S4 Curriculum Information Evening, Wednesday 22 October, 7.00 pm – Further Information

The evening is for parents of current S4 pupils and is designed to inform parents about the structure and requirements of the new National courses. The nature of assessment within National 3, National 4 and National 5 will be explored as will some of the key terms pupils and parents will come across. The presentation is on the school website for any parent who cannot make it along to the event. We look forward to welcoming you on Wednesday.

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Horseriding Club – Training and Competition Dates

Parental consent forms will be sent out on Tuesday 21st of October.  Please ensure that they are returned by Thursday the 23rd of October so that groups can be arranged for Sunday.

Training is to be held at Luffness Mains, Aberlady from 10am- 1pm approx.

26/10/14
9/11/14
16/11/14 – Competition Gleneagles
30/11/14
14/12/14 – Christmas Competition
18/01/15
15/02/15
8/03/15

Thanks Miss Grant

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Fidra Lions Netherlands Tour

Some of our NBHS keen hockey players recently took part in a successful tour to the Netherlands with the Fidra Lions hockey club. You can read about their tour here.

tea, pic for report

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School Session Dates

Please click here to view the school session dates for 2015-2016.

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Fertile Ground Conference – Environmental Art Towards Change

Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 October 2014
The Bleachingfield Centre, Dunbar, East Lothian, EH42 1DX

North Light Arts invite artists, students, archaeologists, historians, academics, scientists and people living in East Lothian to gather in the small harbour town of Dunbar in East Lothian to join in a discussion about public art with an environmental agenda.  Speakers include: Chris Fremantle of Eco Arts Scotland; Matthew Dalziel of Dalziel + Scullion; Judy Spark of Grays School of Art; Natalie Walton, Head of Education, Hepworth Wakefield and Matt Baker of The Environmental Art Festival Scotland. Artists presentations include: Hannah Imlach, Emma Herman-Smith, Robbie Coleman, Jo Hodges and Karen Gabbitas. Continue reading

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October Dates for your Diary

S4 Information Evening Wednesday 22 October, 7.00 8.00 pm

Battle of the Bands Final – Thursday 30 October, 7.00 pm

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Battle of the Bands

This annual competition will be held on October 30th at 7pm. Once again, the winners will walk away with a full day’s recording session at “The Academy of Music & Sound” in Edinburgh.

Click the link below for further information regarding auditions and sign up in the music department for your audition time.  Auditions are on Monday 6th October after school.

GOOD LUCK!

Battle of the Bands 2014

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NBHS Spanish Exchange Pupils at CD Badajoz Football Match

Well, we’ve been away for barely 3 days and we’ve already hit the headlines!

Here, in Spanish of course, is a news article from the football club, CD Badajoz, website:

CD Badajoz

Enjoy!

Miss R

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NBHS PTA 100 Club Winner

Congratulations to Douglas Laird who has won the September £40 prize.  His number (2) was drawn at our PTA meeting on Tuesday. A cheque is on its way to him.

For those who don’t know about the 100 Club, it is a fund-raising club, with a monthly prize of £40 for annual membership of £18.  Funds raised go towards homework diaries. Here is a link to our application form and we would love to welcome new members.  We only have approx 50 currently so please tell your family and friends of this way to support the school.

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Parent Council AGM – 16th September 2014

At the recent PC meeting, our Council for the session 2014-15 was elected as follows:

Liz Noar (Chair)
Evelyn Watson (Vice Chair)
Laura Burnside
Eddie Clark
Laura Cram
Pam Floyd
Pete Higgins
Mark Holling
Mike Ingram
Alistair Leckie
Nina Thain
Anne Whiteside
Tom Heaphy (Associate Member)
Jeff Knight (Associate Member)
Penny Lochhead (Associate Member)
Sharon Street (Associate Member)
Joanne Bloomfield (Staff Member)
Claire Prete (Staff Member) Continue reading

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Lessons from Auschwitz

Please click on the following link for more information on Lessons from Auschwitz by Ciaran Carr, 6G1, and Lucy Francis, 6L1.

Lessons From Auschwitz

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