Month: November 2017

S5 and S6 Biologists visit Strathclyde University

S5 and S6 pupils studying Biology recently visited Strathclyde University’s Biolab. Pupils were given the opportunity to learn more about the theory and practical development of Polymerase Chain Reactions. Pupils extracted DNA from different plant samples, added the components required for PCR and used a thermal cycler to amplify DNA.  They also set up and performed […]

Pupils attend Safe Drive Event

On Monday 6 November S5 pupils were accompanied by Miss Orr and Mr Christie to the Safe Drive Stay Alive event in Aberdeen. Representatives from the emergency services recalled their experiences from a Road Traffic Accident involving 4 young people and explained the consequences for each of them. The presentations from the professionals was supported […]

Remembrance Ceremonies

The whole school gathered at break time on Friday 10 November to listen to the Headmaster recount some of the sacrifices that were made and the unfortunate lives that were lost during war including former pupils of Lathallan School. Everyone observed a 2 minute silence at 11am. On Sunday 12 November the school Pipe Band […]

Community Chess Project

The School has started a Community Chess Project. This term the school pupils have played chess at Johnshaven Lifeboat House with pupils from Johnshaven Primary School on Friday afternoons, this will continue until the Christmas break. The school hopes to play a different primary school each term. The project hopes to help more pupils at local […]