JYHS Clubs 2016/17

Look at the fantastic range of clubs which are available to all pupils at JYHS for 2016/17, if you would like to join the fun and get involved simply contact the relevant member of staff listed below, we hope to see you there.

 
Provision   Day Time Location Key Staff Contact Open to
Duke of Edinburgh – Bronze Thursday 1.10 – 1.55 English Department Mr Holt S3
Eco Group Wednesday 1.10 – 1.55 Science Department Mrs West S1-6
Fairtrade Group Wednesday 1.00 – 1.25 Science Department Miss Douglas S1-6
Latin Group Monday 1.10 – 1.55 English Department Mr Holt S5
Latin Group Tuesday 1.10 – 1.55 English Department Mr ...
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Could you be entitled to EMA?

Education Maintenance Allowance has helped thousands of young people in Scotland overcome financial barriers to remain in learning, The revised income thresholds for 2016/2017 are £24,421 for a family with one dependent child and £26,884 for a family with more than one dependent child.

If you are between 16-19 years old and possibly entitled to EMA, please discuss with your Personal Support Teacher or collect an EMA ...

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Jeans for Genes Day

Genetic disorders affect 1 in 25 children born in the UK.  On Friday 23 September JYHS students and staff  took part in Jeans for Genes day and raised a fantastic £651.20 The monies raised will fund a range of initiatives that improve the lives of children affected by a genetic disorder.  Thank you to everyone involved.

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Edinburgh University – So you want to be…

University of Edinburgh has a series of events giving you the opportunity to speak to current students, talk to lecturers, attend workshops and receive admissions advice.

So you want to be …….

  • A Lawyer? Tuesday 18 October 10.00 – 16.00 ….
  • A Vet? Wednesday 19 October 10.00 – 16.30 ….
  • An Engineer? Wednesday 19 October 09.30 – 16.00 ….
  • An Architect? Thursday 20 October 09.30 – 16.00 ….
  • A Biomedical Scientist? Friday 21 October 13.00 – 16.30 ….
  • A Social Worker? Friday 21 October 13.00 – 16.30 ...
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Table Top Sale

The Parent Council are running a Table Top Sale on Saturday 8th October from 9am to 12noon to raise funds for the school library. Book a table and sell all those unwanted items clogging up your loft and garage. Or just come along for a browse and a coffee and bacon roll to help raise money for the school library.

To book a table or for more information contact Vicky on 07773 503310 or email Vicky@thewalkerfamily.me.uk

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Review of the Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement) Act 2006

Review of the Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement) Act 2006

Ten years ago the Scottish Parliament passed a law to ensure that parents can be fully involved in their children’s schooling. This was to help parents be involved with their child’s education and learning, feel welcomed to take part in the life of the school, and to be encouraged to express their views, on their school and working together with the school.

This review asks for your opinion on the impact, successes and ...

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Build a Business Workshop

Eight S2 Business students traveled to Edinburgh Napier University recently to compete against 10 other schools in a Build a Business in a Day workshop. Students were given a brief  to create an innovative food/drink or festival business and then to prepare a trade stand.

Our students worked hard to gain 3rd place and received a special commendation for their Rainbow Blast cafe idea which involved the selling of organic smoothies, cakes and hot drinks.  The judges commented on their locally targeted marketing strategy, their great use of ...

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West Drive

JYHS 6th year pupils were amongst pupils from across West Lothian who attended ‘West Drive’ at the Howden Park Centre.  The pupils engaged with a multi-agency awareness programme to increase road safety amongst young drivers.

In West Lothian 1/4 of all injury accidents involves a young person.
Police Scotland

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