The purpose of the evening was to give students and parents information about the options available and the process to be completed re choices for senior courses. A good number of parents and students attended.
The presentations delivered by Mrs Robertson (DHT) and Gill Pert (Careers Adviser) can be viewed here, as well as information about Education Maintenance Allowance.
EMA Presentation 18 Feb 2008
18 Feb 2008 Julia Robertson Presentation
18 Feb 2008 Gill Pert Presentation
What a great evening! The 2008 Burns Supper was held in the school hall on Thursday 7th Feb.
A huge thanks to all of the talented Pupils and Staff who provided either food or entertainment or both. Continue reading Burns Supper 2008
The turnout for the S2 Parent Information Evening was very good. The purpose was to provide Parents/Carers with information about the Subject Choice process.
Mr.Bell gave a short presentation about the pupil programme in SE lessons and the support that can be offered to the young people in making these choices.
Gill Pert (Careers Advisor) also gave a presentation on the the role of Careers Scotland. In this presentation she gives advice and information on various websites that can be accessed for additional help in making these choices.
Mr.Stewart explained how the Options form should be completed DON’T tick the boxes – give your order of preference from 1 to 5 plus a reserve (6).
The presentations delivered can be viewed here:
Mr.Bell 5th Feb 2008 S2 Parents Info Evening
G.Pert (Careers Scotland) 5th Feb 2008 S2 Parent Info Evening
A BBC cameraman and journalist were in the school today to interview pupils for a National News story about the teaching of History and in particular Scottish History. They were interested to talk to pupils about their knowledge of local history events of national significance ie The Battle of Prestonpans.
The interviews were broadcast this evening at 6.30pm in “Reporting Scotland”
The article can be viewed on the www.bbc.co.uk/scotlandnews follow the links to Reporting Scotland. We hope to have the full article on this site soon.
Preston Lodge has achieved Health Promoting School Stage 1 status.
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Copies of the Christmas Newsletter have been distributed via “Pupil Post”. If you can read it here if you did not get a copy.
Now that Christmas is past it is time to get down to the hard study for the Prelims.
To see the exam timetable click Senior Exam Timetable 2008.
What a fantastic night.
The senior pupils of Preston Lodge were all looking great and danced all night.
Was this the best Senior Dance ever?
To all of you who were there – Thank you for your good humour and perfect behaviour.
To see the Photobook click the link below.
Preston Lodge High School
Senior Dance Christmas 2007
The school final of the Rotary Young Chef competition took place this afternoon in the Home Economics department. The three pupils who made the final were
William Lawson S3
Anna Wright S1
Lorna Nicoll S5
More information soon
Ten S2 pupils took part in the Construction Challenge at Napier University. This competition organised by Careers Scotland is open to schools from across Lothians and Borders.
Over the afternoon the pupils performed really well in a number of challenges related to the construction and engineering industry.
The Preston Lodge Team were:
Jack Longmuir 2Se2
Shaun Gaffney 2Se2
Samantha Cunningham 2Se2
Rachel Murdoch 2Gr1
Valerie Quinn 2Gr2
Charlie Laiesk 2Gr2
Maia Aitken 2Gr3
Murray McKirdy 2Go1
Scott Robertson 2Go2
Mark Singer 2Gr2
Well done to all those that took part.