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)

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

Pupil Logo Competition: Health and Wellbeing

Posted on May 11, 2017 | No Comments

James Gillespie’s High School are looking for young, creative minds to design our new ‘health and wellbeing’ logo. The winner’s design will be used to represent all things health and wellbeing related for years to come and will hopefully allow pupils, parents and staff to identify where these issues are addressed across Gillespie’s. Literacy at… Continue Reading Pupil Logo Competition: Health and Wellbeing

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