Pupils write a warm welcome to young Ukrainians arriving in Edinburgh

Many pupils from all year groups took part in a ‘Words of Welcome’ lunchtime letter-writing session, sending messages of hope, friendship and welcome to 48 young people arriving in the city from Dnipro in Ukraine. These will be displayed in the living areas of the young people’s new homes once they settle in Edinburgh.

Can you speak or write Ukrainian or Russian?           The charity Dnipro Kids is seeking assistance from speakers of Ukrainian and/ or Russian who could volunteer a couple of hours to help with translation and interpretation in the coming months. Please get in touch with Ailsa Stratton via the office or on Ailsa.Stratton@Boroughmuir.edin.sch.uk if you can help.

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Boroughmuir RFC under 18s have won the National Youth Cup u18 Final at Murrayfield!

It was a great game.  Five of our pupils had a starring role in the team.  Joe Sobey (S5), Murray Small (S6), Brodie Clark (S5), Gavin Lockhart (S6), Lewis Bissett (S5)

The opponents, West of Scotland, gave them a run for their money but Boroughmuir hung in there and came out the winners.

Here is a picture of the 5 High School boys who were in the team with the trophy along with the whole team being presented as winners.

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Young People’s Health and Wellbeing Census

Dear Parent / Carer,

It is planned that all pupils will complete the Scottish Government Health and Wellbeing census during class time in the period Monday 7th February to Friday 4th March. This census is for young people in school stages P5 to S6. All pupils will be issued with an information leaflet, and you can find further information in the linked letter and FAQ documents here.

The census is not obligatory and the following Form https://forms.office.com/r/ehfqgLyHiB  can be used to inform us of any pupils who are to be withdrawn from completing the census. The Form should be completed by 2nd February.

Boroughmuir High School.

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