturity when chatting to the judges was noted and they also were impressed with the enthusiasm you showed when discussing your products.

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School Meals

Important information for parents:  Please note that as of the 1st of April 2013 there will be an increase in the price of School Meals in Argyll and Bute.  Click here for more information.

 


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Campbeltown Grammar

Hutcheon Road

Campbeltown

Argyll

PA28 6JS

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