Thanks are due to the following for their assistance:

  • Sonia Baker
  • Stephen Bunyan
  • Robert Gray
  • Iain Macaskill
  • Pat Moncreiff
  • Sheila McIntosh
  • Professor Lindsay Paterson

Further reading & references

  • Devine, TM (1999) The Scottish Nation, 1700-2000 Penguin
  • East Lothian Council website,
  • East Lothian Council January 2000 Information Memorandum, Public Private Partnership Project (Executive Summary)
  • East Lothian County Council (ELCC), County Development Plan, 1953
  • Glass, Lena (1997) Slate to Disc 1897-1997: Dunbar Schools Centenary Book
  • Haddingtonshire Courier Annual Retrospectives 1945-1960
  • Hendrie, WF (1997) The Dominie: A Profile of the Scottish Headmaster John Donald
  • Holmes, H (1996) 300 Years of Scottish Education; a Handlist of Education Acts in Scotland, 1696 to 1996, European Ethnological Research Centre, NMS, Edinburgh
  • McPherson, A (1992) ‘Schooling’ in Dickson, A &Treble, JH People and Society in Scotland: Volume III 1914-1990, John Donald
  • NAS, Discontinuance of Rural Schools in East Lothian, Scottish Education Department, 25 October 1962, NAS Ref 48/1650, p4, Parents’ views (point 11)
  • Philip, HL (1995) A Short History of National School Certificates in Scotland Scottish Examination Board
  • Preston Log, 1924-1974, Anniversary Logbook of Preston Lodge High School, Prestonpans (East Lothian Museums Service Archive)
  • Preston Lodge 1924-1999, publication celebrating 75 years – available at Local History Centre
  • Robertson, RD ‘Education in East Lothian’ The Educational Institute of Scotland (1934) Handbook to the Annual Congress
  • School Census, September 2000, East Lothian Council Education Department
  • Scottish Education Department (1966 June 29) Circular No 614 The Transfer of Pupils from Primary to Secondary Education
  • Scottish Further Education Funding Council, New Areas Fund Awards 1999-2000, SFEFC website (now the Scottish Funding Council
  • Scottish Office untitled document, Pishwanton Project, ref: 2RPG/012/005
  • Stein, R, audio interview [no date], East Lothian Museums Service 2001.201, SCRAN Identification 000-000-470-583-C
  • West Barns Primary Information Handbook, (now only available through the Internet Archive)