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Latest News

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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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The Edinburgh Mini Trials

Congratulations to Senior Modern Studies Pupils who took part in the Edinburgh MiniTrials at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on the 3rd October 2015. MiniTrials are based on what actually happens at the Sheriff Court and pupils take part in the reconstruction of two criminal jury trial. The morning trial involved an “assault to severe injury” and […]

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Senior debating team.

Senior Debating Club news

Congratulations to our Senior Debating team who took part in the Debating Matters competition against Madras College and Portabello High School. The teams were competing in a national competition for the first time at the National Library of Scotland on Monday 27th September 2015. One half of the team had the task of arguing for the […]

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Open Doors: Boroughmuir High School 26th and 27th September 2015

     Although founded in 1904, Boroughmuir moved to 26 Viewforth in 1913 and this great building has served the school community superbly during this time educating, at a conservative estimate, some 20,000 people in this time. On 26th and 27th September 2015, Boroughmuir High School took part in the Doors Open Weekend, supported by the […]

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