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  • Nov 01 / 2017
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Glasgow Clyde College – Courses


Introduction to Contemporary Art Practice – Level 5 (January 2018) ANNIESLAND

Pre-Apprenticeship Electrical Installation (January 2018) CARDONALD

NQ Take off Travel and Tourism – Level 5 (January 2018) CARDONALD

Hairdressing, Beauty and Makeup – an Introduction – Level 4 (January 2018) LANGSIDE & CARDONALD

Social Care – An Introduction – Level 4 (January 2018) CARDONALD

Introduction to IT (January 2018) CARDONALD

NQ Medical Administration -Level 5 (January 2018) ANNIESLAND

Science – An Introduction (January 2018) LANGSIDE

Introduction to Sport and Fitness – Level 4 (January 2018) CARDONALD &LANGSIDE& ANNIESLAND

AVTCT Diploma (Level 2) Complementary Therapies (January 2018) CARDONALD

City and Guilds Construction Pre-Apprenticeship – Level 1 (January 2018) CARDONALD

An Introduction to Health Care – Level 4 (January 2018) CARDONALD

  • Nov 01 / 2017
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October Music Camp

Park Mains Music Department held a music weekend on 27th and 28th October. Over 45 young musicians took part in this weekend, rehearsing with the Wind Band, the Orchestra and the Jazz Ensemble. Pupils worked with staff and senior pupils, rehearsing music for the Christmas Concert which is on the 12th December.

As well as musical activities, pupils were treated to pizza and team builders such as Saving Sam. Pupils and staff had a fantastic time and much improvement was made by everyone. Well done!

  • Oct 27 / 2017
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Under 18’s Scottish Cup Result

Well done to the under 18’s boys football team last night who won their first round Scottish Cup tie 6 – 0 beating last years winner, Eastwood Academy. A very good win and a hard fought game, half time score was  0 – 0 however the players worked really hard in the second half to overcome their opponents and achieve a very convincing win.

Scorers were: Ben Harwood (2), Andrew McMillan, Adam Love, Greg Fletcher (penalty) and Logan McCarthy.

Good luck in the next round of the Scottish Cup

  • Oct 25 / 2017
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RSNO October

Congratulations to Park Mains pupils who were involved in the RSNO takeover event on 23rd and 24th October. This involved rehearsals with the RSNO at their dedicated rehearsal centre in Glasgow then working again with them in Paisley Town Hall where they then performed a concert to a sold out audience. A fantastic piece of work experience as well as skills for life for all four of our pupils.

From left to right: Emily Dick, Lauren Hay, Amy Stevenson, Julie Kerr.


Link to Paisley 2021 photos of RSNO concert featuring 4 Park Mains pupils.


  • Oct 25 / 2017
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Enterprising Maths Challenge

The following pupils were involved in the Enterprising Mathematics competition on 12th September at Gryffe HS – for the Renfrewshire heat. Team was made up of S3 and S4 pupils

The following pupils were involved – participated with enthusiasm and represented the school very well.

Logan Boyd 3X

Lorin Burns 3M

Heather Ritchie 4Z

Megan Wilson 4Y


  • Oct 25 / 2017
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Under 14’s Boys Football Team Success

The Under 14 football team have made it to the third round of the Scottish Cup after an impressive 4-2 home win over Lenzie Academy. This team has a number of new players this year however they have been working hard and playing well in all of their games so far.

Well done boys.


  • Oct 24 / 2017
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Senior Pupils – Christmas Leavers


January start applications now open for January start courses at City of Glasgow and West College Scotland.

Examples of the courses available at West College .


NPA Building services Engineering level 5 Clydebank

Pre Apprenticeship Electrical Engineering level 4 Clydebank

NC police studies Level 5   Greenock

NC intro to Criminal justice level 5  Greenock

Access to Social Science  Level 5 Reid Kerr

PDA Education Support Assistance Level 6 Greenock

Begin Beauty Therapy Level 4 Greenock

Begin Hairdressing Level 4 Greenock

Introduction to Fashion Makeup Level 5 Clydebank

NC Sound Production&DJ’ing  Level 6 Greenock

NC Music Level 6 Greenock

NC Computing with Digital Media Level 5 Clydebank

NPA Professional Cookery Level 4 Reid Kerr

NC Professional Cookery Level 5 Reid Kerr

NC Professional Cookery Level 6  Reid Kerr

See College websites or careers noticeboard in school for more details. The Careers Adviser is happy to help pupils with applications.

  • Oct 10 / 2017
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Apprenticeship Vacancies


Skills Development Scotland fund modern apprenticeships in Scotland and many vacancies are advertised on the website

www.apprenticeships.scot  this can also be accessed via the modern apprentice section of SDS website www.myworldofwork.co.uk This site

has a variety of vacancies at Graduate and Modern Apprentice levels.

Opportunities are so varied and qualifications vary from SVQ 2 to HNC to Degree.

Vacancies can be searched by category and/or geographical area.

Current vacancies include

University of Glasgow

College of Science & Engineering School of Engineering Modern Apprentice Vacancy Ref: 019043 Grade 2: £15,721 – £16,341 per annum We are seeking a Modern Apprentice. The post holder will train under the Modern Apprentice programme as a Laboratory Technician working in the James Watt Nanofabrication Facility (JWNC) within the School of Engineering

Childcare Practitioner / Nursery Nurse

Click ‘Apply now’ to be re-directed to an external site, where you’ll be able to submit your application for this apprenticeship opportunity.

£6,000 – £7,000 per year Glasgow Full-Time Carousel Training Centre 15/10/2017 Level3

Manage Staging Build and Deploy Assistant

DXC Technology helps clients harness the power of innovation to thrive on change. For more than 60 years, we have successfully guided the world’s largest enterprises and government agencies through successful change cycles.

DXC are looking for IT staff who are looking to expand their knowledge and skills. Apply those skills to: • Physical building of servers, racks and nodes, cabling them and installing operating systems, • Deploy software builds for workstations and other end user devices like tablets and mobile devices • Conduct performance testing • Conduct “dead on arrival” testing of hardware • Update relevant asset tracking systems

£12,000 – £14,000 per year Renfrewshire Full-Time QA Apprenticeships 20/11/2017 Level3 Based in ERSKINE