News

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Rights Respecting Schools – Silver Award

We would like to take this opportunity to inform parents/carers and the rest of our school community that after a recent inspection visit we have been awarded the Rights Respecting Schools Silver Award. 

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Change of Timetable: Tuesday 24th May

Our new timetable will begin on Tuesday 24th May.

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Parental Employability Support

We help support parents (within set criteria) who are in employment and looking to progress/upskill.

Whole School

05

Jun

2022


Face Coverings – Update

The legal requirement to wear a face covering in most indoor places has now been replaced with general safety guidance encouraging people to wear face masks in busy/crowded places. 

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Blended Learning Days

Please note that we have secured agreement with Midlothian Council to move some year groups to Blended Learning Days during the 2022 SQA Diet. 

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


SQA – Health & Safety Update

Updates on Covid-19, Exceptional Circumstances and Fire Safety during the exam diet.

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Grade Booster Session Information

As we move into the exam diet learners are invited to attend Grade Booster Sessions as a final opportunity for directed revision and support from class teachers.

Whole School

04

Jul

2022


Post-Easter Covid-19 Arrangements

After our Easter break we enter a new phase in the pandemic.

Whole School

04

Jun

2022


SQA – Exam Timetables and Assembly Video

SQA exam timetables will be issued during PSE this week. Our video assembly is also available for viewing now.

Whole School

04

May

2022


Session 2022/23: Course Choice Update

We are currently working on organising our Senior Phase student choices to ensure as many students as possible are allocated their choices, which may include their reserve choices.

Whole School

04

May

2022


SQA 2022: Study Leave

Our request for approved Study Leave has been approved by Midlothian Council. 

Whole School

04

Apr

2022


Blended Learning – Wednesday 6th April

It is with regret that we are confirming we have secured agreement with Midlothian Council to move almost all S2 students to 'At-home Learning' on Wednesday 6th April. 

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Update to Parents/Carers

We would like to advise all parents/carers that we are still facing significant staffing issues due to high levels of absence. 

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Blended Learning – Thursday 31st March

It is with regret that we are confirming we have secured agreement with Midlothian Council to move almost all S3 students to 'At-home Learning' on Thursday 31st March. 

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Lasswade High School: ‘U Train 4 Ukraine’

Over the last three Fridays our school community has raised over £3000 to support actions associated with the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine. 

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Free School Meals – Easter

Please follow the link below for information on Free School Meal payments over the Easter break. https://www.midlothian.gov.uk/info/855/school_meals/117/free_school_meals_and_clothing_grants/3

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Covid-19 Update

After the Easter Break all schools will move to a new phase of 'living with' and mitigating against Covid-19. 

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Senior Phase – Easter Study School

Full timetable and sign up details for our Easter Study sessions.

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Update to Parents/Carers

We would like to advise all parents/carers that we are still facing significant staffing issues due to high levels of absence. 

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Blended Learning – Thursday 24th March

It is with regret that we are confirming we have secured agreement with Midlothian Council to move almost all S1 students to 'At-home Learning' on Thursday 24th March. 

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


SQA Information Evening – UPDATE

PowerPoint slides and Study Support timetable from Wednesday's SQA Parents' Information Evening

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Ongoing Disasters Emergency Committee Fundraising

Dress Down Days each Friday until Easter to raise funds for the DEC supporting the Ukraine appeal.

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Update to Parents/Carers (Important)

We would like to advise all parents/carers that we are still facing significant staffing issues due to high levels of absence. 

Whole School

03

Oct

2022


SQA Update 10/03/22

SQA update: information on SQA revision support, LHS study classes and our upcoming SQA information evening.

Whole School

03

Aug

2022


Young Scot National Entitlement Cardholders

If you are aged 16 and over and you already have a Young Scot National Entitlement Card, you can download a new app from the Appstore and Google Play.

Whole School

03

Aug

2022


Update to all Parents/Carers

We would like to advise all parents/carers that we are still facing significant staffing issues due to high levels of staff absence.

Whole School

03

Jul

2022


Ukraine Appeal

Ukraine Appeal donations being accepted.

Whole School

03

Jul

2022


School Locker Key Renewal

S4/S5/S6 should return their locker key before the Easter break.  The deadline for this is Friday 1st April 2022. If any student chooses to stay on and continue their education for a 5th and 6th year at the end of S4, they will then rehire the locker each of the following years. Pricing: S5-S6 students [...]

Whole School

03

Jul

2022


Parent Council Meeting 5

Our fifth Parent Council Meeting of the session is on Wednesday 9th March. 

Whole School

03

Apr

2022


Senior Student SQA Data Check

With exam time approaching we need to ensure the details we hold for our students are up to date. This will ensure SQA Certificates are sent to the correct address. Can parents and carers please advise us of any changes to addresses by emailing lasswadehsoffice@midlothian.education

Whole School

03

Feb

2022


Senior Phase Course Choice – Maths Information

Are you aware of the exciting changes to pathways in the Scottish Maths Curriculum? 

Whole School

03

Feb

2022


Blended Learning: Friday 4th March 2022

S1 students to learn from home on Friday 4th March.

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Blended Learning: Wednesday 2nd March

It is with regret that I am confirming we have secured agreement with Midlothian Council to move almost all S2 students to 'At-home Learning' on Wednesday 2nd March. 

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


S1 Parents’ Evening

As per communication sent on Friday 25th February our S1 Parents’ Evening will take place via Virtual Appointment rather than in the school building. 

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Covid-19 Mitigations: Update

Please note that recent Scottish Government Guidance becomes live in schools from Monday 28th February.

Whole School

01

Jan

1970


Equalities Purple Friday

February is LGBT history month and as part our celebrations at Lasswade we are taking in Purple Friday, the 25th of February. Please dress down and wear something purple to show your support for LGBT+ equality. The equalities group will be collecting donations via parent pay and in the atrium, and handing out purple stickers [...]