Glasgow City Council Welcome to Shawlands Academy

S2 Options Information for Parents

This is a particularly important time of year for S2 pupils as they begin to consider their option choices for S3 and beyond.


During Academic year 2011/12, S2 reports will be issued to pupils on Friday 3rd February. Our S2 parents evening will take place on Tuesday 21st February, all parents and carers are warmly invited to attend this event.


There will also be an option choice specific Parent's Information Evening on Thursday 2nd February in the School assembly Hall.


Pastoral Care Options interviews with pupils will begin on Wednesday 22nd February and, for most pupils, will be completed by Friday 9th March.


Skills Development Scotland (SDS) produces an annual publication called ‘Which Way Now’. This document introduces career management, highlights the career implications of subject choice and outlines sources of information, advice and guidance. Please click on the image below to download the latest edition of Which Way Now.



Please contact Mr M Symon (S2 Year Head), Mr G Maguire (S3 Year Head) or your child's Pastoral Care Teacher if you would like to discuss any specific aspect of the Option Choices Program.


Please click here to access further general careers advice via the Careers Scotland portal.