National 5: Revision in a Nutshell

The National Parent Forum of Scotland has produced National 5 subject guides to supplement learning and revision. These are excellent resources for parents and carers who are supporting their children sitting the new qualifications.

The guides can be accessed here: Revision

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Retail Students Raise £300 in Charity Art Auction

On Tuesday 1st April the Castlebrae Retail students arranged a charity art auction at the Hays Business Centre.…

Sport Relief

£166 raised for Sport Relief

Castlebrae students raised £166.96 for Sport Relief 2014 by running the Sport Relief Mile and organising a dress-down day.

Well done to everyone who took part!

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Senior School Examination Arrangements

The SQA examination timetable begins on Monday 28th April and runs until Friday 30th May inclusive.…


Easter Study Program

We will be offering a comprehensive study program over the Easter holiday both in school and in Craigmillar Library. The full timetable is shown below and can be downloaded onto student iPads.…

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Charity Art Auction

The Castlebrae CHS Charity Art Auction takes place on Tuesday 1st April. For full details see the invite below:…

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The White House – Construction Project

The latest Castlebrae Construction project involved 10 students from Castlebrae, St Augustine’s and Boroughmuir schools constructing almost 100 timber planters at The White House café and restaurant on Niddrie Mains Road. These young men moved around 60 tonnes of rubble, …

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Rewind – the band with an Internet Safety message

The Scottish boy band Rewind visited Castlebrae and went down a storm playing a mix of their own tracks and some covers. In between songs the boys took time out to talk to about internet safety issues with a focus …


Animals in Art Competion – Evening News Story

Six of our students won  the Best School Group category in the Art ‘Animals in Art’ competition. The competition was held by Scotland Rural College and Edinburgh College of Art.

The students were Patryk Kasprzyk, Kevin Chalmers, Caitlin Heron, Matthew Menin, Daniel …

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Art and Design Expressive Portfolios

Our senior students are finishing up their expressive portfolios as part of their national courses in Art and Design. Students have chosen to create still life paintings on canvas or clay portraits.…