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Headteacher: Pauline Allison
Eastwood Park
Livingston EH54 8PS
T. 01506 282155
F. 01506 282156
E. wldeans-chs@westlothian.org.uk

Information - exam results and recoursing

Information for students regarding exam results and recoursing   The Post Results Service operates after the results have been published where a concern exists about an awarded grade which is significantly out of line with expectations. West Lothian Council schools will only submit requests on the basis of strong evidence. Requests will not be submitted on compassionate grounds for the Post Results Service. The school requires written ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 28/06/2018 12:50 PM

Remember Uniform Ordering is Available Online

Just a reminder that online ordering of uniform is available from Border Embroideries.  We have a limited stock of garments available in school. School ties are only available from the school.       All students must wear School Uniform:  Deans jumper/tank-top or plain black jumper/cardigan.  Plain black school trousers or skirt.  Tights should be black or neutral.  White shirt. (short or long ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 26/06/2018 16:27 PM

Sean Selected for GB Handball Team

Congratulations to Sean Byron who has been selected for the GB Handball Team at U18 level following a tough selection process over the past few months! Well done Sean an incredible achievement!  ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 26/06/2018 16:17 PM

June Newsletter Information

A copy of our June Newsletter has been uploaded in the 'Newsletter' section in the 'School Information' tab at the top of the homepage.      A copy is also being emailed out to parents/carers who have provided us with email addresses. If you need to update us with your email address please email:  wldeans-chs@westlothian.org.uk  (add your full name and the name/tutor group of your child to the email to allow us to ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 14/06/2018 13:04 PM

Scottish Youth Parliament Information

The West Lothian Members of the Scottish Youth Parliament want your input on how they should vote at the upcoming SYP sitting in June. Please fill in this short survey to have your voice heard at a national level.   YoungScot rewards members will get a code for 25 points after completion!   https://msyps.typeform.com/to/HKDrYE   ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 30/05/2018 16:17 PM

Applications for Free School Transport

Applications should now be made for free school transport in session 2018-19.   Applications should only be made for pupils going into S1, S5 and S6.   All other pupils should retain their current passes for use in 2018/19.   If pupils have lost their passes, replacement passes can also be requested using the online form.   Replacement passes will be sent to their school where they should pay a £2 replacement ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 28/05/2018 15:54 PM

Blackpool Trip - S4 and S5 Students

Any S4 or S5 students who would like to attend this year's Blackpool trip should see Miss Wallace in DMG by the end of this week for a letter. If you plan to attend the trip then you will need to pay the £20 deposit asap through Ipay impact or at the school office with the remaining balance of £20 due by the 18 June. The letters are only given to students who have received a good amount of merits and a limited amount of demerits this ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 24/05/2018 20:26 PM

Parent Council Meeting - Tuesday 29 May

Parent Council Meetings are held monthly. The next meeting is on Tuesday 29 May.  New members are always welcome!     We have a very productive partnership with our parents and carers and actively encourage their involvement in the life and work of the school.  Our parent council are strong supporters of the school and engage in many events and fund raising activities, as well as being actively involved in our ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 23/05/2018 12:15 PM

Science Fair a Great Success

Deans Community High School recently held a Science Fair, organised by our current S6 Science Ambassadors.  The Science Fair included a showcase of projects completed over a period of 6 weeks by a group of nineteen S1-S3 students, each group being mentored by a Science Ambassador throughout the project.   The event, a first for Deans, was very successful and well attended by staff, parents and the wider community. The ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 11/05/2018 11:35 AM

Kieran Selected for New England Colonials in Boston

Congratulations to Kieran Allan who has been selected to play for the New England Colonials this Summer in Boston! Kieran was selected for their 10 person squad from hundreds of applicants - an amazing achievement! ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 27/04/2018 11:52 AM

S1 Triathlon Event

Deans CHS is hosting a triathlon event for all S1 students on Thursday 17 May period 1. If you are interested in taking part in a running, cycling and swimming event, please speak to Mr Robertson by the end of the day on Friday 27 April. ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 24/04/2018 11:06 AM

Sleep Scotland - Advice and Support

If you are a parent or carer of a young person with sleep problems you can call Sleep Scotland for advice and support.   Freephone: 0800 138 6565  (Mon-Thurs from 10am-4pm)   www.sleepscotland.org   ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 24/04/2018 09:25 AM

Study at West Lothian College

Looking at what to do after leaving school?  Study at a college that can provide you with the platform to progress your career, a college that has 98% positive destinations and a college that has 93% student satisfaction. Study at West Lothian College! Apply now: www.west-lothian.ac.uk/courses   ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 24/04/2018 09:10 AM

Scottish Schools Track & Field Championships

Entry for the Scottish Schools Track & Field Championships is now live.  If you are interested in entering this competition please see Angela Coulter (Active Schools). ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 16/04/2018 12:08 PM

Study Leave Information

Study leave begins on 30 April.    S4 students sitting Nat 5 exams are entitled to 2 days study leave as well as a day off for the actual exam.  Students should resume their normal timetable after their exams.   Study leave for S5 & S6 begins 30 April, all S5 students (new S6 students) intending on returning to school should report to the Theatre on Tuesday 29 May for their Induction Day.     Letters ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 13/04/2018 12:08 PM

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DNA Group - Every Wednesday

The DNA Group runs every Wednesday lunchtime in Music room 1.  All students welcome! ...Read More

P.E. Twilight Class on Wednesdays

There will be a Twilight class for all pupils sitting Higher PE every Wednesday after school in the PE classroom, 3.30-4.45pm. Speak to Mr Robertson for more information or simply turn up on the day. ...Read More

S1 Italian Club - Thursday Lunchtime

The Italian Club for S1 runs on Thursday lunchtime in MFL4 with Miss Cabezudo.  S1 students welcome! ...Read More

Pinata Club - Thursday Lunchtime

Piñata club is a weekly club that takes place on a Thursday at lunchtime in Modern Languages 1.  It aims at providing a crafty and friendly environment where students from S2 to S6 can ...Read More

Art and Design Twilight Class

Art & Design Twilight Class every Monday in Mr Pepperell's Art Room ...Read More

SDS - Job Vacancies Updated 3-18

Looking for a job?  The Snippets Vacancies document has been updated and is uploaded in the Student Information and Careers sections.  This document produced by Skills Development ...Read More

Homework Club in the Library

Come along to the Library for Homework Club.  Wednesdays 3.30 - 4.30pm.  Laptops and support available. All welcome! ...Read More

Gymnastics Club

The after school gymnastics club is on Tuesdays from 3.30 - 4.45pm.  All students welcome! ...Read More

After School Dance

After School Dance is on Mondays.  All welcome!  ...Read More

Badminton Club Information

The Badminton Club is on Monday after school.  All students welcome! ...Read More

Handball Club

The Handball Club is on from 3.30 - 4.45pm on Wednesdays.  ...Read More

After School Basketball

Thursdays 15:30 - 16:45 in the Games Hall.  All welcome! ...Read More

Hockey on Thursdays after school

Come along to our Hockey after school club on Thursdays. ...Read More

After School Netball

The Netball club is on Tuesday from 3.30-4.45pm. ...Read More

Parent Support Group - Wednesday Mornings

Parent "Drop-in" support group - Wednesday 10am - 11am.  All welcome! ...Read More

Science Club - Thursday After School

Come along to Chemistry 2 on Thursdays after school.  Science Club is for S1/2/3 pupils to get hands on with fun Science experiments you wouldn't normally see in class. Activities include ...Read More

Senior Brass Group

Senior Brass Group - Tuesday lunchtime S3-S6 ...Read More

Cluster Brass Band

The Cluster Brass Band is on Tuesdays, 3.30-5.00pm in the theatre.  Primary6 - Secondary. ...Read More

Senior Wind Band

Senior Wind Band (S1-6) is on Thursdays after school. 3.30-5.00pm in the theatre.   ...Read More

Swimming After School

Our swimming pool is available for students to enjoy a free after school swim from 3.30 - 4.10pm, Monday - Thursday.  On Fridays the following free sessions are available:  12.30 - 1.15pm, ...Read More

24 Hour CCTV Cameras in Operation

Please note the school is covered inside and out by 24 hour CCTV cameras.  These cameras are monitored and record and store activity in and around the building. ...Read More


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