P7 Perform at JGHS Christmas Concert

TUESDAY 18th DECEMBER 2018 7.00pm Tickets are now on sale directly from the Usher Hall box office and website, priced from £6 - £10. http://www.usherhall.co.uk/whats-on/james-gillespies-high-school-christmas-concert-2018 Doors open to the public from 6.15pm.      

Leading Languages in JGHS Cluster

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

P7 Pupils Perform at Stunning Usher Hall JGHS Christmas Concert

What a stunning showcase of the terrific musical talents of the young people and staff of James Gillespie's High School at the Usher Hall Christmas Concert on Tuesday 19th December 2017! Cluster Primary Seven pupils from Sciennes, Tollcross, James Gillespie's Primary, Preston Street, Royal Mile and Taobh na Pairce Primary Schools rose to the occasion, … Continue reading P7 Pupils Perform at Stunning Usher Hall JGHS Christmas Concert

P4-7 Music Assembly

Thank you to S6 students Caitlin and Monica from James Gillespie's High School for their excellent presentation about their forthcoming trip to South Africa and for explaining how we can help by donating gym shoes, sports gear and dresses.The focus for the P4-7 Assembly on Friday 16th January was Music at Sciennes and how the … Continue reading P4-7 Music Assembly

JGHS S6 South Africa Student Appeal for Gym Shoes, Sports Gear and Dresses

South Africa ShoesThe South Africa project at James Gillespie’s High School was established in 2003, when the school became linked with Zwelibanzi High School, Durban. In 2011 a second link was made to Dloko High School. Every year JGHS raises money and donations in support of students in the schools. This year we are specifically … Continue reading JGHS S6 South Africa Student Appeal for Gym Shoes, Sports Gear and Dresses

Oh What A Night!

Sciennes staff were on their feet to give P7 pupils a standing ovation for their magnificent performance at the James Gillespie's Christmas Concert in the Usher Hall on Thursday 18th December. The whole event was a wonderful celebration of the superb achievements of JGHS Music Department and their pupils, led by Mrs Deirdre O'Brien, and … Continue reading Oh What A Night!

JGHS Free Chanter and Pipe Band Drumming Taster Sessions for P5-7

Thursday 30th October from 3.45-4.45pm P5-7 pupils at Sciennes have been sent an email about an exciting opportunity to take part in chanter and pipe band drumming taster sessions at James Gillepsie's High School. Any pupils who are keen to continue will have an opportunity to take part in further classes beginning Thursday 6th November at a … Continue reading JGHS Free Chanter and Pipe Band Drumming Taster Sessions for P5-7

JGHS Christmas Concert P7 Choir – Tickets on Sale Now

Christmas Concert     Thursday 18th December 2014   7.00 – 9.30pm                Usher Hall                   Tickets on sale from Monday 20th October 2014 from Box Office On Wednesday 8th October we were grateful to Miss Rachel Millar and Mr Richard Dearsley from James Gillespie's High School who came to Sciennes to rehearse Primary Seven pupils from Sciennes, Preston Street and … Continue reading JGHS Christmas Concert P7 Choir – Tickets on Sale Now

Our Cluster Counts

All the schools in the James Gillespie’s High School Cluster participated in a Financial Education Week last week. Thank you to all parents who participated by sharing some knowledge or experience of finance and we hope you will be able to visit a display of work from each of the Cluster schools in Newington Library … Continue reading Our Cluster Counts

JGHS Christmas Concert

Primary Seven pupils from each of James Gillespie's High School's feeder primary schools - Sciennes Primary, Tollcross Primary, James Gillespie's Primary, Preston Street Primary and Royal Mile Primary - performed magnificently at the superb Christmas Concert in the Usher Hall on Tuesday 17th December. Thank you to Deirdre O'Brien and Richard Deasley for organising the … Continue reading JGHS Christmas Concert

P7 Visit to James Gillespie’s High School, Lauderdale Street Campus

Thursday 19 September 2013Primary 7 Parent/Carers interested in knowing more about the school are warmly invited to join JGHS staff on 19th September.6.30pm - welcome by senior staff with a short presentation from the Head Teacher. 6.45pm tours set off with senior students acting as guides around the school.An opportunity to talk informally to staff and senior students, … Continue reading P7 Visit to James Gillespie’s High School, Lauderdale Street Campus