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MA with David Corbett Hairdressing


52 Main Street, Bothwell, Glasgow.

G71 8EX




Award winning salon David Corbett Hairdressing located in Bothwell have been nominated for Scottish Hairdresser of the Year and British Men’s Hairdresser of the Year at the British Hairdressing Awards 7 times.

We are recruiting now for creative and confident school leavers who are interested in developing a career within the hairdressing industry through our modern apprenticeship programme.  Successful candidates will be offered full training, pay and holidays throughout their apprenticeship along with a dedicated in-salon training day to help develop and build their hairdressing skills to NVQ Level 2.

No experience is necessary but it would be beneficial to have an interest in fashion, creative flair and have the ability to work alongside other people and possess great interpersonal skills with a pleasant and chatty outlook when dealing with the general public.

If you feel you would like to work in this exciting industry and possess the necessary skills then we would love to hear from you.  Please email your CV with a covering letter telling us why you’d be the right choice for us.  Email your C.V. to

Carolann Suarez

Modern Apprenticeship Vacancies (1)

NHS NextGen UCAT Session

NHS NextGen will be running their “Preparing for UCAT” session online. The University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT) is the admissions test used by a consortium of UK Universities for their medical and dental degree programmes This will take place on the 24th June 2021 (time to be confirmed).
Any pupil who wishes to take part in this session should register by giving their name and email address to Mr McCarthy.

NHS Track and Trace Update

Please click the link for an NHS Track and Trace Team update.

Parental Letter (2)

Present The Best Version of You!

You may be applying to university or college or perhaps you plan on going straight into the world of work.

Either way, you will be constructing and writing personal statements, completing application forms, issuing CV’s and/or attending interviews. Regardless of the next step you take, you will want to be sure you are giving yourself the best possible opportunity for success by presenting the best version of you!

Thanks must go to Clyde Gateway, who asked Perceptive Communicators, their PR and Communications partner, to produce a video offering advice and giving tips on how to present the best version of yourself.

Perceptive Communicators are experienced specialists providing PR, interim communications support, marketing, public affairs, research, media training, employee communications, reputation management & crisis communications support, event management and digital and social media support throughout Glasgow, Scotland and the UK, making them a fantastic source for the correct support and advice on skills and techniques.

Click the image below to access the 30 minute video.

Perceptive Communicators




Early Learning and Childcare Modern Apprenticeship – SLC


South Lanarkshire Council are currently advertising Modern Apprenticeships in Early Years and Childcare. See below:

Job Description

Early Learning and Childcare is a career where the rewards of working with babies, young children and their families, are an everyday event. If you are interested in working with young children, helping to make a difference to their lives and develop their skills, while learning about the world around them; then the Early Learning and Childcare Apprenticeship Programme could be for you.

South Lanarkshire Council have Nursery Classes in local primary schools and Early Learning and Childcare Centres throughout South Lanarkshire. Our aim is for our children to become “Successful Learners, Confident Individuals, Responsible Citizens and Effective Contributors.”

Modern Apprentices will have the opportunity to learn all aspects of Early Learning and Childcare as well as gain an understanding of current guidance for working with children. This includes Child Health and Development, Curriculum for Excellence, Together We Can and We Will, Building the Ambition and the Value of Play.

Examples of what Modern Apprentices do:

  • Encourage and support children’s development through a variety of play activities
  • Provide a range of learning opportunities to help children understand the world around them
  • Be responsive to children’s needs
  • Encourage children’s creativity
  • Work with families from a variety of backgrounds and cultures, and actively promote diversity
  • Work as part of a team
  • Engage in outdoor play with children



  • At least three passes at National 5, Intermediate 2 or Standard Grade Credit Level or Equivalent; one of these must be English, and/or relevant experience.
  • High standard of communication skills, both written and spoken.
  • Successful completion of pre interview task(s).
  • Commitment and ability to study and achieve SVQ in Social Services Children and Young People SCQF level 7. You must have access to a laptop or computer as all SVQ work is done in an electronic portfolio.
  • Be resident in South Lanarkshire or have attended secondary school in South Lanarkshire


If you want to go straight to application click here to take you to the My Job Scotland web-page. You may have to create an account if you do not already have one.

Alternatively, you can speak with Mr McCarthy or Mr Colgan for further details.

Christmas Fayre – Thursday 28 November 7-9 pm – All Welcome

Our Christmas Fayre is this Thursday from 7-9pm. There will be a variety of stalls on the evening and there are some fabulous raffle prizes to be won. We hope to see you there.

Christmas Fayre

Let’s have a look at what you could have won!


You need to be in it to win it!!

See you there!

See Me Update – September 2017

See Me Update for September 2017 is now available. Click on the link below to open.

See Me Update – Sept 2017

See Me Update – October 2016


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