S5 and S6 Foundation Apprenticeships – a session for parents and carers

Thursday 22 February 6.30pm – 7.30pm

Are you a parent or carer supporting a child to make their senior phase option choices?

Join our webinar in partnership with National Parent Forum Scotland to learn more about how your child can get a head-start on their career with a Foundation Apprenticeship. 

  • Find out how Foundation Apprenticeships work and where they can lead to – from a Modern or Graduate Apprenticeship to college, university, or employment.
  • Hear parent and teacher perspectives of the benefits of Foundation Apprenticeships as they share their own experiences and advice.
  • Get information on support available and how to apply for a Foundation Apprenticeship.

To support accessibility, this webinar will be recorded and British Sign Language translation available.

Find out more and sign up for the webinar here: https://events.teams.microsoft.com/event/b6e3abac-8840-4435-81cc-f12244f85d19@33ca6d47-5e4f-4774-84f1-696cbb508cbe

Senior Phase Parents Information Evening

A reminder about the Senior Phase Parents Information Evening on Tues 6 Feb beginning at 6pm. This is open to any student and parent/carer who will be in the Senior Phase in 2024-25. (ie current S3, S4 or S5 students)

The presentation will include:

  • Outline the three Routes to Employment
  • Tynecastle’s Senior Phase & Partnerships
  • Examples of different Pathways
  • Outline supports for your child
  • Process for choosing subjects for 2024-25
  • Questions & Feedback

School Library Events February 2024

February’s focus is on looking after our mental wellbeing with a range of activities during the Escape Connect Relate lunchtime club. World Book Day vouchers are available as retailers start stocking free books before the main celebration on 7 March. During LGBT History Month, we’ll vote for new books and students can enter a lucky dip to win a book prize.