Edinburgh International Festival Launches at Castlebrae!

On Wednesday 29th March we were proud to host a Launch Event for The Edinburgh International Festival. EIF Director, Fergus Linehan, unveiled some highlights of the 2017 Programme to the whole school community and other invited guests. A major highlight …

Active Schools Programme for Summer Term Now Available

Details of the Active Schools extra-curricular clubs available this term are published here. For students to attend, the parental form below needs to be completed and returned to Shirley Banks, Active Schools Coordinator. Please note, students should attend sessions wearing …

Spring/Summer Term Community Programme now available

Castlebrae offers a wide range of adult classes.  Staff are committed to offering a supportive and positive learning experience whilst providing adult education classes that offer learning opportunities in a relaxed and friendly environment.

We run a varied programme for adults …

Easter Supported Study Sessions and SQA Exam Information

Over the Easter break, we have a full timetable (which you can download below) of supported study sessions running to help prepare our students for the upcoming SQA Exams.  All students are encouraged to attend as these sessions have proved to …

In Partnership With Columba 1400 & Foxlake Adventures

Our S2 students have embarked on a very exciting project with our partners at Columba 1400 and Foxlake Adventures. Two groups of students recently experienced a week in Skye, undertaking a leadership programme based on developing core values to build …

Extra Learning Opportunities and Activities at Castlebrae

At Castlebrae the message to our students is that Learning is an ongoing process and takes place in lots of different contexts, not just within the classroom.  A whole range of opportunities are available for our young people to engage …

20mph Speed Limit Update

Phase 2 of the rollout of a 20miles per hour (mph) speed limit goes live on 28 February 2017.   The second phase is the largest construction phase in the scheme  stretching from Granton to Portobello, Duddingston to Morningside, Gorgie to …

Learner Pathways – Course Information 2017 – 2018

Students in S2, S3, S4 and S5 are making choices about subjects they want to study next session.  Consultation and discussion took place with S2 in December as they prepare for their move into S3.  Those who will be part …

Health and Wellbeing KAT Group Publish Monthly Magazine

The Health and Wellbeing Key Adult Time Group – The Health Hectors – continue to promote the importance of a healthy lifestyle to improve physical and mental health and wellbeing.  Posters to promote the group’s aims and vision are being …

Winter Newsletter Published Online

Our winter Newsletter has now been published online, with hard copies being distributed after the Christmas break.  The front page message from Principal, Norma Prentice, is all about our involvement with the Attainment Challenge and details some exciting projects that …