Latest News From Bearsden Academy
- Extra In-service Day
As previously indicated in a letter to all parents, there is an extra in-service day this year on Thursday 9th October. This means that the school will be closed to pupils from Thursday 9th and will re-open on Monday 20th October 2014.
- Thinking Steps
This session, the school is launching our Thinking Steps resource with all pupils at assemblies. The Thinking Steps resource can be located on pages 23 and 24 of our pupils' homework diary planners. Click on the headline for further information.
- Supporting Parents and Carers
The Big Ask resource has been created by Bearsden Academy’s Learner Voice Committee and our Learning and Teaching Committee in consultation with pupils, staff and parents/carers. Its aim is to provide a structure to support quality conversations between pupils and parents/carers.Some parents/carers have requested support for having conversations about learning and teaching with their children. This booklet is designed to help parents/carers. Please click on the headline for details.
- Consultation on the Structure of the School Day
All pupils have been issued with a letter inviting parents and carers to meetings regarding the structure of the school day. As noted in previous editions of The BAnner, last session we set up a tripartite working group with representation from the parent body, from the pupil body and from school staff to explore alternatives to our current 30 period week. Please click on the headline for details.
- S1 Parent and Carer Learning and Teaching WorkshopBearsden Academy Learning and Teaching Committee would like to invite the parents and carers of S1 to an event to outline our approaches and methodologies to teaching and learning. Our Learning and Teaching Workshop on Monday 22nd September is open to all parents and carers of S1 pupils. The event will consist of a presentation in our assembly hall, followed by hands-on workshops in classrooms. This will give you the opportunity to experience our approaches first hand.The evening will begin at 7:00pm and will end at approximately 8:30pm. Click on the headline for more information.
- New Highers
Parents and carers can find information on the introduction of new Highers by clicking on the headline.
- UCAS Applications
Following our recent UCAS information evening for parents, the Powerpoint presentation is now available on this website. Click the headline for details.
- SQA New Appeals Procedures
SQA have changed the procedures to the appeals process for all courses from 2014. Click on the headline for details.
- New S1 Pupil Information
Please click on the headline for information regarding starting S1 on Thursday 14th August.
- SQA Timetable 2015
The SQA 2015 exam timetable can be accessed by clicking on the headline.