Weekly Update 23/06/17

Change to Timetable for Last Day (Wed 28/6)

Please note the timetable has been changed slightly for the last day of term.  We will be following our Friday period times until the end of Period 4.  Pupils will then have lunch from 12.30pm until 1.20pm followed by a Summer Concert.  The day will then be finished off with a Ceilidh ending at 3.30pm when pupils will be excused.  Bus pupils will be collected as normal.

Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA)

It’s time to apply for EMA - if your youngster is 16 before 28th February 2018 and is staying on at school they may be entitled to EMA payments of £30 per week.  Application forms are available to collect from the School Office.  Please note that an application form must be submitted for each academic year.

Maths Newsletter

Please see newsletter attached below.

School Uniform

Please remember to order your uniform online from Border Embroideries - follow the quick link on the right hand side of this page.

If you order before the 24th July it will be delivered to the school on 11th August free of charge, or alternatively you can have it delivered to your home address for £4.99 (unless the order is over £50 in which case delivery will be free).  Home delivery can take up to 4 weeks.

If you are not able to order online, order forms are available at the office and must be handed in by Friday 23rd June.

Reminder: Black Jumper and red tie for S1-S5 pupils. Black trousers/skirt and black shoes for all pupils.

Sports Leadership Day at Cheviot Youth

Calling all Sports Leaders!!

We want you to start back at your KHS Sports Leadership course with a bang.  So Cheviot Youth have designed and planned in partnership with Glasgow’s Metro Outdoors a great Sports Leadership Day on Thursday 11th August.

Please see attached below information and booking form for the above event

Athletics at Selkirk Games

Three KHS pupils, after each of them winning their heats, took part in the Junior 90m final at Selkirk Games where they came out on top.  1st - Josh Abbott, 2nd - Douglas Young and 3rd - Ben Lyall, there was a very close photo finish between Josh and Douglas.  Later that day in the 200m final Douglas Young came out on top in 1st with Ben Lyall claiming 3rd.  Photographs below.

Borders Schools Athletics

The KHS athletics squad performed very well at the Borders Schools Athletics earlier this week.  Their conduct throughout the day was exemplary and were fantastic representatives for our school.  Well done to all.  Placings were as follows:

S1 Boys

Connor Tyson - 2nd 100m, 2nd Javelin & 3rd High Jump

Alex Porteous – 3rd 800m

S1 Girls

Rebecca Tait – 2nd High Jump

S2 Boys

Ben Lyall – 1st 100m & 200m

Ben Rutherford – 3rd 400m

S2 Girls

Molly Howlett – 3rd Discus

Amy Ralston – 3rd Javelin

S3 Boys

Angus Bryce – 1st 100m, 200m & 2nd Long Jump

Ross Morrison – 3rd Javelin

Senior Boys

Josh Abbott – 2nd 400m

Robert Hastie – 2nd Javelin

Dwain Patterson – 3rd 800m

Douglas Young – 1st 200m


S2 Boys - 2nd Place (Brad Adams, Nathan Lees, Ben Lyall, Ben Rutherford & Cameron Thompson)

Senior Boys – 1st Place (Josh Abbott, Dwain Patterson, Owen Renton & Douglas Young)

KHS Canteen 26/06/17





Traditional Favourites

Macaroni Cheese


Beef Chilli

Beef Pie


Cheesy pasta





Hot sandwiches

BBQ Meatballs


Quorn & Peppers

Bacon & Black Pudding


Chilli Chicken

Shredded Pork


Chicken Burgers


Selection of sandwiches, rolls and wraps

Selection of sandwiches, rolls and wraps

Selection of sandwiches, rolls and wraps

Also available every day:  Pizza and Baked Potatoes

Gluten Free options also available.

All these meals can always be ordered early in the day or on the day before as a Grab and Go to save pupils waiting at lunchtime.

Job / Apprenticeship Opportunities



Apprentice Engineer Vacancy - Kelso Lothian Harvesters

Flyer and application form attached below.

Saturday Job at The Planet

Due to staff moving on to university, Cheviot Youth is now looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and hard working person to provide waiting duties at The Planet Café.

We will provide good remuneration (£6 per hour); a training and support package and holiday pay.

If you like food; are free on a Saturday; think that you could turn your hand to preparing snacks and light meals; are patient and friendly and have outstanding people skills then we would very much like to hear from you.

To receive an application pack please email Ian on [email protected]. Closing date for applications is Friday 21st July 2017 at 5pm.  Interviews will take place on Tuesday 15th August from 3pm onwards. For further information email or ring 07958 277766.

Trainee Quantity Surveyor Programme

Opportunities in Edinburgh Thomson Bethune, a leading Property & Construction Consultancy has been running a Trainee Quantity Surveyor Recruitment Programme for over 30 years.  We have assisted many individuals achieve their BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying with on the job training and support during their time at University.

Due to the ongoing success of the programme, we once again have pleasure in offering school leavers permanent employment whilst they obtain their QS qualifications at either Edinburgh Napier University or Glasgow Caledonian University, our Higher Education partners.

The benefits of this programme are that students would be paid during their University studies and given relevant, practical experience (on and off-site) in the working environment.  They will work alongside other trainees of a similar age and will be involved in some very prestigious large scale new build and refurbishment projects across Scotland.  Details of our projects and the range of clients we work with can be found on our website - www.thomsonbethune.co.uk.

The successful applicant will be offered a job in our Edinburgh office and will attend University in line with the curriculum.  They will also be entitled to our company pension scheme and other company benefits.

For any students who are interested in joining our traineeship programme, please submit an application and CV to [email protected]. If you require more information about our Trainee Programme, please speak to Iain Marwick, Director on 0141 221 7365.

Selkirk Games
Selkirk Games - Josh Abbott

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