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

Careers Adviser Available Over Holidays


Left school, looking for part time work or making plans for the future?   Get support from Skills Development Scotland.   The school Careers Adviser Evelyn Rogers will be in school every Tuesday over the summer offering current students and leavers the opportunity to access any support needed with their plans.   Drop in available 9:00 - 15:00 every Tuesday   Appointments can also be arranged in the school or ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 26/06/2017 12:38 PM

No Uniform Days - Tuesday to Friday


Tuesday - Friday are all no uniform days.  Tutor teachers will collect £1 from everyone not in uniform on the Thursday, this covers all four days.  Students who forget to bring it on the Thursday should bring it on the Friday and all money will go to Jak’s Den. ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 25/06/2017 22:23 PM

Karaoke - Thursday 29 June - Period 6 & 7


Karaoke tickets on sale - Mrs McNicol's room, tutor, break, lunch, after school.  Some students will come around to sell tickets during tutor time.  £1 a ticket.  Thursday 29th, periods 6&7 - all year groups welcome!  If you want to sign up to sing, please see Mrs McNicol, Miss Culbert or S6 helpers. ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 25/06/2017 22:16 PM

Amsterdam Trip a Great Success


A group of 38 students and 5 staff recently enjoyed a very successful trip to Amsterdam.  In glorious weather we visited the Anne Frank House, Artis Zoo, the Ajax  Stadium, the Nemo Science Centre, the Clara Maria clog and cheese factory and the Peace Palace at the Hague.  The students were credit to themselves and to the school.  ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 23/06/2017 10:03 AM

Mitsubishi Pump it Up Challenge


Congratulations to S3 students Cayleigh Clark, Katie Gallacher and Mhairi Paterson on the excellent presentation they gave at the final of the Mitsubishi Pump it Up Challenge.   West Lothian Chamber emailed to congratulate the girls on their polished and confident presentation in front of an audience that included the Consulate General of Japan, the President of Mitsubishi Air Conditioning Europe Ltd., Angela Constance MSP, Elaine Cook ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 16/06/2017 12:58 PM

Deans Survived the Hurricane


The Hurricane Challenge event was once again a massive success and the visiting engineers were very impressed with the ethos of our new S1 students commenting on their team work in particular.     They also commented on the fact they had never been at a school where former students had given up their own time to come in and help out - which speaks volumes for how our students, past and present, regard the ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 14/06/2017 12:46 PM

Blackpool Trip Information


A reminder to everyone going to Blackpool should collect an EE2 from the Music Department and return this as soon as possible. These are separate EE2's to the Activity Day ones so please make sure that you come and collect one.   All deposits and slips should now be in for anyone attending the Blackpool trip (with the exception of S6, please see different notice).  The final balance is due 9 June - please see Mrs Duncan if there are ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 09/06/2017 11:51 AM

Application for School Transport Information


Parents and Guardians are advised that applications should now be made for free school transport in session 2017/18. Applications should only be made for pupils going into the following year groups:  P1, S1, S5 and S6. All other pupils should retain their current passes for use in 2017/18. Applications should be made via the council website at: https://www.westlothian.gov.uk/…/Applications-for-Free-Scho… If pupils have ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 07/06/2017 22:30 PM

WL College Enrolment Open Evening


West Lothian College is pleased to invite you to our upcoming enrolment evening taking place on Tuesday 6 June between 4.00 and 7.00pm. You will have the opportunity to come and see the campus, talk to lecturers, ask any questions and enrol on a part time course of your choice. There is no need to pre-register for the event, simply turn up on the day!   Whether you are looking for a career change, or just want to increase your ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 05/06/2017 12:08 PM

Eva Runs Edinburgh 5k for Macmillan


Congratulations to Eva Macfarlane, who ran the Edinburgh 5k for MacMillan Cancer on 27 May.  Eva and her older brother, Ethan raised over £500.  They decided to run for Macmillan after their aunt and cousin were diagnosed with cancer.  Well done Eva!    ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 05/06/2017 10:42 AM

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

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

Distinction


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

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Music Camp Deposits Due by Friday

A reminder to anyone coming to Music Camp this year that deposits are due by the last day, Friday 30th of June. There are still 30 deposits to come in so please make sure these are handed in ASAP or ...Read More

After School Basketball

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

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

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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