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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.

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Click to access the timetable for Easter revision sessions during the school holidays.
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1 APRIL - LETTER FROM HEAD TEACHER -  letter issued by Mr McGhee detailing the arrangements for Easter Revision sessions and the provisional plan for the return to school after the holidays. Please click to read the letter here.

29 MARCH - SENIOR MASTERCLASS TIMETABLE - in this last week of term, senior pupils can sign up to 'Masterclass' sessions in every subject. It is important to inform teachers which sessions you will attend. Please find the senior 'Masterclass' timetable attached here

We continue to welcome our S1-3 pupils back - arrangements for this week are as follows:
S1 - Pupils will attend on Monday P6+7 for their Maths Challenge
S2 - Pupils will attend on Monday morning to complete Options by appointment
S3 - Pupils will attend on Tuesday to complete Options by appointment

All pupils should check year group Teams for information on when they have been invited to attend.

17 MARCH - ADDITIONAL INSERVICE DAYS - 2 additional inservice days have been added to the Summer term (these are for secondary schools only to allow for quality assurance procedures for SQA assessments). 

Our in-service days next term will be (addtional inservice days in bold text):

  • Monday April 19th – secondary schools only
  • Thursday May 6th – all schools and nurseries (election day)
  • Tuesday 1st June – secondary schools only
  • Monday 7th June – secondary schools only

Other holidays are in the Summer term are:

  • Monday 3 May 2021 (May Holiday)
  • Friday 28 May 2021 and Monday, 31 May 2021 (May Weekend)

10 MARCH - RETURN TO SCHOOL PLAN FOR ALL PUPILS - we are delighted to be welcoming all pupils back to school from Monday 15th March. Following the guidance from the Scottish Government, this will be on a part-time basis with Blended Learning in place until the end of term. Mr McGhee has informed all pupils and parents of our school's plan via Teams meetings today at 2.30pm and 6.30pm, the presentation for this meeting can be found here. As advised, priority is given to our S4-6 pupils who will be undertaking National Qualifications this year. If you have any questions - please do not hesitate to contact the school between 9am and 3pm to speak to a member of staff. 

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COVID 19 UPDATES 
COVID 19 UPDATES
As we continue to operate through the pandemic, keeping all people safe and secure within our school, please take some time to read the 'Covid' procedures updates school below.

 

     

Important Letter from NHS Public Health

Advice regarding facecoverings

COVID Procedures for Pupils in school

Support for parents, carers and young people

 

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
WELCOME BACK! 
WELCOME BACK!

We are delighted to be welcoming all pupils and staff back to school after this period of lockdown. We are hoping that we have seen the last of school closures and we are focused on reconnecting with our learners. As we continue to learn in the classroom, we will still be making full use of our iPads and Microsoft Teams. All information and support guides to support technology in learning has been moved to our Connected Learning menu - which you can access by clicking here.

Please use the Pupil and Parent Guides for further information Remote Learning.

IMPORTANT - SENIOR PHASE LEARNERS

Information and Updates from the SQA for senior phase pupils and parents relating to Qualifications in 2021 can be found here.

 

 

Get all the news about life in school in the latest edition of the JPA Journal - Spring issue out now.

PRIMARY TRANSITIONS 
PRIMARY TRANSITIONS

 

Information for parents/carers on pupils starting secondary school here at John Paul Academy in August 2021. Please read the following important information:

 

Transitions Programme - March 2021

P7 Newsletter - Dec 2020

Supporting Additional Needs

Co-allocated ALN Provision

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 Mrs Dick, George or Stephen our careers advisors from SDS.

The contact details for everyone are as follows:

Mrs Dick - gw10dickemma2@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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