May 2018

Published: 28 May 2018

The latest East Lothian Works Newsletter of employment and training opportunities can be viewed here.

Published: 25 May 2018

Attached is the calendar for the Scottish University Open days 2018. Printed copies are now available in the library for pupils to take away. (higher_education_open_days_2018.pdf)

(The Guidance Team)

Published: 25 May 2018

Local businessman, Dave Pate, is looking for a school leaver to work at his trout farm (Dunbar). The person chosen would be trained up in the business of trout farming and does not need any specific qualifications. Personal qualities are more important - hard-working, reliable, trustworthy, able to work without supervision. If you are aware of anyone, they should phone Mr Pate in the first instance on 01368 864025.

Published: 24 May 2018

All Italian Explorers should not need to be reminded, but just in case.... we look forward to seeing everybody sharp at 2.30 am, ready for boarding, on Saturday 26 May 2018 to start our Adventure.

Published: 24 May 2018

RESULTS are now live in the PE department notice boards - well done to all those that took part.

Please keep an eye on dates for the high jump and triple jump. Finalists for the track events are also published, alongside current scoring!

If you have finished in the top 2 in your year group please come and collect a county sports information form and PC1 from the PE department!

Published: 23 May 2018

REMINDER: those attending the girls' rugby tournament today - please ensure all necessary forms are handed in. Please make your way to PE at 12.30pm to have lunch, and then travel.

Published: 22 May 2018

All S2 and S3 pupils NOT going on a residential trip (Italy, PGL or Paris), PLEASE go and look at the NOTICE BOARD at the back of the FOOD COURT for information about registration rooms. 

All pupils who have signed up to do a package should make sure they see the member of staff running your package to find out what you need to wear/bring for the week.

Any pupils who have chosen to stay in school for the week will be following a timetable - information about where you need to be is also on the notice board.

REGISTRATION ROOMS for the whole week.












Ms Waibel/Ms A Reynolds







Mr Johnston


Music 1





Ms Leggatt/Ms Smith







Mr McGeehan/Mr Elder-Smith







Dr Rice/ Mrs MacDonald







Mrs E Reynolds/Mrs Rankine (Wed)







Dr Easton/Mr Marnoch







Mr Blair/Mrs Lewis







Ms Cahoon/Mrs Montgomery







Mr Meekison







Ms Adam




Published: 22 May 2018

All S1 NOT going on the residential trip must look at the information on the NOTICE BOARD at the back of the FOOD COURT.  Information about where the Day Trips are going each day and what you need to bring/wear is up on the board.

S1's not taking part in the Day Trips will be staying in school - please also check out the notice board to find out where you will be.

REGISTRATION for the week

S1 Day Trips Group - Miss Bulloch's Room in Modern Studies M.4

S1 In-School Group - Miss Stobie's Room in PSE T1.7

Published: 22 May 2018

To accommodate the HPV Injections, the Library will be closed from Period 1 until Lunchtime on Wednesday 23rd May 2018. 

B. Plain

Published: 22 May 2018

Please can all pupils who have signed up for the wellness week attend a meeting in Ms Cahoon's class TODAY (Wednesday) at break.


Published: 22 May 2018

Here at Skills Development Scotland we have launched our Modern Apprenticeship Recruitment Campaign and we are looking for applications from enthusiastic and hard-working individuals!

At SDS we are ambitious about diversity and inclusion and want our organisation to reflect the people of Scotland and be a place where people can be themselves. We actively promote diversity and inclusion within our workforce, and welcome applications from groups that are currently underrepresented including disabled people, those from minority ethnic communities and those who are care experienced

During a Modern Apprenticeship, you’ll learn on the job and get the experience you need to progress your career. Plus, you work towards an industry recognised qualification (SVQ), all while earning a starting salary of £16,950!  The two year programme puts you in an administrative, creative, digital, IT, Health & Safety or customer service facing role.

Some of the benefits you can expect to access during your time at SDS are:

  • 30 days annual leave
  • 13 days public holiday
  • Flexi-time scheme
  • Excellent professional development

To qualify you will be aged 16 to 24 years old and not previously undertaken an SVQ in Business and Administration.  We will be flexible on age criteria for applicants who are care leavers or disabled.  Formal qualifications are not essential, but a good standard of literacy and numeracy is required.

To esnure that you don’t miss out on our fantastic opportunities please visit

If you are looking for more information on what a Modern Apprenticeship will look like please visit

For assistance writing your CV or if you would like more information about recruitment and selection processes then please visit

Published: 22 May 2018

The latest newsletter from East Lothian Works Newsletter featuring employment and training opportunities can be viewed here.