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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 [...]

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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 [...]

Whole School

12

Dec

2019


CHRISTMAS CONCERT INFORMATION

The Christmas Concert will take place on 19th December at 7pm at the school. Tickets can be purchased from the school reception.

Whole School

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 [...]

Whole School

12

Jun

2019


Mission Christmas Appeal and Food Bank Appeal

Please find attached information on the Mission Christmas Appeal and Food Bank Appeal.

Whole School

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.

Whole School

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! [...]

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Virtual Reality arrives in Modern Languages

  2G  French  became  the  first  class  at  LHS  to experience  Virtual  Reality  in the  classroom  when they  test-drove  the  VR  kits  currently  on  loan  from  Newbattle  High School. We  were  able  to  visit  Paris,  the  French  Alps  and  Lyon  …  all within a single  period ! Our  young Modern  Linguists  gave  the experience a [...]

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


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Headstrong Programme Survey

Our Midlothian Educational Psychologists are undertaking a survey based on the Headstrong Programme which all primary schools participated in last session, 2018/2019.

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


HEADSTRONG SURVEY

S1 Parents/carers: it would be much appreciated if you could complete a short survey to evaluate the P7 Headstrong programme which all primary schools participated in

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Senior Phase Course Choice Presentations

Thank you very much to all the students, parents and carers who attended last week's Senior Phase Careers Fair and Course Choice Evening.

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


S3 Parents Evening Information

Please find below information on the S3 Parents Evening which will take place on Tuesday 10th December.

Whole School

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 [...]

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11

Nov

2019


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Going Further With Modern Languages ! An invitation to current S2 parents to find out why your child should stay with Modern Languages in S3.

The Modern Languages Department is convinced that many current S2 pupils will do well in our subjects if they continue to learn at least one language in S3. We would like to invite you to attend an information evening in the Assembly Hall at the school on the evening of Wednesday 11th December. The event [...]

Whole School

11

Jul

2019


Careers Fair and Course Choice Information Evening for S3-6 students

Our Senior Phase Careers Fair and Course Choice Information Evening for S3-6 students will take place on Thursday 14 November from 5-7pm.

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Information on School Clubs and Societies

Please find attached brochures on the range of clubs and societies currently offered at Lasswade.

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Armistice Service Information

Please see the poster below for information about an upcoming Armistice Service. ARMISTICE SERVICE  

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


New DHT Appointed

We are pleased to report that Ms Ali Mitchell was recently appointed as DHT Curriculum.

Whole School

10

Aug

2019


Student Voice

Lasswade’s Student Voice (SV) is now well underway with the students having held their first round of Year Group Council meetings and the first ever School Parliament.

Whole School

10

Apr

2019


P7 Transition Evening Information

Please find below information on the P7 Transition Evening.

Whole School

10

Jan

2019


School of Football

This session has witnessed the launch of our Girls School of Football.

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


HEALTHY MINDS CONFERENCE THURSDAY 26 SEPTEMBER 2019

Please find attached the programme for the Healthy Minds Conference on Thursday 26th September for S5 students

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Ni hao, Miss Duan !

The  Modern  Languages  Department  is  delighted  to  announce  the arrival  of  our  new  team  member,  Miss  Duan.  Miss  Duan,  who  is  from  Shanghai, will be  spending  a year  assisting  Miss  Zhao  in Mandarin classes.   We  look forward  to  working with  Miss  Duan !

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


New French Dictionaries

The  Modern  Languages  Department  is  delighted  to  announce  the arrival  of  its  new  French  dictionaries ! There  will  be  a  new  set  in Rooms  214, 212, 210 and 209  next week. They’re  a bit  bigger  and more  clearly  laid-out  than  the  set  we  have  been using  up  to now  and  come  with  free  online  support.  [...]

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Interhouse Dodgeball

This week saw the launch of our Interhouse Programme with Dodgeball in the main Games Hall at lunchtime.

Whole School

09

Dec

2019


S1 Welcome Evening

The school was pleased to see many of our new S1 parents/carers at our Welcome Evening on Thursday 12th September.

Whole School

09

Nov

2019


Parent Council Dates

Parent Council Dates have been agreed for the new session.

Whole School

09

Oct

2019


International Stars

Congratulations to four Lasswade High School students who were involved in an international Touch Rugby Championships held in August in Paris.

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


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School Lunch Information

Please click on link below for information on school lunches. (Helpful for students with diabetes/allergies) School Lunches

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


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First Day Arrangements – Monday 19th August 2019

Please see attached student arrangements for Monday 19th August 2019 First-Day-Arrangements-for-webiste-1.docx-2

Whole School

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.

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


New DHT Appointment

Congratulations to Mrs Caroline Brown who has been appointed as Depute Head Teacher with principal responsibility for Excellence, Engagement and Equity. 

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


May Bank Holiday Change 2020

Please see the information for parents and carers below about the May Bank Holiday change.

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Library comic strip competition winner!

The winner of the school library's comic strip competition is Tallulah Alcantara (S3).

Whole School

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

Whole School

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 [...]