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DYW 6th March Apprenticeship event #BigParentsEve

Feb 22, 2019 |

Harlaw parents of pupils in S4-S6 are invited to attend the next DYW event which will focus on the Apprenticeship family.  This is on Wednesday the 6th March and is being held at the Chamber office from 5.30 – 8pm. You can see the detail of the event and book on for free on EventBrite … read more

28th January – 1 February 2019: Senior phase information evening

Feb 3, 2019 |

At the senior phase information evening I indicated we would try to help parents access the links to the main things they need to access when helping their children make choices in the senior school.  With this in mind this blog is very short and gives the links you need.  In addition, I shall “tweet” … read more

School Uniform Change of Supplier

Jan 28, 2019 |

As of the 12th February 2019 Harlaw Academy will have a new online uniform supplier – My Clothing which parents can access using the link  www.myclothing.com My Clothing will now provide our online service to parents instead of Tesco UES and further information on our new supplier is provided in this leaflet My Clothing A4 … read more

Parent’s Evening booking instructions

Oct 5, 2018 |

 Instructions Navigate to the Parents’ Evening Booking System here http://www.parents-booking.co.uk/harlawacademy Use your personal information to log in. You must use the information which we have on our system for your child’s main contact or you will not be able to log in. This information has been sent to you via Groupcall Log in by selecting … read more

21st – 25th January 2019: Listening to parents

Feb 3, 2019 |

On Thursday of this week we had a meeting of the Parent Council.  At these meetings I normally provide a Head Teacher update and the one I gave this week is attached here:  PC Jan 19 The notes cover a range areas including; building/property, staffing, budgets and pupil experiences.  At the meeting which was attended by … read more

S3/4 & 5 Course Choice Information Evening

Jan 29, 2019 |

S3/4 & 5 Course Choice Information Evening – Wednesday 30th January at 7.00pm S3/4 & 5 Parents & Guardians are invited to our Course Choice Information Evening. Information will be given on the course choice pathways, options and process.  

S3 Parents’ Evening

Jan 28, 2019 |

S3 Parents’ Evening Thursday 7th February 2019 from 4.15pm – 6.45pm S3 Parents and guardians are invited to attend the S3 Parents’ Evening in Harlaw Academy on Thursday 7th February 2019 to meet their child’s subject teachers. Our Guidance Teachers will be available to discuss pupils overall progress at school and also present on the … read more

14th – 18th January: Learners, teachers, families and community

Jan 20, 2019 |

We often think of school in terms of the interaction of pupils and teachers within classrooms.  If I reflect on the past week it is clear school is about much more than this. I want to start with a diagram of a jigsaw.  At the centre are the two pieces – student and teacher.  The … read more

7th-11th January 2019 – Support and challenge

Jan 17, 2019 |

Welcome back to a new year and a new school term.  Next week our seniors sit their prelim exams and this will help add to the picture we are building up about their progress.  Back in August I spoke of increased expectations and we have worked hard to keep revisiting this over the session.  I … read more

17th -21st December 2018 – Into the holidays

Dec 22, 2018 |

Incident on Thursday:  At lunchtime on Thursday one of our pupils let an intruder into the school and this resulted in a potentially serious event taking place.  I am unable to comment on what took place as it is part of an on-going police investigation.  What I will say is that our staff and pupils … read more

Prelim timetable

Dec 18, 2018 |

The Harlaw Academy prelims run from Monday 14th January to Friday 29th January and S4-6 pupils are on study leave for the duration of the prelims. Pupils can use the timetable below to plan their study over the Christmas break.   Some faculties are running class sessions for pupils(highlighted in blue in the timetable) over the … read more

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