Rights Respecting Schools 

JYHS is working towards achieving the UNICEF Rights Respecting Schools Silver Award. Look out for the articles of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) displayed around the school and discussed in lessons.

For more information about Rights Respecting Schools and the CRC, watch the accompanying video presentation

For more information head the UNICEF website UNICEF - Rights Respecting Schools (opens new window)

Rights Respecting Schools Group (Thursdays at 1:25 pm in Science lab 1)

Get involved with the Rights Respecting Schools Award work. All year groups are welcome

Equali-tea Club (Thursday 3:35pm-4:30pm, Library) 

Learn about wider social justice issues and taking action to change them, while enjoying tea and biscuits.


LGBTQ+ Support at JYHS

LGBT Sliver Award

If you need someone to talk to our LGBTQ+ Champions are Mrs. Pirie (House Head) and Mrs. Wilson (Librarian) or you can speak to any member of staff you feel comfortable with.

Mrs. Pirie & Mrs. Wilson

For more information on LGBTQ+ support and activities at JYHS click on the title below. 

LGBTQ+ Support at JYHS

Inclusive Education 

LGBT inclusive education is a government priority throughout all schools in Scotland. With the support of lgbteducation.scot all staff at JYHS are receiving training to help ensure our curriculum is inclusive to all and tackles issues which are important to our young people. To find out more about this please see https://lgbteducation.scot/about/ 

Read Woke Challenge

See our Library pages for details of our Read Woke Challenge