The Big 100 Business Breakfast!

On the morning of Wednesday 25th May, we welcomed guests for our Big 100 Business Breakfast. The event took place to celebrate existing partnerships and to support the building of new collaborative practice, to further enhance the learning experiences for …


A Focus on Wellbeing with Health Week

An extensive and varied programme of activities and workshops took place from Monday 9th May until Friday 16th May. All students from S1 to S3 were engaged in Health Week, which aimed to focus thought on how we can ensure …


SQA Examinations – Information for Students and Parents

The SQA Exam Diet begins on Wednesday 4th May and our students in S4, S5 and S6 have started Study Leave, with each student receving information to state when they will be expected in school for revision, study and exam preparation.  Included in …


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