Basketball & Judo Success

Congratulations to Lothian Wolves girls who won the East and Central Scotland Regional Finals at the weekend. JYHS students include, S2 Erin, Rose, Sophie, Mya and Carrie and (S1) Jenni  and Amy.  These girls will now represent West Lothian at a tournament in Andorra.


Congratulations to Mark in S4 who recently achieved a bronze medal at the British School Championships in Judo for the Under ...

Continue Reading →

Jak’s Den, Fundraising Event

Come and support Team Jak

Watch Jak’s teachers take on Jak’s friends and fellow team members with a few surprise guests.

West Calder High School Staff   V  Team Jak Allstars

Sunday 23rd April 2017, kick off 1pm

Almondvale Stadium, Livingston

Tickets £5 Adults / £3 High School Pupils or 2 for £5

Continue Reading →

Medicine and Science Opportunities

The Widening Participation team at the University of Edinburgh, have the following really exciting opportunities coming up for pupils interested in Medicine and Science. The deadlines are very close, so apply now if you are interested.

You Can be a Doctor ! (8 May 2017)
This is for S2/S3 pupils and their parents who are thinking about pursuing a career in medicine. They will hear from a practicing doctor, current medical students and to find out more about the medical profession ...

Continue Reading →

Home Economics Hospitality

Before the Easter break JYHS S2 pupils put on a great Easter spread for members of the Baptist

Church lunch club. The students made lovely Easter biscuits and chocolate nests with eggs.

They also served tea very politely and chatted to some of the visitors. A big thank you and well done to the Home Economic staff and all the pupils involved.



Continue Reading →

Study Leave and Immersion Classes

The following is important information regarding Study Leave and Immersion Classes for senior pupils

If you have any queries concerning this information could you please contact your son/daughter’s House Head in the first instance.

On behalf of all of the staff at The James Young High School, I would like to take this opportunity to extend my best wishes for all of our pupils for the completion of their National courses and success in their external exams.

Kind regards

Patricia Gallagher

Head Teacher (Acting)

Immersion ...

Continue Reading →