Please find below times for pupils photos taking place on Monday 4th November.
As the photographer has to be away by 11.30am it could be possible that we might not get through 3rd year. In this case the missed classes will be postponed until Monday 2 December when S6, S6 friendship Groups & Sports Teams will be taken. Thanks
S1-S3 Vet Medicine Information Evening – Wednesday 27th November 2019
Vet Medicine Information Evening is aimed at S1-S3 pupils and their parents/guardians and will take place on Wednesday 27th November from 19:00 – 20:30 at the University of Edinburgh’s Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies at Easter Bush, Midlothian.
The event aims to give pupils and their guests an idea of what it involves being a vet and a vet student as well as what it takes to become a vet. By the end of the session, pupils and their parents/guardians should be able to:
- Identify some of the variety of areas vets can work in once qualified
- Discuss some of the main roles/tasks carried out by vets
- Discuss the some of the main aspects of a vet medicine degree & student life
- List all the universities in the UK that currently offer Vet Medicine degrees
- List the main subjects pupils need to take when they get to S4, S5 and S6
- Discuss some of the basics of the application & selection process for Vet Medicine
This is an exciting new event we are running for the first time this year. We hope as many pupils as possible will benefit from finding out more about what it takes to become a vet at this early stage in school and help prepare them for what will be require in their later years in school should they want to pursue a career as a vet.
Pupils and their parents can get more information and sign up at the following link: https://vet-info-evening.eventbrite.co.uk
For those of you who use social media, we also have a tweet you can re-tweet using the following link: twitter.com/UniofEdWPteam/status/1184835823302254597
School photos are taking place on Monday 5th November. Full school uniform should be worn. The timings for the photos are listed below:
S6 group photo with SMT will be taken at 12.30pm SHARP.
12.50pm Senior Team and House Captains.
The Quality Relationships in Learning Project is having a focus group meeting on Wednesday 29th of April at 1.10pm in Mr Kelly’s room upstairs in Science.
Any pupils in S1 to S3 are invited to come along and share their views. In this focus group questions about learning at PL will be asked.
Drinks and snacks will be provided but feel free to bring your lunch!
The My Place Photography Competition is a built environment photographic project run by the Scottish Civic Trust for primary and secondary school-aged children throughout Scotland. It aims to provide young people with the opportunity to express their thoughts, experiences and perspectives on the heritage, buildings and archaeology around them.
All entries will be placed in an online gallery, displayed in a public exhibition and recognised with a certificate.
Two winners will be selected by a panel of judges and these will go on to represent Scotland in a worldwide exhibition and catalogue.
Competition deadline: 31 JANUARY 2014
If you would like to enter this competition or would like more information please see Mr Lanyon
Interested in Photography?
Want to find out how to take better pictures?
Fancy joining a new club?
Come along and see Mr Lanyon on Wednesday 4th September at 1.15pm for more information. You do not need to have your own camera to join this club.
School training begins this week on Wednesday (28 August) straight after school in the PE department. All players must attend.
We have a tough opening fixture Vs Linlithgow on Saturday.
10am KO 9am meet at the school.
S1 Pupils should click here to complete their report for the PL Challenge which will be collated and sent home to parents.
Year Group Assemblies will take place on Friday 7 June:
S1 8.50 am
S2 9.30 am
S3 11.05 am
Once started, they will only take 10 minutes. Although this is a second Friday assembly, I have moved the year groups around to spread the disruption.
A reminder that all S1 students will be involved in a Health Day on Thursday 16 May. Students should wear their PE kit to school and bring a refillable water bottle and £1.
Activities Week 2013 will be launched in assemblies this week. From Friday 12th April to Friday 26th April you will be able to make your Activity Options online, a link will be posted on the school website. Everyone must complete the online form.
You will need your edubuzz email and password to log on. If you do not know it please see Mr Stewart or Mr Lanyon.
The Royal Society of Edinburgh is inviting applications for the spring session of Startup Science Masterclasses. These are run in partnership with, and take place at universities across Scotland. The Masterclasses are intended to give young people who have shown interest in science and technology the opportunity to broaden their knowledge and experience.
Four Masterclasses will take place on successive Saturday mornings and will comprise of a mixture of talks and fun, practical activities with guidance and encouragement from session leaders. Further Information can also be view on our website http://www.rse.org.uk/news/news.php?id=143.
There is no limit to the number of students who apply from one school; however places are limited and allocated on a first come, first served basis. Once applications have been received we will correspond with students and parents at their home address.
Pupil options form
Letter to parents
Activities Week 2012 takes place during the last week of the summer term 25th-29th June. Pupils have been given a list of activities to choose from that they will participate in on the Monday to Thursday. On the Friday we will be holding a whole school event and barbque.
- Pupils must return their activity choices form to their register teacher or school office by Wednesday 28th March. Please ensure the PC1 is also completed.
- If pupils require more information about any of the activities on offer they should speak to the member of staff responsible for it.
- Any other questions they should direct to Mr Lanyon.
- House points will be allocated to the first three register classes in each year group to have a 100% return of forms.