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24th – 28th April 2017: Transitions and change

Apr 29, 2017 |

This has very much been a week where we are involved in transitions.  On Thursday our P7s were through to Harlaw for a social subjects morning and on Friday Miss Douglas and I went round the 4 local Primaries meeting the P7s in their schools.  As this was going on our senior pupils were completing their last … read more

16th – 21st April: Welcome back

Apr 22, 2017 |

Before writing this blog I looked back at the two prior to the holidays: 20th – 24th March: gives seniors a lot of links and ideas about study and revision and is worth them looking at 27th – 31st March: makes mention of an event I was due to attend with our senior prefects in … read more

Exam timetable 2017

Apr 19, 2017 |

The Harlaw exam timetable is available by clicking below:- http://harlawacademy.aberdeen.sch.uk/harlaw-sqa-timetable-2017/ Pupils should note that the courses below will not appear on their individual timetables which will be issued at assembly next week:- Higher Psychology Higher Sociology Higher Computing (Aberdeen College pupils only) Higher Mandarin Pupils affected by this should check the main timetable and make … read more

FINAL PREPARATIONS FOR SQA EXAMS AND OTHER KEY DATES

Apr 18, 2017 |

Senior classes will run up to 3.15 on Thursday 27th April and it is vital that pupils use every minute to get as much preparation as possible up to that point. Subjects will be offering additional study, revision and coursework sessions from Wednesday 3rd May and throughout study leave. Pupils should take full advantage of … read more

Optometry Workshop

Apr 18, 2017 |

Optometry Workshop

27th-31st March: End of term

Apr 2, 2017 |

It has been a very busy term and I know the teachers and pupils will be looking forward to a well deserved Easter break.  Please remember we will not be back on Easter Monday and we return on Tuesday 18th April.  Many of our non-teaching staff will be working over the Easter break getting things … read more

20th-24th March: Study and revision

Apr 2, 2017 |

This week our seniors will be completing elements of coursework for sending off to SQA.  After that they really need to be getting themselves organised for some intensive study and revision.  I am sure any parent reading this will have their ideas about study/revision.  In my senior school years I was great at making up … read more

13th – 17th March: Risk taking behaviours and child protection

Mar 19, 2017 |

A few weeks back we held a set of assemblies linked with anti-weapons and knife crime.  These assemblies were part of a city wide initiative aimed at keeping children safe.  At the assemblies I made reference to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and to article 6 – the right to life.  … read more

Senior Prefect Structure

Mar 18, 2017 |

Youth Recruitment Event

Mar 14, 2017 |

A free youth recruitment event for school leavers (16-18) will be held from 12.30pm to 7pm on Thursday 30 March in the Town House, Broad Street. Local businesses will highlight employment, training and apprenticeship opportunities.  Parents are welcome to attend the event. For further information please contact Shevonne Bruce, Communications Business Adviser, Communications and Promotion, … read more

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