EMA Payment schedule 2017/18

The payment schedule shows the dates that EMA payments should reach pupils’ bank accounts and which weeks are covered by those payments. The full schedule can be downloaded by clicking here.

Please note;

  • Pupils will not start to receive payments until their application has been processed and they have received an acceptance letter from South Lanarkshire Council. (Application forms are available in the school office)
  • All S5/6 pupils should have completed a learning contract the induction days in May/June, which also acts as their EMA learning agreement.
  • Please note that pupils will not receive an EMA payment for a week in which they have an unexplained absence or unacceptable number of lates. If a pupil is absent for more than a week please submit a medical certificate or doctor’s letter to their Pupil Support teacher. 
  • If there is an issue with any EMA payments, pupils have been asked to speak their Pupil Support teacher in the first instance, who will check attendance for the relevant weeks.

Study Support Programmes

Friday Supported Study

We are in the process of collating Supported Study information for National 5 and Higher classes, signup will be available using the 2 links below from Monday 29th January; once you have signed up please see Miss Doyle in A209 for a lunch token. Please remember you can only sign up for 1 Friday session per week, however departments may be offering extra sessions.

Click the link to view the Friday timetable for week 8 (23rd March)


You are now required to sign into your school Google Account to signup for supported study. Your e-mail address is your Glow username followed by @hamiltongrammar.org.uk. e.g. gw18smithjames@hamiltongrammar.org.uk. Please see Mr Casey if you’re having trouble signing in.

Information on this programme is also available on the Study Support noticeboard opposite A001.

For any pupils looking for further information, please speak to Miss Doyle.

Study Support Programmes and Initiatives – What are they and how can I get involved?

Click on the link below to find out more about all the programmes on offer this year.

Study Support Programmes

In session 2017/2018, Hamilton Grammar will offer a number of programmes that will support pupils in the their studies outside of the classroom. Click on the link below for a look at the provisional calendar of dates and programmes.

Study Support Calendar

This Week in ASN

This page will be updated weekly to let you know what’s happening in our ASN Department.

Week beginning Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
19th March Film Club – Lunchtime – A009



Space Club – A009 – Lunchtime  

ASN basketball club – lunchtime

Eco Club – Lunchtime – B004


Craft Club – A009 – Lunchtime
26th March  

Film Club – Lunchtime – A009


Space Club – A009 – Lunchtime ASN basketball club – lunchtime

Eco Club – Lunchtime – B004


Easter Service – 10am

Craft Club – A009 – Lunchtime

School closes 230PM



16th April  School reopens- 8.55am 

Film Club – Lunchtime – A009

Space Club – A009 – Lunchtime  

ASN basketball club – lunchtime

Eco Club – Lunchtime – B004


Craft Club – A009 – Lunchtime


Other information: In Mrs Graham absence Mrs Colbourne will be looking after S1, S5 and S6. Mr Campbell will be looking S2, S3 and S4. If you have any concerns or questions please contact the relevant member of staff for the year group.

We’ve created a new folder that contains photos of our latest events. Click here to visit the folder.

2016-2017 Prelim Diet

On Wednesday 14th December all S4-S6 pupils were issued with their individual prelim timetables. A copy of the entire timetable is available to download here. It crucial that all pupils know the subject and level that they’re being presented for. Rooming and seating information will be available in the Front Hall after school on the day before each prelim.

Supported Study is available from a number of departments in the run up to the prelims and main exams should pupils wish to attend. This information is being collated centrally and will be available as soon as possible. Pupils should check with individual staff until the list is published.

Day of the Dead Themed Day

This year we are celebrating Day of the Dead – Día de Muertos!

Throughout the day staff across the school will be delivering Day of the Dead themed activities, pupils will be invited to dress up in theme with prizes for the best costumes and proceeds being donated to local charities.

The canteen has arranged for a special, one off menu which is advertised around the school and anyone purchasing items from the canteen on the day will be entered into a free prize raffle.

Photos will be available after the event on November 2nd.