Duke of Edinburgh 2017/18

We’ve had a really successful year with all our participants on The Duke of Edinburgh scheme. 15 pupils successfully completed their Bronze Award this year which was a great achievement.

A group of 11 pupils undertook their Silver 3 day expedition over the past weekend, the weather was hot, the rucksacks were heavy and the midges were out in full force !! but the group were amazing and enjoyed some great chat and amazing views.

Thanks to Mr. Holt and all the ...

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Making a Song and Dance at JYHS

The pupils from James Young High School celebrated the end of the 2017/18 academic year with an extravaganza of music, song and dance over 4 nights.

Events kicked off on Wednesday 13 June when pupils from across the school, staged their production of “We’re not in Kansas anymore”, which the pupils created, directed, designed and performed themselves, supported by Mr. Bell on sound and appearances from Mr. King,  Miss ...

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YPI Final – Perth 2018

The Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) is an active citizenship programme that raises awareness amongst young people about philanthropy and their local community. Each participating school, each year is responsible for directing a £3000 YPI Grant to a local charity through a unique programme of team work, research and competition. YPI Scotland is all about creativity and passion, leaving the four walls of the classroom behind, and supporting the issues young people ...

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Fantastic Sporting Achievements

Congratulations to Iona MacDonald and Emma Davidson on fantastic recent sporting performances

Iona achieved a bronze medal in the U17 200m at a recent Scottish Schools Athletics Association meet, this was a fantastic achievement as this is not Iona’s preferred event.

Emma achieved first place in the  British Youth Open at the Welsh Climbing Championships, last weekend. She has also made the GB qualifying time so later in June she is off to Italy for a European Youth Speed Cup !  (Good ...

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