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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.

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

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The most current information from the City of Edinburgh Council will be displayed on the linked page below. 

Boroughmuir High School along with all other schools are following the advice in these documents.

For the latest information on the return to school for all pupils from 20th April 2021, please click here.


Latest News


P.T.A. Quiz Night

Tickets are now on sale for the quiz night hosted by the Head Team. Priced at £3 each this is a fun evening for all the family. Teams should be 2 to 6 people although you don’t have to come as a team to join in. Please note tickets are only available from the school […]

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Holocaust Educational Trust

Boroughmuir staff and 2014-15 S6 pupil Alice (pictured) pose with the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, during the Holocaust Educational Trust’s reception at the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday 3rd November. HET Ambassadors from across Scotland were present to hear reflections from current regional ambassadors who’d made the one day trip to Auschwitz last year. Their talks […]

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Engage with tourism food and drink

Engage with Tourism Food and Drink- Tuesday 10th November, 6.30pm – 8pm The Boroughmuir Engage Forum is a series of events aimed to give senior pupils (S5 & S6) and parents/carers the opportunity to hear about careers in industries which might be less familiar to them. The second event takes place next weekYou may view […]

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Quiz Night

Donations are now being sought for the food and drink prize hampers for quiz night.  There are two winning teams; one adult and one children’s. We are also seeking donations for a raffle – do you  work for  / own a company which would be willing to donate something? All contributions are gratefully received. Donations […]

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Boroughmuir’s Disney Dancers

Well done to all of the girls from the Angela Watson School of Dance who took part in the International Festival of Dance and Performing Arts at Disneyland Paris last month.  Over 40 girls took part in the event which included a 20 minute performance, dance competitions and dancing in the Disney pre-parade.  Almost a […]

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Boroughmuir Skiing Success

Team did very well yesterday taking 4th place in their group. Some great skiing all round in what can only be described as a freezer environment at Braehead. They were up against some fabulous racers, especially from the West Coast and Aberdeen, but raced really hard. So a well done to the Boroughmuir A team. […]

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GSA Visit

G.S.A. group Parliament visit

Members of Boroughmuir’s Gender Sexuality Alliance were delighted, on Tuesday 27th October, to attend the Public Petitions Committee at the Scottish Parliament where T.I.E. (time for Inclusive Education were presenting their petition for LGBTQI+ education. The petition asked for LGBTQI+ education to become a statutory part of the curriculum throughout Scotland. There was a great […]

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Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA) update

From January 2016, the income thresholds for Education Maintenance Allowances are increasing for those students born before 1 March 2000  and this means more students may qualify to receive weekly payments of £30 per week.   The income threshold for families with one dependent child will increase from £20,351 to £24, 421 and for those with […]

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P7 Open Afternoon – Friday 23rd October 1.30-3.30pm

Our P7 Open Afternoon will take place this Friday 23rd October from 1.30pm – 3.30pm.  Letters have been issued to all our P7s via their primary schools before the holiday.   We look forward to meeting with you all and offering you a tour of the school and an opportunity to meet with Boroughmuir staff and […]

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A few blank sheets ready for been filled in a exam.


The S4 prelim exams will take place from 9-17 November, you can see the full timetable here. S4 Pupil Prelim Timetable 2015   And this booklet provides useful information regarding prelims.   S4 Prelim – Parent Information 2015  

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