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Falkland House School June 2017 E-Newsletter
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Falkland House School is a residential school for boys of all ages who have Additional Support Needs and who find it difficult to cope in a mainstream educational environment. We offer day, 39 and 52 week provision.
Our heritage heroes

Towards the end of May, staff and pupils at FHS were given a chance to connect with the past when they were invited by the Centre for Stewardship at Falkland Estate to take part in an archaeological dig on the East Lomond Hill. The boys unanimously declared it a very positive experience.

During the day-long dig, they learned a lot about the hills, local history and the archaeological heritage of the Hillfort and the surrounding area. 

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Throughcare at FHS
Over the last year, we have been developing the processes we use to support positive transitions for our pupils, and we can happily report that these developments have led to excellent results.

When the new term starts in August, five of our pupils will be attending NC level 5 courses which will run concurrently with an academic programme in school, as well as ongoing independence development work.  


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Celebrating success day

On Celebrating Success Day we recognise the hard work, effort and commitment our pupils have shown over the past year.

And once again, their list of achievements is a long one! 

As well as acknowledging academic results, a number of awards were given out, including the Active Participation Award, Transition Award, Peer Support Award, Empathy Award, Community Award and Sports Award, just to name a few.

Well done, boys! You all deserve to be proud of your achievements.
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Click here to see the photos from Celebrating Success Day


Good Citizenship Award
Every year, a Good Citizenship Award is presented to one of the pupils. A selected panel from the school considers a number of guidelines before choosing the best candidate for the award. 

Before presenting the award at this year's ceremony, PC Whittaker explained to the audience the reasons behind the panel's choice:

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Wishing Ruairidh and Marcus all the best

With staff, pupils and their families gathered at FHS for Celebrating Success Day, this was the perfect occasion to salute two of our pupils - Ruairidh and Marcus - who are leaving the school at the end of this academic year.

Mr. Storrie looked back at their time at Falkland House School.

"There can be no doubt that Ruairidh's time at Falkland House School has been a resounding success. Over a period of five years we have witnessed Ruairidh grow into a confident young man who has worked hard to earn his place at college and to live independently when he leaves the school....

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Thanks to everyone who has worked with and supported the school over the last year.

Happy summer holidays to all!


 

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