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Pupils who are applying to start university in Sept 2013 should be working to ensure that they meet the deadlines with their applications.
Pupils should now be tidying up for their personal statements and ensuring that they complete their green 'information to referees sheet' over the holidays
Remember the deadline for returning these forms is Wednesday 31 October.
The appropriate Head of House will need this to assist them with compiling your reference.
Any pupil who is having difficulty should consult their House link person
  • Dumyat - Mrs McCormack
  • Hartfell - Mrs McInally
  • Cruachan - Ms Swan
  • Schiehallion - Mrs Reid
All pupils who are applying should have sent their UCAS ID number to Mrs Lumsden via the email address provided on the how to apply sheet

Congratulations to the Junior Girls Football team after their exciting start to the season. The girls won four of their six games in the Soccer Sevens League. Goal scorers for the evening were; Sophie Laird, Erin Collier, Sophie Ogilvie and Toni Boyd with a hat-trick! Well done to all the girls that took part! 

Any player that would like a Girls Football hoodie should get their £15 to Miss Weir ASAP. 

Profiles are being introduced for all S1-3 pupils this session.

The Profile should:

  • be a positive snapshot of the whole learner and from the learner’s point of view.
  • be a reflective statement of the achievement of a learner which publicly recognises their progress in learning, focusing on skills.   
  • improve a learner’s self-awareness, improve dialogue between pupil and class teachers and build on skills of reflecting on learning. 
  • allow pupils the opportunity to celebrate their own achievements and should include a range of achievement, wider than formal qualifications.

 

At Denny High the profile will be issued to all S1-3 pupils alongside the report, and endorsed by parents/guardians.

 

What are the benefits to learners?

An opportunity to reflect on learning that has taken place to date and plan for future learning – e.g. helping to make informed choices into the Senior Phase.

Built into PSE Programme to contribute to - writing CVs, work experience,

personal statements for UCAS, Personal Learning plans, IEPs

 

What does the Profile contain?

  • Information on progress and achievement in all curricular areas
  • A learner's statement which outlines the best achievements in and out of school
  • A record of awards
  • A statement on goals/ aspirations

 

Where do children gather the information for their profiles from?

  • Learning logs
  • Personal learning diaries
  • Pupil comments in reports
  • Selected work for portfolios
  • Class work and teacher feedback
  • Self and peer assessment
  • Daily/weekly/monthly/termly timetabled reflection times

 

An exciting new S1 Brass initiative is to be launched in Denny High School in August 2012. This is a great opportunity for any P7 pupils who would like to learn to play a brass instrument and be part of the new Denny High School Community Band. Lessons will be available throughout the day at school with the Brass Tutor and there will also be group practice sessions and rehearsals run by the Music Department, which will include current pupils.

 

 

You will be able to hire a beautiful brand new instrument for as little as £5.00 per month on a minimum hire of 4 months trial, to see if this is the instrument for you.  It is hoped that the cost of lessons will be greatly reduced with group tuition minimising the initial costs and making this an opportunity accessible to all.

 

Letters will be coming home with all P7 Pupils and have to be returned to Primary School ASAP to sign up for this great opportunity, as testing interested pupils for the correct instrument will start on Monday 28 May.  This is also open to current S1 pupils, please speak to your Music Teacher if you have not already been tested.

 

With the history of the Brass and Silver Bands in the Denny and Bonnybridge area, it is planned that this initiative will be opened up to the wider community in the future. So if you have, play or are interested in playing a brass instrument watch press for further details.  For further information please do not hesitate to contact the Music Department at Denny High School.

 

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   A reminder that Denny high School are holdingf A reminder that Denny High School are holding a Course Coice and Information Evening on monday 5th March 2012 at 7pm.  We hope to see both pupils and parents/guardians there! 

If you require any further information then please contact you son/daughters Pastoral Head who will be happy to assist.

 

Two pupils from Denny High School, Emma Aitken (S5) and Jena Buchanan (S2) we're presented with their Baden Powell Challenge Award on 26 March 2012.  This award is the highest award there is for a guide to obtain in that section and it is a great achievement for them to obtain this.

Well done to both girls with this excellent achievement! 

 

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