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Headteacher: Pauline Allison
Eastwood Park
Livingston EH54 8PS
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School Catering - National Entitlement Card

URGENT - All students from S2 to S6 should bring your NEC cards into school so that they can be logged onto the kitchen system.  You should hand your card into the school office to get added to the system.  If students in S2-6 have lost their cards please contact 01506 280000 to request a replacement. For those who have never received one, please go online at http://young.scot/the-young-scot-card/ and follow instructions for applying. ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 25/10/2016 13:37 PM

Measles Information from NHS Lothian

Measles infection in Lothian - Measles cases have been confirmed in Lothian over the past month in teenagers and young adults.  Please do not send your child to school if they have any symptoms suggestive of measles infection.     Symptoms The symptoms of measles include fever, lethargy, runny nose, conjunctivitis, cough and a red, blotchy rash which starts at the head spreading over the chest and limbs. The rash ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 25/10/2016 12:11 PM

October Newsletter Information

A copy of our October 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 | 13/10/2016 11:43 AM

New Student Council

After a long process of counting votes from S1 to S6, we finally have our new Student Council. The students who have been elected are:  S1 - Ruth Williams, Sophie Ure, Zoe Dunn, Humza Asif, Kyle Jamieson, Dale Singh.     S2 - Amy Watson, Neil Blacklaws, Haamad Sethi, Misti Blu, Zara Johnston, Kerr McIntosh.   S3 - Fatima Asif, Jennifer ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 06/10/2016 10:55 AM

Sports Star Awards

A huge well done to all of this block's Sports Stars!   The Sports Star award is given to the students who contribute to curricular and/or extra-curricular PE in a variety of ways. The students who have been selected by their PE teachers for this block are listed below!Mr HowatS1 - Erinleigh BeattieS2 - Jay KingS2 - Dion YoungS3 - Mateusz KrysinskiMr YardleyS1 - Natasha Chalmers S1 - Greg AuldS3 - Sophie BlackS4 - Gaku HirookaMiss ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 05/10/2016 09:01 AM

S2 Parents Information Sessions

Skills Development Scotland Careers Adviser currently meeting with S2 PSE classes as part of their PSE programme to help them prepare now for subject choice In February 2017.   Offering for the first time Option for S2 students to request a 1:1 meeting. S2 Parents Information Sessions.   Not sure how to best support your child for Subject Choice? Why not attend one of the S2 Parents Information Sessions in ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 26/09/2016 10:40 AM

Leaps Events - October and November

Just a reminder that there are a number of LEAPS events coming up in October and November - please see below for details.     Creative Extras Art & Design Week For final-year LEAPS-eligible students planning to apply for an art and design related course at any higher education institution. The week is an opportunity to develop confidence, new skills and ideas for your portfolio before submitting an application to higher ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 22/09/2016 15:40 PM

National Parent Forum of Scotland

Review of the Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement) Act 2006     Ten years ago the Scottish Parliament passed a law to ensure that parents can be fully involved in their children’s schooling. This was to help parents be involved with their child’s education and learning, feel welcomed to take part in the life of the school, and to be encouraged to express their views, on their school and working together ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 21/09/2016 15:25 PM

Calling all Swimmers!

The West Lothian Schools Swimming Championships are on Sunday 6th November, here at Deans Community High School. Students may select a maximum of 4 events to compete in (only 2 of these can be 100m). Any interested students must see Miss Davey by next Friday (30 Sept.) with their events and times.     ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 21/09/2016 12:32 PM

Cross Country Selection 2016

Congratulations to the students whose names are pictured who have been selected for the upcoming West Lothian Cross Country Championships!  This is taking place at 1pm on Wednesday 5th October at Dechmont Law. ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 20/09/2016 09:25 AM

September Newsletter Information

A copy of our September 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 | 09/09/2016 16:50 PM

Any Girls Interested in Playing Handball?

Girls interested in playing handball for the school should see Mr Robertson in P.E. Dept. ASAP. The first event, which is on Wednesday 14th September, is a "come and  try" format and is therefore suitable for all levels of ability.  Handball club is on a Tuesday night, 3.30 - 4.45pm. ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 06/09/2016 19:01 PM

Student Council Elections

Student Council elections are due to take place on Thursday 29 September. This will be held in the theatre periods 1 to 3 for BGE Year groups and during tutor time for S4, S5 and S6 students.   Students will be asked to vote for their chosen candidate. We are now looking for nominations across all year groups. If anyone wishes to be nominated for the Student Council they must see Mr Parsons, Mr Laurie or Miss Lindsay for a nomination ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 06/09/2016 11:17 AM

S6 Lockers - Important Information

If any S6 students have been given a locker key by any of last year's S6 you MUST hand it back today.  New locker keys have arrived and ALL lockers will be re issued.   The Common room lockers will be available on Wednesday, during morning break, in the Purple room. ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 06/09/2016 09:04 AM

College Success for Stewart

John Begbie from West Lothian College came along to Deans to present Stewart Bruce with a BCS Computing Award, after he successfully completed a West Lothian College course recently.   John said he was really pleased with Stewart's attendance on the course, and said, "after a few weeks on the course, Stewart was happy to help others in the class".   This was Stewart's first course at West Lothian College, his attendance and ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 05/09/2016 13:08 PM

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S2/3 Football Team

There is a meeting today at break in the dance studio for the S2/3 football team. It is important that all boys attend as the meeting is about upcoming League and Scottish Cup fixtures. ...Read More

Ukulele Club - Monday Lunchtime

The Ukulele club starts again on Monday lunchtime in Music Room 1 - (Mrs Duncan's room). All new members welcome. No experience or instrument is necessary, just come along with your ...Read More

Interested in Playing in Girls Handball Teams

Any girls interested in playing handball for the S1-3 or S4-6 teams should see Mr Robertson as soon as possible for an EE2 form and the details of the upcoming events. ...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

Amnesty International Club

All years welcome to debate, fundraise and take action to ensure all around the world have human rights. Your chance to make a difference as a global citizen - Tuesday lunchtimes in Social Subjects 3 ...Read More

Maths Club for S1 and S2

Every Thursday Lunch time with Mr Krausen.  Work on problem solving, fun challenges, projects and more.   Learn skills such as teamwork, independence, presentational skills ...Read More

Badminton Club on Mondays after school

The badminton club is on a Monday after school.   ...Read More

Remember to follow us on Twitter: @deanschs

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

Girls Football

The Girls Football Club is on Thursdays after school. ...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

Rugby - After School on Thursdays

Rugby is on Thursdays after school. ...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

Parent Support Group - Wednesday mornings

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

Creative Writing Club

Creative Writing Club is on Tuesday lunchtimes (1:15pm-1:45pm) in English Room 7.  Come along to Mr Anderson's room to share ideas and pieces of writing you have, learn some new techniques and ...Read More

After School Dance on Tuesdays

After School Dance is on Tuesdays from 3.30-4.30pm. ...Read More

Netball - Wednesdays after school

Netball for S1-6 is on a Wednesday after school. ...Read More

Gymnastics Club - Wednesdays

The after school gymnastics club is on Wednesdays from 3.45 - 5.00pm.  All students welcome! ...Read More

Thanks From the Library

A big thank you to the people who left donations of books for our Library. The opening times for the library are:    Monday to Thursday 8.00am - 3.30pm Friday 8.00am - ...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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