Broad General Education (S1-S3)

Broad General Education

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Jan

1970


P7/S1 Family Learning Bulletin: November 2020 Edition

Our second edition of the P7/S1 family Learning Bulletin features Health and Cookery. Find out more.

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Feb

2020


P7/S1 Family Learning Bulletin: October 2020 Edition

Our first edition of the P7/S1 Family Learning Bulletin features Literacy and Numeracy. Find out more.

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01

Jan

1970


S2 Parents’ Evening Feedback Survey

Now that we have conducted our first phone-based Parents' Evening, we would like to gather feedback from S2 parents and carers.

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10

Sep

2020


S2 Parents’ Evening Procedures October 2020

Please read our S2 Parents' Evenings procedures before the booking system opens on Tuesday 13th October.

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01

Jan

1970


S1 Transition Event

Welcome to the Lasswade S1 Transition Event 2020.

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09

Nov

2020


S1 Transition Event

S1 Transition will conclude on Thursday 24th September with a shared video.

Broad General Education

09

Nov

2020


Family E-Learning @ Lasswade High School

Parent and carer survey about E-learning support.

Broad General Education

09

Jul

2020


Midlothian Council Instrumental/Dance Tuition Service

Information regarding Instrumental and Dance Tuition in Midlothian Council

Broad General Education

09

Jul

2020


S1 School of Football Amended Selection Process

Amended dates for the S1 School of Football selection process

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09

Jan

2020


S1 School of Football Update

Dates have been set for the S1 School of Football trials and interviews.

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01

Jan

1970


Reports for S1/S2 Students

By this time of the session, and according to our 'normal' school calendar, S1 and S2 students should have been issued with a Full Report.

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01

Jan

1970


S1-S3 House Awards Ceremonies

S1-S3 House Awards Ceremonies take place during the final week of term.

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05

Apr

2020


Duke of Edinburgh – Update

Despite the current situation, it is possible to continue with your current Duke of Edinburgh Award. #DofEWithADifference

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01

Jan

1970


New York Dance Trip – Update

The New York Dance Trip is being postponed to a safer date in 2021, free of charge.

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01

Jan

1970


Manchester Football Trip – Update

The S1 and S2 School of Football Manchester Football Trip is being postponed to a safer time in 2021, free of charge.

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01

Jan

1970


School of Football

School of Football updates for P7, S1, S2 and S3 students.

Broad General Education

03

Nov

2020


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Learning Mandarin at LHS

https://www.strath.ac.uk/humanities/confuciusinstituteforscotlandsschools/newsletters/   Ni hao ! Parents  will  already  be  aware  that  Mandarin  is  now  firmly-established  at the  school. All  pupils  –  beginning  with  their  S2  ‘taster’  course  –  receive  at  least  six  weeks  of  lessons  dealing  with  China’s  main  language  and  its  culture.  Many  choose to continue  and  some of  our  pupils have  passed  through [...]

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01

Jan

1970


Information for S3 Parents: Community Litter Pick

Dear parent / carer, I am writing to inform you that your son / daughter has been invited to take part in a community litter pick in the spring term.   The litter pick will take part during a Scottish Studies lesson after Easter.  Each class will complete a safety brief followed by a short [...]

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01

Jan

1970


English Study Support and Folio Information.

Information about Study Support sessions and the upcoming folio deadlines in the English Department.

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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

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Jan

1970


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

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

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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01

Jan

1970


S2 Modern Linguists at the Beijing Opera

IMG_0399 Xie  Xie  to  Ms  Zhao,  our  Mandarin  teacher, for  organising  a  visit  from  the  Beijing  Opera  as  part  of  China  Week ! The  event  yesterday was  mainly  aimed  at  our  S2  pupils  – who  will  soon be making  their  choices  as  to which  languages  to  continue  and/or  begin  in S3  –  but  was also [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

Broad General Education

12

Mar

2019


S2 into S3 Course Choice Information Evening Thursday 5th December

Please find attached information on the S2 into S3 Course Choice Information Evening. S2 into S3 Course Choice Information Evening 5 Dec 2019.  LHS S2 to S3 Prospectus 2020 2021

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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 [...]