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Literacy Across Learning (LALDAY) Event

This year we are running another LALDAY event, it is open to and suitable for all colleagues in education from Earl…

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Sir David Attenborough Letter

A few months ago, S3 pupils wrote a letter to Sir David Attenborough to tell him that they have been studying his w…

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Careers Event and Information Evening

Our annual careers evening was held on Thursday 2 February to help our pupils formulate their future plans.  Over…

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Debating Success

On Tuesday 31 January we attended The Donald Dewar Memorial Debating Tournament at Bo’ness Academy where Sigurd a…

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Cycle Friendly Secondary School

The James Young High School, was one of two secondary schools in West Lothian to receive Cycle Friendly Secondary…

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Confucius Hub – Chinese New Year

We are very lucky at the James Young High School to have the Confucius hub based here in our school. The hub concep…

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Year Group Messages

S3 PARENTS’ EVENING – 2nd March

Parents’ Evening for S3 pupils takes place on Thursday 2nd March from 5pm – 7.30pm. I am sure that you would lik…

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Work Placements (S4, S5, S6)

The opportunity to undertake a work placement is a fantastic way for our pupils to become post school ready. The way…

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Online Sessions Higher Maths and Higher Modern Languages

Forthcoming scholar sessions are as follows
Higher Modern Languages           Tuesday, 21 February 6.00pm…

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Summer school opportunities for current S4

There are a wide range of summer school opportunities providing information regarding Post School Destinations  a…

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Senior Phase Prospectus and Application form

The key question for pupils at this stage of their education is to decide with the help of their parents/carers is …

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Kickstart Summer Programme

The Kickstart Summer Programme is a collaboration between the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Napier University,…

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Year Group Messages