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29th April – 3rd May: Improving things together

May 7, 2019 |

We are constantly seeking to improve things at Harlaw Academy.  School improvement is not something I do alone.  Over recent years we have found new ways to involve all staff in this activity as well as parents and pupils. With that in mind I attach a very simple grid for you to give me any … read more

21st-26th April 2019: Highlight of the week

Apr 26, 2019 |

There were a few possible topics to speak about from the week just past: the awards event on Monday the last day of senior classes on Tuesday a newspaper article about our study leave which appeared on Tuesday the start of SQA exams on Thursday P7s visiting for a Technology day Our awards event was … read more

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

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

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

Mar 15, 2019 |

Safe On Line Read more publications on Calaméo

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

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