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Jan

1970


Community Focus: Anti-social behaviour

As a school, we work very closely with our partners in Police Scotland and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service to ensure the safety and wellbeing of young people in our local communities.

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Jul

2020


Fireworks

Parents/carers are asked to access the link below to view a letter from Police Scotland, Midlothian Council and Scottish Fire & Rescue.

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01

Jan

1970


Lasswade Lockdown Fundraising

'Thank you' to our school community from our 2019-2020 S6 School Captains for raising over £500.00 for 3 charitable causes.

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Mar

2020


Our Lockdown Story: #SERVICE

Our achievements and #SERVICE to our school community during 14 weeks of lock down.

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Nov

2020


Virtual Tour of Lasswade High School

Welcome to our virtual tour. See your school, meet the staff, prepare for August.

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06

Jul

2020


Supporting Local Families and Young People

At Lasswade High School, the wellbeing of families and young people is at the heart of our school community. We’re raising £500 to support local families and young people in their time of need. Together with our Parent Council and S6 School and House Captains, we have decided to support 3 charitable causes during this [...]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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‘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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Oct

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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 [...]

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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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Jan

1970


Armistice Service Information

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

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S4 Parents’ Evening Information

Please find attached information on the S4 Parents’ Evening. S4 Parents Evening

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Apr

2019


P7 Transition Evening Information

Please find below information on the P7 Transition Evening.

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Jan

1970


Family Welcome Evening S1. Information Letter.

A link to a letter which provides more information on the Family Welcome Evening for S1.

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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

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Jan

1970


May Bank Holiday Change 2020

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

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Jan

1970


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BUS ROUTE INFORMATION

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

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Jan

1970


Spring Newsletter

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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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01

Jan

1970


Easter Sports Camp

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

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Jan

1970


Great Opportunity to find out more about Medicine!

The charity ‘You Can Be a Doctor,’ run by senior medical students and doctors, is hosting an information evening aimed at current S2 and S3 students.

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01

Jan

1970


Staff v Seniors Football Game Upcoming!

Anticipation is building among staff and pupils for the annual Staff v Seniors football game, scheduled for Friday 15th March at 1pm on the astro!