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S1/2 STEM Club

ICHSWould you like to explore aspects of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) during a Wednesday lunchtime. The ICHS Stem club will be starting on Wednesday 9th November and will focus on The Ultimate STEM Challenge. This is a national competition brought to you by BP, the Science Museum and STEM Learning.

We are looking for 10 boys and 10 girls from S1 and S2 to put their Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths skills to the test and potentially win some fantastic prizes, including an invitation to a celebratory event at the Science Museum, an Ultimate STEM experience day, £500 for their school and Science Museum goodies.

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Fire Safety Message

WLCWest Lothian Community Safety Partnership is urging everyone to stay safe and heed key fire safety messages this year ahead of Bonfire Night.

The messages which can be read by clicking the following safety warning include messages from SFRS Prevention & Protection Group Manager for West Lothian, Eddie Ritchie, Inspector Scott Robertson, Community Policing and other safety partners.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service are up to four times busier than usual on November 5th and have issued a leaflet warning of the dangers and offering advice for a safe Bonfire Night.

Uniform Donations

ICHSInveralmond’s Fundraising Committee are asking for donations of any unwanted good quality uniforms.

Please hand in any donations to Community Reception and be sure to label it for the attention of Mrs Loughins.

This may be uniforms that students have grown out of or no longer need, all help is greatly appreciated and we look forward to your response..

 

Primary 6 Transition Afternoon

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Inveralmond Community High School will be hosting a Primary 6 transition afternoon on Friday 4th November from 1 pm.

The purpose of this afternoon will be for parents, carers and students to meet some members of Inveralmond staff, view the facilities available and participate in several workshops.

We look forward to seeing you there..

Ladywell Campus ParkSmart Initiative


On Friday 28th October Inveralmond hosted the first meeting of the Ladywell Campus ParkSmart Initiative.

The purpose of our ParkSmart initiative is to come up with smart solutions in order to relieve our school gate congestion. We truly believe if we work closely together as a campus we can make positive and sustainable improvements.

The community initiative meeting involved members from Ladywell Community Council, Harrysmuir Primary, Ladywell Nursery, Inveralmond Early Years Centre, Inveralmond Community High School, Parent Council and Police Scotland.

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SDS – Offer of Appointment

ICHSThe Careers Adviser from Skills Development Scotland will be offering appointments to parents/carers at the S3 Parents’ Evening on Thursday 10th November.

If you would like an appointment, please book in by following this link: S3 Careers

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) supports young people to make well informed decisions about their future.

The world of work is continually changing, with new opportunities created every day and it is unlikely that young people will remain in the same job for life.

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Indoor Car Boot Sale

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On Saturday 19th November, we are planning an indoor car boot sale to raise funds for the school. We are looking for volunteers to work alongside some of our parents, carers, students and staff to make this event a success.

If you are willing to give up a little time to help us can you please contact the school. We can be contacted by calling 01506 438093 and choosing option 2 or you can mail us at the following address:- wlinveralmond-chs@westlothian.org.uk

If you would like to have your own table at the event please call 01506 438093 and choose option 3 to find out more information.

 

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Measles Infection in Lothian

WLCMeasles cases have been confirmed in Lothian over the past month in teenagers and young adults. Please do not send your child to school if they have any symptoms suggestive of measles infection.

Symptoms – The symptoms of measles include fever, lethargy, runny nose, conjunctivitis, cough and a red, blotchy rash which starts at the head spreading over the chest and limbs. The rash generally fades within ten days.

If your child has developed symptoms suggestive of measles, you should keep your child at home and contact your General Practitioner for further advice by phone (or NHS24 if out of hours on telephone number 111).

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Youth Philanthropy Initiative

ICHSOn Wednesday 12th October, S5 students presented to a panel of judges and a representative from the Youth Philanthropy Initiative with the hope of winning £3000 for their supported charity.

The quality of presentation was superb and it was wonderful to see our young people engage with their local community and support small, local charities whose work is so important to supporting many local residents.

The passion and engagement of the students came across loud and clear in their presentations and a number of students are now volunteering with the charities they researched.

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Primary 7 Transition Evening

ICHSOn Thursday 13th October Inveralmond will be hosting a Primary 7 Transition evening from 6 pm.

At 6 pm Parents, carers and students from Harrysmuir, Peel and Livingston Village primaries are welcome..

At 7 pm Parents, carers and students from Letham, Riverside and Toronto primaries are welcome..

There will be displays and information from each faculty within the school and the opportunity to meet staff and students who will explain and showcase what Inveralmond has to offer.

We are very much looking forward to seeing you all there..

Indoor Car Boot Sale


On Saturday 19th November, we are planning an indoor car boot sale to raise funds for the school.

We are looking for volunteers to work alongside some of our parents, carers, students and staff to make this event a success.

If you are willing to give up a little time to help us can you please contact the school.

We can be contacted by calling 01506 438093 and choosing option 2 or you can mail us at the following address:- wlinveralmond-chs@westlothian.org.uk

On Track To Achieve

ICHSSix Inveralmond students are taking part in the On Track To Achieve programme which is run by the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust and helps young people to overcome barriers to their education through sport.

The young people will be mentored by Keith Cook, British Fencing Champion and Commonwealth Medalist.

The programme incorporates sporting and motivational activities designed to help build resilience in the young people to face challenges head on and strive for success. This excellent opportunity has been provided to these young people which they are enjoying and excelling in.

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Midlothian Science Festival

campus-open-day-flyerOn Saturday 8th October the annual Easter Bush Campus Open Day will take place at the Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Campus, as part of the Midlothian Science Festival.

The free event will feature a wide variety of drop-in activities, tours and workshops (suitable for all ages) about our scientific and veterinary work on campus and careers in science/vet medicine, as well as a programme of talks hosted by the Royal Society of Biology (programme) which you may find of particular interest.

please click on the following link to see details of the event:- Campus Open Day – Flyer. If you require further information please see Mr Varty in the Science department..

Primary 6 Transition Afternoon

ICHSInveralmond Community High School will be hosting a Primary 6 transition afternoon on Friday 7th October from 1 pm.

The purpose of this afternoon will be for parents, carers and students to meet some members of Inveralmond staff, view the facilities available and participate in several workshops.

We look forward to seeing you there..