15th -18th April 2019 – Changes and improvement

Apr 19, 2019 |

Welcome back from the Easter break.  In this blog I want to update you on some of the changes and improvements we are taking forward this term. Staff:  We are delighted to welcome 3 new teachers to the school – Claire Christie (Social Subjects), Greg Meldrum (English) and Gloria Duguid (supply cover Modern Languages).   School … read more

Harlaw Academy SQA Exam timetable

Apr 17, 2019 |

The Harlaw exam timetable is available below or in pdf:- Harlaw Exam Timetable 2019 Pupils should note that the NESCOL courses below will not appear on their individual timetables:- Higher Psychology Higher Sociology Higher Computing (Aberdeen College pupils only Pupils affected by this should check the main timetable and make a note of the exam … read more

National Parent Forum of Scotland social media leaflet

Mar 28, 2019 |

Useful guide from the NFPS Social Media Leaflet For Parents  Read more publications on Calaméo

Change to school day Q&A sheet

Mar 24, 2019 |

Change To School Day QA For Website  Read more publications on Calaméo

Special Parents’ Information Talk Help to Keep your Child Safe Online

Mar 15, 2019 |

Safe On Line Read more publications on Calaméo

18th – 22nd March 2019: Raising awareness of discrimination and prejudice

Mar 23, 2019 |

We are in the process of holding a set of assemblies to cover themes of safety, discrimination and tolerance.  The slides I am using are attached here: Special assembly March 2019 We had decided to hold these assemblies before tragic events in New Zealand last week but those events made the assemblies even more relevant. … read more

11th – 15th March: Progress

Mar 16, 2019 |

Today under the banner of ‘Progress’ I want to mention; school day, internet safety and learning. School day:  In my blog two weeks ago I highlighted a proposal to shorten the lunchtime.  I asked pupils and parents for feedback on the proposal and had to ballot staff.  In order to move forward with the proposal … read more

4th – 8th March 2019: Preparing for exams

Mar 9, 2019 |

The SQA exams start in around 20 school days so this blog is for those families who are preparing for the exams. The first thing I will emphasise is to know what you are sitting and when it takes place.  Over the next week teachers will be confirming with pupils which level they are being … read more

S2 Parents’ Evening

Mar 4, 2019 |

S2 Parents’ Evening Wednesday 13th March 2019 from 4.15pm – 6.45pm S2 parents and guardians are invited to attend the S2 Parents’ Evening in Harlaw Academy on Wednesday 13th March 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

25th February – 1st March 2019: Success, safe and school day

Mar 3, 2019 |

Duke of Edinburgh Awards:  I attended an event at a packed Beach Ballroom on Monday evening last week.  It was organised by Aberdeen City Council and was to celebrate all those youngsters who had gained their Bronze, Silver or Gold Duke of Edinburgh Awards.  In total 77 pupils collected awards on the evening and overall … read more

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