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Headteacher: Pauline Allison
Eastwood Park
Livingston EH54 8PS
T. 01506 282155
F. 01506 282156
E. wldeans-chs@westlothian.org.uk

Easter School Timetable

Copies of the Easter School timetable were issued to students this week.  It is also on the school app and it was emailed to parents/carers.  To see the timetable for information on Nat 5, Higher and Advanced Higher revision classes during the Easter break, click on the link below: Link to Easter School Timetable ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 16/03/2018 12:38 PM

Parent Council Meeting - Tue 20 March

Parent Council Meetings are held monthly. The next meeting is on Tuesday 20 March.  New members are always welcome!     We have a very productive partnership with our parents and carers and actively encourage their involvement in the life and work of the school.  Our parent council are strong supporters of the school and engage in many events and fund raising activities, as well as being actively involved in our ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 15/03/2018 16:18 PM

Your Space Information for Parents and Carers

Dear Parent/Carers,   We would like to inform you that Deans Community High School are working with a provision called YOUR SPACE to improve the confidence and well-being of young people. The service has been designed and will be delivered by two qualified and registered counsellors/psychotherapists Natalie Gibb and Jacqueline Dow.    Your Space will provide emotional and therapeutic support to students, families, and ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 09/03/2018 09:24 AM

Reminder - Twilight Class Timetable

Please remember we have an extensive timetable of Twilight Classes available.  As we approach exam time try to get along to as many twilight classes as you can.  Staff are available to support you and help you prepare for your exams.  Remember the 'Supporting Attainment' booklet is uploaded in the 'Information Section' of the website within the 'Exam Information' tab.  This booklet has lots of useful information for you ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 05/03/2018 22:49 PM

Course Choice Rescheduled Dates

Course Choice Rescheduled dates:   S2 Tuesday 6th MarchS3 Wednesday 7th MarchStudents should attend their appointment at the time stated on the original course choice letter.Any issues please contact Mrs Fleming ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 05/03/2018 12:01 PM

Deans Community High School Open on Monday

Deans Community High School will open as normal on Monday 5 March.   Here is the updated school closure information from the West Lothian Council website: Thanks to an amazing effort by West Lothian Council teams, contractors and parents/carers, all but 13 council primary, nursery and special schools WILL safely open tomorrow (Monday, 5 March).   They join West Lothian's 11 secondary schools, which will re-open on Monday as ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 04/03/2018 18:13 PM

DNA Group Students Attend Every Day Heroes Event

Students from the DNA group attended the @LGBTYS Every Day Heroes Event at Trinity Academy, Edinburgh last week.     They gave a presentation about their school experience and were a credit to the school.  ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 02/03/2018 15:02 PM

Snow Message - Modern Studies and Politics

Higher Modern Studies and Higher Politics students should have received an email from Miss Lindsay this morning giving instructions and work to carry out. If this is not the case you can email her or check with classmates.   National 5 Modern Studies students should work on their assignments in line with the comments received on Tuesday.    National 5 students also have Mr Rumbles' Glow group to access the latest ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 01/03/2018 16:14 PM

Snow Day Message - Mr Anderson's Classes

Mr Anderson’s English classes should work on: Advanced Higher: dissertation amendments and folio. Higher: 2 piece folio. Remember bibliography and word count. Place it on SQA template from the website.  S3:  continue with Macbeth essay. Use the plan, STAR, SMMME.  Look at all resources on the homework website!!!! ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 01/03/2018 13:21 PM

Snow Message - Higher and N5 History Students

HIGHER and NAT5 - Assignment work.  Continue  research and begin to formulate your plan.  Revision materials are available on the Glow Group/School Website.    Past papers are available on SQA website for exam practice. ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 01/03/2018 13:03 PM

School Closed on Friday 2 March

Due to the severe weather conditions Deans Community High School is still closed to students and staff on Thursday 1 March and Friday 2 March.        Remember:  work and other study materials are available in the department section of the website and on GLOW.  There are revision materials uploaded in the study and revision section and teachers upload work for you under their names in the homework sections of ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 01/03/2018 12:01 PM

Information for all DofE participants

To all Duke of Edinburgh participants: unfortunately we have had to cancel this weekend's planned walk on the 4th March due to the weather conditions.  ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 01/03/2018 11:49 AM

Snow Day Message from Careers Adviser

Evelyn Rogers our Careers Adviser is available via Mobile 07887824725 or email evelyn.rogers@sds.co.uk. ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 01/03/2018 11:45 AM

Snow Day Message - English Department

All S1-3 classes should complete personal reading and log this on the reading record attached.       Senior classes should take this opportunity to work on outstanding folio pieces and to revise.  There are multiple revision resources available on the school website as well as elsewhere online.  Scholar is an excellent resource and has plenty of revision sources.  BBC Bitesize is an excellent resource for ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 01/03/2018 11:36 AM

Snow Day Work - Modern Languages

Work for S4/5/6- Senior students should please make sure they are revising for their speaking tests which will go ahead as planned in the next couple of weeks.  There are also plenty of grammar resources to work on in the Glow Learning Space.  Work for S1/2/3-Junior students can work on Duolingo to improve their vocabulary.  There are also some S1 French resources under Modern Languages on school website.   ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 01/03/2018 11:35 AM

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This Week

Assemblies This Week

Mon - "C" group, Tues - " D" group, Wed - "H" group,  Thurs - S2, Frid - S5/6. ...Read More

SDS - Job Vacancies Updated 2-18

Looking for a job?  The Snippets Vacancies document has been updated and is uploaded in the Student Information and Careers sections.  This document produced by Skills Development ...Read More

Homework Club in the Library

Come along to the Library for Homework Club.  Wednesdays 3.30 - 4.30pm.  Laptops and support available. All welcome! ...Read More

Ukulele Club - Monday Lunchtime

The Ukulele Club will now meet on a Monday lunch time in Music Room 1. All students are welcome, no experience is necessary. We are working towards our Christmas Outing with Cedarbank (13th Dec) and ...Read More

Gymnastics Club

The after school gymnastics club is on Tuesdays from 3.30 - 4.45pm.  All students welcome! ...Read More

After School Dance

After School Dance is on Mondays.  All welcome!  ...Read More

Badminton Club Information

The Badminton Club is on Monday after school.  All students welcome! ...Read More

P.E. Twilight Class on Wednesdays

There will be a Twilight class for all pupils sitting National 5 and Higher PE every Wednesday after school in the PE classroom, 3.30-4.45pm. Speak to Mr Robertson for more information or simply turn ...Read More

Short Tennis on Fridays

Short Tennis is on a Fridays after school.  All welcome! ...Read More

Handball Club

The Handball Club is on from 3.30 - 4.45pm on Wednesdays.  ...Read More

After School Basketball

Thursdays 15:30 - 16:45 in the Games Hall.  All welcome! ...Read More

Hockey on Thursdays after school

Come along to our Hockey after school club on Thursdays. ...Read More

Girls Football - Thursday After School

Girls football is on a Thursday after school. ...Read More

Rugby After School - Wednesdays

Rugby is outside on Wednesdays after school - everyone is welcome!  ...Read More

Table Tennis Club - Tuesday Lunchtime

Table Tennis Club is on Tuesday at lunchtime in the dance studio. ...Read More

After School Netball

The Netball club is on Tuesday from 3.30-4.45pm. ...Read More

Parent Support Group - Wednesday Mornings

Parent "Drop-in" support group - Wednesday 10am - 11am.  All welcome! ...Read More

Science Club - Thursday After School

Come along to Chemistry 2 on Thursdays after school.  Science Club is for S1/2/3 pupils to get hands on with fun Science experiments you wouldn't normally see in class. Activities include ...Read More

Senior Brass Group

Senior Brass Group - Tuesday lunchtime S3-S6 ...Read More

Cluster Brass Band

The Cluster Brass Band is on Tuesdays, 3.30-5.00pm in the theatre.  Primary6 - Secondary. ...Read More

Senior Wind Band

Senior Wind Band (S1-6) is on Thursdays after school. 3.30-5.00pm in the theatre.   ...Read More

Swimming After School

Our swimming pool is available for students to enjoy a free after school swim from 3.30 - 4.10pm, Monday - Thursday.  On Fridays the following free sessions are available:  12.30 - 1.15pm, ...Read More

24 Hour CCTV Cameras in Operation

Please note the school is covered inside and out by 24 hour CCTV cameras.  These cameras are monitored and record and store activity in and around the building. ...Read More


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