Golf – Order of Merit events

Forthcoming Secondary School Order of Merit Events

  1. Fri 17th March 2017 @ Haddington GC, Times: 1330 – 1430
  2. Fri 24nd March 2017 @ Longniddry GC, Times: 1330 – 1430

East Lothian Scottish Schools Qualifying Championship

Fri 28th April 2017 –Musselburgh Monktonhall, Times: 1330 – 1530

This is open to all players with handicaps however to qualify for the National events boy must have a handicap under 5 and girls under 18.

Secondary Order of Merit Format

  • Players must have an official Congu handicap
  • Schools are guaranteed 5 places per event
  • If schools have more than 5 players interested please send me details of all your players in order and I will  try to accommodate them all
  • Closing date for entries:  Friday prior to competition date
  • There will be 3 competition divisions – Individual Scratch, Individual Handicap and Team (3 net scores count to team total)
  • Format:  Strokeplay Stableford
  • Each event will count towards their handicap so will be an opportunity for players to get an official card in

To enter please email confirming: Players name, Home club and their CDH Number (if they haven’t entered one of my competitions before)

Free Adult Learning Course

Introduction to Health and Social Care

Human Development and Behaviour is a unit which allows learners to build knowledge and understanding of development and behaviour of individuals using care services.  Learners will explore factors influencing human development and behaviour.  This will inform how a care worker can use psychological concepts to understand behaviours of individuals using care services.

For more information click here.


NBHS PTA Monthly Prize Draw

The winner in the December draw is Carol Fish, who receives a cheque for £40. Congratulations Carol! Thank you to all who already support this valuable fundraiser, which raised £4,000 for the Library Project in 2016 (purchase of new books and furniture). If you’d like to sign up please contact For an annual sub of just £18 your name gets entered into 12 monthly draws, each for £40.

Edinburgh College Open Days

Edinburgh College is hosting a series of Open Days in January 2017.

Edinburgh College is opening the doors of all four of their campuses and inviting pupils from across the region to explore the vast range of options that are offered to support their future choices for August 2017.  Each campus has its own diverse range of facilities offering students opportunities to experience, first hand, industry standards across the Edinburgh College curriculum. The dates are as follows:

Date Campus Times
Tuesday 17 January Milton Road 4:00 – 6:30pm
Thursday 19 January Granton 4:00 – 6:30pm
Tuesday 24 January Midlothian 4:00 – 6:30pm
Thursday 26 January Sighthill 4:00 – 6:30pm

Every campus will have information points for pupils to discuss their areas of interest. However, your decision may be based on what curriculum is specifically offered at individual campuses. Each campus will have:

  • Course information stands (full curriculum portfolio)
  • Student Support, Funding and Guidance teams available to answer any questions
  • Areas for applications to be made
  • Tours of facilities
  • Short presentation on student life at Edinburgh College