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  • Mar 29 / 2018
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Young Musician of the Year 2017/18 – Finalist

Young Musician of the Year 2017



to the following pupils who have made it through to the Final on Monday 20th March!


Kay McNidder   Abigail Thompson

Alastair Thomson      Amy Kennedy

Nathan Petrie      Holly Sinclair


Sophie Sparks

Cameron Kehoe

Chloe Moore

Emily Bannon

Rebecca Hutton

Euan Crombie


Thank you & well done to ALL pupils who entered, the judges had a very hard time choosing the finalists.

  • Mar 29 / 2018
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UKMT Junior Team Maths Challenge

Lewis Dymock (S1),  Adam Murray (S1), Carly Carruthers (S2) & Holly Sinclair (S2) competed in the UKMT Junior Team Maths Challenge at the University of the West of Scotland (Paisley) on Friday 23rd March 2018. Several rounds took place where the pupils worked as a team to compete against schools from all over Scotland. A very big well done to you all!


  • Mar 28 / 2018
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Job Opportunity

Good afternoon,

I am the owner of The Farm @ No.12 on Barnsford Road, Inchinnan.  We have vacancies available for full or part time catering staff, including sous chef.  I am keen to employ someone local and would appreciate your input into whether this is feasible or to put forward candidates you know would like the opportunity.  I am happy to accommodate any education scheme that the student may be obtaining now or in the future.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Kind regards,

Esther Cairns

The Farm @No. 12

12 Barnsford Road



Mob: 07989 999 228


  • Mar 28 / 2018
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BBS Scotland Apprenticeship Opportunity

Here at BBC Scotland, we are currently advertising places for our Production Apprenticeship scheme. Please feel free to share this opportunity with students who would be interested in applying. Candidates must be 18 when the scheme starts in September this year. For more information, please follow the link below which will take you to our BBC Careers site.




  • Mar 27 / 2018
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Dance Club – Renfrewshire Dance Competition

Last week the  pupils involved in the Park Mains High School Dance Club took part in the Renfrewshire Schools Dance Competition on 22 March 2018. The team were fantastic and everyone at Park Mains High School is proud of their hard work and commitment, showing off their dance routines in a Junior and Mixed category. Fun was had by all and the pupils are looking forward to learning their next dances!

Well done to everyone involved.


  • Mar 27 / 2018
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Message for Music Pupils

A reminder from the music department that all instruments must go home over the holidays even if you are going away for both weeks! They should not be left in the music department.

  • Mar 23 / 2018
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Under 18 Football – S6 Pupil

Well done to Ben Harwood S6 who will be playing for Scotland under 18’s this evening when the boys take on England under 18’s in York tonight. Kick off is at 7pm and the match is being screened live on TV on BT freesports if anyone would like to watch and support Ben.





  • Mar 23 / 2018
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Apprenticeship Information

Is your child thinking of leaving school in summer? Apprenticeship vacancies coming thick and fast!!!

Check www.apprenticeships.scot at least weekly.
Sample of current vacancies

Graduate apprenticeships for Civil Engineer and Quantity Surveyor and Computing firms such as Balfour Beatty and Leidos

Modern apprenticeships in engineering, business, hairdressing , childcare etc. Firms such as Strathclyde University, Mercedes garage, Audi, SQA and Scottish courts to name a few.


Lesley A MacKay
Careers Adviser


  • Mar 23 / 2018
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Modern Apprenticeships in Administration

Administrative Officer Modern apprentice

Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service

We currently have four interesting Modern Apprenticeship opportunities available in the following locations:
• Glasgow Sheriff and Justice of the Peace Court;
• Aberdeen Sheriff and Justice of the Peace Court;
• Tribunals Operations based in Glasgow;
• The Chief Executive’s Office based in Edinburgh;

What might a typical day in this job look like?

As an administrative officer, you will carry out a variety of duties that support the essential function of administering support for justice. You willdevelop a working knowledge of the Scottish Court system, and interact with members of the judiciary and legal profession.

What will I learn?

SCTS is an Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) Accredited Centre and an SQA Accredited Centre. In addition to a permanent job and a competitive salary, you will complete the following qualifications within the first 18 months:
Ø MA professional qualification   Ø ILM level 2 Award in Young Leaders Ø ILM level 2 Award in Effective Team Member Skills

What qualification or qualities are required?

Essential criteria
Ø Good customer service skills Confident, driven and self-motivatedØ Shows enthusiasm for learning Ability to work in a fast paced environment A team player Ability to use your initiativeØ Strong IT skills
Ø Undertake work with honesty and integrity

Further detail and application procedures on www.apprenticeships.scot