S1 Reports out this week...Parents' Evening 4th December

Welcome to Ullapool High School

 

Welcome to our new website - a lot of thought has gone into the design to make it easy to use and allow us to communicate more fully with our community.  If you have any ideas on how to improve this, use the contact button above.  Some of the site has still to be 'filled out', so please bear with us over the next few months.  I hope you find the site informative and useful.

Robbie McFedries

Head Teacher

 

New UHS Site

As the site builds we hope to provide easy access to information across a range of areas.  

Aims - tells you a bit of the history of the school as well as our values

Happening Now - gives a bit more detail of some of the events that appear on the calendar.  A new feature on this page is a 'Youtube' version of the school news, which many of you will have seen running on the screens within the school

School Info - contains policies, curriculum information, reports and parent council information-also contains new pupil area

Achievements - will be a record of significant achievement within the school, you can also let us know of any significant achievement outside of school

Archive - allows you to see previous versions of each page

Curricular - contains the latest materials provided by each curricular area for revision purposes etc

Contact - allows you to email us with ideas or suggestions

Chef-Adopt-A-School Dinner / BBC Radio Scotland's Kitchen Cafe Programme

 

Recordings made in Ullapool High School with S3 pupils are going to feature on BBC Radio Scotland next week!  Tune in to The Kitchen Café programme on Friday 21st November from 1305-1400, repeated on Sunday 23rd November from 1205-1300 … or you can listen online via the iplayer (click on the link below).

www.bbc.co.uk/radioscotland

 

Highland Council Budget Proposals

Ullapool High School Parents Council would like to draw your attention to the proposed Highland Council budget cuts consultation which is taking place just now until Friday 14th November. There is no doubt that these cuts are significant and will have an impact on our schools.

 

Your response to the consultation at the link below will help to inform Council decisions. Any parent can respond directly to the formal consultation, via the Council website at

 

http://www.highland.gov.uk/info/777/consultation/365/budget_consultations

 

The Parent Council have also been sent the Communities Panel version of the consultation and plan to respond on behalf of all parents in the Ullapool High School catchment area.

 

Any responses to the formal consultation require to be submitted by 14 November for analysis. If however, there is further feedback from Parent Councils after 14 November, they will be able to take account of this when giving advice to members as part of their decision making. 

 

 Career Planning

 

 

Skills Development Scotland provides the following support to school pupils:

Web Service offering information, and a range of interactive tools, to help with career planning and decision making.  Log on and  register on www.myworldofwork.co.uk

Telephone service:  if you would like to speak to someone our contact centre is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.  Call 0808 100 1050

 

Our school advisor is:

Susan MacVicar Career Coach

Tel: 01520 722029 or 0300 013 2475

 

 

Are you looking for work?

If you are now starting to look for work download our Snippets document from this page.  Snippets contains information on some of the job vacancies in your local area.  Keep an eye on Snippets as it is updated regularly with new vacancies.

 

 

 

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