June 2015

Published: 30 June 2015

Haddington Library is looking for volunteers from S3+ to assist with the Summer Reading Challenge. Volunteers will be asked to support younger readers and help with the tasks of the reading challenge. This is a good opportunity for those wishing to work with children to show colleges/employers that they have experience with working with children in a community role. Please contact branch staff for more details. 

Published: 25 June 2015

Lots of new vacancies posted on the East and Mid Lothian Job Website today.

Please take a look to see if there is anything of interest.  The Careers Service regularly update this with informaiton on the most recent opportunities for those considering leaving school.

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Jennifer Jones
Careers Advisor


Published: 16 June 2015

Knox Academy is pleased to announce the following vacancy:

Applicants interested, in the following position are invited to apply through myjobscotland, where further details can also be accessed. The closing date for applications is indicated below:

Closing Date: Sunday 21 June 2015

Closing Date: Sunday 28 June 2015

Current vacant posts can be viewed on this website under News > Recruitment

Published: 05 June 2015

East Lothian Council Arts Service has programmed a bumper selection of summer holiday arts activities for ages 3 – 14.

The programme can be downloaded here.

The programme includes Art Camps, Youth Theatre Summer Schools, Youth Dance Company residential, Nursery and Primary Dance
classes and the more unusual Carnival Dance, Musical Circus Extravaganza and Musical Theatre.

There are also Drama and Dance workshops specially tailored to those with additional support needs.

The ever popular Computer Xplorers return with Lego Animation, Video Game Design and App Developer.

New to the programme this year are Light Lab with Lightbox: using torches and super close up cameras to make
photographs of plants and natural objects, and Light Time Memory: using software to blend photographs together to create multi layered images.

Activities can be booked at The Brunton, Musselburgh box office on 0131 665 2240.

Published: 04 June 2015

Renaissance Learning has teamed up with Orchard Books, publisher of acclaimed World of Norm books by Jonathan Meres, to create a fun comic strip challenge for pupils’ to complete.

The Beano has created a template for pupils to use as a guide – pupils can create their own comic strip. However, all comic strip entries must begin with the line: “Norm knew it was going to be one of those days when he woke up and found himself…”, and must finish with the line: “Abso-Flipping-Lutely!”

The lucky winner will receive a complete set of signed World of Norm books for themselves and their school, as well as a school visit from Jonathan Meres!

Click Here for more information and the link to The Beano’s template.

All entries, whether electronic or printed, must be received by Friday 19th June, 2015 – Good Luck!