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: to reserve a copy and arrange… Continue Reading Fidelis et Fortis (Faithful and Brave)

JGHS Christmas Concert 2017 – Survey

Posted on Dec 22, 2017 | No Comments

If you attended this year’s Christmas Concert we would very much appreciate your feedback on your experience. Please take a couple of minutes to complete this survey and help us plan for future concerts. Many Thanks, The Music Department 🙂

The Meltdown Before Christmas

Posted on Nov 28, 2017 | No Comments

The Meldown Before Christmas ‘THE MELTDOWN BEFORE CHRISTMAS’ FESTIVE SUPPORT Any families interested in attending this event should contact Mrs Deirdre O’Brien (DHT/CL Performing Arts) by Monday 4 December: Deirdre.O’   Mrs O’Brien will make any booking directly on behalf of the school and will also attend this event. Please note that families will be… Continue Reading The Meltdown Before Christmas

Christmas Fundraiser – Children 1st

Posted on Nov 21, 2017 | No Comments

CHRISTMAS DONATIONS FOR CHILDREN 1ST Over the next two weeks, JGHS will be running a Christmas fundraiser for Children 1st. We are asking our pupils and families, where possible, to donate any of the following: •Winter woollies for children aged 0-5 such as scarves, gloves, mitts and hats •Toys for young children and toddlers aged… Continue Reading Christmas Fundraiser – Children 1st

Key Assessment Information – Senior School

Posted on Nov 9, 2017 | No Comments

Please find the latest assessment deadline information for senior school here: Assessment Deadlines – Senior School

Meet & Mingle 2017

Posted on Oct 6, 2017 | No Comments

Meet and Mingle 2017

Health and Well-being: Logo Competition Winners

Posted on Sep 27, 2017 | No Comments

A huge congratulations to Laiba Maqbool and Coco Goto-Colverson (both S2) for their winning entry in our Health and Well-being logo competition. The logo will now be used in relation to all things HWB at Gillespie’s. The girls both won some art supplies to enhance their talents further.   A huge thank you to the… Continue Reading Health and Well-being: Logo Competition Winners

Madrid Multi-Sports Trip – May 2018

Posted on Sep 26, 2017 | No Comments

We are delighted to offer your child the opportunity to attend our new multi-sports trip to Madrid in partnership with Trans-World Educational Experiences. The trip will run from Sunday 13th May – Thursday 17th May, and will cost £775pp. Further details can be found on the draft itinerary and parental letter below. Please return permission… Continue Reading Madrid Multi-Sports Trip – May 2018

Young Musician’s Passport

Posted on Jun 15, 2017 | No Comments

Every year the Edinburgh International Festival gives away over 1000 free concert tickets to Young Musician’s Passport holders. If you are learning to play an instrument, or are part of an orchestra or a choir, you can sign up for a Young Musician’s Passport and choose from over 40 exhilarating live concerts. Young Musician’s Passport… Continue Reading Young Musician’s Passport