Supported Study 2017
Supported study is now up and running within the school. Supported Study classes aim to give you some additional support to your preparations before your prelims and exams. Please encourage your child to take up the opportunity of participating in our supported study programme. Download timetable.


UCAS
The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) is a UK-based organisation whose main role is to operate the application process for British universities.

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Nurture Room
Nurture in Clydebank High School is based around six key nurturing principles that not only benefit children and young people most in need, but are principles that, when applied effectively, can support the social and emotional wellbeing of everyone. Read more...


Macmillan Coffee Morning
The S4/5/6 Home Economics pupils in Clydebank High organised a coffee morning for all staff in the school and a bake sale for pupils to raise money for Macmillan Nurses. The pupils excelled themselves in the process. Pupils were very enthusiastic and motivated throughout the event and should be very proud of themselves. A very high standard of baking was produced. A grand total of £260 was raised within the space of fifteen minutes!! Well Done Senior School Home Economics pupils!!

National Poetry Day
CHS Library once again celebrated National Poetry Day, on the 28th of September, with several poetic activities to get our pupils’ creative juices flowing. Mrs Chambers encouraged all pupils using the library on Thursday to create poems on our Velcro Poetry Board, construct their own poetry by blacking out words from novels, and take part in discussions on this year’s theme Freedom. Our pupils enthusiastically got involved in all the activities, particularly the S6 pupils who engaged in thought provoking debates before creating their own work. Members of staff were also asked to give one word or phrase which described freedom to them, which pupils are currently in the process of turning into poems.

BLISS Charity - Non School Uniform
Congratulation to pupils and staff at Clydebank High for raising a fantastic £1015 for the charity BLISS. Bliss is a charity for premature and sick babies and also supports families who have unfortunately suffered loss. The school believes in teaching young people that they have a responsibility, not only to do their best academically, but also to contribute to their community so it places great emphasis on understanding their role in society, particularly their local community. Once again, the pupils have done the school proud!

S1 Settling Survey (Parents)
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Health and Wellbeing
Pupils from S6 have volunteered to help promote Health and Wellbeing across the school. Learning about Health and Wellbeing in school ensures that young people develop the knowledge and understanding and skills, they need for mental, emotional, social and physical wellbeing now and in the future. Pupils will will now be involved in delivering year group assemblies and assist staff in the delivery of HWB in the school. They will very soon be working with S1 in the delivery of substance abuse. Read more...

WDC Maths Competition
Congratulations to Ronan Paterson, Lucy Greenlees, Emma MacLeod and Andrew Neilson who represent the school in the WDC Learning Community Maths competition as part of Maths Week Scotland. Pupils competed against other schools in the authority in a variety of difficult mathematical activities which included mental maths, brain teasers and hot seat.

Lucy from S1 was very impressed with the event and enjoyed every minute, commenting: “I really enjoyed the maths competition and being part of a team. I hope the council run another event in the future”.

WW1 Battlefield Tour 2018
During 2018, pupils in S2, S3 and the Senior Phase have the opportunity to visit the World War One battlefields of Belgium and France. They will be the fourth group from Clydebank High School to embark on this special journey. Over the course of a week they will visit the battlefields of Ypres, the Somme, Loos and Arras as well as memorials at Thiepval, Black Watch Corner, Vimy Ridge and the Menin Gate. To find out more, or to book a place on the visit, please speak to Mr Hamilton in the History Dept as soon as possible. Please note: The visit is open to all pupils, regardless of whether or not they study History.

Pupils from Clydebank High School will be putting their own twist on the international smash hit musical Hairspray. Set in 1962 at the height of racial segregation in Baltimore, the musical sees Tracy Turnblad defy prejudice and endeavour to dance her way onto national television.

Clydebank High School’s take on the production will feature hit songs Welcome to the 60s, You Can't Stop the Beat, The Nicest Kids in Town and more.



After School Detention
As part of a review of the school’s, Steps to Success, Discipline Policy we are updating our detention system. In an attempt to reduce the number of exclusions, we are introducing after school detention for any pupil who fails to complete lunchtime departmental detention. Parents will be informed if their child has missed departmental detention and the pupil will complete the after school detention the following day. This after school detention will mean your child will remain in school for an additional 20 minutes at the end of the school day. This will be staffed by the Senior Management Team. Read more...

Dressing for Excellence – Staged Improvement
As part of a plan to Dress for Excellence we are targeting specific areas of weakness within the uniform at Clydebank High School. Currently, one of the biggest issues is the wearing of black jeans, chinos and tracksuit bottoms. These are not permitted as school uniform. In order to support pupils and parents we are introducing a Trouser Exchange Cloakroom. This will take effect as of the start of the new term on Wednesday 16th August 2017. Read more...

Senior Ties are £7
Junior Ties are £6

Spanish Cooking Lesson
Pupils from an S1 Spanish class created an authentic seafood paella with the help of the Home Economics department. Pupils had fun creating the Spanish recipes as they learned about Spanish food and culture.

Community Archive Project
The History Department, along with Old CHS Site and the University of Strathclyde has commenced work on an exciting research project aimed at preserving the heritage of Clydebank High School as we approach the 150th anniversary in 2023. Senior pupils have been methodically organising and arranging the materials already contained within the school archive in preparation for them being transferred to West Dunbartonshire Council for future posterity. The materials currently held in the school archive include a wide range of photographs, newsletters and magazines stretching back over 100 years (including Braidfield High School). All of which are currently being digitised for publication on oldchs.co.uk. However, we would also welcome contributions from any former pupils or teachers who may have their own photographs or memorabilia. For more information or to contribute, please contact Mr Hamilton in the History Department.

Duke of Edinburgh
16 pupils successfully completed their practice expedition for their Duke of Edinburgh Bronze award. Pupils spent 2 days and 1 night camping and hill walking across parts of the West Highland Way. The final exam will take place Monday 26 June.

Fashion Show
Pupils took part in a Fashion Show to highlight our fabulous school uniform and new PE kit. Pupils took to the stage to highlight and promote Clydebank High Schools correct uniform policy.

EMA
EMAs are available to eligible people aged 16 to 19 who have reached school leaving age. The application forms are being sent to the school from WDC and once I have received them we can add that they can be collected from Pupil Support. Read more...

World War One: Battlefield Tour
On the 1st May, 35 pupils in S2 and S3 along with Mr Hamilton, Mr Hunter, Ms Tindal and Miss Vallance departed for a tour of the World War One battlefields of Belgium and France. They were the fourth group from Clydebank High School to embark on this special journey and they represented the school with dignity and pride. Over the course of a week they visited the battlefields of Ypres, the Somme, Loos and Arras. This also included visits to well-known locations such as the Thiepval Memorial, Black Watch Corner, Vimy Ridge and the Menin Gate. Mr Hamilton commented that “the visit was incredibly special and I was struck by the maturity and compassion shown by pupils” and Mr Hunter commented “it was humbling to stand with pupils beside the fallen”. Read more...


Youtube Channel
The media club have been working extremely hard over the past week to upload more videos showcasing the talented pupils of Clydebank High School. Check it out here.

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