Prom Store – Fashion Show

On Wednesday 19 December 2018 our amazing senior pupils supported by Mrs. Borthwick and Mrs. Williamson hosted our first ever Pop up Prom store fashion show. Mr. Brady and Mrs. Hart were our compares on the night, narrating the evening with sophistication and humour.

Our pupils wore the outfits with style and took to the cat walk with outstanding confidence…. they were so proud of what they had achieved.  The evening was a fantastic success and a great showcase for the ...

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China Immersion Trip 2019

As a Confucius Classroom Hub we have the opportunity to visit China and investigate Chinese culture and language. This opportunity is open to current S4 and S5 pupils.

This trip will run from 8 July – 23 July 2019. There is a cost of £600 for this trip (funding support may be available).

A draft itinerary, information letter and application form can be found below.

Any interested pupils should contact Mr Henderson for more information.

Application forms should be returned by 1 February 2019

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Careers Evening (S2 – S6)

Our careers event will give both parents and pupils an opportunity to meet representatives from universities, colleges and a range of career options. Each will have their own stall and will be delighted to answer any questions you might have about the options and opportunities they provide.

The event will take place on Thursday 31 January from 6.00 pm to 7.30 pm for S2-S6.  Whether a pupil has a clear career path in mind or not this event is a great ...

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Course Choice and Prospectus

In advance of our Course Choice Information  & Careers Evening on 31 January please find below a link to our Course Choice Prospectus,  please click on the appropriate link for your child

For parents of current S2 pupils (Information session 6-7pm)

S3 Personalisation & Choice Booklet 2019-2020

For parents of current S3 pupils (Information session 7-7.30pm)

Senior Phase Course Choice Prospectus 2019-2020

For parents of current S4 & S5 pupils (Information ...

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Work Experience (S4, S5 & S6)

The attached leaflet explains the work experience programme available to S4, S5,& S6 pupils at The James Young High School.  This year we have a choice of two work experience weeks either 3rd – 7th June or 17th – 21st June . Pupils will be issued with a login for the online work experience system, WorkIT, where they can look for available opportunities. Pupils are also able to complete a self found placement during these weeks and there is ...

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Dyslexia Scotland Parent Masterclass

Dyslexia Scotland Parent Masterclass – 12th February 2019

Dyslexia Scotland is pleased to be holding a number of ‘Dyslexia Masterclasses for Parents’ across Scotland and will be coming to Linlithgow on 12 February 2019.  Parent Sharon Hall will talk about what dyslexia is, how it can affect a child, and what practical supports and strategies can help.  This free talk will take place at Linlithgow Burgh Halls from 7 – 9pm and has ...

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Twilight Classes 2019

Twilight classes in a range of subjects are now being offered to S4/5/6 pupils.  The full timetable is available here.  Classes will be after school for an hour 3.35pm – 4.35pm.

To sign up for any class, pupils should click on the appropriate link below and fill out form

(Please use Google Chrome as your browser to access the sign up sheets)

Twilight Classes 2019 National 5 or

Twilight Classes 2019 Higher 

Some pupils may be doing ...

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School Library Services – Gold Award

It is with great pleasure that I share with you the news that our amazing library has been awarded the highest accolade possible from School Library Services- UK.

Thanks to Mrs. Wilson for all the innovative work she plans and carries out to make the library a dynamic, safe and all round wonderful environment for our young people to learn ...

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Best of Luck

Congratulations to our team of swimmers (Emma, Jessica, Emma, Kyle, Euan, and Myles) who have succeeded in making it to the Scottish Schools Swimming Finals on 26 January at the Tollcross Swimming Centre, in Glasgow.

Qualifying for these finals means that swimmers are amongst the top 20 in Scotland, in their qualified swims/distance per age group, so it is a massive achievement for them.

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Senior Phase Course Choice Information Evening

As you are aware pupils in S3, S4 & S5 are approaching the time when they will be making important decisions about their course choices for the next academic year. In order to better support pupils in their decisions, parents of pupils in these years are invited to join us at an information session on Thursday, 31 January 2019 when we will provide a range of information on our course choice programme of events, explain the options available and the procedures we follow.  ...

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