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Thursday 22nd Sept

September Holiday Weekend

As you know, this weekend is the September Holiday Weekend. As such, the school will be closed on the following dates :

Friday 23rd September

Monday 26th September

The school will re-open on Tuesday 27th September at 8:45am.

May I wish all of our young people, parents and carers a very relaxing and enjoyable weekend.

Best wishes

John Reilly

Head Teacher

Wednesday 21st Sept

Parents Evening Format Feedback Request

We are keen to gather parents' views on the optimal format for parents night.

COVID enforced an online system, which had it's benefits.

We would appreciate your time to fill out this short survey in order for us to understand the needs of our parents and accommodate your views and wishes.

Please click on the link below to a Google Form to allow us to gather your views.

Parents Night Format Feedback

Tuesday 20th Sept

S4 Raising Attainment Information Evening

The Holy Cross High School S4 Raising Attainment Information Evening will take place next Tuesday the 27th September at 7pm. All parents/carers of young people in S4 are warmly invited to attend. This evening offers a valuable opportunity to share with you, our parent partners, information about how best to support your young person as they approach both the prelim and SQA exam diets this session. The aims of the night are to share important information about tracking, reporting and pathways planning and to support parents and carers to aid their young people in preparing and planning for the study and assessments that lie ahead. We look forward to welcoming you at the school and hope the evening proves to be a positive and worthwhile experience for all.

For all parents/carers of young people in S1-S3.

Young STEM leaders in S6 will be running a Homework Club after-school on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. This will commence on the 27th of September.

Young people have the opportunity to get help with homework and subjects from experienced S6 students along with guidance on studying, while being motivated by peers and teachers.

The Homework Club will be based in the Maths department, however it will provide support for all subjects. Access to Chromebooks and other resources will be provided for all students who attend.

Friday 16th Sept

Monday 19 September - Day of closure for schools and early years establishments

Please see letter below from SLC Education Operations Manager giving notification of a one day closure of schools and early years establishments on Monday 19 September.


UCAS Webinar Link from Monday

Here is the link to the recording of the UCAS Webinar from Monday evening with Heather Black from Strathclyde University.

Lots of great information about applying for university, creating the best possible personal statement and key dates.

UCAS Webinar

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School Bulletin

Please find below the bulletin for

Week Beginning:

School Contact Details

Holy Cross High School,

51 New Park Street,



Tel: 01698 543450

Email: office@holycross.s-lanark.sch.uk