News

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 [...]

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


New School Captains

Congratulations to our seven new School Captains appointed on Wednesday of this week following a four part process; application, interview, presentation and S6/Staff vote.

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


LASSWADE HIGH SCHOOL BLAZER INFORMATION FOR NEW S1’S

Please find attached information on blazers for new S1 students.

Whole School

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.

Whole School

06

Dec

2019


First Minister’s Reading Challenge book bistro

The celebrate our first year of taking part in the First Minister's Reading Challenge, there will be a book bistro in the library classroom at break and lunchtimes on Wednesday 19th June.

Whole School

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 [...]

Whole School

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 [...]

Whole School

06

Jul

2019


Late-coming

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

Whole School

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.

Whole School

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  [...]

Whole School

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.

Whole School

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.

Whole School

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

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Additional In-Service Days

As part of the recent teacher pay award the Scottish Government are allocated two additional in-service days for session 2019/2020. 

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Removal of Registration

From Friday 31st May 2019 we are removing the 10 minute daily Registration period from the student week. 

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


New School Day Timings

With effect from Friday 31st May 2019 the school day will end 10 minutes earlier. 

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


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BUS ROUTE INFORMATION

W/C 20/05/19 ONLY - William Hunters Bus route 0205/3

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Spring Newsletter

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

Whole School

05

Oct

2019


Design and Technology Stars!

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

Whole School

05

Oct

2019


ESCAPE ROOMS SUCCESS

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

Whole School

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.

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Success at the Bluebell Run

Congratulations to all of the Lasswade staff and students who took part in the Bluebell Trail Run at Dalkeith Country Park this past Sunday to support MYPAS

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


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.

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Thank You Sixth Year

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

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Lip Sync Battle a Success!

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

Whole School

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.

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Scottish Youth Parliament Elections

Congratulations to Blaine Ferguson, S4, who has been elected as one of two Midlothian representatives for the Youth Parliament. 

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Lasswade’s Lip Sync Battle 2019

On Wednesday 3rd April at 7pm, staff and students will compete in Lasswade High School’s Lip Sync Battle. The event is proving very popular and all of the money raised will be donated to charity.

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Earth Hour on March 30th

On the 30th of March, Earth Hour takes place across the world.

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Sports Personality of the Year 2019

Lasswade High School is preparing to honour its 2019 Sports Personality of the Year [SPOTY] at an awards ceremony this evening.

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Dance Showcase

Lasswade High School’s many talented Dance students delivered an energetic and thought-provoking programme of events on Thursday the 21st of March in the Assembly Hall.

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


2019/2020 S6 Leadership Opportunities

pplications are now invited from current S5 students for leadership roles during the 2019/2020 school session. 

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Easter Sports Camp

There will be an Easter multi-activity sports camp during the holidays at the Lasswade Centre.

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Creative Writers succeed in National Writing Competition!

Congratulations to six very talented writers from Lasswade High School whose work has been selected to appear in the national Young Writers latest writing anthology.