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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.

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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 January 2022, please click here.

 

Latest News

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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John Byrne Award 2015

Congratulations to: Annie, Verity, Jordan, Sarah and Nerida  for their recent success at the John Byrne award. This year’s theme was Alienation and the pupils produced some fantastic pieces to make the final.The Award allows pupils to engage in contemporary art practice beyond the confines of the SQA. The picture shows Sarah, Annie, Verity and […]

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Scholar

Heriot Watt university provides interactive content on-line for over 30 SQA courses. Regular on-line homework sessions give pupils the chance to ask questions and recieve instant answers. All S5/6 pupils in Boroughmuir have login details that they can use to access the materials in school and at home. These provide excellent opportunities for revision and […]

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Young Enterprise Fair

Young Enterprise Xmas Market

The Boroughmuir YE group – Green Glasses – sold candles and glasses at the Xmas fair on Saturday.  They were awarded a shield for ‘Best Product’. The glasses were made by the group from recycled bottles and the fragranced candles were made in recycled jars of different types and sizes. Mr Dempster presented the shield […]

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Rock Holyrood

Edinburgh schools rock Holyrood

The Edinburgh Schools Rock Ensemble (ESRE) performed at Holyrood on 7 October, at an event sponsored by Anne McTaggart MSP, to celebrate the important contribution made to the economy by musicians. You can read about the event here  

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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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