Preston Lodge High School attended the London 2012 Olympic Games with the four Young Ambassadors Jamie Halvorson, Shona Bell, Jennifer Currie and Cameron Simpson as well as Mr Orr and Mr Bennion. Continue reading
Category Archives: Young Ambassadors
Preston Lodge Olympic Star
Josh Taylor former pupil at Preston Lodge High School has set on his journey to the London 2012 Olympics, where he will compete in the lightweight category in boxing.
Josh is one of the 541 athletes who have been selected for the Team GB side. He has already competed in the Commonwealth Games in Dehli in 2010 and this will give him good experience going into London 2012.
Preston Lodge and the local community are all behind Josh and wish him all the best for London 2012 and the future.
Below are links to Josh’s Team GB profile and also a programme which Josh was involved in for STV. He is in the last part of the programme
Dress Down Day/ Dress as a Sporting Hero
Friday 22 June will be dress down day or dress as a Sporting Hero. Pupils are to pay a £1 for dressing down. This £1 will be put towards the schools Olympic trip where the four Young Ambassadors in the school will be attending.
All pupils please give the £1 to your register teacher on Friday morning
Mr Bennion, Active Schools Coordinator
Extra-Curricular clubs in Term 3
In Term 3 Active Schools are offering new exciting club for the pupils of Preston Lodge. We have new opportunities to try new sports as well as some of our core sports that we play throughout the school year.
The sports we have to offer are:
Running Club,Football, Dance, Basketball & Rugby.
New Opportunities are:
Muay Thai, Golf, Girls on the Go, Tennis, Surfing & Kayaking
These opportunities are for pupils to experience sport in Prestonpans and out with in East Lothian. If you are interested about any of these clubs that will be running in Term 3 please come and see Mr Bennion in the P.E Department.
These opportunities will be in a fun relaxed atmosphere and is the perfect way to get some fun fitness and exercise.
Sports Personality 2012
Preston Lodge High School held their annual Sports Personality of the Year Awards on Thursday 22 March 2012.
The night was held to celebrate the success of our teams and individual sports stars throughout the last academic year.
On the evening we had Gillian Cooke, Word Champion at Bobsleigh. she gave a short speech on her career and answered questions from pupils on her sporting experiences.
As well as this we had Player of the Year and Most Improved Player of the Year for our teams. The winners are as follows:
Rugby S1 Most Improved Player of the Year: Jack Leslie
Rugby S1 Player of the Year: Angus Hillhouse
Rugby S2 Most Improved Player of the Year: Andrew Brunton
Rugby S2 Player of the Year: Taylor McDonald
Rugby S3 Most Improved Player of the Year: Ben Fyffe
Rugby S3 Player of the Year: Lewis Berg
Badminton Most Improved Player of the Year: Mark Gibson
Badminton Player of the Year: Shona Bell
Basketball Most Improved Player of the Year: Martin Lord
Basketball Player of the Year: Daniel Laing
S1 Hockey Most Improved Player of the Year: Jenny Gibson
S1 Hockey Player of the Year: Millie Fleming
S2 Most Improved Player of the Year: Megan Collins
S2 Player of the Year: Shelby Garrity
S3 Most Improved Player of the Year: Kirsty O’Brien
S3 Player of the Year: Abbie Robertson
Girls Football Most Improved Player of the Year: Lauren Donaldson
Girls Football Player of the Year: Jennifer Currie
S2 Most Improved Player of the Year: Gary Bruce
S2 Player of the Year: Liam Currie
U-16s Most Improved Player of the Year: Robbie Menzies
U-16s Player of the Year: Liam Henderson
Senior Player of the Year: Ben Stewart
Congratulations to all the winners on the evening. Also a big Thank you to all the coaches, volunteers and parents who have supported extra-curricular sport at Preston Lodge High School over the last year.
We are always looking for new coaches and volunteers. if you are interested please contact Graeme Bennion, Active Schools Coordinator at Preston Lodge High School on email@example.com or on the school telephone number 01875 811 170
East Lothian Youth Games
Preston Lodge S1 & S2 pupils attended the annual East Lothian Youth Games. Continue reading
Sports Personality 2012- Thursday 22 March
Preston Lodge High School annual Sports Personality will be held in the school assembly starting at 7.00pm on Thursday 22 March.
The event is to promote the success of our school teams and individuals throughout 2011-2012. We have had a lot of sporting success throughout the last few years and this has continued in 2011-2012.
On the evening their will be awards for ‘Player of the Year’ and ‘Most Improved Player of the Year’ awarded to the school teams.
As well as this we will have a guest speaker, Charline Joiner who achieved a Silver Medal in the Team Sprint for cycling at the Commonwealth Games in Dehli 2011.
We will also have some fundraisers on the evning such as ‘Irish Bingo’ and a raffle with prizes such as:
Tickets to a Hearts Match, Meal For 2 at the Marine Hotel, Round of Golf for 4 at Haddington, Round of Golf for 4 at Craigelaw, Raceland experience for two.
All the procceeds from the evening will go to running the Sports Personality evening in 2013 as well as extra-curricular sport.
Attention All pupils. Are you looking to get involved in sport & physical activity? Are you trying to get fit? Well……
The Active Schools Extra-Curricular programme at Preston Lodge has started back. This week Rugby and Trampoline with be running as well as football, rugby and hockey matches at the weekend.
Week Beginning 16 January 2012 all clubs will resume as normal with training and games being played.
Also on Monday 16 January a ‘Girls on the Go’ club will begin. We are looking for girls to sign up for this and be involved in the club that will be a fun and light hearted club that all girls can attend to get fit in a fun relaxed way.
Please come and see Mr Bennion if you are interested in any clubs at Preston Lodge High School.
S1/S2 Bring A Friend For House Points
Preston Lodge High School are now going to introduce ‘Bring a Friend’ to extra-curricular sport.
Pupils that ‘Bring a Friend’ will gain points for their house as long as the friend continues to come to the club.
There is registers in place for the current clubs. Any new members will be added and they will gain house points along with their friend.
If you have any questions please see Mr Bennion in the PE Department.
All extra-curricular clubs have now started back. We are trying to recruit as many players/pupils as possible to strengthen our teams we currently have as well as expand our new clubs. We are happy for people of all standards to attend.
All Clubs 3.45-5.00 unless stated:
Mon: S1-S6 Hockey, S1-S3 Rugby, S1-S6 Running Club, S1-S6 Girls on the Go (Multi-sports)
Tues: S1-S2 Football, S1-S6 Basketball, S1-S6 Table Tennis
Wed: S1 Badminton (Lunchtime), S1-S3 Rugby, S3-S6 Football, Girls Football, Archery
Thurs: S2-S6 Badminton, S1-S4 Trampoline.
Fri: Gym & Swim (Mercat Gait 12-30-4.00), Football Matches, Golf Matches.
Active Schools Coordinator Mr Bennion, is also trying to start Dance, Zumba and other sports. If you are interested please come and see Mr Bennion.
We would like more people to attend so please come along and have fun with your mates at the school’s extra-curricular sports clubs