INFORMATION

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This is the information hub for Elgin High School. You can view the most recent daily bulletins and Northern Scot Notes above for information on events that are taking place at EHS this week.

Below you will find regular updates from  governing bodies which affect Elgin High School or its students. All of the Information pertaining to our school is listed here in chronological order. Any attachments related to the articles shown will be underlined and listed below the text.


Feel free to bookmark this page to keep up to date with the latest information.


NORTHERN SCOT NOTES


             05/02/2018

DAILY BULLETINS


             05/02/2018

CALENDAR


             05/02/2018

 Show My Homework IOS/Android App for Parents


The Mobile App is a free and easy way for parents to stay informed-on-the go. To get the App, just visit the Apple/Play Store, search for Show My Homework and click download. For more information on the app please refer to this guide: (Click here)

  Named Person Service Availability


The Named Person Service must be made available to all children from birth to 18 years of age. During the holiday period the Named Person Service will be covered by the Local Authority centrally. The Duty Named Persons can be contacted through the general enquiries line on 01343 563374 or via the generic e-mail address educationandsocialcare@moray.gov.uk during normal working hours.

As always, if the Named Person is not available and there is a concern for a child, a call must be made to Duty Social Work on 01343 563900 (08457 565 656 out of office hours) and/or the police on 101.                                                                                  

          Uploaded to Website: 12 March 2018  




Online Payments


Elgin High School are now starting to make greater use of the IpayImpact system (currently this is only used for paying school meals online).  This system will now also be used for the collection of our practical subject recoveries for 2019/2020, which includes Art, Home Economics, Technical, Graphic Communication and Woodwork.  Please be advised that the school will be making a concerted effort to discourage cash and/or cheque payments in favour of the online system for these charges, therefore if you have not already registered for an online account we would strongly suggest that you do so now, as moving forward, there is potential for the school to add other events e.g. school trips to this method of payment.

A copy of the ipayimpact instruction letter can be found below.


(Ipayment Instruction Letter)                                          Uploaded to Website: 25 November 2019



CALENDAR SEVERE WEATHER

The parent portal contains information on school uniforms, catering, the EHS handbook and our parent council as well as other useful leaflets.

Click here to access the calendar. This is updated on a regular basis and contains information on upcoming events within EHS.

Click here to access the severe weather page.

This page gives you information on school closure procedures.

PARENTS PORTAL

The archive page contains items which have previously been posted on this information page.

ARCHIVE

The student portal contains information for new pupils, exams, senior phase as well as support available within the school.

STUDENT PORTAL


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EHS Activities Week 2020


EHS Activities Week on 11th- 13th May 2020, for the first time the catalogue is online and contains a link to the choices form, please fill this in as accurately as possible by TUESDAY 10TH MARCH. Payment for the activities chosen will be on Tuesday 14th April  - a form will be sent home prior to this with final choices and costings.


(Activities Week 2020 Booklet)  (Online booking form)        Uploaded to Website: 03 March 2020


COVID-19 Information to Date (06-03-2020)

Dear parent / carer,


In line with the advice issued by the NHS and Scottish Government I provide you with a link to information which will allow us to take all the precautions we can at this moment in relation to the spread of the Coronavirus COVID-19


https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/infections-and-poisoning/coronavirus-covid-19


There is also a video on YouTube for you to view: https://youtu.be/Puutha0scq8


As a school we are operating as normal although we have been provided with specific advice to share with parents, carers, staff and students. The key messages are as follows:


There are general principles anyone can follow to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, including:

- Washing your hands often - with soap and water, or use alcohol based hand sanitiser if handwashing facilities are not available. This is particularly important after taking public transport.

- covering your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throwing the tissue in a bin.

- People who feel unwell should stay at home and should not attend work or any education or early learning and childcare setting

- Children, pupils, students, staff and visitors should wash their hands:

-  before leaving home

-  on arrival at school/setting

-  after using the toilet

-  after breaks and sporting activities

-  before food preparation

-  before eating any food, including snacks

-  before leaving school/setting

-  Use an alcohol based hand sanitiser that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available

-  Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands

-  Avoid close contact with people who are unwell

-  Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces

-  If you are worried about your symptoms or those of a child or colleague, please call your GP or NHS24 (111). Do not go directly to your GP or other healthcare environment but phone.

-  see further information on HPS COVID-19 website and NHS Inform


Face masks for the general public, pupils or students, or staff are not recommended to protect from infection, as there is no evidence of benefit from their use outside healthcare environments.


This situation is likely to continue to change regularly over the coming days and weeks and I will keep you informed accordingly.


If you have any concerns or questions please feel free to contact the school.


Thank you


Hugh McCulloch

Head Teacher                                                                        Uploaded to Website: 6th March 2020




2020 Exam Timetable


Please see link below to view the 2020 Elgin High School SQA exam  timetable.


(2020 SQA Exam Timetable)                                               Uploaded to Website: 12 March 2020  




Statement for School Websites/Social Media re SQA Exams


We know that there are many questions emerging about SQA exams and this is an anxious time for young people and families. 

The SQA are considering all options in line with advice from NHS and Scottish Government and will put plans in place as necessary; this will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

At present there is no change to the published National Qualifications examination timetable and schools and young people should continue to prepare as normal.

All current deadlines for coursework and other assessments remain in place and the exam timetable remains scheduled to run from 27 April until 4 June 2020.

We will continue to keep you updated as further information emerges.


          Uploaded to Website: 13 March 2020



Parent/Carer Information Update - COVID-19


Please see the link below for the latest Information regarding COVID-19.


(Parent/Carer Information Update - COVID-19)                  Uploaded to Website: 16 March 2020



Parent/Carer Information Update - COVID-19


Please see the link below for the latest Information regarding COVID-19.


(Parent/Carer Information Update - COVID-19)                  Uploaded to Website: 17 March 2020



Parent/Carer Information Update - COVID-19


Please find attached letters which were issued to all S4-S6 students today outlining the latest information update as well as a personal note from the Head of Education (Vivienne Cross) to all students.  We thank you for your continued patience and understanding during these unprecedented times.


(Parent/Carer Information Update - COVID-19)                

(Student Information Update - COVID-19)                         Uploaded to Website: 20 March 2020


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