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It is often said that a good education will set you up for life. The reason that it keeps being said is because it is true. Exams are an important part of assessing your child’s learning and knowledge throughout their education and it is vital that they are as successful as they can be when undertaking them.

A Gradgrind ethos is destroying the school system | Simon Jenkins

Children with special educational needs are being excluded to boost exam results. That’s not a healthy approach There was a boy in my rural primary school who we used to tease as the village idiot.

Employment Opportunities

Here are a few Employment Opportunities pupils may be interested in. Hairdressing Modern Apprenticeship with the Rainbow Room: In their Glasgow, Uddingston and East Kilbride Salons https://www.apprent

S2 Parents Evening Booking

The Parents’ Evening Booking System for all classes from S2 is now live. Go to http://www.parents-booking.co.uk/CNHS You will need: Your title and surname (these must match those we have on record f

Why are Prelims Important?

Why are Prelims Important? Prelims have a very important purpose. They’re there to make sure your child is on track with their subjects. Prelims are an excellent indicator of where your teen is at,

Gradgrind ethos spells hard times for schools | Letters

Readers respond to Simon Jenkins’ article about the school system and helping children with special educational needsSimon Jenkins’ attack on the test culture imposed on our schools by the governm

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Why are exams so important? – Scholar Tutoring Agency

WHY ARE EXAMS SO IMPORTANT? It is often said that a good education will set you up for life. The reason that it keeps being said is because it is true. Exams are an important part of assessing your ch

No grade inflation in Cambridge Pre-U | Letters

Cambridge Pre-U is a relatively small qualification in the UK and is not taken by a typical cohort, writes Michael O’SullivanAs creators of Cambridge Pre-U, we would like to address a couple of poin

The cruel, repressive sound of silence | Letters

Guardian readers respond to the decision of Ninestiles school to ban children from speaking in between lessonsI presume the co-headteachers of Ninestiles (School under fire over ‘silent corridor’

Britain has created a crisis in childhood, says former children’s commissioner

Sir Al Aynsley-Green has written a hard-hitting book that he hopes will shame politicians and spark a national debateChildhood is being ruined in the UK, and the education system under Theresa May’s

Stopping stress before it starts.

Back to School Doesn’t Have to mean back to stress. The start of the school year is a distant memory and already you’re seeing the negative signs. They’re snappy, not eating, or eating too much,

S6 Events and Payment Details

Click the image to see all upcoming events for S6, costs and payment details.

Ofsted inspectors to stop using exam results as key mark of success

Watchdog chief outlines new inspection regime judging schools on ‘quality of education’ Ofsted plans to overhaul the way it inspects schools in England, downgrading the influence of exam results

S6 Trip to Auschwitz-Birkenau camp in Krakow, Poland Oct 2018

S6 Auschwitz Video- October 2018 in Krakow, Poland. Pupils and staff had a humbling but enjoyable experience.

How to Help With Homework

How to Help With Homework You may have hoped to completely pass the homework responsibility over to your ever-independent teen when they started their Nationals or Highers. However, after all these ye

What to Expect from an Exam Year

What to Expect from an Exam Year Suddenly, you have a child old enough to sit their National 5 exams or Highers! Where did that time go? What happens now? You may well remember sitting exams yourself,

Prelim Early Bird Discount Ending 14th October

Our early bird discount will be coming to an end on Sunday, for our Prelim Revision Courses this will be your last chance to join our National 5, Higher or Advanced Higher courses at the lowest price

GCSE textbook condemned for racist Caribbean stereotypes

Outcry over ‘sweeping generalisations’ in Hodder Education sociology book A GCSE textbook containing stereotypes about Caribbean families has been removed from sale following criticism from MPs

A level playing field for Oxford and Cambridge? | Letters

Bernie Evans and Ben Copsey say ‘transition programmes’ like Cambridge’s do little to address the systematic barriers to access suffered by students from ‘non-traditional’ backgrounds. Plus

Newman Week 2018

Next week marks Newman Week in CNHS, where we celebrate the life of the Blessed John Henry Newman. Please find below a sample of the activities our pupils will be involved in:  

Private schools call for universities to curb use of unconditional offers

Heads claim they encourage A-level students to ‘take their foot off the gas’ Elite private schools have called for universities to cut back on the use of unconditional offers for undergraduate pl

S1 Parents Evening Booking

The Parents’ Evening Booking System for all classes from S1 is now live. Go to http://www.parents-booking.co.uk/CNHS Log in to see which appointments are available and select one that is convenient

Labour plans to remove incentive for teachers to 'off-roll' students

Party says ‘unintended rewards’ need to be revoked for excluding students on basis of predicted GCSE results Labour has revealed plans to tackle the problem of “off-rolling” in schools, when

Applying for Catholic Primary Teaching

For those interested in applying for Catholic Primary Teaching at the University of Glasgow: The association of Catholic Primary Head Teachers are hosting a recruitment even to support applicants. In

Scottish Apprenticeship Show

Glasgow Science Centre Sunday 7th October, 10:30am-4pm Monday 8th October, 9am-3pm Investing in the future of our young people. This autumn the Daily Record are bringing the nation’s top employers u

Slow Writers and Hard-to-Read Handwriting: Tips for your Teen

Slow Writers and Hard-to-Read Handwriting: Tips for your Teen When it comes to written subjects, a couple of common concerns might seem tricky to change. One is watching your child write slowly and yo

My child has fallen behind: can they catch up?

My child has fallen behind: can they catch up? For whatever reason, a teen may fall behind when it comes to revision. As a parent, you might be left wondering whether you should step in and help- and

Crunch Time: Revision After Easter

Crunch Time: Revision After Easter Now the Easter holiday has passed, the exams are around the corner it’s crunch time for your child, as they spend their last few weeks- maybe even days- getting re

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