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Headteacher: Pauline Allison
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Army Jobs Fair - 16 June at Howden Centre

ARMY JOBS AND APPRENTICESHIPS FAIR HOWDEN CENTRE LIVINGSTON THURSDAY 16TH JUNE 2016 FROM 0930 – 1530HRS   THE ARMY IS THE UK’S BIGGEST PROVIDER OF APPRENTICESHIPS Whatever your skills, interests or background, there’s a job for you in the Army. With roles from HR specialists to plumbers to infantry soldiers – and pretty much everything else in between – there’ll be something that’s right for you. ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 30/05/2016 09:35 AM

Come along our Parent Council Meeting on Tuesday

Parent Council Meetings are held monthly on Tuesday evenings. The next meeting is Tuesday 31 May at 6.00pm. 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 ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 27/05/2016 12:59 PM

Student Artwork Showcased at Regal Exhibition

The Art & Design Department is proud to announce that several students from Deans are having their work showcased in a collaborative exhibition of work selected from across West Lothian! The artwork, which highlights the amazing work that our students produce, has been selected from across the Broad General Education (S1-S3) and is being exhibited at the Regal in Bathgate. Visitors are welcome to attend a private ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 26/05/2016 12:05 PM

Activity Day Choices and Information

Deans Activity Days are on for two days - Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 June.  All students involved in Activity Days have been issued with selection sheets and EE2 forms during Tutor. Please remember to return your choice sheets as quickly as possible as spaces will fill up fast!   Some students will have already arranged to go to Blackpool on Monday 27 so will only need to select an activity for Tuesday 28.   Do I need to return ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 25/05/2016 16:00 PM

S6 University Taster Day

There are 30 places available for an S6 University Taster Day at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh on Monday 6th June.  Please see Mrs McAleer to book a place - first come first served.  The trip will cost a maximum of £6 to cover the cost of transport. ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 24/05/2016 16:00 PM

Spring Fling a Huge Success!

The Music department had its first ever Spring Fling fundraiser at Seafield Bowling Club to raise money for the department and for Marie Curie Nurses.  The evening was a HUGE success and the bowling club was bursting at the seams! Students were an absolute credit to themselves and the school.  Everyone went home on Friday evening thinking we really do have some talented students at Deans!  In total we raised over ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 17/05/2016 16:16 PM

Students Shine at X-Route Workshop

Laura Angus, Dayle Demarco, Scott Forbes and Ethan Elliot enjoyed a workshop at Lowport Centre organised by Young Scot and SEStran.  The students all attend The Vennie Youth Club and have been working on a project exploring the barriers and restrictions for active travel, along with groups from Larbert High, Peebles and Tranent.  The students had a very busy, but enjoyable day, brainstorming ideas and sharing them with the others ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 12/05/2016 14:11 PM

Places Available on Blackpool Trip

Spaces are available on the Blackpool Trip.  If you are interested please see Miss Davey ASAP this week. ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 09/05/2016 10:57 AM

Exam Transport Confirmation

Just to confirm the following additional buses have been booked with Horsburgh to cover exam transport:  5 May (16 pupils), pick up time: 15.55pm.  12 May (17 pupils), pick up time: 15.55pm. 20 May (26 pupils), pick up time: 14.50pm.  The bus will run the normal route to Seafield. ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 29/04/2016 11:18 AM

A Note from the Head Boy and Girl

After my six years in the school I can certainly say that Deans is not just a wonderful environment to learn in but also to grow into the person you are. There is certainly nowhere I’d have rather spent my time than in the school and it has been such an honour and privilege to represent it as Head Boy for the past year. I would like to thank all teachers and members of staff for making my time in the school such an enjoyable one and ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 29/04/2016 09:33 AM

Blazers for Senior Phase Students

Dear Parent/Carer,   The Student Council recently wrote to you about their wish to introduce school blazers to senior phase students. I am delighted to support them in this and have been working closely with them to bring this about. The company we are using are called Academy Uniforms and they have been very careful to listen to the wishes of the students and take these into account in the design of the blazers.   As the Student ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 28/04/2016 15:52 PM

Class Present Cheque to British Heart Foundation

On Tuesday 26 April 2016, the S5 Enterprise and Employability class presented a cheque for £100 to the British Heart Foundation.  The group had to complete an Enterprise task which involved organising and carrying out an event with any profits being donated to a charity.  The class were split into 3 groups where each group provided the funding for the following group to carry out their project. The initial fundraiser was a ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 27/04/2016 19:40 PM

Seafield Primary are Maths Challenge Winners

Congratulations to all the primary students who took part in the P7 Maths Challenge. A fun day was had by all and it was great to see so many enthusiastic mathematicians. Thanks also to the Deans students who helped out on the day.  Well done to the winners for 2016 - Seafield Primary School.    ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 26/04/2016 15:11 PM

The Rainbow Connection Showcase

It's not too late to submit work for the showcase - As part of LGBT History Month, Deans Art & Design Department, in association with the school’s own ‘DNA’ LGBT group and supported by LGBT Youth Scotland, announced that we will be hosting a showcase of Expressive Arts work from across the region this coming Spring under the theme of ‘The Rainbow Connection’.   We are asking all members of our ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 19/04/2016 14:09 PM

S1 Football Team are League Champions

KINGS OF THE LEAGUE - A Jay King hat-trick inspired deans to their first league title in in over a decade. The game which was played in terrible weather at Blackburn 3G was a tale of 2 halves. Broxburn started the better team and Adam was called upon to make a great save from a curling free kick. Broxburn took the lead midway through the first half as the Deans boys took their time to settle into the game. Only a few minutes before half ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 18/04/2016 09:48 AM

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SDS - Job Vacancies updated again

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

Multi-sports - Monday Lunchtime

Come along to the Multi-sports sessions on Monday lunchtime led by our Sports Leaders  ...Read More

After School Basketball - Mondays

After school basketball is now on Mondays after school. ...Read More

Badminton Club on Tuesdays after school

The badminton club is on a Tuesday after school.   ...Read More

Hula Hooping for S4 - S6

Hula hooping is on Wednesdays after school for S4-S6 students. ...Read More

Athletics - Wednesdays after school

Come along to Athletics after school on a Wednesday. ...Read More

Cricket After School - Wednesday

The Cricket after school club is on a Wednesday. ...Read More

Hockey on Thursdays after school

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

Softball on Thursdays after school

Team Robertson v Team Yardley Softball on Thursdays after school.  All welcome! ...Read More

Swimming - Mon, Thurs, Fri

Our swimming pool is available for students to enjoy an after school swim on Mondays & Thursdays from 3.30-5.00pm and Fridays from 12.30 - 5.00pm. ...Read More

Midnight League - Free Football for 12-17 year olds

Midnight League is taking place at Xcite Craigswood Sports Centre on Friday nights from 7pm-9pm. Sessions are for young people aged between 12 & 17 years of age. Players can attend ...Read More

DMG Project Money

Can all students who still have to pay their DMG money for this year please hand their money to their teacher as soon as possible. Below is a list of the prices for each current year group: - S1 ...Read More

School Shop Special Offer

School Shop Special Offer!  50% Off !  YPO A4 paper covered board ring binders £ 0.30,  YPO Economy lever arch file £0.50,  A4 Subject divider £0.15.  Open ...Read More

S1-3 Book Club

  S1-3 Book Club is on Thursday lunchtimes (1:15pm-1:45pm) in English Room 5.  Join Ms Power in her classroom to relax with a good book, share what you have been reading, get ideas for new ...Read More

S1-3 Creative Writing Club

  S1-3 Creative Writing Club is on Tuesday lunchtimes (1:15pm-1:45pm) in English Room 5.  Come along to Ms Power's room to share ideas and pieces of writing you have, learn some new ...Read More


Higher and Nat 5 Maths Masterclasses are running from 1.30 to 3.00pm (subject to change) on the following dates:  15/1/16, 22/1/16, 12/2/16, 15/4/16, 22/4/16 and 29/4/16.  Available to all ...Read More

Science Club - Thursday After School

Do you want to build a Rocket, do you want to make a Hovercraft, how about Bio-Fuels or a Newton's cradle. Plus many more exciting projects.  The Science Club takes place in Mr Hendry's lab. and ...Read More

Homework Club - Tuesdays in the Library

Come along to the Homework Club every Tuesday in the Library from 3.30 - 4.30pm.  Laptops and support available.  ...Read More


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