We have recently updated our Behaviour Management Policy in the school.
Updated at 3.45pm: Monday 2nd Feb 2009:
There is a severe weather warning issued by East Lothian Council.
Preston Lodge High School intends to OPEN tomorrow – Tues 3 February 2009 as normal.
However – as a precaution – all pupils should be aware of where they will go – i.e. neighbour/friend/relative should it be necessary to close the school early.
Parents should be alert to all text messages sent by the school throughout the day.
PrestonLodge.net will be updated as required and information about East Lothian Council school closures will be broadcast on Radio Forth.
Updated at 12.30pm: Monday 2nd Feb 2009:
We have been informed by East Lothian Council Transportation Dept that due to the snow the school buses will departing school at 1pm.
Port Seton, Cockenzie and Longniddry pupils will be leaving school at 1pm.
The school will remain open for all pupils who do not travel by bus.
The S5/6 Art & Design prelim scheduled for this afternoon has also been cancelled. Pupils involved in this should contact their Art teacher to confirm the revised arrangements
We will post more information here as we receive it
Updated at 8.30am: Monday 2nd Feb 2009
Severe Weather Warning Information
There is a severe weather warning issued by East Lothian Council.
Preston Lodge High School intends to open as normal. However – as a precaution – all pupils should be aware of where they will go – i.e. neighbour/friend/relative should it be necessary to close the school early. Parents should be alert to all text messages sent by the school throughout the day.
East Lothian Council will broadcast information to parents via Radio Forth.
For the latest weather reports click here.
For more information about East Lothian Council procedures for severe weather events visit the Council website.
A group of S4 pupils accompanied by staff spent the weekend of the 9th January at one of the Self-Catering Lodges in the grounds of the Lagganlia Outdoor Centre near Aviemore.
In the freezing cold (see the pictures of a frozen Loch Morlich) they took part in a number of activities and had great fun.
We have a couple of videos from the weekend.
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Just before the Christmas Holiday a group of pupils and staff spent the weekend at the Benmore Outdoor Centre in Argyle. They took part in the a variety of activities including Caving and Kayaking.
Here is a short photo show of their weekend.
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We are holding our annual Burns Supper and Ceilidh on Thursday 29th January at 6.30 pm.
This fantastic evening of Scottish food, fun, music & dance is open to S6 pupils, staff, parents and members of the local community.
If you wish to attend, tickets are priced £10 (includes a welcome drink and 3 course meal).
Tickets are available from the school office. (tel 01875 811170)
Proceeds from this event will be used to support school funds.
Welcome-William Galbraith (Head Teacher)
Quick Burns Quiz-Parent Council
Selkirk Grace– Mhairi Gilroy(Depute Head Girl)
Cock-a-Leekie Soup with crusty roll
Address To A Haggis–Robbie McLeod (S6)
Haggis, Neeps and Tatties
Coffee & Shortbread
Immortal Memory – Ian McLeod (Parent)
Toast To The Lassies – Calum McCombs (Head Boy)
Reply from The Lassies – Rosie Smith (Head Girl)
‘Death and Doctor Hornbook’ -
Gordon Kidd (Teacher) & Billy Horne (Parent)
Ceilidh Raffle will be drawn during break-(Parent Council)
A new service is available from PrestonLodge.net.
We are now able to offer for sale, prints and photo gifts of various school activities. The first collection we are able to offer are those taken at the Senior Dance 2008.
To use this service visit our PhotoBox Gallery.
The prices are very reasonable and the small profit will go to school funds. Enjoy.
To see the price list for prints click here (remember they will also be a Postage and Package fee)
The Senior dance was a tremendous success. Once again the pupils of Preston Lodge made a teriffic effort to look their very best and danced all night. Their conduct was real credit to themselves and their families.
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To see some more photos of the dance on our Flickr site click here.
We also have a video montage of the “Official” photographs taken by Mr.Cramb.
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These photos are also available for download on the Flickr site by clicking here.
Or to order prints why not try our new Photobox Gallery
Many thanks to all the staff and senior organising committee for a great night.
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The Christmas 2008 Newsletter is also available to read here.
If you would like to download a pdf copy click here.
If you would prefer a paper copy these can be obtained at the school office.
As we approach the shortest day of the year it is a time when we are reminded of the need to be seen when we are out walking and cycling. The short daylight hours mean that often people are travelling in poor light conditions, with heavy rain or mist or snow and are more vulnerable to vehicular traffic accidents.
The twilight hours – just before and just after the sun sets – are the most dangerous times of all, because drivers’ eyes are adjusting to the changing light.
Children are advised to stand out against the gloom by wearing bright or fluorescent clothes that show up best during the day, particularly in dull or misty weather.
However, fluorescent clothing does not work at night – reflective material works best and shows up in cars’ headlights.
Other travelling advice includes
- Keep to well-lit routes and crossing roads at safe places, like zebra or pelican crossings
- If there is no pavement available pedestrians should walk facing the on-coming traffic
- Cyclists can help themselves to be seen by wearing fluorescent or reflective clothes.
- Bikes must legally have a white light at the front, a red light at the back and a red reflector at the back, during the hours of darkness.
- Flashing lights on bikes are now legal and do alert drivers to cyclists more easily.
- Lights should be checked regularly to make sure they are in good working order and that the batteries are well charged.
See you Go safely! Be Safe Be Seen!