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

Higher Maths Masterclass Dates


A reminder about the Higher Maths Masterclass supported study sessions held in the Maths Dept. from 1.00pm-2.30pm.  All students are welcome however attendance is expected at these for all students below target. Speak to the Maths Dept. for more information.  Sessions:  FRI 16th Feb, FRI 9th March, FRI 13th April, FRI 20th April, FRI 27th April, TUE 1st May  (TIME TBC). ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 16/02/2018 11:04 AM

Kieran Wins Scottish Cup with Falkirk Fury


Congratulations to Kieran Allan who was part of the Falkirk Fury squad that beat Perth Phoenix 91-66 to lift the U18 Junior Men's Scottish Cup title! With 5 players in double figure scoring and 11 of the 12 team members scoring, this was a team performance from Fury that puts them firmly on track for a season treble. With the Scottish Cup now secured and the team only needing one win in their last 3 league games to take the Division 1 ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 08/02/2018 14:30 PM

West Lothian Handball Finals


The S3/4 handball team finished in 2nd place at the West Lothian finals held recently at Deans CHS. After a tough qualifying round, in which Deans beat Linlithgow, Broxburn and Bathgate, we found ourselves up against St Margaret’s in the 1st v 2nd place final. Having lost to St Margaret’s by one goal earlier in the event, the final match was always going to be close. In the end, our team lost 5-3 after a very competitive and well ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 08/02/2018 14:15 PM

Senior Phase Course Choice Information 2018-19


Students are now being issued with their Course Choice Sheets and letters with the date and time of their Course Choice appointment.  The Course Choice booklets are now available on our website and school app.   The link below will take you to the Senior Phase Course Choice Booklet that has been uploaded in the Curriculum Information section of the website.   Senior Phase Course Choice Booklet   We have also uploaded ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 08/02/2018 09:40 AM

S3 Course Choice Information 2018-19


Students are now being issued with their Course Choice Sheets and letters with the date and time of their Course Choice appointment.  The Course Choice booklets are now available on our website and school app.   The link below will take you to the S3 Course Choice Booklet that has been uploaded in the Curriculum Information section of the website.   S3 Course Choice Booklet   Key Dates On Wednesday 21st February there ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 08/02/2018 09:40 AM

Students take Part in Book Award Project


Congratulations to Laura King (S5), Fraser MacColl, Lexi-Taylor-Duff, Emma Bennett and David Ross (all S2) who took part in a Book Award project in the school library organised in conjunction with Carmondean Library.  The students all read three books and then had to vote for their favourite.  The books were:  Welcome to Nowhere by Elizabeth Laird, Children of Icarus by Caighlan Smith and The Haunting of Jessop Rise by Danny ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 07/02/2018 15:52 PM

Safer Internet Day - Online Safety Information


Safer Internet Day (SID) is organised by the joint Insafe/INHOPE network, with the support of the European Commission*, each February to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology, especially among children and young people. Celebrated on the second day of the second week of the second month, each year on Safer Internet Day millions of people unite to inspire positive change and raise awareness of online safety issues and ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 06/02/2018 16:29 PM

In The Heights Musical - Leith Biscuit Factory


Lola Aluko (S6) has been working hard in rehearsals with the rest of the cast for their musical production of 'In The Heights'.  Presented by A-Team Productions the musical is being performed at the Leith Biscuit Factory from 13-17 February 2018.  The show will have you dancing along with the cast from start to finish!  Get along and support Lola and the cast.  More information and tickets available from ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 30/01/2018 11:08 AM

Clicked - Leaflet for Parents


We have received an information leaflet for parents which has been released by the National Parent Forum of Scotland. It contains advice for parents on using social media appropriately and the possible impact upon their children and the school community of inappropriate posting.   You can find a copy in the Information Leaflets section of the website or click on the link ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 29/01/2018 12:26 PM

Explore 66 - Thursday Lunchtimes


Explore 66 is an exciting gathering of students from all faiths and None. We look at some of the teachings of the Bible and explore and discuss what they mean and how they apply to our lives.Open to all S1-S6 students.  Meet every Thursday lunchtime in the Purple Room during school term time. ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 29/01/2018 12:25 PM

Q Place - Thursdays, 3.30 - 4.30pm


Qplace is on every Thursday from 3:30pm-4:30pm in the Purple Room.  Qplace is an after school program for students to ask the Big Questions in life: Where have I come from? What's my purpose in life?   Join us for an interactive discussion time dealing with the Big Why questions in Life.  Open to all S1-S6 students.  Qplace runs from Sept-Dec and Jan-Mar.    ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 23/01/2018 14:15 PM

British Cycling Leaders


British Cycling Leaders: If you have an interest in outdoor education and mountain biking see Mr Steele or pop into BIKE CLUB, Tuesday lunchtime. Funding has been secured to train a select few S4 and S5 students to be able to lead/guide mountain bike groups. This can then be used as part of the school club initially but then also after you leave school to work for people like PGL etc. Looks good on CV as well. Only a few spaces for this. ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 22/01/2018 09:58 AM

Bike Club Starts on Tuesday


The Bike Club starts Tuesday lunchtime in Mr Steele's room. If you have filled in a form come along. If not please see Mr Steele to find out if there is still space. ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 22/01/2018 09:36 AM

November Newsletter Information


A copy of our November Newsletter has been uploaded in the 'Newsletter' section in the 'School Information' tab at the top of the homepage. A copy is also being emailed out to parents/carers who have provided us with email addresses. If you need to update us with your email address please email:  wldeans-chs@westlothian.org.uk  (add your full name and the name/tutor group of your child to the email to allow us to update ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 08/12/2017 13:23 PM

S4-6 Supporting Attainment Booklet


To support senior attainment we have produced a booklet to help parents and students know what is involved in exams and when twilight classes are running.  The booklet will be emailed to parents and carers.  It is also available on our app and uploaded in the Student Information, Exam Information and Study Support sections of the website.  Please contact us if you require a copy or more information. ...Read More

Posted by: Alison | 28/11/2017 14:26 PM

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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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