School Vision 

LET CHRIST SHINE THROUGH YOU

Vision Statement:
St. Mungo’s is a community of Faith and Learning committed to Gospel values.

Aims:
• Nurture the faith of all
• Provide the highest quality of education
• Treat everyone with respect and love

 

School Prayer

St Mungo,

We gather in God’s presence and ask you to pray for us that we, like you, may be filled with Christ’s love and become more faithful servants of God.

Ask God to enlighten our minds, so that Christ will shine through us in all that we do, and bless us with the knowledge and strength to overcome any challenges that come our way.

St Mungo, pray for us.

School Improvement Plan

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SQA Exam Timetable 2020
School Calendar of Events 2019/20
School Handbook 2019
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Education Maintenance Allowance
UCAS
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St Mungo’s Talent Contest 2020

The St Mungo’s talent contest is taking place this year, albeit it a different way than usual.
This year because of the circumstances, we cannot unfortunately have gatherings in the assembly hall. But never fear, we are still planning to have a show!
So how are we going to do this?
We are planning to have a virtual talent contest instead of a live act show. A video of successful applicants will be shown across the school during P6 of Friday the 18th of December and pupils will have the chance to vote for your favourite on twitter!
So how do I apply to take part?
If you are interested in taking part please come and see Mr Young in S32/S06 or speak to one of the leadership team
Charlie Duffy (S6)
Angharad Farquhar (S6)
Emma Fish (S6)
Paige Holmes (S5)
Stewart Lumsden (S5)
Ellie McGeever (S5)

 

COVID-19 Symptoms At Home & In School

If an adult is isolating because they are a close contact of a positive case with symptoms then we would like not to risk the children coming in to school. Therefore those children should remain at home for the 14 day period of isolation in line with their parent and carer.

If a child or an adult has tested positive and has recovered (at least 10 days) and is due to return to school, however subsequently another member of the house hold tests positive, the original individual cannot return to school until the subsequent member/s of the household have recovered and are able to ease their self-isolation.  This is to ensure the ongoing safety of all of our staff and pupils.

Suspected COVID-19 Procedure in School

Parent/Carer Advice – Suspected COVID-19 Symptoms whilst at home

Timings Of The School Day – August 2020
Free School Meals and Clothing Grants

Please follow this link to Falkirk Council

Pupil Equity Funding

St Mungo’s High School was awarded £78,600 by the Scottish Government from the Pupil Equity Fund. Staff, pupils and parents were consulted on how we should spend the money. The following information provides information on where the money was spent in session 2018-19 and the impact that this is had on the pupils on St Mungo’s.

Pupil Equity Funding

Positive Parenting Program

The three Ps in ‘Triple P’ stand for ‘Positive Parenting Program’ Triple P helps you understand how your family works so you can use the things you already think, feel, say and do in new ways.
There is no hard-and-fast rule book for raising children but it’s surprising how many familiar parenting problems have very simple solutions.
From infants’ sleeping difficulties to toddler tantrums; fighting at school to a teenager’s defiance; even the struggle to set up healthy eating patterns or a regular homework routine — the issues you face aren’t peculiar to your family. In fact, they’re commonplace. That’s why Triple P can help. Triple P is one of the few parenting programs in the world that’s based on evidence from clinical research. For more than 30 years, Triple P’s easy-to understand and practical strategies have been shown to help families in all types of situations.
Parents can choose from tip sheets, books, DVDs, seminars, courses or one-on-one sessions to arm themselves with the tools that can make parenting a little less ‘trial and error’.
And because Triple P works in the majority of cases, Triple P has the seal of approval of parents, practitioners and experts internationally.
We look forward to helping you.

Triple P Referral Form

School Video

Skills Development Scotland

Skills Development Scotland offers careers information, advice and guidance to pupils in school and to people of all ages in Scotland.  We can offer free and impartial advice on education, training, careers and jobs.
Kirsty Devlin and Lauren Kane are the careers advisers for St Mungo’s High School and can be found in the school library on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. 

 To arrange an appointment, pupils can either drop by the library on the days Kirsty and Lauren are in school or speak to their Pastoral Head Teacher.  Alternatively, pupils can email kirsty.devlin@sds.co.uk or lauren.kane@sds.co.uk or phone 01324 620311.

Our careers advisers offer pupils group sessions and face-to-face coaching, where appropriate. This is supported by Scotland’s careers and information web service My World of Work:  www.myworldofwork.co.uk

My World of Work helps you with:

  • Subject choices – understanding your strengths to help make better choices about your subject choices and future career ideas
  • Leaving school – find a career that interests you and understand the skills you need to get the job you want
  • Exam results – straight into a job or onto further learning? Whatever your grades find help in planning your next steps
  • Preparing for a job – discover Scotland’s industries, search for jobs, build your CV and practice for interviews
  • Modern Apprenticeships – why not earn as you learn. Find out what apprenticeships are available in Scotland and how they work

Parent or carer? Use My World of Work to access reliable and accurate careers information and advice to help you to support the child in your life through those big career decisions. You can also meet with the school Careers Adviser at parent’s evenings.

Skills Development Scotland

Support for leaving school?

Careers Advice and support to access opportunities is also available from Skills Development Scotland for school leavers. We have a dedicated post-school team to work with school leavers to help support them with their next steps.

Our St Mungo’s High School post school team are based at 100 Manor Street, Falkirk, FK1 1NU. Contact them on 01324 620311 or you can drop in between 9am-5pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and from 10:30am-5pm on a Wednesday.

Post-school contacts:

Lorna Maclaughlin, Post-school Careers Coach
Carol Doona, Work Coach
Laura Marshall, Personal Adviser

Useful links:

www.myworldofwork.co.uk– for all your work, skills and learning needs
www.apprenticeships.scot  – apprenticeship vacancies for young people to access across Scotland.
www.facebook.com/SDSForthValley SDS Forth Valley Facebook pages offer information on events, vacancies and the careers support available

St Mungo’s Twitter FeedFollow

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Fantastic opportunity – many thanks for supporting our young people 😊

Braes History Dept@braeshistory

Dissertation support from Matt and Tom @ustirhistpol for AH @falkirkcouncil History Hub. @BraesHigh @LarbertHigh @Boness_Academy @FalkirkHigh @StMungosFalkirk 3

🛎🛎attention all s5/6 Business Management pupils🛎🛎 get your permission slips into Mrs Scullion or Mrs MacIntyre for the Amazon, Dunfermline trip ASAP!!! You must also remember to make payment online! #amazonfctours @SMHSBusinessEd @StMungosFalkirk

Fantastic news. Thank you for organising 😊

LHS Modern Studies@LHS_ModStuds

The Higher Politics Digital Hub received their iPads today. Now pupils from across @falkirkcouncil will learn together remotely using @MicrosoftTeams and @GoogleForEdu’s Classroom and Jamboard apps. @LHSgetsdigital @LarbertHigh @StMungosFalkirk @GrangemouthHS

2 weeks today to our Annual Awards Ceremony! All pupils should check the notice board in the social space for award winners. Parents/Carers of award winners have been emailed their invitation. #LetChristShine 🌟🌟

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Microsoft Showcase School

St Mungo’s High School was selected by Microsoft as a 2018-2019 Microsoft Showcase School for their excellence in demonstrated student outcomes resulting from its commitment to educational transformation, driven effectively by Head Teacher Mr Stephen Phee. St Mungo’s High School provides both inspiration and an opportunity for all community members to see and experience the future of digital transformation in education.
St Mungo’s joins an exclusive community from around the world, recognized and celebrated for their educational transformation which includes vision and innovation in teaching, learning and assessment, computational and critical thinking, creativity and collaboration and a willingness to promote a growth mindset among educators and students.

As a Showcase School, St Mungo’s will work closely with Microsoft to lead innovation in education transformation and communicate an education transformation vision, enabled by technology, through our commitment to host and mentor other schools in the local community and around the globe.

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