Aldi’s Retail Apprenticeships

Please find below information about Aldi’s Retail Apprenticeships.

Location: Haddington and Musselburgh
Number of vacancies: 4
Wage: £5.30 per hour
Closing date: 09/09/15
National 4/5 in Maths and English (A-C).
• Great Communication Skills
• Proactive
• Able to use own initiative
Personal Qualities:
• Candidates need to show an understanding of the Aldi brand and a passion/enthusiasm to work in a fast paced retail environment.
• ‘Can do’ attitude
• Motivated
• Ambitious
To see more and information on how to apply for these positions, please click here.
There is also a short video which you can show to pupils who may be interested.

We also have opportunities in different sectors, visit our website

Junior Bake Off for CBBC

We are a Television Production Company called Love Productions, who make bake offprogrammes such as The Great British Bake Off and The Great British Sewing Bee. We have started to look for new Junior Bakers to take part in the third series of Junior Bake Off for CBBC. We are looking for bakers aged between 9 – 12 years old (as of 10th August 2015) to apply and potentially feature in the show, with a chance of being crowned Junior Bake Off Champion 2015.

If interested please contact Mrs Nicoll in Home Economics department.cbbc

North West of England Trip 2015


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Please note there is a parental meeting on 1 June.

Students are entitled to attend also.  It is at 6.30pm in the Assembly Hall of the school.  If you cannot attend, please ensure your son/daughter picks up details of what was discussed as soon as possible AFTER 1 June.  Thank you. Ms N Mathieson.


Edinburgh Marathon Festival Volunteering

Macmillan Cancer Support are the charity partner for the Edinburgh Marathon Festival. Last year the event raised a fantastic sum of £675,021 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Volunteers are required to help on the day of the marathon Sunday 31st May.  There are cheering points round the route and volunteers are required to help make lots of noise to cheer on  the runners.

There is a map of the cheering points, also volunteers are needed to help at the finish tent based at Pinkie School.

Any S4,5 or 6 students who are interested please contact Linda Hamilton at

2016 Austria Ski Trip

To all who have paid a deposit:

You have been successful in securing a place on this trip!!

An important, but brief, information meeting has been planned for Tuesday 5th May in Mr Kidd’s room at break time.

If you can’t make this meeting please see Mr Thomas or Mr Kidd asap for details.

PL Challenge Team Event 4 Results

The scores are in for the final PL Challenge Team Event and we have a winner!

1A3 have come out at the top of the leader board after 4 hard fought events.

Mrs Allan will be in touch in the next few weeks to give you information about getting ready for your prize of a morning of water sports at the Musselburgh Lagoons on June 12th.

Well done to all classes and staff for all your hard work.

Class Event 4 Scores Events 4 Points Final Leader Board
1a1 35 5 20
1a2 39 7 29
1a3 43 10 33
1b1 24 2 19
1b2 40 8 29
1b3 26 3 21
1c1 42 9 23
1c2 38 6 29
1c3 29 4 23
1c4 35 5 15

Fancy playing tennis? Free Beginner Tennis lessons at Preston Lodge High School

Wed 6th May to Wed 27th May

4pm – 5pm – Secondary school pupils

5pm – 6pm – Primary school pupils

Bookings can be made via . Please click on the 6th May on the calendar on the right hand side and then choose the appropriate class. Rackets will be available to borrow.

Longniddry Tennis Club is also offering subsidised coaching for all ages starting at the beginning of May at the newly refurbished courts in Longniddry – more details can be found at or email .



BSkyB’s Apprenticeship in Livingston.

1 x Customer Service Advisor with BSkyB 

Location: Livingston
Start date: TBC
Salary: TBC
Closing date: 09/05/15

The candidate will need to have either Standard Grades 1-3 or National 4 or National 5 in Maths and English. Plus, they are looking for excellent communication and team working skills. They never forget to say thank you at Sky, so a polite, friendly and helpful attitude is also really important.

To see more and to apply for these positions, please visit our website by clicking here.


Mactaggart and Volvo Apprenticeships in Edinburgh and Lothians.

10 x Engineering Production Apprentices Location: Edinburgh Employer: MacTaggart Start date: TBC Salary: Apprentice NMW Closing date: 15/05/15


At Minimum Standard Grade level 1 – 3 or National 4: – Maths and English – Science subject – Technology subject – Practical /Vocational subject

Personal qualities:

– Motivation to succeed in the chosen craft. – Willingness to learn and apply that learning in the workplace. – Able to demonstrate the potential to complete the qualifications which are part of the Apprenticeship. – Ability and willingness to communicate effectively with other employees and follow instructions. ​- Responsible attitude to Health and Safety for both themselves and others

To see more and to apply for these positions, please visit our website by clicking here. 1 x Volvo Apprentice HGV Technician Location: Edinburgh Employer: Volvo Truck and Bus Start date: 07/09/15 Salary: £5.70 per hour Closing date: 24/04/15 Requirements:

If you have the desire and passion to work in the motor industry, good GCSE grades (or equivalent) or can demonstrate a reasonable level of knowledge in Maths and Science, this could be your first step to a fantastic future in Volvo.

Personal Qualities:

  • Have a real interest in the retail motor industry
  • Be willing to provide an excellent service to our customers
  • The right attitude, determination and commitment
  • Available for assessment / interview throughout May/June 2015

To see more or to apply for this position, please visit our website by clicking here