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
It’s been a busy first month for the new pupil voice as we settle into our new roles and responsibilities around the school. Our 10 person committee has been working hard in conjunction with the senior staff in order to properly represent the students of James Gillespie’s and give them a say in the way… Continue Reading Pupil Voice – Sept 16 Newsletter
The schools most recent large group photography is now online on the Tempest Groups website. Please note this service is for viewing images only, ordering takes place via the order forms given to the school. Instructions to find and view the school photographs are below (images can take 10 – 14 days to be loaded… Continue Reading School Photographs
It’s a new year at Gillespie’s, and with that comes a new Pupil Voice. This year’s Pupil Voice is made up of ten 6th year pupils: Danish Faisal, Shona Macleod, Michael Barker, Shona Curtis-Walcott, Thomas Day-Lewis, Mairi Treanor-Taylor, Alistair Parsons Trucco, Malavika Venkatesh, Laith Cameron-Hunwick and Hannah Nicol. This year is the first year that… Continue Reading Your New Pupil Voice
All Instrumental Lessons will resume on Monday 22nd August 2016. Pupils MUST check their lesson time on the website or by visiting the music department in the new Muriel Spark Builidng. New S1 pupils will be given the opportunity to audition to learn an instrument. More details will be issued in a letter which will… Continue Reading Instrumental Music Lessons
Friday 10th and Saturday 11th June at 7pm. Drama Studio (G20) in Darroch campus. Tickets priced: Adults £7.50 and Students £5 (Available to purchase on the door) ‘Diversecity’ is a whole school celebration of the diverse cultures that exist within the school role. This is an integral part of reinforcing the school ethos that “we… Continue Reading Diversecity 2016
Dear Pupils, Our school has been selected to be part of a pilot ‘school of tennis’ initiative which is a national project across Great Britain. As part of this, you will get the opportunity to participate in Tennis in both curricular PE and our extra-curricular club. Before this begins we would appreciate if… Continue Reading School of Tennis Survey
I would like to thank all pupils and families who donated a gift towards our Christmas appeal in aid of children 1st. The number of gifts we received and the range of presents was outstanding. We collected selection boxes and sweets, a large range of books for toddlers through to teenagers, art and craft sets… Continue Reading Thank You!