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Christmas Concert at the Usher Hall 2016 Christmas Concert at the Usher Hall 2016

Tuesday 20th December 2016 at 7:00pm Come along and support our talented pupils at what is sure to be a fantastically festive evening! The concert features pupils from James Gillespie’s High School and its six associated primaries. Items will include wind bands, string orchestras, clarsach and guitar ensembles, pipe band, chamber choir and many various… Continue Reading Christmas Concert at the Usher Hall 2016

Fidelis et Fortis

The clock that never worked, the sinister Green Lady, the day we nearly drowned the Queen Mother – it’s all in a sparkling new book, Faithful and Brave: A Celebration of James Gillespie’s High School. Commissioned by the James Gillespie’s Trust to mark the opening of our new campus, and penned by award-winning journalist John… Continue Reading Fidelis et Fortis

JGHS pupils wins top prize for academic excellence JGHS pupils wins top prize for academic excellence

Warmest congratulations to Gordon Kumar who scooped top prize for Academic Excellence across all of Scotland at the Annual SQA awards ceremony in Edinburgh on the Evening of Friday 11 November. Gordon’s average mark across 5 Advanced Highers was the highest in Scotland. A fantastic achievement for a young man whose wide and varied interests… Continue Reading JGHS pupils wins top prize for academic excellence

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Fidelis et Fortis (Faithful and Brave)

Posted on Nov 24, 2016 | No Comments

      Fidelis et Fortis (Faithful and Brave) The book celebrating the school’s 213 history is now published and available for sale in time for Christmas. ‘Faithful and Brave’, a celebration of James Gillespie’s High School, can be ordered by various means. 1. Email the school at: Admin@jamesgillespies.edin.sch.uk to reserve a copy and arrange… Continue Reading Fidelis et Fortis (Faithful and Brave)

Children 1st Appeal

Posted on Nov 17, 2016 | No Comments

Today sees the launch of the JGHS Christmas appeal in aid of Children 1st. We are asking pupils to bring in chocolate selection boxes that will then be passed on to Children 1st at the start of December and distributed to children across Edinburgh. Pupils can hand selection boxes to Mrs. Fallon in SfL, Ms.… Continue Reading Children 1st Appeal

Right Direction 2016

Posted on Nov 11, 2016 | No Comments