Broad General Education (S1-S3)

Broad General Education

01

Jan

1970


The future’s bright – the future’s French !

S2 Modern Linguists with their reward stickers for a piece of good work (on the near future tense) in French.  Allez, les gars ! Mr Poots, PT Modern Languages

Broad General Education

01

Jan

1970


S3 German beginners off to a flying start !

The new S3 beginners’ German class is  now  three  weeks  into  their  new  course  and  coping well  with  their    Hausaufgabe   (homework),  if  this  piece  of  work by  Fraser  R  is  anything to go by.  The  task was  to  do  a  bit  of  research and  find  out  the  German names  for  European and non-European countries. If [...]

Broad General Education

06

Oct

2019


Oh là là !!! Primary Sevens About to Teach the Modern Languages Team a Thing or Two ?

The  Primary  Seven  pupils  who  will  be  visiting  ‘the  Big  School’  on  Wednesday,  Thursday  and  Friday  this  week  have  already  made  a  very  good  impression  on  their  future  Modern  Languages  teachers ! Since  April,  P7  classes  at  Bonnyrigg,  Hawthornden,  Lasswade,  Rosewell,  Paradykes  and  Burnbrae  Primary  Schools  have  been  busy  preparing  short  films  and  Powerpoint  presentations [...]

Broad General Education

06

Jul

2019


FIFA Women’s World Cup : Plenty of Teams for Modern Linguists to Support

Learning  a  Modern  Language  has  many  advantages. One  of  them  is  that  you  can always  support  the  team  whose  language  you’re  learning  if  the  Scottish  team  doesn’t  make  it  to  the  final  of  the  FIFA  Women’s  World  Cup  in  France. New  S3  pupils  who  have  continued  learning  French  or  are  just  starting  German or  Mandarin [...]

Broad General Education

06

Jun

2019


Google Classroom Supporting Learning in Modern Languages

The  Modern  Languages  Department  is  beginning  to  use  Google  Classroom. New  S2   French  classes  2D,  2G,  2H  and  2J  will  find  that  a link to the  youtube  clip  used  in class  this  week  to  revise  the French  numbers  1-100  has  been  posted  (just  in case  the  class-members  would  like  to  revise  this  topic  following their  [...]

Broad General Education

06

May

2019


Herzlich willkommen !

‘Hearty  welcomes’  to all  S3  pupils  who  will be having their  first-ever  German  lesson  this  morning. As  the  Germans  say :  Hals  und  Beinbruch   (Break  your  neck  and  leg  =  Good luck) ! Mr  Poots, PT  Modern Languages

Broad General Education

01

Jan

1970


Lip Sync Battle a Success!

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

Broad General Education

01

Jan

1970


Into the wild for S2 John Muir Group

Our S2 students - who gained their Gold JASS award last year - were invited to set up their own John Muir award group this year.

Broad General Education

01

Jan

1970


Car Club Quiz 2018

Over the last month, Mr Stewart’s lunchtime Car Club has been working on a fun quiz using their excellent car knowledge. Pictured here are the results of their efforts; two pages of general knowledge questions based on the most famous car brands and a giant chequered-flag word-search with 18 words! Not only was this quiz [...]

Broad General Education

11

Dec

2018


Columba 1400 Group Get Their Cups!

While away on their residential trip to Skye with the Columba 1400 programme, our talented group of S2 students were given the opportunity to make their own cup design as a memory of their time on the Isle.

Broad General Education

11

Dec

2018


Lasswade Set to Celebrate BOOK WEEK SCOTLAND!

Next week at Lasswade High School it is officially Book Week, as part of the National Book Week Scotland celebrations. This festival of all things books and reading will run from Monday 19 – Sunday 25 November. At Lasswade, we will be encouraging students to Drop Everything and Read [DEAR] during registration, giving them the [...]

Broad General Education

11

Sep

2018


Lasswade’s JASS Group!

S1 students who are involved in the JASS group are very busy with a number of excellent activities that will lead to them achieving their JASS Award.

Broad General Education

11

Aug

2018


S2 Students Undertake Tree of Knowledge

There was a great opportunity for S2 students this week who undertook a Tree of Knowledge event!

Broad General Education

01

Jan

1970


Monday Makers Produce Perfect Paper Pumpkins

Lasswade’s popular Monday Makers Club – a craft group that takes place every Monday in the library – were getting into the Halloween spirit this week. The club – hosted by school librarian Mrs Muir – put their artistic skills to good use making these fantastic paper pumpkins, which I think you will agree are [...]

Broad General Education

10

Jan

2018


Human Utopia visit Lasswade

Lasswade High School has recently been working closely with Human Utopia, a company that aims to increase young people’s knowledge of how to make positive changes to their lives.

Broad General Education

01

Jan

1970


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Creative Writing Club goes from Strength to Strength

Lasswade’s Creative Writing Club continues to encourage the next generation of writers, welcoming as many as 20 students from S1-S6 on Wednesday lunchtimes.

Broad General Education

09

Nov

2018


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S2’s Enjoy COLUMBA 1400 Values Day

A selection of pupils from S2 took part in the Columba 1400 Values Day; a programme aimed at developing self-confidence in young people. The pupils participated in a series of team-building activities in the Assembly Hall, with a view to developing their group-work skills. 15 pupils from the school will be selected to participate in a residential [...]

Broad General Education

09

Oct

2018


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S2 PUPIL LETTERS REACH OUT TO FRANCE

Pupils from S2 were in communication with students from the College Valmy school in Paris, France in a fun project aimed at improving their French Writing skills. Writing in their best French, Miss Scott-Larsen’s lucky pupils received replies back in English from similar-aged pupils who spoke about their lives and interest from across the Channel. [...]

Broad General Education

01

Jan

1970


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Change of Timetable Arrangements

Please see attached for our change of timetable arrangements for session 2018 – 2019 Letter to parents re new timetable 24th April 2018

Broad General Education

03

Jun

2018


New Staff Interviews – Mr Keith

In January of this year we were pleased to welcome Mr Keith, teacher of Creative Design, who comes to us, not only with over 11 years teaching experience, but with a wealth of knowledge, enthusiasm, dedication and organisation.