Attainment & Achievement

Attainment and Achievement

01

Jan

1970


Maya and Brooke hard at work in S1 French !

Maya, Brooke and Mrs Pitkethly hard at work in S1 French, designing their own board game which they’ll be using to practise saying what activities they do. ‘Joyeux anniversaire’ to Maya, by the way !   Mr Poots, PT Modern Languages

Attainment and Achievement

01

Jan

1970


J’adore le sport ! S1 French pupils hard at work …

… describing their favourite sportsmen and sportswomen.   Mr Poots PT Modern Languages

Attainment and Achievement

01

Jan

1970


(Economic) Reasons For Learning German in S3 and beyond

What’s  the  point  of  Learning  German ?  Here’s  what  the  Scottish  Government  has  to say  about  it … ‘In 2017, Scotland sold £2.3 billion worth of exports to Germany. This is 7.2% of Scotland’s total international exports. Between 2013 and 2017, Scottish exports to Germany increased by an average of 7.4% each year.” Click  on [...]

Attainment and Achievement

01

Jan

1970


‘We are British German’ – British people making a life for themselves in Germany

As  S2  pupils  consider their  course  choices  for  S3  –  including  which  language  (or  languages)  to  take  –  parents  and  carers  of  pupils  who  are  thinking  about  German as  an  option  might  like  to  share  this  article  with  their  children. It  features  three  British  women  (including a Scottish  baker)  who  have  made  lives  for  themselves [...]

Attainment and Achievement

01

Jan

1970


French Online Homework

Bonjour ! Our  French  online  homework  (which  is  to  be found at  www.pearsonactivelearn.com)  is  undergoing  some changes. All  pupil  usernames  have  been  changed.  An  ‘-AL’ has  been  added  to  the  existing  usernames. Passwords  remain the same. So, for  example,  let’s  say  you’re  John  Smith.   Your  username  was   JohnSmith   and  your  password  was  ChangeMe1234. Your  new  [...]

Attainment and Achievement

12

Dec

2019


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Going Further With Modern Languages – not able to attend ? Catch up here !

S2  pupils and  parents  who  were  unable  to  attend  last  night’s  information  evening  can  still see  highlights  of  the  event  (as  I  do  believe  we  are  trending on Twitter)  and  find  out  how  continuing  with  at  least  one more  Modern Language  into  S3  and beyond  can  bring  massive rewards  and give you an edge in [...]

Attainment and Achievement

12

Dec

2019


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‘Going Further With Modern Languages’ – S2 parents’ feedback

Eye-opening …  good  to see  how  serious  the school  is  about  MFL.  Very  professional. Inspiring panel of  speakers, thoroughly enjoyed it. Really inspirational.  Need  more  women  on the panel. Big thanks. I thought  putting  it  in the business  context really  worked  –  I work with  a  Pinsents  lawyer  from Glasgow,  currently  based  in  Paris. A [...]

Attainment and Achievement

12

Oct

2019


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PROGRAMME FOR ‘GOING FURTHER WITH MODERN LANGUAGES’ EVENT ON WEDNESDAY EVENING

Going Further With Modern Languages Assembly Hall, Lasswade High School 7 – 8.30 pm, Wednesday 11th December 2019 ❝One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way.❞ ‒ Frank Smith, psycholinguist 6.30 pm : next year’s potential linguists / double-linguists and their parents begin to arrive, welcomed [...]

Attainment and Achievement

01

Jan

1970


Voulunteering Award

Congratulations to Courtney Simpson in S6 who has recently been awarded The Amy Allan Young Volunteer of the Year Award.

Attainment and Achievement

01

Jan

1970


Modern Linguists Mingling at the University St Andrews

This week, 3 of our Advanced Higher Modern Languages (French  and German) students visited the University of St Andrews for a “meet and mingle” event. It was an opportunity to find out more about what it is like to study languages and study or work abroad from undergraduate students themselves – teachers were made to leave! [...]

Attainment and Achievement

01

Jan

1970


STUDY SUPPORT INFORMATION

Please find attached information on the Study Support sessions offered in the school.

Attainment and Achievement

01

Jan

1970


Modern Linguists Representing LHS at Scotland China Education Network Youth Summit

8th Annual SCEN Youth Summit Points the Way Forward Students from nearly 20 schools from Scotland – including a large delegation from Lasswade High School, led by Ms Zhao, Ms Duan and Ms Liu – participated with many visiting students from Hong Kong as part of the Hong Kong Scotland School Improvement Partnership. https://www.scen.info The [...]

Attainment and Achievement

01

Jan

1970


Information on Higher Education Parents Evening

Please find attached a link to the letter about the Higher Education Parents Evening. Higher Education Parents Evening Letter 2019

Attainment and Achievement

08

Feb

2019


SQA Results Day Information for Students and Parents

SQA 2019 results day is Tuesday 6th August.  The following information may be of relevance to students/parents depending on individual results.

Attainment and Achievement

01

Jan

1970


LASSWADE HIGH SCHOOL BLAZER INFORMATION FOR NEW S1’S

Please find attached information on blazers for new S1 students.

Attainment and Achievement

01

Jan

1970


On Wednesday June 5th there was an opportunity to celebrate some terrific achievements from The John Muir Award and the Duke of Edinburgh Award groups respectively.

Attainment and Achievement

06

Jul

2019


Late-coming

A reminder to all students and parent/carers that period one lessons begin at 8.30am each day. 

Attainment and Achievement

06

Jun

2019


Humanutopia return to Lasswade

This week, Lasswade High School has been delighted to welcome back Humanutopia for a series of workshops with our S4 Students on the 5th and 6th June.

Attainment and Achievement

06

May

2019


School of Football News

The first year of the S1 SFA Affiliated School of Football at Lasswade has been a huge success.

Attainment and Achievement

06

May

2019


Lasswade’s Football Success

Huge congratulations are due to the many Lasswade High School football teams who have achieved excellent results this year.

Attainment and Achievement

06

May

2019


LASSWADE GUARANTEE – Parental Survey

The "Lasswade Guarantee" is an initiative that seeks to ensure that all LHS pupils experience opportunities for success not just in the classroom, but beyond.

Attainment and Achievement

01

Jan

1970


Spring Newsletter

Lasswade High School's Spring Newsletter is available from the link below.

Attainment and Achievement

05

Oct

2019


Design and Technology Stars!

Well done to these students who did great work in Design and Technology this month!

Attainment and Achievement

05

Oct

2019


ESCAPE ROOMS SUCCESS

Lasswade High School welcomed Padlox Escape Rooms who are launching a school escape rooms workshop.

Attainment and Achievement

05

Oct

2019


CHARITIES FAIR IS A SUCCESS

The YPI programme (The Youth Philanthropy Initiative) for S2 aims to raise awareness among young people about their local community. They held a charity fair recently in the school.

Attainment and Achievement

01

Jan

1970


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Multilingual Debate at Heriot Watt University

This year, the Modern Languages department was able to take all of the Higher French candidates on a trip to Heriot Watt university campus to watch the annual multilingual debate.

Attainment and Achievement

01

Jan

1970


Thank You Sixth Year

Today our S6 completed their last school day before they begin Study Leave. 

Attainment and Achievement

01

Jan

1970


Lip Sync Battle a Success!

Well done to everyone who participated in Lasswade’s Lip Sync Battle before the Easter Holidays.

Attainment and Achievement

04

Mar

2019


Easter Study Support Timetable

A link to the times and dates for the Easter Study Support programme is below.

Attainment and Achievement

04

Mar

2019


Easter Cheer from the Columba 1400 Group

The hard-working students from the Columba 1400 Community Project have once again been putting their talents to good use.