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VISION VALUES AND AIMS 
VISION VALUES AND AIMS

At John Paul Academy, through service to the common good and in recognition of the dignity and voice of each person, we commit to the pursuit of excellence, through the development of each person's God given talents.

CALENDAR & EVENTS 
CALENDAR & EVENTS

 

SCHOOL CALENDAR 2022-23  

Please click below to access our school calendar of key dates for the current school session.

       

S4 PRELIM EXAMS

S4 pupils will undertake prelim examinations in December. Click below to access the prelim exam timetable.This has also been posted on the S4 Team.

                        

 

 

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LATEST NEWS 
LATEST NEWS
   
LATEST NEWS UPDATES POSTED HERE......

24 NOVEMBER 2022 - S4 Prelim Examinations start on Friday 2nd December and run until Tuesday 13th December. All pupils should attend school on Friday 2nd December - with Art students only undertaking an exam on that day. S4 Pupils will be on Study Leave between Monday 5th December and Tuesday 13th December, returning to school on Wednesday 14th December. The Prelim Exam Timetable can be accessed at the top of this page. Please see the letter attached here from Mrs Lynch. 

28 OCTOBER 2022 - the Supported Study programme starts on Monday 31st October and will run until Friday 9th December. Please encourage all senior students to attend to prepare for prelims in December (S4) and January (S5/6). Information on Supported Study and Study Information can be found by accessing the Study Skills area of our website Study Skills

7 OCTOBER 2022 - please find attached an important letter regarding school communications.  Mr D Owen, Head Teacher

30 SEPTEMBER 2022 - please find attached the S4/5 Parent Information Evening presentation delivered last night by Mrs Lynch DHT. We welcome parent feedback. Please complete the Parent Feedback form sent via Groupcall and Satchel One.

22 SEPTEMBER 2022 - we look forward to welcoming parents/carers of S4/5 Pupils to a Information Evening on Thursday 29th September 2022 from 6-6.30pm. Please see letter attached here from Mrs Lynch - DHT S4/5

25 AUGUST 2022 - Please click here to read a letter from the Director of Education regarding Industrial Action impacting educational establishments next week. 

17 AUGUST 2022 - Welcome back to all our staff and young people, we look forward to a successful year for all!

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MENTAL HEALTH & WELLBEING 
MENTAL HEALTH & WELLBEING

During this pandemic it is important that everyone takes care of their personal health and wellbeing. Below are some links to access support.

Lifelink Counselling Services has now gone remote to enable the delivery of counselling sessions by telephone or video call during this time of social distancing. Click here for additional links and apps

Counselling sessions will take the form of telephone or video sessions based on the young person’s preference and will still work in-line with the regular counselling model of delivery. Plans are already in place to continue supporting those pupils in our school already benefitting from this support but new referrals can be made either by calling 0141 552 4434 or online at Lifelink.org.uk https://www.lifelink.org.uk/make-a-referral/ .

  Responding to change.

Any young Person aged 16 -18 living in Glasgow struggling with mental health issues or experiencing a tough time can find support on Big White Wall. If you are struggling, or know someone who is, don’t hesitate to join BWW or recommend it to someone you know.95% of members reported feeling better as a result of joining BWW, and 73% shared something for the first time. Whatever you’re going through, BWW is there to help.

You can access Big White Wall at www.bigwhitewall.com

Contact Details [2] 
Contact Details
John Paul Academy

2 Arrochar Street

Glasgow

G23 5LY



Phone: 0141 582 0140

Fax: 0141 582 0141
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FINANCIAL INCLUSION SUPPORT 
FINANCIAL INCLUSION SUPPORT

During these challenging economic times families can access financial support via our Financial Inclusion Support Officer. You should make contact with your child's Pupil Support Teacher first to discuss this further before contact with the Financial Inclusion Support Officer. Please click the links below for further information on Financial Inclusion Support.

Support for Families - Information Poster

Support for Families - Information Booklet

The Cost of the School Day - Information Poster

Pupil Support teachers can be contacted by phone - 0141 582 0140, or by using the email addresses supplied here

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YOUNG SCOT NEC 
YOUNG SCOT NEC
The Young Scot National Entitlement Card is available to all young people aged 11-26 in Scotland. This can be used to gain money off / rewards etc. Apply online at Young Scot NEC.  To encourage young people to stay safe as we return to school, Young Scot are offering extra reward points and the opportunity to enter a competition to win a Macbook or an iPad. For more information on this click the link Young Scot Rewards Back to School Briefing.  

 

DYW - DEVELOPING THE YOUNG WORKFORCE 
DYW - DEVELOPING THE YOUNG WORKFORCE

                                   

If you have any questions or concerns regarding college places, apprenticeship or careers advice - please contact Mr Dougall, George or Stephen our careers advisors from SDS.

The contact details for everyone are as follows:

Mr Dougall - gw15dougallelliot@glow.sch.uk

George (S5/6) - george.dragsnes@sds.co.uk   mobile - 07789 481392

Stephen (S4) - stephen.coyle@sds.co.uk   mobile 07833 435611

LATEST OFFERS - These can be found in the DYW Menu of the Website - please check regularly.

 

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Key Dates 
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