Teacher Availabilty During Study Leave
Subject choice help from My World of Work
Some great new content has just been launched on My World of Work to help school pupils and parents/carers get to grips with subject choice decisions.
Pupils can use the online Strengths tool to find out more about what they're good at and what that might mean for a career. The content also includes some great tips from pupils, parents and careers advisers on subject choices such as:
Help! What subjects should I choose? Some advice on what to think about
Jobs of the future. While subject choices are important the world of work is changing. Find out what jobs you might end up doing that haven't even been invented yet!
Dougie Vipond gets to grips with My Strengths. The television presenter explores the tool to find out how it could help his teenage son Fin with his choices
5 easy steps to helping your child. Includes a video of school pupils suggesting how they would like their parents to support them
For more information visit www.myworldofwork.co.uk/subjectchoices
My World of Work is a Skills Development Scotland service that provides a unique mix of resources, features and job information to help people discover more about themselves and the future world of work.
MyWow Subject Choices SMS Messages for Parents
Helping your child with subject choices? Use the My World of Work strengths tool to help make those decisions easier - www.myworldofwork.co.uk/subjectchoices
Helping your child with subject choices? Five easy steps to help your child make the right decisions - www.myworldofwork.co.uk/subjectchoices
Please see below for our Study Support programme as students work towards SQA Exams in May. Please encourage your son or daughter to attend as many sessions as they can.
Armadale Academy visit to the Chinese Consulate, Edinburgh.
On Friday 18th January Campbell Hornell, Head Teacher Armadale Academy accompanied by Jennifer Young, Principal Teacher Social Studies, Head Girl Emma Brown and Depute Head Boy Matthew Rooney gave a presentation to the Chinese Consul General and Vice Consul on their recent trip to China and Armadale Academy's partner school, Teda No 1 Middle School in Tianjin province. The group were accompanied by Councillor Jim Dixon and Jean Jijun Ye who also went out to China in October last year.
Consul General Li Ruiyou praised Armadale Academy and Councilor Dixon for the excellent work they have done in building the partnership and stated that it fitted well with the Scottish Government's China Strategy which aims to build links between China and Scotland .
Armadale Academy is looking forward to the return trip of Principal Wang from Teda No 1 Middle School in April this year. It is hoped that students from Armadale Academy will take part in an exchange trip in October 2013.
Please enjoy our video (Right Click then select Play)
Norwegian Students at Armadale
Armadale Academy is pleased to welcome Norwegian students into 6th year. We look forward to working with these students over the course of the year.