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Latest News

Christmas Concert Monday 14th December

  Tickets for the concert are now on sale. They can be purchased from the music staff base during break and for the first ten minutes of lunch. Tickets cost £6.00 for adults and £4.00 for concessions. Please note all permissions forms must be returned ASAP.

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Annual House of Lords Chamber debate

Twenty three students set off early on Friday to travel to London for the annual House of Lords Chamber debate. Boroughmuir represented Scotland’s schools in this years’ debate The debate motion was “How do we increase diversity in Parliament?” Arriving at King’s Cross off the 7.30 from Waverley, we got to the Houses of Parliament […]

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Hour of Code

S6/7 pupils from Bruntsfield, South Morningside and Buckstone primary schools visited the Computing Science department to participate in the Global initiative ‘Hour Of Code’.

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TEDx Bruntsfield

TEDx Bruntsfield is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. With a star lineup sharing experiences across a spectrum of topics it promises to be an amazing event. Tickets are limited to 100. And as a bonus, we are running an IGNITE lightning set of talks immediately […]

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Ski Race Clean Sweep

What a dreich and dreary day it turned out to be at a wind swept and damp Hillend. For a few hours beforehand the howling gales could have put a stop to the morning’s race events !!! But lady luck was with us, and our three teams stormed the Boyd Anderson Race this year with […]

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BASE Competition Winners

BASE Competition Success!

Congratulations to a team of our S5/S6 pupils who yesterday won the East of Scotland heat in the BASE (Business, Accounting and Skills Education) competition. Consisting of 49 UK heats and one National Final, BASE allows students of all abilities to; find out more about careers in accountancy, finance and business, compete in an exciting […]

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Sorley MacLean Remembered at Boroughmuir

 On Tuesday 24th November 2015 Historic Scotland in conjunction with the Scottish Government bestowed a commemorative plaque to the Scottish poet Sorley MacLean to recognise the national and international importance of his work and life.   Sorley MacLean taught at Boroughmuir from 1939 – 1940. He then enlisted to the army but was injured in […]

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swimming team success

Well done to the school swimming team of 2015 –Sophie, Jess, Stuart, Anna, Jenny, Rebecca, Alexandra, Mia, Isabella and Ellen. The swimmers competed against the very best swimmers from all schools in Edinburgh and did the school and themselves proud with a fantastic medal haul and relay result!   (Apologies if any results missed as some of the results […]

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Jess McGhee. Donald Dewar Memorial Debate

Senior Debating Club News

Congratulations to Jess  and Alisa who took part in the first round of the Donald Dewar Memorial Debating tournament on Thursday 19th November at Clifton Hall School. The girls gave a very strong performance and were successful in winning the debate against Clifton Hall. They will now progress to the second round of the tournament which […]

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