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Updated Homework Policy (March 2017)

Homework is work assigned to be done outside the classroom, usually at home or in a study club… Homework Policy March 2017

Our Vision and Values

School motto: Fidelis et Fortis (Faithful and strong). Our vision is to provide a curriculum which enables all learners at James Gillespie’s High School to achieve their potential. We aim for excellence in learning and teaching and expect all learners to be actively engaged in their own learning. We recognise that learning is a lifelong process and is… Continue Reading Our Vision and Values

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

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S1 Residential to Lockerbie Manor

Posted on Mar 31, 2017 | No Comments

Lockerbie has been totally refurbished in 2011, and provides excellent en suite bedrooms and superb pod villages along with a variety of excellent outdoor activities. Thank you to all for attending the information evening regarding the residential and as promised here is a copy of the PowerPoint I presented on Monday 27th April. Pick up… Continue Reading S1 Residential to Lockerbie Manor

Easter Exam Revision Timetable

Easter Exam Revision Timetable

Posted on Mar 28, 2017 | No Comments

Exam revision schedule 2017 final Please click the link above to download the Easter exam revision schedule.

SQA Star Award Winner

Posted on Mar 7, 2017 | No Comments

Gordon Kumar is the winner in the Academic Excellence category at the SQA Star Awards 2016. Gordon was recognised for his exceptional achievements studying for National Qualifications over the past 12 months. A student with a particular affinity for understanding mathematics and statistics; Gordon is also an excellent musician, playing in the school pipe band… Continue Reading SQA Star Award Winner