What a great BIG day for Languages! And what a fabulous team of staff from the Languages Faculty at James Gillespie's HIgh School, led by Ryan Irvine! The pace was energetic and snappy, the children were happy and all staff enthusiastically and expertly encouraged them to get involved and join in. Wonderful to see confidence … Continue reading A Great BIG Day for Languages!
Please take time to visit to our new online platform for sharing information about Modern Languages and 1+2 in the James Gillespie’s High School Cluster with families from across the cluster. https://leadinglanguagesinjghscluster.wordpress.com/ The website provides details of a new Transition Event which will take place on Tuesday 22nd May 2018 at James Gillespie's High School … Continue reading Leading Languages in JGHS Cluster
//www.youtube.com/get_playerColla Castellara Edinburgh provided an extraordinary demonstration of human towers at the Sciennes International Summer Fair on Saturday 4th June 2016.
Grateful thanks to graphic designer parent Jimmy Chow for superb artwork for the Summer Fair and to Thomas Elliott for his wonderful drawing of Sciennes:At Sciennes, we recognise that we are incredibly fortunate to enjoy strong partnerships with families and to have suchmarvellous ongoing parental support. For this year's Summer Fair, our fantastic Parent Council … Continue reading Remarkable Parent Led International Summer Fair a Huge Success!
Drop in all day from 10am to 4pm at the Institut Français d'Ecosse on Saturday 28th November 13 Randolph Crescent, Edinburgh EH3 7TT http://www.ifecosse.org.uk //e.issuu.com/embed.js
Sciennes Loves Languages!We were delighted to welcome back great friend to the school Jenny Carr, Chair of the Scotland Russia Forum, now based at Summerhall. Jenny has previously provided introductions to Russian language for our pupils and arranged for a Russian Cosmonaut to visit our Assemblies! It was fantastic to see that two of our … Continue reading Scotland Russia Forum at P4-7 Assembly
Article in City of Edinburgh 'Bright Futures'For the past two years, schools in the James Gillespies’ cluster have been involved in a partnership with schools in the Comunidad de Madrid in Spain. The partnership has offered the teachers the chance to share good practice and enrich their lessons through the exciting cultural experiences gained when visiting the partners’ country.The … Continue reading Languages Partnership Project with Madrid