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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J3 Visit the Tall Ship

As part of their pirates topic, J3 went on an exciting visit to the Tall Ship ‘Glenlee’ last week....
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20 Nov, 2014

Author Entertains J3-J6

Today J3-6 were entertained by the Australian author, Jacqueline Harvey. She was a fantastic storyteller and...
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19 Nov, 2014

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Parents Evening (S4)

S4 Parents Evening including futurewise Parents Presentation 19:00/19:30 24 November 2014
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24 Nov, 2014

S5/6 Germany Trip

S5/6 Germany Trip 262/27/28/29 November 2014
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26 Nov, 2014

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Biology

Biology - the science of life itself! The department remains one of the most popular especially for those who want to study in the areas of medicine, dentistry or veterinary medicine at University. Areas covered include ecology, agriculture, human anatomy and physiology, biotechnology (cheese, wine and yoghurt production) as well as trying to answer some of the questions related to why we are the way we are (inheritance). 

Two garden areas are maintained by pupils, within the school grounds which actively support our Gold status as a health promoting school, and our achievement of receiving the Eco-Schools Scotland green flag.

In S1 and S2 we aim to capture the natural enthusiasm of pupils at this stage.  At National 4/5  level a range of teaching approaches ensures that pupils achieve to the best of their ability and enjoy the subject.  Success at Intermediate 2 level qualifies the student to enter Higher Human Biology or college work and is regarded as being a good basis for further studies which require a knowledge of Biology.  Advanced Higher Biology is also offered.