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In preparation for exams many subjects provide voluntary after school study sessions. The classes running are listed in the attached documents. Pupils should check with teachers to ensure the classes are running at the stated dates/times. Study Support letter – Jan 17 After School Study classes Jan 2017

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What Are You Going to Choose?

Calling all Secondary Pupils to ENGAGE with the Future! What do you want to study, be, do? Get expert advice from the professionals to help you decide. • WHEN? 7 March 2017, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. • WHERE? Best Western Braids Hill Hotel, 134 Braid Road • WHO? Janet Archer, Chief Executive Officer, Creative […]

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Junk Kouture Grand Final

For the second year running Boroughmuir pupils have succeeded in getting through to the prestigious Grand Final of ‘Junk Kouture’. The pupils from S/3, Beth Moar, Isla Weir and Laura Gancheva created ‘Fire and Ice’ a spectacular celebration of recycled fashion. ‘Junk Kouture’ is open to all secondary school students in Scotland. The challenge is […]

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Coding & Robotics in Computing Science

Mrs Dighton’s S3 class have been taking part in a Pilot project to use Marty the Robot to learn the basics of robotics and coding using Python.  Marty the robot was created by the Edinburgh based company Robotical and we have been given 2 Marty’s to use in the classroom as part of the project.  […]

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Higgs Prize for Physics

The 2016 Higgs Prize for Advanced Higher Physics was won by a former pupil Charlotte Facherty This is an annual Prize, first awarded in 2013, for the top-performing male and female candidates at Advanced Higher Physics, at a publicly-funded school. The prize itself is a unique visit to the CERN international research facility near Geneva, […]

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