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Headteacher: Pauline Allison
Eastwood Park
Livingston EH54 8PS
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E. wldeans-chs@westlothian.org.uk

Free Training at Livingston Athletics Club

Livingston Athletics Club is offering free training sessions to anyone interested in taking part in any athletics event.  The sessions run on the next three Saturdays from 11.15 - 12.30 at Craigswood Sports Centre. ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 26/05/2017 09:50 AM

Activity Day Choices and Information

It’s now time for you to make your choices for Activity Days on Tuesday 27 and Wednesday 28 June.  You should have got a choice sheet and EE2 form during tutor time.      Your choice form can be returned to your Tutor, Mr Anderson or Miss Campbell by Monday 12 June.   Don’t forget your EE2 if you’re going out of school!     The deadline for paying any money is Friday 23 ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 25/05/2017 08:52 AM

Students Complete Nail and Beauty Course

A group of eight girls have been working with Kim from the Caledonian Therapy Academy on a programme of preparing and applying different nail techniques.   The girls will also be completing a one day course on make-up application.  All girls had expressed an interest in working within the nail and beauty industry when they leave school.   ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 16/05/2017 10:28 AM

Blackpool Trip Information

Students wishing to attend the Blackpool trip should pick up a letter from the Music Department.  You must make sure that when you pick up a letter, your name and tutor group are given to a teacher so they can check your eligibility with Head of House and make sure you are able to pay the deposit online.   Places are now on a first come first served basis for all year groups.   See Mrs Duncan for more information. ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 15/05/2017 12:35 PM

S1/2 Handball Team Result

Deans faced St Margaret's, Linlithgow and Bathgate on Wednesday, looking to compete for the S1/2 Handball shield and the 25 points that go with it. Deans had qualified for the final having finished top of the east qualifier earlier in the month at Inveralmond.     In a tough round robin, Deans were slow to get going and lost all three games. It was one of the most competitive handball events at this level we've ever seen, with St ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 14/05/2017 19:48 PM


Enya Steinemann has passed Grade V Theory of The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music.  She  gained 95% - which is an extremely high mark and means she was awarded Distinction.  This will be a great asset as she goes on to study at the Royal Scottish Conservatoire. ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 03/05/2017 16:24 PM

Cambridge University Summer Residentials

University of Cambridge:Summer Residentials Homerton and Selwyn Colleges are delighted to be hosting a range of summer schools taking place in June and July this year, for students in S4 and 5.There are a range of subjects on offer, which we hope will appeal to lots of your students. We'd be very grateful if these could please be advertised, and hope to meet some of your students in the next few months!     S5 Summer School ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 25/04/2017 09:48 AM

CBBC Gameshow Looking for 9-13 Year Olds

The Assistant Producer on a new CBBC Children’s fantasy gameshow has contacted the school asking us to let students know that they're looking for young people aged between 9-13 to take part in the show.   They are currently looking for applicants of all abilities, aged between 9-13 years to take part in a new fantasy gameshow that will be filmed in Scotland over the summer months. The successful candidates will get a chance to test ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 24/04/2017 13:02 PM

Students in County Team for Scottish Cup Final

Three Deans Community High School students (Sean Byron, Take Hirooka and Euan McGill) are representing the West Lothian U'18 Regional Schools Football Team in a Scottish Cup Final v Edinburgh and Lothian's on Wednesday 26th April at Spartans Ainslie Park. Kick off is at 7.30pm.  Good luck boys! ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 23/04/2017 20:31 PM

LEAPS S5 Parents Information Evenings

LEAPS S5 Parents’ Information Evenings For parents, guardians and carers of LEAPS-eligible S5 students. Find out more about LEAPS and the higher education application process.   Book online at www.leapsonline.org/parents-info-evenings or call us: 0131 650 4676.   Wednesday 17 May 2017 Galashiels Heriot-Watt University Scottish Borders Campus 19:00 – 21:00 Wednesday 24 May ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 23/04/2017 17:50 PM

S2 and S3 Students - You Can Be a Doctor!

In collaboration with a group of medical students and doctors, we are running an event on Monday 8th May called “You Can Be a Doctor!”   This is for S2/S3 pupils and their parents who are thinking about pursuing a career in medicine. They will hear from a practicing doctor, current medical students and a member of the team here to find out more about the medical profession and what they will need to be focussing ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 03/04/2017 10:31 AM

Careers Adviser Available Over Holidays

Evelyn Rogers, Careers Adviser, Skills Development Scotland is keen to continue to offer support to school students over the Easter and summer holidays.   She will be in the school next week 9am - 3pm on Tuesday 4th April and Wednesday 5th April.   Over the summer months she will be in school every Tuesday offering ongoing support to any school student keen to meet with her.   Get in touch at any time - E: ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 01/04/2017 17:41 PM

March Newsletter Information

A copy of our March Newsletter has been uploaded in the 'Newsletter' section in the 'School Information' tab at the top of the homepage.    A copy has also been 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 update ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 31/03/2017 12:02 PM

Sports Leaders Organise Sports Hall Festival

Higher and Level 5 sports leaders led a sports hall festival for Cedarbank students on Tuesday morning. This allowed the students to participate in handball, benchball, basketball, relay races and sports day races in an inclusive environment. The Cedarbank students thoroughly enjoyed themselves and feedback from staff has been very positive. Well done to all involved! ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 31/03/2017 09:07 AM

Ten Pin Bowling Success

Congratulations to Blair Hunter, S2 who recently competed in a Ten Pin Bowling Championship and won a trophy for 2nd place in the doubles event.  Well done Blair! ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 30/03/2017 10:57 AM

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SDS - Job Vacancies updated again

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

Fidget Spinners

Students should not be using fidget spinners in classes as these are now disrupting learning. They are not appropriate for use in school and should not be brought into school.  Mrs Allison ...Read More

Senior Wind Band Information

The senior wind band will resume rehearsals on Thursday 18 May from 3.30pm-5pm in the theatre.  All band students must attend.  Please let Mrs Scobie or Mrs Duncan know if there are any ...Read More

After School Netball

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

Softball on Thursdays after school

  Softball Club is back!  Every Tuesday from 3.30-4.45pm.  Get involved by simply turning up on the day!  All welcome.   ...Read More

After School Basketball - Thursdays

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

Badminton Club - Mondays After School

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

Remember to follow us on Twitter: @deanschs

Could students and parents/carers please remember to follow Deans Community High School on Twitter!  We share lots of reminders and other information on twitter with links to website updates ...Read More

Creative Writing Club

Creative Writing Club is on Tuesday lunchtimes (1:15pm-1:45pm) in English Room 5.  Come along to share ideas and pieces of writing you have, learn some new techniques and take part in some ...Read More

History Club for S1 and S2

S1-2 History Club (model making and films) - Thursday lunchtimes in Mrs Johnstone's room - Social Subjects 7. ...Read More

Table Tennis Club - Mondays Lunchtime

Starts Mondays at lunchtime in the dance studio. ...Read More

Handball Club on Tuesdays

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

Gymnastics Club - Wednesdays

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

Rugby - After School on Thursdays

Rugby is on Thursdays after school from 3.30-4.30pm. ...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

Science Club - Thursday After School

Do you want to build a Rocket, do you want to make a Hovercraft, how about Bio-Fuels or a Newton's cradle. Plus many more exciting projects.  The Science Club takes place in Mr Hendry's lab. and ...Read More

Cluster Brass Ensemble

The Cluster Brass Ensemble is on Tuesdays after school. ...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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