I received a Masters in Product Design from the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. I then got offered a job as a teaching assistant at the university. I am also doing an internship with the designer, Philip Starck in Paris.

Fiona Pender
Class of 2002

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Hannah Ord Wins BAFTA!

Congratulations to Hannah Ord (S1) who received a BAFTA Scotland award for Best Actress in the New Talent...
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24 Apr, 2015

Authors Live Webcast for Junior School

J5, 6 and 7 heard Anthony Horowitz talk about his work, in particular the Alex Rider series, in an 'Authors...
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24 Apr, 2015

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Study leave dates: Wed 29 April – Mon 1 June inclusive. NB: Higher Classicists will be granted 1 extra...
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29 Apr, 2015

Junior Maths Challenge

Junior Maths Challenge 30 April 2015
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Lifeskills

Lifekills

Our PSE programme is embedded within Nursery and Junior School. Within the Senior School each year group is timetabled for 1 period a week. A range of topics are covered across the year groups and include –

Anti-Bullying, Cyber-bullying, Internet Safety, Sex Education, Health Education, Stress, Mental Health, Smoking, Drugs, Alcohol, Study Skills, Careers, Options, Working As Part Of A Team, Financial Education, Work Experience, Citizenship , Discrimination (including Sectarianism) and Racism.

We also include many outside speakers in the upper school (S5/6), bringing a diverse and experienced insight to many other topics –

UCAS, SAAS, CV’s and Interviews, Napier University, Strathclyde University, Racism, Blood Transfusion Service, Organ Donation (Transplant Co-ordinators), Freedom School of Motoring, Heartstart, Teenage Cancer Trust, Cancer Research, Disability, Alcoholics Anonymous, White Ribbon Charity (Domestic Abuse), Stress, Positive Steps (Sex Education) and when possible Strathclyde Fire and Rescue Service.

Upon leaving school we hope to have equipped the pupils to become active contributors and responsible citizens, able to leave their mark, in a positive way, on the world around them.