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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S4 Visit the Goethe Institute

Earlier this month six S4 pupils who study both German and French travelled to Glasgow to visit the Goethe...
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30 Oct, 2014

Swimming Championships

Well done to Hazel Leslie (S3), Ross Leslie (S5), Lewis McKean (S1), Megan Ruddy (J7) and Balazs Szelei (J7)...
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30 Oct, 2014

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Remembrance Festival

Remembrance Festival 02 November 2014
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02 Nov, 2014

S4 Work Experience

S4 Work Experience 03/04/05/06/07 November 2014
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Useful Links

Internet Safety Tips - Parent Information

Child exploitation and online protection (CEOP) site with information for parents:
www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents

Parent Information
www.digizen.org

Microsoft site dedicated to safety information:
www.microsoft.com/protect/family

Website for Childnet charity who are dedicated to making the internet a safer place for children:
www.childnet-int.org

Internet Watch Foundation site where you can report any illegal content on the internet:
www.iwf.org.uk

Get Safe Online advises businesses and consumers on how to combat cybercrime and be secure online:
www.getsafeonline.org

Careers Information

Skills Development Scotland
www.myworldofwork.co.uk

Independent Schools Careers Organisation
www.isco.org.uk

Futurewise
www.myfuturewise.org.uk 

Further Career Resourses
www.planitplus.net

Useful information and links to support learning

BBC Schools Website
Supports many curricular areas at all stages throughout the school: Nursery and Kindergarten, Junior School and Senior School.   “Bitesize” can also be accessed using this link.

BBC Typing Tutor
Free online animated typing tutor aimed at Junior School pupils.

Leckie & Leckie Educational Publishers
Publisher selling Course Notes, Success Guides, Practice Papers,  Study Skills and Strategies etc to support SQA candidates.

Mind Genius
Mindmapping resource which is available throughout Hamilton College.   This can be very useful for extended writing, preparing solo talks, revision, presentations etc. Click on this link to view the Mind Genius Special Offer.

Audio Downloads
Pupils can download novels to mp3 players / ipods using this service. This is managed by Mrs Clark, Librarian. 

Dyslexic.com
Technology based website selling hardware, software, and gadgets.

Franklin Electronic Publishers
Publisher selling electronic dictionaries and spellcheckers.

Your homework Website
a website to help your manage your homework, incluing advice for parents.