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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.

SENIORS - GETTING READY FOR SUCCESS 
SENIORS - GETTING READY FOR SUCCESS

This term senior pupils are focusing on preparing for success in the SQA examinations in May. This space will be used to share information for learners on access to resources to support them.

SQA EXAM TIMETABLE 2022 - please click here to access the exam SQA Timetable. Please click here to access information on examination arrangements for this session.

JPA EXAM TUTORIAL SESSIONS - the Exam Tutorial Schedule is available by clicking here. We encourage all our young people to take advantage of these focused revision sessions right before the exam to help them fully prepare for these important examinations.

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME - for a small number of our students who do not have any SQA examinations, we have put together a Skills Development Programme which will run through May to enable them to come into school each day and pick up some new skills. This programme is not compulsory, but we hope that some of our learners will take advantage of wide range of activities that have been put together by departments. Please click here to access the programme.

WEST OS PARTNERSHIP REVISION RESOURCES - a collection of revision materials for a range of different subjects - click here.

E-SGOIL REVISION RESOURCES - the E-Sgoil website contains a fantastic array of learning materials to support pupils and their parents through the revision/exam period. Click here access the e-sgoil.com site, the S4-6 Senior phase area contains study support materials for a range of subjects. Click here to access the S4-6 learning area.

 

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

19 MAY 2022 - Please click here to read an important letter from Mr Cassidy - DHT regarding upcoming S3 Assessments.

22 APRIL 2022 - Study leave commences on Monday for our Senior Pupils. Please click here to see a letter from our Head Teacher. Please also see our Exam Tutorial Schedule in the Seniors Getting Ready for Success area above - these sessions are planned to help all young people have focused in school revision before their exams. We encourage all young people to take advantage of them.

28 MARCH 2022 Important information regarding the Scottish Government Health and Well Being Census 2021/22 has been sent via text. Please ensure you read the communication carefully. Mr Owen, Head Teacher

APPOINTMENT OF HEAD TEACHER - Please click here to read a letter from our Head Teacher, David Owen.

26 MARCH 2022 - S1-3 DIGITAL FAMILY LEARNING EVENT - iPADS READY!
This Saturday 10am-12pm in the Assembly Hall. Support session for our younger pupils and their families in using iPads for learning in school and at home. We will also have a foodbank for families - so bring a bag. This is our first family event in over 2 years - we very much look forward to seeing you!

                  

11 MARCH 2022 - please click here to view an important presentation for S4 and S5 parents regarding the Options process for next session and preparations and supports for examinations.

24 JANUARY 2022 - please click here for a letter to S4 and S5 parents sent from Mrs Lynch - DHT.

7 JANUARY 2022 - please click here for a letter from acting Head Teacher - Mr Owen

22 DECEMBER - JPA Journal - click here to view our latest school newspaper
13 DECEMBER  - Letter from HT. Click here

13 SEPTEMBER - Letter from Maureen McKenna, Director of Education regarding October School Holidays. Click here

13 AUGUST- Letter from HT before term start. Click here

12 AUGUST - WELCOME BACK - today we welcome staff back to school for 2 inservice days. We welcome our pupils back on Monday 15th August. Information about return to school arrangements for period 1 are attached here.

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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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OPTIONS 22-23 
OPTIONS 22-23

Learners will be discussing their progress and will be completing their Options over the next few weeks with their Pastoral Care teachers. Information is also contained in year group Teams and Parent Information Meetings will be held with parents/carers via Teams and pupils will take their Options forms home to be finalised with parents. Timelines for Options process are:

BGE OPTIONS

S1 PARENT LETTER

S1 INFO FOR PARENTS

S1 OPTIONS ASSEMBLY

S2 PARENT LETTER

S2 OPTIONS FORM    

S3 PARENT LETTER

S3 OPTIONS FORM

BGE PATHWAYS BOOKLET

S2/S3 OPTIONS PRESENTATION

SENIOR PHASE OPTIONS

S4 and S5 PARENT LETTER

S4 OPTIONS FORM

S5/6 OPTIONS FORM       

SENIOR PHASE PATHWAYS BOOKLET

SENIOR PHASE OPTIONS ASSEMBLY

 

 

 

 

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

COVID GUIDELINES FOR PARENTS, STAFF & PUPILS 
COVID GUIDELINES FOR PARENTS, STAFF & PUPILS

 

 

 

To keep everyone in our community safe, we have updated our school guidelines for pupils, parents and staff - please click the image above.

For access to the Scottish government's latest guidance please click here.

   
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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