Extra-curricular Clubs

A number of clubs and activities are available for pupils throughout the week at OLHS. A complete list is available by clicking here. SPORTS CLUBS Sports clubs: Sign up sheets are up in the PE department.  If you would like … Continue reading

Ghosts of War – Armistice Day Poetry 1

On Monday 9th, S3 pupils and staff headed for Edinburgh Castle for a workshop entitled “Ghosts of War: Armistice Day Poetry“ Our workshop leaders, Lorna and Ken, met us on the Esplanade to introduce themselves and explain the plan for … Continue reading

Scottish Schools’ Young Writer of the Year 2015

Newly-former pupil, Gemma Grier, has just been named the Scottish Schools’ Young Writer of the Year 2015. The competition was open to 15-18 year old pupils writing a non-fiction piece of 1,000 words which commented on experiences, events or people. … Continue reading

“Hannah Jacob, 7/2/43”

January 27th Is Holocaust Memorial Day. This report from Gemma Greer was written following a journey to Auschwitz-Birkenau with the Holocaust Educational Trust. Her name is an inescapable sibilation, twisting and roping itself around my neck, choking me since I … Continue reading

Clubs & Activities

For Supported Study, please click here Library The Library is open lunchtimes and after school Monday – Thursday. Pupils can change books, read, complete homework, study, research, play board games (including chess), colour in, draw, complete puzzles and take part … Continue reading