Category Archives: Notices

Harvest Festival

Primary 4 are busy preparing our Harvest Festival.

They would be very grateful to receive donations of tinned, non-perishable goods such as soup, stew, baked beans or dried pasta. As a school, we will be donating all items to East Lothian Foodbank and East Lothian Women’s Aid.

Any donations can be sent in with your child up until Friday 13th October.

Our Harvest Festival service, lead by our P4s, will take place on Friday 13th October at 11am in our Assembly Hall

All very welcome to attend.

P1 (August 2018) – Enrolment

After the holidays you will receive your P1 Enrolment Form. In order to enrol your child we are required to verify the following documents. Could you please ensure you have all the documentation required before the enrolment dates shown below.

Yellow Enrolment Form – to follow

Birth Certificate – original

Utility Bill – You may have to download a copy of your on line bill. This must contain your address and dated within 6 months of the day of registration.

Council Tax – Copies can be obtained from:

Council Tax
East Lothian Council
POBox 13251
EH41 3HA  (or call 01875 824314)

You will be able to register your child on:

  • Monday 30 October 2017 (between 0730 – 0930hrs)
  • Tuesday 31 October 2017 (between 1000 – 1200hrs)
  • Wednesday 1 November 2017 (between 1800 – 1900hrs)

Outwith these times can be arranged by appointment only.

CLICK HERE for further information


Message on behalf of ELC Early Learning & Childcare Team

East Lothian Council  is consulting parents and carers on the future provision of early learning and childcare in Musselburgh, Haddington, North Berwick, Tranent and Dunbar and their surrounding areas.

The consultation has already taken place in the Prestonpans area.

The consultations are all on the East Lothian Consultation Hub and run until 23rd October. They cover children’s age ranges up to 12 years old.  Please could you distribute to your networks for the attention of as many parents and carers as possible.

Preston Lodge Learning Festival 2017

We are really pleased to announce that Jonathan Lear will be the keynote speaker at Preston Lodge High School’s 2017 Learning Festival on 28 October.  From the Independent Thinking website: “Jonathan is absolutely phenomenal. Simply the best speaker I have heard in my life.  Mind Blowing” Jonathan is absolutely phenomenal, simply the best speaker I have ever heard in my career. absolutely phenomenal, simply the best speaker I have ever hear

As well as Jonathan, we are, once again, offering a fantastic range of collaborative, dialogue-based professional learning conversations for teachers to explore, share and develop their pedagogy. We will have a full range of primary and secondary inputs and, for the first time, we’re opening up our Learning Festival to parents and carers interested in finding out how they could further support young people in their learning.

It’s free, too!

To find out more and to sign up, click here

Preston Lodge High School Parent Council

WHAT’s it all about? Having a better understanding of what the school is trying to do for our children and to say to the school what we expect from them.

WHY? To help support the school to deliver the best education possible for our children, in what-ever form that takes for each child. As we are all aware all of our children are unique!

HOW? By simply attending the meetings that are there for you.

WHERE? All meetings are held in our school.

WHEN? The first Thursday of every month, during term-time, at 7pm.

WHO is it for? YOU

BUT I AM TOO BUSY! There is no commitment required. Attend as and when you can. We are always open to new ideas and new members. Even come along to our meetings as a parent visitor, they are ALL open meetings.

A great opportunity to find out more and see if you could help make a difference is at our Parent Council AGM. This will be held in the school at 7pm on Thursday 1 June 2017.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Important Message – Blue Whale Challenge

We have received information from our colleagues within NHS Scotland concerning a social media ‘game’ called the Blue Whale Challenge.  This activity encourages young people to self-harm followed by sending a picture as proof.  There are no reported cases in Scotland however, we would like to make you aware of this and if you have any concerns your child may be at risk please get advice by contacting your child’s school. ​

Our schools provide children and young people with information on keeping themselves safe within the Health & Wellbeing curriculum delivered within schools.  East Lothian Council also promotes the safe use of the internet and if you wish to access further information on the safe use of technology online see