Edinburgh Guarantee Bulletin:


Introduction to Career Management Skills Slides

BHS CMS Assemblies

Developing Young Workforce Slides

DYW Slides – Computing and Business

DYW Slides – Drama

DYW Slides – Modern Languages

DYW Slides – Physical Education

DYW – Science Slides

New Resource: My Kids Career

Check out the new Webpage: Click Here


Open Days in Scotland


Edinburgh College

Careers Blog


The purpose of the Boroughmuir Careers Blog ( and Twitter feed (@CareersBHS) is to be a one-stop-shop for information and advice about careers.  You will find details of current job and training opportunities, information about what is happening in school and suggestions for developing your Career Management Skills.

UCAS Information

For parents

  • 2018 Parent Guide – this year developed in partnership with Which?, our guide tells parents everything they need to know to support their son or daughter with their future choices.
  • Parent updates – we send our very own newsletter to parents to explain the application process, alert them to key dates, and send timely reminders. Get your students’ parents signed up.
Skills Development Scotland

Skills Development Scotland

Get the help you need for the career you want with Scotland’s online careers information and advice service My World of Work.

Whether you’re at school, aiming for higher or further education or going straight into work, My World of Work helps you with up-to-date information, advice and tools when you need it most:

  • Subject choices – understand your strengths and make better choices about your subject choices and future career
  • Leaving school – find a career that interests you and understand the skills you need to get the job you want
  • Exam results – straight into a job or onto further learning? Whatever your grades find help in planning your next steps
  • Preparing for a job – discover Scotland’s industries, search for jobs, build your CV and practice for interviews
  • Modern Apprenticeships – why not earn as you learn. Find out what apprenticeships are available in Scotland and how they work

Your school careers coach, Cara Davidson is available in the school library. You can also request an appointment through the guidance team.

You can also contact Cara on if you have any questions or would like to book an appointment directly.

Parents or carer? Use My World of Work to access reliable and accurate careers information and advice to help you to support the child in you life through those big career decisions.

Cara Davidson Careers Adviser

Tel: 0131 376 2243

lIII Skills Development Scotland Leasachadh Sgilean na h-Alba

79 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh EH2 4SD

Useful Document On Careers – for all your work, skills and learning needs – making skills work for employers – corporate website  –  apprenticeship vacancies for  young people to access across Scotland. – Skills in a Nut Shell – a resource produced by the National Parent Forum of Scotland to support parents in career guidance.

The National Parent Forum produces a wide range of documents written in pupil and parent friendly language without jargon.  

Powerpoint on Careers Guidanc

Choosing courses –

Open days / parents newsletter sign up / Parent Guide 2018 entry

How to apply –

Personal Statements –

Accepting Offers –

Tracking Applications –

Destinations Research

College Applications

Work Placement