Edinburgh International Festival Launches At Castlebrae

On Tuesday 19th April, we were delighted to welcome Fergus Linehan, Director of The Edinburgh International Festival, to Castlebrae. The EIF team transformed our gym hall into a venue for the launch event. Fergus spoke about the exciting and eclectic …


Castlebrae View!

We welcomed pupils from Castleview Primary School to Castlebrae on Tuesday 19th April. There had been a huge effort from staff to transform an unused area of the school to enable the Primary pupils to return to learning after an …


Education Scotland Reports ‘Important Improvements’ at Castlebrae

We are very pleased to say that the latest Education Scotland engagement visit resulted in a positive report for our community. The report – published in February – highlights the improvements being made across the school, to both the learning …


Anything That Gives Off Light – With EIF

A one-day writing and visual arts workshop, organised by our partners at the Edinburgh International Festival, was held recently for S1 and S2 students, presented by a team of artists and writers.
The project takes its inspiration from Anything that

Perfect Harmony

Mark Scott Leadership For Life Award

The Mark Scott Leadership for Life Award for this session involved a community project to bring together young people from different schools to perform music and to build bridges with people from different backgrounds. A report on this fantastic collaboration which resulted in …


New Newsletter – Spring 2016 Edition

We are pleased to publish our fourth edition of the Castlebrae Newsletter for Spring 2016.  The Newsletter captures some of the fantastic events taking place at the school and is a showcase for some of the amazing work of our …


Exam Leave Arrangements & SQA Timetable – A Message From The Principal

Exam Leave Arrangements for Session 2015/16
In order to allow students and parents to plan ahead as we approach exams, SQA exam leave for this session is outlined below.

  • S4 students sitting 2 or more National 5 exams/ all S5

Easter Study Support Opportunities

Castlebrae will be running an extensive programme of Study Support and Revision Classes over the Easter Holiday.  The timetable here shows exactly which teachers will be on hand over the holiday period to offer additional support for students as they …


Learner Pathways 2016/17

A Learner Pathways event was held in the school Thursday 4th February. The afternoon started with a presentation to students in S2, S3, S4 & S5 – preparing them with advice on ensuring they made the right choices to support …


Art In Translation

Here’s some news from the Byre Theatre in St Andrews – an Exhibition displaying the collaborative work of our students through the Project with St Andrews University.

The work in this exhibition is the latest edition of an ongoing collaboration …