Belhaven Hill School

A Boarding & Day School for Boys and Girls aged 6-13

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  • Thursday 21 January 2021 30 Day Music Challenge Nearly 90% of the pupils at Belhaven are taking part in a very successful 30 Day Music Challenge in which they practice their instruments every day for at least 15 minutes. So far 83% of pupils have managed to practice on every single day during remote learning.
  • Thursday 10 December 2020 Belhaven Hill Christmas Fair - Charity Event Since, very sadly, the children were unable to enjoy the delights of the Edinburgh Christmas Fair this year, we thought it would be fun to bring the fairground to us!  On Sunday 6th December, we launched our very own Belhaven Fair with the proceeds going to the charity, 'Can Do East Lothian' (
  • Tuesday 8 December 2020 Handmade Christmas Decorations Form 6 has been working with the brilliant Anna Mills, aka Label Lady, to design and create some fun, handmade Belhaven Christmas decorations with the proceeds going to charity.
  • Thursday 26 November 2020 Music is Flourishing By Director of Music, Mr KNE Ellison
  • Thursday 26 November 2020 Tea in the Woods Belhaven Hospital and Outdoor Education – Form 2 meal in the woods
  • Thursday 26 November 2020 Tree Planting at Belhaven Hospital Mrs Leitch took the saplings that had been planted in the Walled Garden over the summer down to Belhaven Hospital Community Garden on Sunday with a bunch of willing Form 3 helpers and together they planted a hedgerow.
  • Saturday 21 November 2020 Great Green Wall Walk Success On Saturday, 21st November, children and staff at Belhaven Hill School took part in a sponsored walk along the Dunbar coastline for the Great Green Wall, raising a significant sum for Tree Aid. The charity is planting an 8,000km wall of trees across North Africa, from east to west, to stop the spread of the Sahara Desert.
  • Wednesday 18 November 2020 Boys' Hockey: 2nd v Merchiston 1 - 2Goal – A JamesonAssist – M Pratt (C)
  • Wednesday 18 November 2020 Girls' Hockey: 1st v Merchiston 4 - 3
  • Friday 13 November 2020 Boys' Hockey: U11B v Merchiston
  • Thursday 12 November 2020 Fitness or Gym Equipment Appeal I write to ask if any of you have any fitness or gym equipment, which you no longer use, that you would be willing to donate to the school.
  • Thursday 12 November 2020 Boys' Hockey: U11A v Merchiston Belhaven 0 – Merchiston 5
  • Tuesday 10 November 2020 Virtual Cross Country Championships In the absence of inter-school competitive cross country events, Shrewsbury School invited schools to a virtual Cross Country Championship. Belhaven Hill, of course, entered.
  • Tuesday 10 November 2020 Remembrance Sunday Service 8th November 2020
  • Thursday 5 November 2020 Choir Performs 'Highland Cathedral'
  • Tuesday 20 October 2020 The Spoken English Competition The finalists had been briefed, the audience seated, the iPads charged to stream and record – and our adjudicator, former Belhaven Headmaster Michael Osborne, sat ready to listen to the two separate bubbles conclude this prestigious annual competition.
  • Tuesday 6 October 2020 Sunday Art Catch Up
  • Friday 2 October 2020 Patrol Rugby and Hockey - Results Saturday, 25th September, saw the second round of Patrol competitions in the main sports. Following the Woodies’ victory in the Football and overall lead in the Patrol competition at the first weekend out mark, what difference will this round of matches make to the overall standings?
  • Friday 2 October 2020 'Positiverosity' 7 Golden Principles
  • Wednesday 16 September 2020 Headmaster Interviews Heads of School, House and Patrols You join me one sunny lunchtime on the Red Stairs. Surrounding me (at a respectable distance of course) are this year’s school leaders – the Form 1s who will set the tone for the academic year 2020/21.
  • Monday 13 July 2020 New Computer Science Programme Launched by Belhaven Hill School Over the last two years the Board of Governors at Belhaven Hill School has been working on an ambitious plan to invest specific funds in a Computer Science programme to teach Belhaven children computational thinking, programming, e-safety and robotics.
  • Thursday 9 July 2020 Leavers' Profiles 2020
  • Thursday 2 July 2020 New Head & Staff to Build on Belhaven's All-Round Reputation Boarding and day pupils returning to Belhaven Hill School in East Lothian in September will have a lot to be excited about. They will be welcomed by new Headmaster Olly Langton and his wife Rosie, together with an enhanced leadership team in the staff room.
  • Thursday 2 July 2020 Belhaven Supports BSA Covid-19 Charter Belhaven Hill is implementing the guidance laid out by the BSA to make sure the right steps are in place to ensure the health and safety of our pupils and staff. The code aims to give confidence to everyone that schools which support it, like Belhaven Hill, are following all appropriate measures to ensure that boarding is a safe environment for pupils.
  • Wednesday 24 June 2020 Record Exam Results Despite Lockdown Our Common Entrance and Scholarship results were outstanding again this year, despite the constraints imposed by distance learning.
  • Thursday 4 June 2020 Why we miss Belhaven
  • Wednesday 27 May 2020 Lockdown Learning Journey As lockdown has forced all schools to close their doors and take learning remote, schools have had to adapt quickly to deliver distance learning.
  • Thursday 7 May 2020 John Muir Award OUTDOOR EDUCATION - John Muir Award
  • Saturday 21 March 2020 Pipes and Drums Band Welcomes visitors to Open Morning Pipes and Drums Band Welcome visitors to Open Morning
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