Welcome to the Boroughmuir High School website

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Our vision is to ensure a confident, nurturing and inclusive learning community where all achieve their full potential and embrace life’s challenges.

As Head Teacher, I am delighted that you have taken the time to look at our web pages and find out more about the school. We are extremely proud of our school and in particular our positive ethos and partnerships between staff, pupils, parents and the wider community. At Boroughmuir High School, we firmly believe in promoting ambition, raising aspirations and embedding high expectations.

We aim to provide all of our pupils with the highest quality teaching and learning along with the challenge and support that is appropriate to them in realising their full potential.

 We actively encourage you to find out more about us through these web pages. Please do contact the school if you require more information.

David Dempster, Head Teacher


Latest News

Health Protection Scotland

Whooping Cough

We have been asked to upload these FAQs onto our website due to cases of Whooping Cough circulating in the community.   HPS whooping-cough-faqs (30 August 2012)

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The Edinburgh Mini Trials

Congratulations to Senior Modern Studies Pupils who took part in the Edinburgh MiniTrials at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on the 3rd October 2015. MiniTrials are based on what actually happens at the Sheriff Court and pupils take part in the reconstruction of two criminal jury trial. The morning trial involved an “assault to severe injury” and […]

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Senior debating team.

Senior Debating Club news

Congratulations to our Senior Debating team who took part in the Debating Matters competition against Madras College and Portabello High School. The teams were competing in a national competition for the first time at the National Library of Scotland on Monday 27th September 2015. One half of the team had the task of arguing for the […]

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Open Doors: Boroughmuir High School 26th and 27th September 2015

     Although founded in 1904, Boroughmuir moved to 26 Viewforth in 1913 and this great building has served the school community superbly during this time educating, at a conservative estimate, some 20,000 people in this time. On 26th and 27th September 2015, Boroughmuir High School took part in the Doors Open Weekend, supported by the […]

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Fortiter Et Recte!

S1 Welcome Evening Feedback

Last Thursday night over 100 S1 parents attended our S1 Welcome Evening. The evening was hosted by the Parent Council, PTA and pupils from S1 and S6. Parents were welcomed by Mr Dempster and Miss Presly. Jacqueline and Christina from our Parent Council shared information about getting involved with the Parent Council and upcoming events […]

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