Holocaust Memorial Day 2016 – ‘Don’t Stand By’

HMD is held annually on the 27 January, and is a day to remember of the millions of people killed in the Holocaust, under Nazi Persecution, and in the following genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia, and the ongoing genocide in Darfur.

Last year’s Holocaust Memorial was ‘Keep the Memory Alive’ and focused on the 70 years since the liberation of Auschwitz. The James Young High School took 30 pupils to the Auschwitz Museum and some pupils delivered a speech at the ...

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Work Experience 2016 for S4/5 leavers

Work Experience 2016 – 6th June 2016 – 10th June 2016

This is our second year as a pilot school for the new model of Work Experience that West Lothian offer to our pupils. If your pupil is in S4 or S5 and has indicated to us that they wish to leave at the end of this session they will be attending a meeting with Mrs Hope during the week beginning 1st February to be given more information on what will ...

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ASD Gathering and Network Meeting – 3rd February 2016

We have an ASD Resource within our school and are very much aware of how isolated and difficult it can be as parents / guardians when you have an autistic child. You may feel no one else is experiencing the same problems as you. With this in mind, we have organised a gathering in the school where you can meet people who are experiencing the same as you and you can share, support and learn from each other. We are ...

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S2 Personalisation and Choice Information Evening

Please see the letter attached for information regarding the S2 Personalisation and Choice Information Evening on Thursday 28th January 2016. This evening is designed to provide parents and carers with information on how pupils can personalise some of their learning during the final year of their Broad General Education. The information session for current S2 will be in the school’s Lecture Theatre at 6:30pm.

In addition, pupils and parents can come and visit the Careers Event, which gives a unique ...

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SENIOR PHASE COURSE CHOICE INFORMATION EVENING & CAREERS EVENT

S3, S4 and S5 pupils will soon be making important decisions about their course choices for the next academic year. Parents and carers are invited to come along to the JYHS Senior Phase Course Choice Information Evening on Thursday 28th January 2016 as detailed in the attached letter:

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The information session for current S3 will be in the school’s Lecture Theatre at 7pm.

The information session for current S4 & ...

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Ernst & Young School Leaver Programme

S6 student?  Looking for an alternative or back up to university?  Interested in business/finance/accounting?

Then apply for Ernst & Young’s 5 year school leaver programme where you will gain professional qualifications to university level whilst being paid.
See the access to professions website to apply.

(www.accessprofessions.com/opportunities/ey/ey-school-leaver-programme)

 

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