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

Higher Maths Masterclass Dates

The Higher Maths Masterclass supported study sessions begin this Friday 24 November in the Maths Dept. 1pm-2.30pm There are 10 sessions between now and the Exam, 3 before the Prelim. All students are welcome however attendance is expected at these for all students below target. Speak to the Maths Dept. for more information.    FRI 24th Nov, FRI 8th Dec, FRI 12th Jan, FRI 2nd Feb, FRI 16th Feb, FRI 9th ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 21/11/2017 09:41 AM

Children in Need Fundraising Update

Total raised so far is £988.00.  Thanks to everyone who donated to our fundraising activities and to the tutor groups who participated in the loose change challenge.  Special mentions have to go to the tutor groups of Mrs Anderson (music), Mrs McNaughton, Mr Krausen, Miss Hewitt and Mr Power who all donated a LOT of change.     ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 20/11/2017 12:44 PM

Career Evening - Thursday 23 November, 5 - 7pm.

We will be holding a Career Evening for students to find out information about different career options available. There will be a range of universities, colleges, employers and different organisations on the evening. This is open to all students, particularly the senior phase students. Each guest will have a stall set up and it would be a good chance to ask some questions or take some information away. ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 20/11/2017 12:33 PM

Book Week Scotland - 27 November to 3 December

We are celebrating Book Week Scotland from 27 November - 3 December.  The theme is Nourishing Ourselves - Health and Wellbeing -  how we nourish our whole beings through books.   During Book Week, people of all ages and walks of life will come together in libraries, schools, community venues and workplaces to share and enjoy books and reading. They will be joined in this celebration by Scotland’s authors, poets, ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 16/11/2017 10:08 AM

Ritchie Wins U18 Cup with Hockey Team

Congratulations to Ritchie McCluskey who won the U18 Club Cup with his hockey team recently!  Ritchie is one of the school's ESSP students who benefit from regular sessions with physiotherapists, nutritionists, sports psychologists and fitness coaches.    ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 13/11/2017 11:33 AM

Rotary Young Musician of the Year

Any students interested in representing the school in this year’s Rotary Young Musician of the year competition, please see a music teacher by Friday 10 November. This is a UK-wide competition and the winner receives a financial prize. ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 07/11/2017 10:10 AM

Sport Scotland Young Ambassador of the Month

Congratulations to Elle Dunlop who has been selected as Sport Scotland's Young Ambassador of the Month!   This is a massive achievement and is very well deserved! Message from Sport Scotland said,"Congratulations to Elle from Deans CHS, who is our Young Ambassador of the Month for October! Elle has been involved in a huge range of events and projects in her school, including an Active Girls Festival, school sport competitions and ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 06/11/2017 11:00 AM

Parent Evening Booking System

Dear parent, We have organised for a new online booking system for our parents’ evenings. Our S1 Parents’ Evening is on Wednesday 15 November. Go to http://www.parents-booking.co.uk/deanshighschool PLEASE NOTE: You need to type this address into your website browser’s ‘address bar’. Do not try to ‘Google’ this website address or use a search engine as that will not work. This is a common mistake on ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 06/11/2017 10:59 AM

Pumpkin Carving in Nurture

Students in Nurture have been using their imaginative and creative skills to work together to carve pumpkins. Each group discussed designs and worked together to carve one pumpkin. The Nurture room is looking ready for Halloween!  ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 30/10/2017 18:51 PM

Sports Star Awards

Congratulations to all of this month's Sports Stars! A special mention to those who have been chosen by two teachers!    Miss Campbell S1 - Laurie Elliot S2 - Emma Bennett S3 - Ellie Foster S4 - Eilidh Calder S5 - Roseanne Sneddon   Miss Riddell S1 - Niamh Lumsden S2 - Kyle McKay S3 - Hannah Robertson S3 - Ashleigh Heggie   Miss Evans S1 - Piper Law S2 - Olivia Gillespie S3 - Jamie Stephenson S4 - Mattie ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 26/10/2017 15:32 PM

Primary 7 Open Evening

Our Primary 7 Open Evening is on Thursday 9 November from 6:30 - 7:30pm.  There will be a brief presentation in the theatre at 6:30pm and then time to move around the school to see departments and students at "work". ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 26/10/2017 15:12 PM

Maths Information Session for Parents

MATHS - IT ALL ADDS UP!   Information and Help session for Parents/Carers   Wednesday 1st November 6.00pm - 7.15pm   All parents/carers are invited to attend an Information and Help session in the Maths Department, directing parents in the best way to support and challenge students in their Maths learning.   Details on the Broad General Education Curriculum (S1-S3) as well as the Senior Phase (S4-6) will be ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 26/10/2017 10:06 AM

Science Club Harmonic Pendulum Video

The video on the homepage of the website is a Science Club project to make a harmonic pendulum.    The video was filmed from underneath the series of pendulums. Obviously, in the dark and the pendulums had little tea-lights attached to them.      The effect is that the swing of each pendulum is related to the next one in line giving the soothing effect that you see on the video. They all start of at the same time, ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 24/10/2017 09:37 AM

National Healthcare Careers Weekend

200 healthcare professionals from across Scotland will be volunteering to present and network with your students who are interested in: Medicine Veterinary Medicine Nursing & Midwifery Dentistry Pharmacy Biomedical Sciences Psychology at National Healthcare Weekend on the 4th and 5th November taking place at the University of Stirling: 7 conferences on different specialties in the same location on the same day! Please ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 23/10/2017 20:37 PM

Barcelona Trip

The 3rd payment of £100 is due by the 31st October. Payments can be made through iPayimpact or at the school office. Any questions regarding the trip, feel free to speak to Miss Gibb. ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 23/10/2017 16:22 PM

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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

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

Ukulele Club - Wednesday Lunchtime

Ukulele club starts on Wednesday lunchtime in Music Room 1. No experience necessary and all are welcome. ...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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