International Women’s Day 2018
Clydebank High school celebrated ‘International Women’s Day 2018’ and ‘100 years of female suffrage’ by hosting it’s very first Mothers and Daughters afternoon tea. Pupils from the school invited their mum’s, grans, aunts, sisters and friends to enjoy tea/coffee, sandwiches and cakes while listening to inspirational speakers and watching performances from some of the schools talented pupils. Read more...

Young Enterprize
The Young enterprise team were busy from the start of the new school year raising money for their Christmas enterprise. The team raised their initial start-up fund by hosting a bake sale which went down a storm selling out like hot cakes within minutes. With the funds raised the team began coming up with business ideas and finalising their products. Read more....

Football News
On Wednesday 14th March Josh Shepherd, Aaron Crainie, Lucy Sinclair and Scott Porteous along with Mr Anderson travelled to the Glasgow Green Football Centre to take part in the Manchester City Football Schools Roadshow. This fantastic opportunity came about after we received a VIP invitation from our good friends at Inspiresport. After being given official Manchester City training kit the pupils were introduced to the coaches who would be putting them through their paces for the day. After a two-hour intense morning session it was time for a well earned lunch break. The pupils were then split into groups and completed a workshop on the skills and qualities required to be a professional football player. It was then back out to the training pitch where the coaches had organised some more games and a skills challenge. Each pupil was then given a certificate and a goody bag to conclude the day.

Canal and Town Centre Making Places Project
S3 Geography class were working with a group of planners and architects this morning on this project. It was a really positive experience for pupils and a chance for them to have their voice heard regarding town centre changes. The ideas and artwork produced during the workshop were amazing and our visitors were very impressed!

Duke of Edinburgh Award
14 pupils have just received their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award. It has taken these young people a year to complete all activities. All pupils worked voluntary in our community, giving service back to those in need. Pupils increased their skill set by learning a new skill, from cooking to car mechanics. Read more...

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Parental Survey - Parental Engagement
Your opinion counts! Please take a few minutes to complete this survey to provide feedback on about parental engagement. Click here for survey.

Parental Survey - Parental Engagement
Your opinion counts! Please take a few minutes to complete this survey to provide feedback on about parental engagement. Click here for survey.

Supported Study
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.

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. Click here for more information.

Choices for Life
Choices for Life visited S1 pupils on Wednesday 31 January. Choices for Life is an innovative diversionary and educational initiative delivered by Police Scotland and funded by Scottish Government. The main objective is to raise awareness amongst young people aged 11-18 about the risks and dangers of substance use and misuse, including smoking, alcohol consumption and drugs.

Live n Learn
Live n Learn visited S3 pupils from Clydebank High School to highlight the importance of confidence. Pupils worked through fun workshops which were motivating, aspirational & highly interactive. Visit Live n Learn website.

Titan Engineering Trust
The Titan Engineering Trust offer a bursary for local pupils applying for engineering courses at Glasgow or Strathclyde university. Applications are due in February with successful pupils selected for interview. See flyer for specific dates and information or contact Mrs Rooney (DHT). Download leaflet here.

SCQF Framework
Clydebank High School teachers and pupils became fully trained SCQF ambassadors. The framework provided by the SCQF team raises awareness of the steps that can be taken both academically and vocationally in order to achieve our goals. It also helps pupils to make informed choices of next steps within school. Look out for SCQF leaflets in parent reports, our information stalls at parents night and keep up to date with our twitter page for SCQF updates.

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Anthony Nolan Trust Visit
Offers from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) visited Clydebank High School to recruit potential stem cell donors for Anthony Nolan, a charity working to find life-saving matches for patients suffering from blood cancers such as leukaemia.

Whenever a patient with blood cancer or a blood disorder needs a lifesaving stem cell transplant, the trust search the register, looking for someone who’s a genetic match for that patient.

More than 60 pupils signed up to register! This was particularly significant as it meant that the total number of registered donors, coming from the partnership between and Anthony Nolan and The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, hit the 10000!

Another piece of good news was that the partnership between SFRS and Anthony Nolan has just had its 26th match! Great news for someone!

To find out how you can join the Anthony Nolan donor register, or for more information on what is involved in donating bone marrow, visit:

P7 Visits
Pupils from our feeder primary schools visited Clydebank High School for their first High School visit
on Tuesday 21 November and Thursday 23 November.

Pupils participated in literacy and numeracy activities along with our STEMS and Literacy ambassadors.

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Young Scot Card
The Young Scot National Entitlement Card is available free of charge to everyone aged 11-25 living in Scotland. Use it for money off the things you love, exclusive rewards, proof of age and much more. Pupils are required to have a Young Scot Card to purchase food in our school canteen. Pupils who require a photograph upgrade can use the following link.

Aura Brass Visit
Aura Brass visited the Clydebank High School on Wednesday 22 November to give a performance and workshop to an audience of S1 and S2 pupils, brass pupils from CHS and a group of brass players from Kilbowie Primary School. The audience enjoyed a fantastic show.

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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. Recently, there has been a strong emphasis on uniform standards across the school, with the focus originally on jeans and trousers. The focus on trousers continues to be successfully tackled by the staff, however, the Pupil Leadership Team have decided to focus on another aspect: Ties. Read more...

Senior Ties are £7
Junior Ties are £6

December Well Being Event
There will be a Health and Well Being Festive decoration event. Pupils can relax and create some festive decorations in Pupil and Family Support. The event will take place Wednesday 13th December from 3pm. Speak to Ms Thumath for more details.

Springboard Futurechef Competition
on Thursday 5th October 2017, ten pupils from S1 to S3 pupils took part in Clydebank High School’s ‘school heat’ of the FutureChef cookery competition. Pupils were asked to design a hot main course and cook it for two people within a one hour time period. The food served was wonderful, healthy, colourful and well presented. The judges, Miss Nicolson and Mrs Thomson had a difficult challenge on their hands making the final decision of the winner. After much debating, the winner of the school heat was announced as Arianna Aitken of S3. Arianna produced a dish of spicy chicken enchilada’s with sweet potato fries. Arianna will now take part in the ‘local final’ in Glasgow West College on Wednesday 29th November. Good luck Arianna, and well done to all those who took part. More picture here!

Family Opportunities Hub
Clydebank High School Family Opportunities Hub is a new project within the school which was esablished to help parent gain extra information about new learning opportunities, benefit advice, job searching and losts more. Leaflet.

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...

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.

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.

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...

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.

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...

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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