Covid-19

Covid-19

04

Mar

2020


Coursing Update 3.4.20

New courses for session 2020/21 to start on Monday 4th May.

Covid-19

04

Mar

2020


Covid-19: Head Teacher’s Letter

Please follow the link below to access a letter from our Head Teacher.

Covid-19

04

Mar

2020


SQA Update 03/04/20

Yesterday evening the SQA released their latest statement regarding the 2020 certification process. This includes important changes to the assessment of N5 coursework and how ungraded courses will be certificated. An FAQs document for parents and carers is now also available from the SQA to address some of the questions that may arise from this recent statement.

Covid-19

04

Jan

2020


E-Learning – FAQs for Parents/Carers

Access to E-Learning guidance for parents.

Covid-19

04

Jan

2020


Coursing Update

Timetabling for new classes will begin over the Easter holiday, to enable students in all years to begin their new courses online on the 27th April.

Covid-19

01

Jan

1970


Key Worker HUB

From Wednesday 1st April onwards, the structure of our Key Worker HUB sessions will be changing slightly.

Covid-19

01

Jan

1970


Covid-19 Update 30/03/20

A big thank you to our friends at Leith Gin who dropped off a supply of hand sanitiser today.

Covid-19

01

Jan

1970


Covid-19 Update 30/03/20: Student Support

Lasswade HS takes our responsibility for maintaining regular contact with students seriously against the backdrop of potentially lengthy school closures.

Covid-19

01

Jan

1970


Covid-19 Update 30/03/20: SQA

We have updated our SQA FAQs to reflect our current position on the sharing of estimate grades and to provide information about the UCAS process.

Covid-19

01

Jan

1970


Covid-19 Update 270320

As our parent/carers are aware we have a system, through our DHT Caroline Brown, that allows students to 'borrow'  either a iPad or Chromebook for use at home during this period of e-learning.

Covid-19

01

Jan

1970


Covid-19 Update 26/03/20

Our Key Worker Hub is starting to gain some momentum as the week has progressed.

Covid-19

01

Jan

1970


Covid-19 Update 25/03/20

A SQA related post, and FAQ document, tonight that builds on recent announcements and website updates.

Covid-19

01

Jan

1970


School Leavers: Free Open University Courses

The Open University offers a wide catalogue of interesting, diverse, interactive and free courses which can help prepare young people for their future

Covid-19

01

Jan

1970


Covid-19 Update 24/03/20

Today the SQA made a significant announcement regarding coursework.

Covid-19

01

Jan

1970


Covid-19 Update 23/03/20

The following update is provided on the areas we are working in.  Tonight, two of our areas with a note on communication.

Covid-19

01

Jan

1970


Midlothain Educational Psychology Service

Midlothian Educational Psychology Service are now offering a weekly telephone help line,

Covid-19

01

Jan

1970


Covid-19 Update 22/03/20

The following update is posted after the First Minister announced this afternoon that no Senior Phase students should attend school to complete SQA mandatory coursework

Covid-19

01

Jan

1970


Midlothian Council Statement

Midlothian Council have asked each school to put the following statement on their website.

Covid-19

01

Jan

1970


Covid-19: What are the plans for our Key Worker Hub?

As I communicated last night, we will host a Key Worker Hub for Midlothian Council.

Covid-19

01

Jan

1970


Covid-19: What are we doing about ‘SQA’ for our students?

As a priority our staff are reviewing the evidence that students have generated across the academic session to derive accurate ‘estimate grades’. We always do this but this 'estimate' is now crucial in a system without final examinations.

Covid-19

01

Jan

1970


Covid-19 Update 20/03/20

Today we have continued to work in response to recent Scottish Government and Midlothian Council statements.

Covid-19

01

Jan

1970


Lasswade Covid-19 Arrangements

Following the Depute First Minister's statement today and the recent statement from Midlothian Council (both in our previous post) I am confirming the following.

Covid-19

01

Jan

1970


Midlothian Council Covid-19 Statement

Midlothian Council have asked each school to put the following statement on their website.

Covid-19

01

Jan

1970


Skills Development Scotland/Career Advisers Availability During School Closure

Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and the closure of the school from Friday 20/03/2020 12:05, Skills Development Scotland cannot deliver career services face to face, but they are still there to help.