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Pupils who travel to school from Forth, Climpy and Wilsontown will be sent home due to the poor weather. Buses on way to Carluke HS now (10.45am).

Computing trip to Edinburgh is also cancelled.

On Thursday the 16th of February, Carluke High School hosted their annual “Burns’ Supper” to celebrate the birth of the admired Scottish poet, Robert Burns. Mrs McDonald, who organised the event said: “It is a great way to embrace Scottish culture in our school”.

Guests such as Provost Eileen Logan, Rev Ian Cunningham, Kathleen Feeney - Development Manager at Carluke Development Trust, Aileen Campbell MSP and many more attended the event to join in with the celebration.

Students and teachers honoured the poet by devouring traditional Scottish cuisine such as haggis, neeps and tatties whilst accessorising with plenty of tartan. The audience enjoyed a splendid performance from S6 violinist Sean Allan who stunned the crowd with a series of traditional Scottish music. Carluke High Band ‘Upside Axis’ also performed an array of songs by Scottish artists such as Biffy Clyro and The Corries.  Mr Anderson addressed the haggis and Mr Murray gave an amazing performance of "Tam O Shanter".

The night finished on a high note as the audience gathered to sing a lovely rendition of ‘Auld Lang Syne’. Harry Richardson, Head Boy at CHS said: “It was a lovely night for the school to celebrate a national hero”.

Burns Supper 2017

Mr O'Neill is running a trip to Shine’s next drama production.

What is it?
‘ Children of Eden’ The Musical. It retells the story of Creation, Adam and Eve , Noah and the Great Flood.

When? Tuesday 14th March 7.30pm

Where? Motherwell Civic Theatre

Cost? £20 This includes the cost of a ticket and transport (Coach from the school and back )

Names and money to Mr O'Neill, on a first come basis.



All pupils will be given their £1 book voucher on Thursday 2nd March 2017.
If you do not receive one please come and collect from the school library. 

Miss Gaughin is planning a whole school World Book Day event and as part of it and would like to run a ‘book drive’ to try and raise as many children’s/ teen books as possible.
She is piloting a ‘Read for Reg’ scheme with the S1 who are joining us in August.
We would like to use the book donations to create portable libraries that could be used by S1 registration teachers. 
So if you have any unused junior or young adult fiction, which are in good condition, bring along to school and donate to Miss Gaughin.

Tuesday 28th February 2017 4pm – 7pm      
Ronald Miller Education Centre, Wishaw General Hospital

NHS Lanarkshire recognises the importance of engaging our future Workforce at the earliest opportunity to support our aim we are hosting an NHS Careers Information Evening.

Information will be available from a wide variety of Careers these include;
Doctors, Nurses, Midwives, Theatres, Healthcare Support Workers, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Dieticians, Radiographers, Biomedical Scientists, Pharmacy, Psychology, Health Promotion, Dentists.

This is a unique opportunity for young people from 2nd year up to meet NHS Professionals who carry out these roles and speak to them about careers in specific areas, in particular they can ask questions about what it’s really like to work in a particular job role and/or location. Parents and teachers involved in providing careers advice are also welcome.

We would like to invite any young person from your school who is particularly interested in working in the NHS.
There have been time slots allocated for arrival at the event to help manage numbers but people can stay as long as they wish.

Carluke High School has been allocated 5.15pm.

Please let Mr Shearer know by the 17th February if you would like to attend.


South Lanarkshire Council is committed to looking after people and meeting as many of their needs
as possible. So it’s natural that we are particularly focused on helping people find jobs and build

Becoming a Craft Modern Apprentice will give you the opportunity to develop a career within Housing and
Technical Resources and be trained to the appropriate National Standard through college attendance and
on the job training and experience.

We offer a range of apprenticeships within Housing and Technical Resources, but overall we are looking for
people who can demonstrate commitment to their own learning and enthusiasm for building a career within
our Building Services Teams.

Click here to see the details.

As part of our Raising Attainment policy, all S1 pupils have an electronic profile on GLOW where they can record achievements across their learning as well as achievements and successes in extra-curricular activities such as hobbies, clubs etc.

The electronic profile
The electronic profile works as a way of allowing pupils to record their achievements and their progress in their learning. They can write a description of what they have learned and they can upload photographs of work they have completed. The profile will continue throughout their Broad General Education from S1 through to the end of S3. At the end of S3 they will be presented with a certificate summarising their learning and achievements which also acts as a way of preparing them for the Senior Phase in S4.

It is a useful tool for pupils to help them reflect on their progress across learning and their achievements in and out of school.

How you can be involved
You can view the profile and encourage and support your child to regularly update it. During the focus month being launched on Monday 20th February, we would be grateful for your support as we promote its use across the school. You may wish to encourage your child to record their highlights of S1, what their achievements have been to date and reflect on their hopes and plans for S2.

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