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Monday, 6 October 2014

European Day of Languages 2014: Currie Community High School

European Day of Languages 2014: Currie Community High School: The European Day of Languages is a time to celebrate the 6,000+ languages spoken around the world, to promote language learning and to ...

Thursday, 14 November 2013

School Ski Trip

On the 24th January 2014, 31 S2 and S3's and 4 members of staff will be heading to the French Alps.
Pupils will spend 6 days in Risoul skiing and snowboarding.

More details to follow shortly.


Thursday, 7 November 2013

Christmas Shoeboxes


This week at lunchtimes a team of keen helpers have been sorting and packing Christmas Shoeboxes to send to Eastern Europe through the Blythswood Appeal.  It has been so encouraging to see the enthusiasm of pupils and supervising staff.  We will do a final count of the boxes next week but we have 50 ready now!



 

 

Thursday, 12 September 2013

Young Ambassadors for Sport


Emma Nicolson 5L1 and Jack Philp 5L2 attended the East Regional Young Ambassadors for sport conference which was hosted by Sport Scotland. The Conference included inspirational talks from Paralympic and Olympics athletes, workshops on their role as an ambassador, good practice examples from other schools and how we can use the Commonwealth Games 2014 to inspire the next generation of pupils. The conference was a very valuable leadership experience and we are very proud of our Young Ambassadors.  

Friday, 17 May 2013

S2 Fair Trade “Snack Attack” – Design Challenge 2013

All S2 pupils took part in this year’s ‘Traidcraft Snack Attack Challenge’. They divided into enterprise groups and went on to create a healthy, fair trade snack in Health & Food Technology before designing appropriate packaging and marketing campaigns in Art & Design. There were some very interesting inventions but the winners of the CCHS competition were Samantha Ovenstone, Eilidh MacFarlane and Ciara Simms. Their “Cubix” product (fruity, crispy cubes) was chosen to represent the school and was delivered to Traidcraft headquarters in London. The product, although commended, did not beat the stiff competition to become a national winner. Well done to all of S2 for their creativity and hard work on this year’s A&D and HFT fair trade challenge!

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

Scholastic Book Fair in the Learning Resource Centre April 22nd to April 26th

£402 worth of books were sold at the book fair held in Currie Community High School! 40% commission meant that Currie Community High School received £160 worth of free books. Pupils helped out and made sure that the fair ran smoothly! There was a great buzz about the LRC with lots of book – related conversations going on. Thank you to all the parents and pupils who supported this and made this fantastic result possible.
Mrs Marriott Learning Resource Centre Co-ordinator.


Wednesday, 17 April 2013

New Lanark Trip

On 3rd May, S2 pupils have an opportunity to visit the New Lanark Experience, where they will discover the fascinating history of the impressive cotton mill village of New Lanark and the life and times of mill manager and social pioneer Robert Owen in the award-winning New Lanark Visitor Centre. S2 pupils are currently designing their own cotton mill village in class, and will then demonstrate their understanding of cotton mills by preparing questions which they would have asked Robert Owen in an interview. Attending this trip will therefore enhance pupils’ understanding of this topic, and will ‘bring history to life’. Consent forms have been issued to all S2 history pupils.