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Midlothian Schools’ Email Services

EmailThere are several email services available to pupils and staff….

Community    http://mail.community.mgfl.net
This is a mail service for community groups, parent councils and also some curricular groups within schools. It is available in school and also in the community.

Corporate Staff   https://mail.midlothian.gov.uk
Staff that work with schools but are based centrally within Midlothian are on the corporate mail system. It is available in school and also in the community.

School Staff   https://mail.mgfl.net
Staff working in schools have access to the Schools’ Mail Service. It is available in school, across the internet but not on the Midlothian corporate network.

Student Mail   https://webmail.glowscotland.org.uk
All pupils in Midlothian from P1 have an email address and access to the GlowMail system. All pupils need to log into Glow before accessing GlowMail.

Please note that the above systems are considered secure and any attempts to gain access illegally to these mail systems will be referred to the appropriate authorities.



Midlothian Schools’ Radio- Woodburn Leavers

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Gracie and Calum from Woodburn present the show today.  Click here to listen.

Today’s show features Primary School memories from some of the Primary 7s at Woodburn who go to High School after the summer.  There is  music from Eliza Doolittle, Idina Menzel and The Monkees.


Newbattle Queen’s Baton News Report

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Three students and a teacher from Newbattle Community High School in Midlothian had the honour of carrying the Queen’s Baton as part of the Relay leading up to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

School Reporter Rachel spoke to baton-bearers Abby and Darren and PE teacher Mr Foley about being selected for the role and what it meant to them. Watch BBC Report


The Moscars

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Well done to all the schools who submitted  films for the Moscars.  The Best Film was Pig by Strathesk.  A full list of winners are… Best Direction- Freedom from Mauricewood Best Production- World War 1 from Tynewater Best Screenplay- A Matter of Pride from St David’s Best Actor- James Blonde from Lawfield Best Actress- A Day to Remember from Mauricewood Best Artistic Merit- Missing Digger by Saltersgate Best Costume and Makeup- Brave Souls by King’s Park Best Special Effects- Eliminated by Mauricewood Read more…


Poetry Postcards from BBC Radio Scotland

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A poem from every competing nation and territory sent to Glasgow for the Games, capturing the essence of who the people of the Commonwealth are today.  Click here to listen to the poems.


BBC Radio supporting the Commonwealth Games

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For Early and First Level learners, ‘Movement First’ takes in a tour of 5 Commonwealth countries through music, movement and imagination. Click here to access this.

For second level learners, ‘Making the Commonwealth’ looks at the preparations for the Games and looks at the maths behind the tournament.  Click here to access this.


Game on Scotland

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Game on Scotland is the official education programme of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and its legacy. It aims to provide inspiration and learning and teaching opportunities related to Glasgow 2014 and other momentous events happening throughout Scotland in the coming years.  The site has lots of great resources to use in class.


From Concrete 2 Cookers

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fromconcrete2cookers is an exciting and timely game which encourages children to explore their school environment and spot ways of reducing the school’s carbon emissions. The players will make decisions based on knowledge gained in the course of the game and their available budget, which increases as they answer questions correctly.   The game is aimed at CfE levels 2 and 3, helps address experiences and outcomes in Science, Technologies and Social Studies, and was developed in conjunction with Heriot Read more…


S6 Outdoor Learning Challenge 2014 – Vogrie Country Park

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Congratulations to the S6 pupils at St David’s High School – This years winners of the S6 Outdoor Learning Challenge.    A great event with a variety of outdoor learning based problem solving, navigation; leadership and team activity.   Our thanks to all the staff and schools who attended this year and assistance from the Active Schools staff who helped run some of the day.   You can view  images of the challenge by clicking here.

All the pupils and teams Read more…


Midlothian Schools Radio- St Luke’s John Muir Award

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Click here to access the lastest  MSR webcast.  It features a report from St Luke’s pupils who are participating in a John Muir Award.  The reports come from both in school and from the top of Arthur’s Seat!  The broadcast is presented and produced by Primary 7 at Woodburn.  Music is from Katy Perry, One Direction and Snap.

 


M Factor scoops national award

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The M Factor won the ‘Scottish Government’s Award for Excellence’ at the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities Excellence Awards at the special presentation in St Andrews on Thursday night. The education team was presented with the award by First Minister Alex Salmond who said that Midlothian’s M Factor Project was an outstanding example of excellence in education – an innovative project where teachers became learners and learners became teachers.