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

College Cancelled on Thursday - Study in Library


Due to industrial action West Lothian College courses are cancelled this Thursday. Students who normally attend college on Thursday can study in the school library instead. ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 18/03/2019 09:02 AM

Comic Relief - Wear Silly Shoes with your Uniform


Comic Relief - Friday 15th March -Wear Silly Shoes on Friday 15th - see posters for ideas! -50p for Comic Relief - This is NOT a dress-down day - Bake sale in the street (see Mrs McNicol or Miss Edgar if you want to donate to this). ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 14/03/2019 10:12 AM

Arnold Clark Apprentice Vacancies


GTG Training are currently recruiting apprentices in the area for Arnold Clark.  We have been asked to promote these to anyone who may be interested.   All vacancies can be found on:  https://apprenticeships.gtg.co.uk/       ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 12/03/2019 12:40 PM

Easter School Timetable 2019


The Easter School Timetable has been uploaded in the Student Information and Study Support areas of the Website.  The timetable is also available on the School App.   http://www.deanscommunityhighschool.com/uploads/12-03-2019-7679819215c87a2ad5d99d_EASTERSCHOOL2019.pdf ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 12/03/2019 12:27 PM

S5 Students Experience Mock Interviews


All S5 students were given the opportunity to further develop their employability skills through Mock Interviews.  Deans welcomed 16 Business Representatives from a range of local companies into the school to conduct the mock interviews.  Students were asked 3 interview questions and provided with written feedback on their answers as well as tips for future interviews.  Well done to all of the students who were ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 07/03/2019 14:08 PM

Free School Transport for Exams


Additional exam transport is provided under the following circumstances: Where an examination falls on a day when transport to and from school would not otherwise be provided (including local holidays) the Public Transport unit will provide transport to school to arrive in time for the first examination of that day, and transport from school after the last examination of that day.      When an exam finishes after the ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 07/03/2019 09:11 AM

Deans are Scottish Schools' Handball Champions!


Deans Community High School made the short trip to Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility in Motherwell recently, looking to regain their title as Scottish Schools' Champions having lost out to Kelvinside Academy last year. In what was a very competitive tournament, the Deans players won all of their group games against the 6 other schools present. This meant they faced a determined Auchinleck team in the 1st v 2nd place final. After a ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 05/03/2019 15:16 PM

Reminder - Course Choice Booklets 2019


Reminder - our S3 and Senior Phase Course Choice Booklets are available by clicking on the following links:   S3 COURSE CHOICE S3 Course Choice Booklet 2019:  https://joom.ag/Uxta   SENIOR PHASE COURSE CHOICE Senior Phase Course Choice Booklet 2019:  https://joom.ag/aFSa ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 25/02/2019 15:49 PM

Start-up Science Masterclasses for S1 & S2


The Royal Society of Edinburgh is inviting applications for the Spring Start-up Science Masterclasses. These are FREE and run in partnership with, and will take place at the University of St Andrews. The Masterclasses are intended to give young people who have shown an interest in science and technology the opportunity to broaden their knowledge and experience. The classes promote widening participation and provide the students with a unique ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 21/02/2019 14:58 PM

Purple Friday - wear purple with your uniform


A reminder that tomorrow is Purple Friday.  Students can wear something purple along with their school uniform. All students should bring in £1 to raise money for LGBT Youth Scotland Campaign.  ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 21/02/2019 14:46 PM

The Friday Night Project is on this Friday


Friday Night Project is on this Friday 22 February.  The usual sport, music and craft activities will be available including a new electronic drum kit and brand new PS4 with FIFA 2019.  All welcome! ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 21/02/2019 14:39 PM

Sutton Trust Summer School Reminder


A reminder, the deadline for S5 students to apply to the 2019 Sutton Trust Summer Schools is 28 February at 5pm.   These are free and there are thirteen to choose from across the UK, three of which are in Scotland; the University of Edinburgh, the University of Glasgow and the University of St Andrews.   Find out more: https://summerschools.suttontrust.com       ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 21/02/2019 13:13 PM

SKY Apprenticeships Information


Apprentice Opportunities for you! You’ve probably never considered a job in Sky before - but if you’re looking for a job that gives great support and excellent benefits, this could be the perfect place for you. Customer Service (Contact Centre Apprenticeship) Technology Apprenticeship Both opportunities are for permanent roles. You don’t have to have previous experience in these areas, all we’re looking for is a ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 21/02/2019 13:02 PM

First Step Legal Programme


We have received this information from Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) about their upcoming First Step Legal Programme happening for eligible S4/S5 pupils from 10th – 14th June 2019.    First Step Legal Programme is a week-long experience programme which includes talks, interactive workshops and other experiences aimed at providing pupils with an insight into what it’s like to work in the legal ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 21/02/2019 12:44 PM

DYW Jobs Roadshow


The event is on 6 March at the Corn Exchange, Edinburgh.  There will be up to 70 employers there with 1000 live and upcoming vacancies .  There will also be an application station and mini CV workshops. See Mr Gray for more information. ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 20/02/2019 09:47 AM

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SDS - Job Vacancies Updated 12-3-19

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

Woodwind Lessons Now on Wednesdays

All woodwind lessons will take place on a Wednesday from now on - even if you usually have your lesson on a Thursday. Please come down on Wednesday morning to meet Miss Benezra and get your lesson ...Read More

Badminton Club on Mondays after school

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

After School Dance

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

Rugby After School - Mondays

Rugby is on Mondays after school - everyone is welcome!  ...Read More

After School Netball

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

After School Basketball

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

Gymnastics Club

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

School Chaplain - Library Drop In on Tuesdays

  Tuesdays at 1.10pm. Come and chat with our chaplaincy team about what’s going on in your life. This is a quiet space for all students to come and be listened to. Everyone is welcome! ...Read More

Explore 66 - Thursday Lunchtimes

Explore 66 is our Bible study that takes place every Thursday during the students’ lunch hour. All students are welcome, and we provide snacks. The content of Explore 66 can vary each week; we ...Read More

Q Place - Thursdays 3:30-4:30pm

  Q Place is a discussion group that takes place after school on Thursdays at Deans Community High School from 3:30pm-4:30pm. All students are welcome, and snacks are provided. The aim of Q ...Read More

Cluster Band

Deans Cluster band will resume rehearsals on Tuesday 4th September at 3:30pm-5pm, in the theatre. Please bring all your music ...Read More

Brass Group

Brass group will resume rehearsal on Tuesday 4th September, at lunchtime, in the music department. ...Read More

Senior Wind Band

Senior Wind band will resume rehearsals on Thursday 30th August at 3:30pm-5pm in the theatre.  Please bring along all your music. ...Read More

Library Information

Library Opening times: Monday to Thursday 8.00am to 3.30pm, Friday 8.00am to 2.30pm.  8.00am - 8.30am ANYONE can use the library. Interval and lunchtime have designated house/staff days . Check ...Read More

DNA Group meets Wednesdays in the Quiet Room

DNA (Definitions Not Applicable) Group - Wednesday Lunchtime: Welcome back! The DNA Group will meet as normal on Wednesday lunchtime this week. The DNA Group is Deans LGBT+ group who meet every week ...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

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

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